Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics

MATH 1110: Algebra II


This is designed to sharpen algebraic skills and concepts in a function-based setting. Topics include linear functions, quadratic functions, composing and decomposing functions, inverse functions, logarithmic and exponential functions. The course emphasizes both the manipulation of symbols and an understanding of when manipulations are effective and appropriate. Note that this course serves as a prerequisite course and does not satisfy the proficiency 3 general education requirement.

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Exam dates for
Spring 2014:
MWF classes
TR classes
  Exam 1 (50 min) Wednesday, February 5th Tuesday, February 4th
  Exam 2 (50 min) Monday, February 24th Tuesday, February 25th
  Exam 3 (25 min) Wednesday, March 19th Tuesday, March 18th
  Exam 4 (50 min)
Monday, April 7th
Tuesday, April 8th
  Final Exam (2 hours)
Tentative Schedule for Spring 2014:
  week 1 1/6 - 1/10 Snow Day, Section 6.1 & WileyPlus Demo
  week 2 1/13 - 1/17 Section 6.2, 1.1, 2.1, 2.2
  week 3 1/20 - 1/24 MLK Day, Section 2.1, 2.2, part of 2.3
  week 4 1/27- 1/31 Snow Day, Section 1.3, 1.2 & 1.4,
  week 5 2/3 - 2/7 Section 4.1, Exam 1, Section 4.1, 4.2
  week 6 2/10 - 2/14 Section 4.3, 4.4, 5.1
  week 7 2/17 - 2/21 Section 5.3, 5.2, 5.4
  week 8 2/24 - 2/8 Exam 2, In Class Worksheets on factoring (2.3, 3.2, 2.4, 3.1, and 9.4); Spirit Day
    3/3 - 3/7 Spring Break
  week 9 3/10 - 3/14 Finish Factoring, start rational expressions (Section 2.4)
  week 10 3/17 - 3/21 finish 2.4, Exam 3, Section 9.1 & 9.2, (completing the square)
  week 11 3/24 - 3/28 Section 9.3 & 9.4 (completing the square), 13.1
  week 12 3/31- 4/4 Section 13.1, 13.2, 13.3
  week 13 4/7 - 4/11 Exam 4, Section 8.1, 8.2, 10.1 & 10.3
  week 14 4/14 - 4/18 Section 8.4, Finish Chapter 10

3/17: The last day a student can process an officially withdrawal from a class to avoid a failing grade.

The following sections will have reading questions due the day the material is started: 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1 & 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 4.1 & 4.2, 4.3, 4.5, 5.1, 5.2 & 5.4, 9.1 & 9.2, 13.1 & 13.2, 6.1 & 6.2, 10.1 & 10.2, 11.1 & 11.2

 

Developmental Mathematics Program

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