Math 111 - 8am
Spring Term 2011
Homework List
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 E-mail & Complete E-mail assignment

Read Section 1.3

W Mar 30

MML - 1.3 - Functions & Representations

Read Section 1.4

Submit E-mail 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 - Slope-Intercept, 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

Re-read 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:

without a remainder

with a remainder

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

  • Submit Groups Names - Due F Apr 29
  • Set Presentation Appointment - Due F May 6
  • Presentation & Paper - Due between M May 9 - F May 27
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 323-328. 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
(We're still having class today, we're just not having the exam today)

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:

1. Attend two morning Mathematics presentations*. Submit your attendence verification tickets by Friday, May 27th.

2. Attend one science related presentation*. Write a short 1-2 page paper on what the presentation was about and how mathematics from this course was involved in the project. If mathematics from this course was not involved in the project, it doesn't count. Submit your paper and your attendence verification ticket by Friday, May 27th.

* Poster sessions will NOT count as a presenation

F May 27

MML - 5.7 - Constructing Non-Linear 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

In-class 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