College Algebra & Trigonometry (MATH 1340)

Spring 2009

SM2040, 11:00 - 11:50 MTRF


Instructor:   Dr. Seongchun (Michelle) Kwon
e-mail:   seongchun.kwon@utoledo.edu
Office:   University Hall 2030C
Office hours:   1:30 ~ 2:30 and 3:30 ~ 4:30 on Monday, 3:00 ~ 5:00 on Thursday and 1:00 ~ 2:00 on Friday or by appointment



Text:    Precalculus by Larson and Hosteller 8th edition
Materials covered:    Varied properties of Functions, Polynomial and Rational functions, Exponential and Logarithmic functions, Trigonometric functions, Solving polynomial and trigonometric equations, Solving inequalities, Conic sections



Final Exam: 10:15 - 12: 15, May 8(Friday)  




  • Syllabus
  • Suggested Problems


     

                                         Progress, Problems and Solutions

    Date Progress Problems,Solutions
    Jan 12(M) Introduction Diagnostic Test
    Jan 13(T) 1.1. Rectangular Coordinates, 1.2. Graphs of Equations
    Jan 15(Th) 1.2. Graphs of Equations, 1.3. Linear Equations in Two Variables
    Jan 15(F) Quiz Group Quiz: 12, 34 in sec. 1.1., 2, 70 in sec. 1.2., 2, 22 in sec. 1.3.
    Jan 20(T) 1.3. Linear Equations in Two variables, 1.4. Functions
    Jan 22(Th) 1.4. Functions, 1.5. Analyzing Graphs of Functions
    Jan 23(F) Quiz Group Quiz: 52, 70 in sec.1.3., 10(d), 28(c), 70 in sec.1.4.; Closedbook Quiz
    Jan 26(M) 1.5. Analyzing Graphs of Functions, 1.7. Transformations of Functions
    Jan 27(T) 1.7. Transformations of Functions, 1.8. Combinations of Functions
    Jan 29(Th) 1.8. Combinations of Functions, 1.9. Inverse Functions
    Jan 30(F) Quiz Group Quiz: 12 (a),(b),(c) in 1.7, 24, 32 in 1.8; Closedbook Quiz
    Feb 2(M) 1.9. Inverse Functions, 2.1. Quadratic Functions and Models
    Feb 3(T) 2.1. Quadratic Functions and Models, 2.2. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree
    Feb 5(Th) 2.2. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree
    Feb 6(F) Quiz Group Quiz: 28, 50(a) in 1.9, 24, 26 in 2.1., 18 in 2.2.; Closedbook Quiz
    Feb 9(M) 2.2. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree
    Feb 10(T) 2.3. Polynomial and Synthetic Division, 2.4. Complex Numbers
    Feb 12(Th) Review for the exam 12, 32 in sec.1.1., 4, 12, 58,70 in sec.1.2., 54, 70 in sec.1.3., 28. 61 in sec. 1.4., 18, 66 in sec.1.5., 43 in sec. 1.7., 6, 42(a),(b) in sec. 1.8., 50, 60 in sec. 1.9., 22 in sec. 2.1.
    Feb 13(F) Exam 1 (Chapter 1 ~ section 2.1): You may turn in Suggested Problems for 5 extra points. As I said, I will not curve at the end. However, there is a possibility to increase the extra credits from suggested problems, depending on the exam results. Do not copy the answers in the back of the text. You will not be able to get extra credits. Best Solutions: Ashley, Cameron, Kyle
    Feb 17(T) 2.4. Complex Numbers, 2.5. Zeros of Polynomial Functions
    Feb 19(Th) 2.5. Zeros of Polynomial Functions Group Quiz( 22, 74 in sec.2.2., 8, 22, 38 in sec.2.3.), Mini-Make-Up Exam
    Feb 20(F) Quiz Group Quiz( 2, 18, 28, 38, 50, 52, 60 in sec. 2.4. ), Closedbook Quiz
