**Instructor: ** Dr. Seongchun (Michelle) Kwon

** e-mail: ** kwonseon at hotmail dot com

** Office: ** Miller Science Center 103-C

** Office hours: ** 10:00- 11:00 AM on MWF and 3:00- 4:00 PM on TTR or by appointment

** Class hours: ** TTR 10:30 AM-11:50 AM at Sharp Academic Center 3228

** Text: **
Fundamental of College Algebra( ISBN 0-534-42086-9 ), Authors:Swokowski;Cole, Publisher: Brooks/Cole

** Materials covered: ** applications of linear and quadratic equations; solving inequalities; solving inequalities,
including quadratic inequalities; graphing equations; graphs of functions; combining functions and finding inverse functions;
exponential and logarithmic functions; polynomial functions; and systems of equations.

** Final Exam:**
** April 29 (Monday) 1:00 – 3:00 AM **

** Supplemental Instructor:** Cassie Tye

** Office Hours:** Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-12:00
located in the ARC(Acacemic Resource Center) in Centennial Hall

** SI sessions:** Monday 2:00-3:00, Tuesday 12:00-1:00 and Friday form 2:00-3:00 in Centennial Hall

**E-mail:** cassie.tye@unionky.edu

Date | Progress | Problems,Solutions |

Jan 8 T | Introduction | |

Jan 10 TR | 1.1. Real Numbers | Group Quiz |

Jan 15 T | 1.2. Exponents and Radicals | Quiz |

Jan 17 TR | 1.3. Algebraic Expressions | Group Quiz ( Solution ) |

Jan 22 T | 1.4. Fractional Expressions | Group Quiz |

Jan 24 TR | 1.4. Fractional Expressions: If you still have difficulties in adding rational expressions, then you can watch Kahn Academy's video clip. | Quiz |

Jan 29 T | 2.1. Equations, 2.3. Quadratic Equations (Solving quadratic equation by factoring) | Group Quiz ( Solution ) |

Jan 31 TR | 2.3. Quadratic Equations ( Quadratic formula ) | Quiz ( Solution ) |

Feb 5 T | 2.4. Complex Numbers | Group Quiz |

Feb 7 TR | 2.4. Complex Numbers, 2.6. Inequalities | Quiz |

Feb 12 T | 2.6. Inequalities, Review for the exam | Review for the Exam 1 |

Feb 14 TR | Exam 1 ( Click here if you want to see the test problems last semester in the same course to get more practice problems.) | Exam 1 ( Solution ) |

Feb 19 T | 3.1. Rectangular Coordinate System, 3.2. Graphs of Equations | |

Feb 21 TR | 3.2. Graphs of Equations, 3.3. Lines | Mini-Make-Up Exam |

Feb 26 T | 3.3. Lines, 3.4. Definition of Functions | Group Quiz ( Solution ) |

Feb 28 TR | 3.4. Definition of Functions | |

Mar 5 T | 3.5. Graphs of functions | Group Quiz |

Mar 7 TR | 3.6. Quadratic functions | Quiz ( Solution ) |

Mar 12, 14 | Spring Break | |

Mar 19 T | 3.7. Operation on functions | Group Quiz |

Mar 21 TR | 4.1. Polynomial Functions of Degree Greater than 2 | Quiz |

Mar 26 T | 4.1. Polynomial Functions of Degree Greater than 2, Selected topics from 4.2. Properties of Division, 4.3. Zeros of polynomials | Group Quiz |

Mar 28 TR | 4.4. Complex and Rational Zeros of Polynomials, 5.1. Inverse Functions, Review for the Exam 2 | Review for the Exam 2 ( Solution ) |

Apr 2 T | Assessment Day ( No day classes ) | |

Apr 4 TR | Exam 2( Exam Range: 3.1.-4.4. ): Click here to get more practice problems. | Exam 2 ( Solution ) |

Apr 9 T | 5.1. Inverse Functions, 5.2. Exponential Functions | Group Quiz |

Apr 11 TR | 5.3. Natural Exponential Function, 5.4. Logarithmic Functions | Mini-Make-Up Exam |

Apr 16 T | 5.4. Logarithmic Functions, 5.5. Properties of Logarithms | Group Quiz ( Solution ) |

Apr 18 TR | 5.6. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations | Group Quiz |

Apr 23 T | 4.5. Rational Functions( Finding asymptotes) | |

Apr 29 M | Final Exam ( Comprehensive Exam: 1-3 A.M. ) Please review with the last semester's Final Exam( Solution ) as well as this semester's midterm exams and quizzes. | Final Exam |