Instructor: Dr. Seongchun (Michelle) Kwon
email: kwonseon at hotmail dot com
Office: Nursing and Health Sciences 133, Miller Science Hall 103 C( only for the first week )
Office hours: 2:003:00 PM on MW and 1:30 – 3:00 PM on TTR or by appointment
Class hours: 12:00 PM12:50 PM on TTR; Nursing and Health Sciences 168
Text: College Algebra by Ron Larson, 8th edition.
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:
10:1512:15 p.m Tuesday December 10
Supplemental Instructor: Cassie Tye
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 2:002:50 and Wednesday nights from 7:009:00 in the ARC located in the Sharp Academic Center room 3106.
SI sessions:
Monday 3:004:00 pm in Miller Science Center room 212;
Tuesday 7:008:00 pm in Miller Science Center room 212
Wednesday 7:008:00 pm Sharp Academic Center room 3106
Email: cassie.tye@unionky.edu
Date  Progress  Problems,Solutions 
Aug 27(T)  Introduction  Introduction 
Aug 29 (TR)  1.1. Graphs of Equations  
Sep 3 (T)  1.1. Graphs of Equations, 1.2. Linear Equations in One Variable  
Sep 5(TR)  Handed out WebAssign Access code Deadline of Webassign sec 1.3. :Sep 10 before the class 

Sep 10(T)  1.4. Quadratic Equations and Applications  
Sep 12(TR)  1.4. Quadratic Equations and Applications and working on Group Activity problem  
Sep 17(T)  1.5. Complex Numbers  
Sep 19 (TR)  1.5. Complex Numbers, 1.6. Other Types of Equations  
Sep 24(T)  1.6. Other Types of Equations, 2.1.Linear Equations in Two Variables  
Sep 26(TR)  2.1.Linear Equations in Two Variables  
Oct 1 (T)  1.7. Linear Inequalities in One Variable, 1.8. Other Types of Inequalities  
Oct 3 (TR)  1.8. Other Types of Inequalities  
Oct 8 (T)  Exam 1( Range: Chapter 1 and section 2.1.) Preparation Tips: Problems will be similar to WebAssign Review problems. However, you are to write your reasoning. Extra points gaining opportunity: WebAssign Review Problems (5 pts), Turn in written solution (5 pts) 
Exam 1 ( Kellianne's solution ) 
Oct 10 (TR)  2.1. Linear Equations in Two Variables, 2.2. Functions  
Oct 15 (T)  2.2. Functions, 2.3. Analyzing Graphs of Functions  MiniMakeup Exam 1 
Oct 17 (TR)  Fall Break  
Oct 22 (T)  2.3. Analyzing Graphs of Functions  
Oct 24 (TR)  2.3. Analyzing Graphs of Functions, 2.5. Transformations of Functions  
Oct 29 (T)  2.6. Combinations of Functions: Composite Functions  Problem Solving Activity ( Solution ) 
Oct 31 (TR)  2.7. Inverse Functions We will be engaged in the problem solving activity. The score will be recorded in your HW score. Before you come to the class, you are to watch the video clips and lecture note in our Lecture notes and resources. Please watch both video clips at least twice. Practice the examples in the video clips by yourself. 
Problem Solving Activity( Solution ) 
Nov 5 (T)  3.1. Quadratic Functions and Models  Problem Solving Activity ( Solution ) 
Nov 7 (TR)  3.2. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree  Problem Solving Activity 
Nov 12 (T)  Exam 2 (2.2 3.2.)  Exam 2 ( Kellianne's solution ) 
Nov 14 (TR)  4.1. Rational Functions and Asymptotes  Remark about the Graph of the Rational Function for WebAssign HW help 
Nov 19 (T)  4.1. Rational Functions and Asymptotes, 5.1. Exponential Functions and Their Graphs  
Nov 21 (TR)  5.1. Exponential Functions and Their Graphs, 5.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs  
Nov 26 (T)  5.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs  
Nov 28 (TR)  Thanks Giving Holiday  
Dec 3 (T)  5.3. Properties of Logarithms  
Dec 5 (TR)  5.4. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations  
Dec 10 (T)  Final Exam: 10:1512:15 p.m  