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.

Please visit the following pages to learn more about Math 1110.

Exam dates for
Summer I 2014:
 
  Exam 1 (50 minutes) Friday May 16
  Exam 2 (50 minutes) Thursday May 29
  Exam 3 (25 minutes) Thursday June 5
  Exam 4 (50 minutes) Friday June 13
  Final Exam (100 minutes) Tuesday June 24

Tentative Schedule for
Summer I 2014:
 
  week 1 5/6 - 5/9 Chapter 6 Section1.1, & WileyPlus Demo, Section 2.1, 2.2, part of 2.3
  week 2 5/13 - 5/1 Section 1.3, 1.2, 1.4, 4.1, 4.2, Exam 1
  week 3 5/20 - 5/23 Section 4.3, 4.4, 5.1 & 5.3, 5.2 & 5.4
  week 4 5/27 - 5/30 finish Chapter 5, start factoring (2.3), Exam 2, In Class Worksheets for Section 2.3 & 2.4
  week 5 6/2 - 6/6 start chapter 9 Worksheets (9.1, 9.2, and completing the square), Exam 3, finish completing the square, solving quadratics efficiently, Section 13.1
  week 6 6/10 - 6/13 Section 13.2, 13.3, 8.1, Exam 4, Section 8.2
  week 7 6/17 - 6/20 Chapter 10 Worksheet, 10.1, 10.2, 10.4, 8.4, 11.1, 11.2, 11.4
  week 8 6/4 Final exam

6/2: 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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