**Calendar - Math 121 Section 2**

Date last updated: 12/03/08

**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.

**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.