Week 
Date 
Homework Items & other information 
Preannounced things 
Week 1:
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T Apr 2 
MML Homework
Register with My Math Lab (MML)  MML Registration
Here is a guide to walk you through all of the aspects of MML: Guide
MML  Orientation Assignment
MML  Skills Test Practice Problems
complete this with no calculator
MML  Skills Test Practice Test  this is found on the "Quizzes and Tests" tab
complete this with no calculator
You only need to complete it once, but you should take this repeatedly until you get 100% three times in a row
Reading Homework
Read course syllabus
Read pages 2123 about "Graphing with a Calculator"
Read Pages AP2  AP6 (these are pages near the back of the book in Appendix A)
"Other" Homework
Check Email & Complete Email assignment  Due Wednesday
If you have not received an email from me by 5pm tonight, send me an email from your WOU student email account and request the email assignment from me.
If you added the course today, send me an email from your WOU student email account and request the email assignment from me by 5pm tonight. I will respond before 8pm. You are still responsible for completeing the assignment on time.
Reset your calculator memory:
Turn calculator on & press the following keys: [2nd], [+], [7], [1], [2]


W Apr 3 
MML Homework
I'm assigning the Chapter 1 homework in a giant batch. It's mostly review, and shouldn't give people too much trouble.  The final deadline for receiving credit is Tuesday April 9. Don't procrastinate.
MML  Chapter 1  Section 1.1 & 1.2
MML  1.3  Functions & Representations
MML  1.4  Types of Functions
MML  1.5  Intervals & Change
Reading Homework
Read page 34 about "Set Builder Notation"
Know the graphs of the six functions on page AP23, and be able to reproduce their graphs quickly and accurately  this will be vitally important when we get to the end of Chapter 3.
It wouldn't hurt to know the following graphs on page AP24
 Reciprocal Function
 Natural Exponential Function
 Common Logarithmic Function
 Natural Logarithmic Function
Read page 58 about "Interval Notation"
Read pages 6061 about "Average Rate of Change"
Read pages 6263 about "Difference Quotient"
"Other" Homework
Review anything else in Chapter 1 that you don't already know
Bring questions on anything that you don't understand tomorrow. If there are no questions, we're going to move on.

Inclass Skills Test attempt (this will count as a quiz grade) 
R Apr 4 
MML Homework
Keep working on the homework from Chapter 1  The final deadline for receiving credit is Tuesday April 9. Don't procrastinate.
Reading Homework
No new reading homework
"Other" Homework
Bring questions on anything that you don't understand from Chapter 1 tomorrow. If there are no questions, we're going to move on to Chapter 2
Bring your calculator. We'll need it.


F Apr 5 
MML Homework
Finish up the homework from Chapter 1  The final deadline is Tuesday April 9
Reading Homework
Read Section 2.1. pages 7783 and 8487; You may skip the part on pages 83 & 84 about the "greatest integer function"
Read Section 2.2  pg 96106
Read pg 327328  Read about Variation and Inverse Variation
Read Pages AP7  AP10
 Optional  "Accessing the Greatest Integer Function" on Page AP7
Read "Accesing the Variable Y1" on Page AP12
Read "Copying a Regression Equation into Y=" on Page AP13
"Other" Homework
Complete the worksheet we started in class: Average Rates of Change and the Difference Quotient


Week 2:
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T Apr 9 
MML Homework
I'm assigning the Chapter 2 homework in a large batch again.  The final deadline for receiving credit is Friday, April 12. Don't procrastinate.
MML  2.1  SlopeIntercept, Piecewise, Regression
MML  2.2  Equations of Lines
MML  2.3  Solving Lin. Eq. & Systems by Graphing
Reading Homework
Read Section 2.3  pg 113  125 (We're skipping the last two sections of chapter 2)
"Other" Homework
Finish the following: BestFit Line Worksheet  Due Wednesday
From Section 2.3, page 129130, try the following problems and bring questions to class. We won't have time for them all (we'll probably answer one on Wednesday and one on Thursday), so I want to focus on the ones that are the most challenging for you (This is not being turned in for credit).
#100, 102, 103, 104, 106, 112, 116


W Apr 10 
MML Homework
Keep working on the Chapter 2 homework.  The final deadline for receiving credit is Friday, April 12. Don't procrastinate.
Do the one additional homework "assignment" (just 3 extra problems) for Chapter 2  also due Friday:
MML  2.2/4.7  Variation  (combine with 2.2 score)
Reading Homework
No
new reading homework
"Other" Homework
From Section 2.3, page 129130, try the following problems and bring questions to class. We won't have time for them all (we'll probably only have time to answer one or two), so I want to focus on the ones that are the most challenging for you (This is not being turned in for credit).
#100, 102, 103, 104, 106, 112, 116
Try some/all of the recommended problems from the Recommended Problems List  (This is not being turned in for credit).
Try more story problems  (This is not being turned in for credit).


