Calendar - Math 121 Section 2

Date last updated: 12/03/08

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Wednesday, December 3: Reviewed for the final exam.

Monday, December 1: Returned Test 4. Began reviewing for the final exam.

Wednesday / Friday, November 26 / 28: Thanksgiving Holidays

Monday, November 24: Test 4. Distributed a review sheet for the final exam (get it on line).

Friday, November 21: Discussed Chapter 3 worksheet. Reviewed for Test 4 on Monday.

Wednesday, November 19: Finished Sec 3.5. This completes the material for Test 4 on Monday, November 24. This also completes the material for the course. Distributed a review sheet for the test (get it on line). Friday, we will review for the test.

Monday, November 17: Finished Sec 3.3/3.4. Work on the practice problems for these sections. Began Sec 3.5. We will finish this section on Wednesday. Homework # 17 is available until tonight; Homework # 18 (3.4) and Homework (3.5) are available until Monday, Nov 24.

Friday, November 14: Completed Sec 3.1 and began 3.3/3.4. I am covering these two sections in a more basic way than the book. Distributed a worksheet for Chapter 3. You can get a copy online. Homework # 17 (3.1) is available until Friday, Nov 21.

Wednesday, November 12: Returned Test 3. Began Chapter 3, covering up to graphing the quadratic function. Work on the practice problems for this section. Homework # 17 (3.1) will be available later today.

Monday, November 10: Test 3.

Friday, November 7: Reviewed for Test 3. Homeworks 12-16 are open until Monday.

Wednesday, November 5: Discussed applications in Section 4.6. This completes the material for Test 3 on Monday, November 10. Work on the practice problems for these sections. Distributed a worksheet of Sec 4.5, 4.6 and a review sheet for the test. Get both on line. Homework # 14 is available until tonght, # 15 until Monday and Homework # 16 (4.6) is available until Monday.

Monday, November 3: Covered Sec 4.5 on exponential and logarithmic equations. Work on the practice problems for this section. Homework # 13 is available until tonight; # 14 until Wednesday and Homework # 15 (4.5) is available until Monday, Nov 10.

Friday, October 31: Ne'Shel conducted class and discussed the worksheet distributed on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29: Completed Sec 4.3 and covered 4.4. Work on the practice problems for these sections. Distributed a worksheet for these sections. Answers will be available Friday. Homework # 12 is available until tonight, # 13 until Monday and Homework # 14 (4.4) until next Wednesday.

Monday, October 27: Discussed the worksheet for 4.2. Worked in Sec 4.3 up to the properties of logarithms. Begin working on the practice problems for this section. Remember, Homework # 12 is available until Wednesday; Homework # 13 (4.3) is available until Monday, Nov 3.

Friday, October 24: Finished Sec 4.2. Work on the practice problems for this section. Distributed a worksheet for this section; I will bring answers on Monday. Homework # 12 (4.2) is available until Wednesday, Oct 29.

Wednesday, October 22: Returned / discussed Test 2. Began Sec 4.2 on exponential functions, covering up to exponential equations. Begin working on practice problems for this section.

Monday, October 20: Test 2

Friday, October 17: Reviewed for Test 2 on Monday. Homeworks 7 - 11 are all open until Monday.

Wednesday, October 15: Discussed worksheets distributed in earlier classes. Completed Sec. 4.1 on inverse functions. This completes the material for Test 2. Distributed a review sheet for Test 2, also a worksheet for Sec 2.7, 4.1. You can get copies of both either on my web page or on MML. Homework # 10 was not out until today; it will be available now until Monday. Homework # 11 is now available on MML until Monday. Friday, we will review for the test.

Monday, October 13: Finished Sec 2.7 and began 4.1 on inverse functions. Work on the practice problems for these sections. Distributed a work sheet on composition of functions (get a copy on the web page or MML). I will bring answers on Wednesday. Homework # 9 is available on MML until Wednesday; Homework # 10 (2.7) is available until Friday. Sec 4.1 is the last section we will cover before our next test. Assuming we finish 4.1 on Wednesday, Test 2 will be Monday, October 20.

Friday, October 10: Fall Break

Wednesday, October 8: Continued Sec 2.7, covering composition and domain. Work on practice problems for this section. Distributed a worksheet for Sec 2.3-2.6. You can get a copy on my web page or on MML. I will bring answers next week. Remember Homework # 8 is available until tonight and # 9 is available until next Wednesday.

