Week overview  Date  Homework 
Week 1: Chapter 1 
M Mar 28  Register with Course Compass MML  Orientation Assignment Read Sections 1.1, 1.2 (omit equations of circles) MML  Chapter 1  Section 1.1 & 1.2 Check Email & Complete Email assignment Read Section 1.3 
W Mar 30  MML  1.3  Functions & Representations Read Section 1.4 Submit Email assignment today 

R Mar 31  MML  1.4  Types of Functions Read Section 1.5 

F Apr 1  MML  1.5  Intervals & Change Read Section 2.1, especially the part on Linear Regression (the book says it's optional.... it's not... I'll tell you explicitly if something is actually optional). 

Week 2: Sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1 
M Apr 4  MML  2.1  SlopeIntercept, Piecewise, Regression Read Section 2.2 
W Apr 6  MML  2.2  Equations of Lines Read Section 2.3 

R Apr 7  MML  2.3  Solving Lin. Eq. & Systems by Graphing Suggested textbook problems: 91, 101, 103, 107, 111, 113, 123 Read Section 3.1  Skip Example 5a, but DO read Example 5b and the rest of the section 

F Apr 8  MML  3.1  Quadratic Equations & Completing the Square  For now, you may skip the parts that have to do with Completing the Square... we'll talk about a detailed process for that on Monday. Read Section 3.2 

Week 3: Sections 3.2, 3.3, 3.5 
M Apr 11  Finish MML 3.1 MML  3.2  Quadratic Equations and the Discriminant 
W Apr 13  Worksheet  Finding the Equation of a Parabola  Due Friday Read Section 3.3 Read Section 3.5 Read Transformation Rules Handout (Short summary of Transformation Rules. Nothing needs to be completed on this. It's solely for your learning benefit) 

R Apr 14  MML  3.5  Transformations of Graphs Worksheet  Transformations  Due M Apr 18  Solutions Reread Section 3.3 Study for Skills Test 

F Apr 15  MML  3.3  Complex Numbers Work on any MML assignments that have not been completed Study for Exam 1  Bring questions on Monday 

Week 4: Sections 4.1, 4.2 
M Apr 18  Finish any MML assignments that have not been completed Study for Exam 1 
W Apr 20   EXAM 1  Study for Skills test if you didn't pass it last week Begin reading Chapter 4 

R Apr 21  MML  4.1  Intro to Polynomials Read Section 4.2 

F Apr 22  MML  4.2  Polynomial Functions and Models (Go ahead and get started on this. Turning points are easy now that we can find them in the calculator) 

Week 5: Sections 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 
M Apr 25  Finish MML  4.2 Refresh your memory on how to do long division of regular numbers: Read Section 4.3 (Reading about "Synthetic Division" is optional, but the "Remainder Theorem" at the end of the section is necessary) Introduce Special Project  Description  Key Components  Rubric  Example

W Apr 27  MML  4.3  Division of Polynomials (we'll talk about the Remainder theorem a little on Thursday, so if the remainder theorem problems don't make sense, come back to them after tomorrow's lecture). Read Section 4.4 (Omit parts on "Rational Zeros Test" and "Decartes' Rule of Signs". Read about the Intermediate Value Theorem) 

R Apr 28  MML  4.4  Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions (we'll talk about the Intermediate Value Theorem on Friday, so skip the last 3 problems until after tomorrow's lecture). Read Section 4.5 Starting on page 303 (skip page 302...I'll give you a much better version of these theorems tomorrow). 

F Apr 29  Delay on Section 4.4  We'll talk about the Intermediate Value Theorem on Monday so skip problems 20, 21, & 22 from section 4.4 for now. Go back and finish them later. Worksheet  Polynomial Root Finding  Due W May 4  Solutions MML  4.5  The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra Submit Group names to me  Due Today 

Week 6: Sections 4.6, 4.7, 4.8 
M May 2  Finish up Sections 4.4 and 4.5 Finish up the Polynomial Root Finding worksheet Read Section 4.6 
W May 4  MML  4.6  Rational Functions  Get started on this, we'll finish this on Thursday Submit Polynomial Root Finding worksheet  Due Today 

R May 5  Continue working on MML Section 4.6, and get caught up on previous sections if you're not up to date Read Section 4.7 (Only pages 323328. Omit the rest of the section starting with Polynomial Inequalities on pg 328) 

F May 6  Finish MML Section 4.6, and get caught up on previous sections if you're not up to date MML  4.7  Rational Equations & Variation  Start this section, we'll talk about this more on Monday Submit Special Project Appointment times to me  Due Today 

Week 7: Sections 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 
M May 9  MML  4.7  Rational Equations & Variation  Finish this Read Section 4.8.  Especially important to know Exponent Rules well 
W May 11  MML  4.8  Radical Equations & Power Functions Read Section 5.1 

R May 12  MML  5.1  Combining Functions Read Section 5.2 

F May 13  MML  5.2  Inverse Functions and Their Representations Study for Exam 

Week 8: Sections 5.4, 5.5 
M May 16   EXAM 2  postponed to May 18 Get caught up on homework Study for Exam 
W May 18   EXAM 2  Read Section 5.3 

R May 19  MML  5.3  Exponential Functions and Models Read Section 5.4 

F May 20  MML  5.4  Logarithmic Functions & Models Read Section 5.5 

Week 9: Sections 5.6, 5.7 
M May 23  MML  5.5  Properties of Logarithms Read Section 5.6 
W May 25  MML  5.6  Exponential and Logarithmic Equations Read Section 5.7 

R May 26   NO CLASS: ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE DAY  "Classwork": Complete one of the following two options:


F May 27  MML  5.7  Constructing NonLinear Models Study for final exam 

Week 10: Review 
M May 30   NO CLASS: ACADEMIC HOLIDAY  
W June 1  Finish up all of the homework  ALL HOMWORK DUE 5:00pm Friday!! Study for final exam 

R June 2   Class Canceled  

F June 3  Inclass activity  Solutions Finish up all of the homework  ALL HOMWORK DUE 5:00pm today!! Study for final exam 

Week 11: Finals  Monday, Jun 6   FINAL EXAM  Location: SH 121  Not our normal classroom!!! : 8 am  9:50 am 