R Apr 11 
MML Homework
Finish the Chapter 2 homework.  The final deadline for receiving credit is Friday, April 12
Reading Homework
Read Section 3.1  pg 170181  DO NOT read example 5a; DO read example 5b
Read page 1 and pages 813 in this packet  Just the examples for Situation 2


F Apr 12 
MML Homework
MML  Ch3  Completing the Square
MML  3.1  Quadratic Equations & Completing the Square
Reading Homework
Read Section 3.2  pg 188199
Read pages 27 in this packet  Just the examples for Situation 1


Week 3:
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T Apr 16 
MML Homework
MML  3.2  Quadratic Equations and the Discriminant
MML  3.3  Complex Numbers & NonReal Solutions
Reading Homework
Read Section 3.3  pg 205  210
Read Section 3.5  pg 222  234


W Apr 17 
MML Homework
MML  3.5  Transformations of Graphs
"Other" Homework
Log onto the Terminal Server, and save this file onto your H drive: Geogebra Transformations
Open this file using Geogebra on the Terminal Server
Make a new equation in the input line "c1*c*g(a1*a*x+b)+d" and press enter
Play with the values on the sliders to see what each constant does to the graph
Reading Homework
Read Transformations Rules Handout


R Apr 18 
MML Homework
Finish up the Chapter 3 assignments
Reading Homework
No new reading homework
"Other" Homework
Work on this packet  Finding the equation of a parabola  Due Tuesday


F Apr 19 
MML Homework
Finish up the Chapter 3 assignments
Reading Homework
Read Section 4.1  pg 248  255
Read Section 4.2  pg 261  270
"Other" Homework
Work on this packet  Finding the equation of a parabola  Due Tuesday
Recommended  Do this worksheet: Transformations. Then, check your Solutions


Week 4:
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T Apr 23 
MML Homework
MML  4.1  Intro to Polynomials
Reading Homework
Read Section 4.2  pg 261  270


W Apr 24 
MML Homework
MML  4.2  Polynomial Functions and Models
Reading Homework
Read Section 4.3  pg 277  282
Other" Homework
Practice Long Division of Real Numbers (with and without remainders)
Here is a link to a website to practice long division. There is a video here on how to do long division if you don't remember


R Apr 25 
MML Homework
MML  4.3  Division of Polynomials
Reading Homework
No new reading homework 

F Apr 26 
MML Homework
Get started on MML 4.5
Reading Homework
Read Section 4.5  pg 302306
Other" Homework
Do this worksheet that we started in class: Polynomial RootFinding ... directions here: Directions


Week 5:
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T Apr 30 
MML Homework
MML  4.5  Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
MML  4.4  Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions
Reading Homework
Read pg 285290 from Section 4.4
Read pg 293294 also from Section 4.4  just the examples 10, 11, and 12
Examples 10 & 11 are about solving a polynomial equation with factoring
Example 12 is about solving a polynomial equation with graphing
Omit the Rational Zeros Test, Decartes' Rule of Signs, and the Intermediate Value Theorem
"Other" Homework
We did most of pages 13 in class: Number Patterns Worksheet
Complete all of Problem 1 parts "a" through "e"
Complete Problem 2 part a, b, & c
Do not worry about part d, and don't move on to page 4 or the rest of the packet yet. We'll talk about the rest of the worksheet in class on Wednesday.


W May 1 
MML Homework
Finish MML  4.5
Finish MML  4.4
Reading Homework
Read Section 4.6  pg 308318
"Other" Homework
Finish the Number Patterns Worksheet  We did most of this in class yesterday and today  Submit tomorrow


R May 2 
MML Homework
MML  4.6  Rational Functions and Models
Reading Homework
Read Section 4.7  pg 323327  omit the parts on solving inequalities at the end of the section
Section 4.8  pg 340349
"Other" Homework
Read this & Compare the solutions below with your worksheets that I passed back to you; if something doesn't make sense, ask questions:
Average Rates of Change and the Difference Quotient  KEY
Finding the Equation of a Parabola  Solutions