    Feb 23(M) 2.6. Rational Functions
    Feb 24(T) 2.6. Rational Functions, 2.7. Nonlinear Inequalities
    Feb 26(Th) 2.7. Nonlinear Inequalities Group Quiz: 12, 14, 50 in sec.2.5., Closedbook Quiz
    Feb 27(F) Quiz Group Quiz: 14, 16, 32 in sec. 2.6., 16, 48, 56 in sec. 2.7.
    Mar 2(M) 2.7. Nonlinear Inequalities, 3.1. Exponential Functions and Their Graphs
    Mar 3(T) 3.1. Exponential Functions and Their Graphs, 3.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs
    Mar 5(Th) Rational Functions, Nonlinear Inequalities Revisited Closedbook Quiz
    Mar 16(M) 3.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs Group Quiz: 56 and 60 in sec. 2.7.
    Mar 17(T) 3.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs Group Quiz: 40 and 42 in sec. 2.7.
    Mar 19(Th) 3.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs, 3.3. Properties of Logarithms
    Mar 20(F) Quiz Closedbook Quiz
    Mar 23(M) Review for the exam 13, 67 in sec.2.2., 5, 19 in sec.2.3., 5, 7, 49, 89 in sec.2.4., 11, 49 in sec. 2.5., 15, 31 in sec. 2.6., 27, 29, 39, 55, 56 in sec. 2.7., 45, 49 in sec. 3.1., 79, 81 in sec. 3.2., Example 3 and 6(in p 240 and p 241), 57, 63, 69, 71 in sec. 3.3.
    Mar 24(T) Exam 2( For this Exam, You will not be allowed to use Calculators.) Best Solutions: Ashley, Albert
    Mar 26(Th) 3.4. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
    Mar 27(F) 3.4. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations, 4.1. Radian and Degree Measure
    Mar 30(M) 4.1. Radian and Degree Measure Mini-Make-Up Exam
    Mar 31(T) 4.1. Radian and Degree Measure, 4.2. Trigonometric Functions: The Unit Circle
    Apr 2(Th) 4.2. Trigonometric Functions: The Unit Circle, 4.3. Right Triangle Trigonometry
    Apr 3(F) Quiz Closedbook Quiz ; Group Quiz: 17(b), 22, 48, 52 in sec. 4.1., 2, 32 (a), (b), 54 (a), (b) in sec. 4.3.
    Apr 6(M) 4.3. Right Triangle Trigonometry, 4.4. Trigonometric Functions and Any Angle
    Apr 7(T) 4.5. Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions
    Apr 9(Th) 4.5. Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions, 4.7. Inverse Trigonometric Functions Closedbook Quiz
    Apr 10(F) 4.7. Inverse Trigonometric Functions Group Quiz: 2, 12, 46 in sec. 4.4., 4, 10 in sec. 4.5., 2, 8, 48, 50 in sec. 4.7.
    Apr 13(M) 5.1. Using Fundamental Identities
    Apr 14(T) 5.2. Verifying Trigonometric Identities
    Apr 17(Th) 5.2. Verifying Trigonometric Identities, 5.3. Solving Trigonometric Equations
    Apr 18(F) Quiz Closedbook Quiz , Group Quiz: 2, 10 in sec. 5.1., 6, 8 in sec. 5.2.
    Apr 20(M) 5.4. Sum and Difference Formulas
    Apr 21(T) 5.5. Multiple-Angle and Product-to-Sum Formulas
    Apr 23(Th) 5.5. Multiple-Angle and Product-to-Sum Formulas
    Apr 24(F) Quiz Group Quiz: 8, 16 in 5.3.; 4, 32, 38, 40 in 5.4., 10 in 5.5.
    Apr 27(M) Quiz continued Group Quiz: 8, 16 in 5.3.; 4, 32, 38, 40 in 5.4., 10 in 5.5.
    Apr 28(T) Closedbook Quiz Quiz
    Apr 30(Th) Review for the final
    May 1(F) Review for the final
    May 8(F) Final Exam