Monday, October 6: Completed Sec 2.6 and began 2.7. Work on practice problems for these sections. Homework # 7 is available until tonight, Homework # 8 until Wednesday and Homework # 9 (Sec 2.5 / 2.6) is available until Wednesday, October 15.

Friday, October 3: Completed Sec 2.5 and began 2.6. Covered up to shrinking /stretching of graphs. Work on practice problems for these sections.

Wednesday, October 1: Finished Sec 2.4 and covered 2.5 up to piecewise-defined functions. Work on practice problems. Homework # 7 (2.3) is available on MML until Monday, October 6; Homework # 8 (2.4) is available on MML until Wednesday, October 8.

Monday, September 29: Returned Test 1. Began Sec 2.4, covering up to parallel / perpendicular lines. Work on the practice problems for these sections.

Friday, September 26: Test 1

Wednesday, September 24: Covered Sec 2.3 on linear functions and slope. We will continue Chapter 2 on Monday. Test 1 is Friday.

Monday, September 22: Discussed the worksheets I distributed on Friday. Discussed the review sheet for the test. Work on the MML homeworks (1-6). Wednesday, I will answer questions and begin Sec 2.3.

Friday, September 19: Finished Sec 2.2. This completes the material for Test 2. Test 2 will be Friday, September 26. Distributed a review sheet for the test. Also, a worksheet for Chapter 2. You can get both on my web page or on MML. Homework # 6 is available until next Friday; I have also opened up the first 5 homeworks until next Friday as well. Monday, we will review for the test.

Wednesday, September 17: Completed Sec 2.1 and began 2.2, covering up to reading domain from the equation. Friday, we will likely finish this section - the last one before we have our first test. If we finish this section on Friday, Test 1 will be on Wednesday, September 24. Homework # 4 is available until tonight; Homework # 5 is available until next Wednesday.

Monday, September 15: Returned Chapter 1 worksheets. For those who turned them in, I will give an additional 100 homework grade. Continued Sec 2.1, covering up to the circle. Wednesday, we will finish this section and begin functions in 2.2. Remember Homework # 3 is due tonight and Homework # 4 is available until Wednesday night.

Friday, September 12: I was out of town. Ne'Shel met with students and collected Chapter 1 worksheets.

Wednesday, September 10: Covered Sec 1.8 on absolute value equations and inequalities. Began Sec 2.1, covering up to the distance formula. Work on practice problems for these sections. Friday, I will not be on campus. Distributed a worksheet for Chapter 1 (you can get it on my web page or on MML. Complete the worksheet and bring it to class Friday. Ne'Shel (the SI facilitator) will be in class Friday to answer questions you might have and collect the worksheets. If you have the sheet completed, simply come by and turn it in to her. Homework # 2 is available until Friday; Homework # 3 is available until Monday; Homework #4 (Sec 1.7, 1.8) is available until next Wednesday.

Monday, September 8: Completed Sec 1.4 on quadratic equations and covered linear inequalities and interval notation in Sec 1.7. We are not doing quadratic nor rational inequalities at this time. Homework # 1 is available until tonight; Homework # 2 is available until Friday night. Homework # 3 is now available until next Monday.

Friday, September 5: Continued Sec 1.4 on quadratic equations, covering all but the discriminant. Monday, we will finish this section and begin inequalities in 1.7. Homework # 1 has been extended until midnight Monday. Homework # 2 on Sec 1.4 is available until Friday, September 8.

Wednesday, September 3: Freshman Convocation. Met with students who had specific questions.

Monday, September 1: No class - Labor Day

Friday, August 29: Discussed basics of imaginary numbers in Sec 1.3. Covered solving quadratic equations by factoring and the square root methods in Sec 1.4. We will finish this section next Friday. Monday is Labor Day (no class); Wednesday is Freshman Convocation - I will be available in class Wednesday to answer questions and help any students who want help. Remember the homework on MML. If you have not registered, you need to get that done.

Wednesday, August 27: Completed Sec 1.1 and examined some applications of linear equations in 1.2 and on handout. Friday, we will begin quadratic equations. Homework # 1 is now available on MML. It will be available until midnight next Wednesday, Sept 3.

Monday, August 25: Discussed practice problem sheet. Began Chapter 1, covering through Example 2 in Sec 1.1. Wednesday, we will finish this section and begin quadratic equations. Students need to get registered on MyMathLab (MML) this week.

Friday, August 22:  Syllabus and introduction to class. Worked on some review problems. Monday, I will discuss these and begin Chapter 1.