Tentative calendar and suggested pace for College Algebra                 Spring Semester 2013             Blended course

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY 5:45 to 7:15 p.m.

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Recommended content of study prior to course discussion

Jan 17 -- discussion

Introduction

Prerequisite assignment

Ch1.1 Graphs and Graphing Utilities

NOTES    VIDEO

 

Ch 1.2 Linear  and Rational Eqns

 

 

Ch 1.3  Models and Applications

 

 

Ch 1.4 Complex Numbers

Jan 24

 

Discussion

 NOTES    VIDEO    HW#1

 

Ch 1.5  Quadratic Equations

 

 

Ch 1.6 Other  types of equations

 

Ch 1.7 Linear and Absolute Value Inequalities

Jan 31

Discussion  NOTES    VIDEO   HW #2

 

Ch 1.7 Linear and Absolute Value Inequalities

 

Ch 2.1 Basics of Functions and Their Graphs

 

 

Extensive review of Ch1

 

 Feb 7

EXAM 1

 

 

Ch 2.2  More Functions & Graphs

 

 

 

Ch 2.3 Linear Functions and Slope

 

 

 

Ch 2.4 More on Slope

 Feb 14

 

Discussion  NOTES    VIDEO

 

Ch 2.5 Transformations of Functions

 

 

Ch 2.6 Combinations and Compositions of Functions

 

Ch 2.7  Inverse Functions

Feb 21

 

Discussion  NOTES    VIDEO

 

Ch 2.7  Inverse Functions

 

 

Ch 2.8 Distance and Midpoint Formulas, Circles

 

Extensive review of Ch 2

 Feb 28

 NOTES  VIDEO

EXAM 2 is a take home due Monday Mar 11. If you missed class you need to get ahold of your instructor via email or telephone.

 

 

Mar 7

No Class—Spring break

 

 

Ch 3.1 Quadratic Functions

 

 

Ch 3.2 Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs

 

Ch 3.3  Dividing Polynomials; Remainder & Factor Theorems

 Mar 14

 

Discussion  NOTES    VIDEO

 

Ch 3.4  Zeros of Polynomial Functions

 

 

Ch 3.4  Zeros of Polynomial Functions

 

Ch 3.5  Rational Functions and Their Graphs

 Mar 21

 

Discussion  NOTES    VIDEO

 

Ch 3.5  Rational Functions and Their Graphs

 

Ch 3.6  Polynomial and Rational Inequalities

 

Extensive review of Ch 3

 

 Mar 28

No class-mini break

 

 Ch 4.1 Exponential Functions

 

Ch 4.2 Logarithmic Functions

 

 

Extensive review of Ch 3

 

Apr 4

EXAM 3

 

Ch 4.1 Exponential Functions

Ch 4.2 Logarithmic Functions

 

Ch 4.3 Properties of Logarithms

 

Ch 4.3 Properties of Logarithms

 

 Apr 11

Discussion  NOTES    VIDEO

 

Ch 4.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

 

 

Ch 4.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

 

 

Ch 4.5 Exponential Growth and Decay;  Modeling Data

 

 Apr 18

Discussion  NOTES    VIDEO

 

Ch 4.5 Exponential Growth and Decay;  Modeling Data

 

 

 

 

Extensive review of Ch 4

 

 

 Apr 25

COT Math Competency Quiz

EXAM 4

 

Review Ch 1 and 2

 

Review Ch 3 and 4

 

Review entire course

 

 May 2

FINAL EXAM

6-8 p.m.