F May 3 
Reading Homework
No new reading homework
MML Homework
MML  4.7  Rational Equations & Variation
MML  4.8  Radical Equations
"Other" Homework
Study for Midterm Exam: Study Guide


Week 6:
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T May 7 
Reading Homework
No new reading homework
MML Homework
Finish up MML homework
"Other" Homework
Study for Midterm Exam: Study Guide
Read this & Compare the solutions below with your worksheets that I passed back to you; if something doesn't make sense, ask questions:
Polynomial RootFinding  Solutions


W May 8 
Reading Homework
No new reading homework
MML Homework
Finish up MML homework
"Other" Homework
Study for Midterm Exam: Study Guide
Read this & Compare the solutions below with your worksheets that I passed back to you; if something doesn't make sense, ask questions:
Polynomial RootFinding  Solutions


R May 9 
Reading Homework
Read Section 5.1
MML Homework
Get started on the Extra Credit if you'd like  it's the four new MML assignments with the label "(EC)" in front. They are not required, but some people have been asking for extra credit. There aren't very many extra credit opportunities available, so make use of them. The will be absolutely no extensions, regardless of the reason. Don't procrastinate.

Midterm Exam 
F May 10 
Reading Homework
If you haven't already, read Section 5.1
MML Homework
Get started on the Extra Credit if you'd like (since you don't have any other homework, this would be a great time to work on it)


Week 7:
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T May 14 
MML Homework
Get started on MML  5.1  Combining Functions
Reading Homework
No new reading homework


W May 15 
MML Homework
Finish MML 5.1
Reading Homework
Read Section 5.2


R May 16 
MML Homework
Get started on MML  5.2  Inverse Functions and Their Representations
Reading Homework
No new reading homework


F May 17 
MML Homework
Finish MML 5.2
Reading Homework
Read Section 5.3
Read page 1419 in this packet  Just the examples for Situation 3


Week 8:
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T May 21 
MML Homework
Get started on MML  5.3 & 5.4  Exponential & Logarithmic Models part1
Reading Homework
No new reading homework


W May 22 
MML Homework
Finish MML 5.3 & 5.4  part1
Reading Homework
Read Section 5.4


R May 23 
MML Homework
Get started on MML  5.3 & 5.4  Exponential & Logarithmic Models part2
Reading Homework
No new reading homework


F May 24 
MML Homework
Finish MML 5.3 & 5.4  part2
Reading Homework
Read Section 5.5


Week 9:
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T May 28 
MML Homework
Start MML  5.5  Properties of Logarithms
Reading Homework
Read Section 5.5


W May 29 
MML Homework
Finish MML 5.5
Start MML  5.5 & 5.6  Exponential & Logarithmic Equations
Reading Homework
Read Section 5.6


R May 30 
 NO CLASS: ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE DAY 
"Classwork": Complete one of the following two options:
1. Safe option: Attend two morning Mathematics presentations* (schedule/procedings here). Submit your attendence verification tickets by Friday, May 31th.
2. Risky option: Attend one science related presentation* (schedule/procedings here). Type a short 12 page paper on what the presentation was about and how significant mathematics from this course was involved in the project (give numerical examples from the project). If mathematics from this course was not involved in the project, it doesn't count (that's why it's risky). Submit your paper and your attendence verification ticket by Friday, May 31th.
* Poster sessions will NOT count as a presenation


F May 31 
MML Homework
Finish MML  5.5 & 5.6  Exponential & Logarithmic Equations
Start MML  5.6  Exponential & Logarithmic Equations
Reading Homework
no reading homework


Week 10:
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T Jun 4 
MML Homework
Finish MML  5.6  Exponential & Logarithmic Equations
Reading Homework
Read Section 5.7
"Other" Homework
Study for Final Exam 

W Jun 5 
MML Homework
MML  5.7  Constructing NonLinear Models  Final deadline for credit is Friday at 5pm
"Other" Homework
Study for Final Exam


R Jun 6 
MML Homework
Finish MML  5.7  Final deadline for credit is Friday at 5pm
"Other" Homework
Study for Final Exam


F Jun 7 
MML Homework
Finish MML  5.7  Final deadline for credit is today at 5pm
"Other" Homework
Study for Final Exam










Week 11: Finals
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Monday, June 10 
 FINAL EXAM 
Monday, 8 am  9:50 am
Location: HWC 105  NOT OUR NORMAL CLASSROOM 
 FINAL EXAM  