COLLEGE ALGEBRA I MATH-006 SPRING 2018 UPDATE PAGE

SITARAMAN


COURSE PAGE WITH GENERAL INFORMATION (GRADING, ETC).

On this update page below you will see information on what was covered in class, upcoming quizzes, and solutions to exams
CHECK HERE OFTEN, ATLEAST TWICE A WEEK!

CLASS WILL MEET IN CB4 415 (School of Business), MWF at 11.10 (NOT DOUGLAS HALL).

SYLLABUS WITH DAY-TO-DAY SCHEDULE
USE THIS TO SEE WHAT SECTION WILL BE COVERED.
THEN WORK ON CORRESPONDING SECTION IN ALEKS
EXAM DATES ARE TENTATIVE. ACTUAL DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN CLASS AND THIS PAGE.

OLD FINAL EXAMS
 

FOR SOLUTIONS FOR OLD TESTS from FALL 2016, SPRING 2013, FALL 2010 AND FALL 2011:  
Click on OLD COURSES and then click on the desired course, then click on UPDATE

 

YOU WILL NEED ALEKS ONLINE LEARNING SYSTEM. SEE COURSE PAGE FOR DETAILS.
CLASS CODE GT4HN-XDUJ6

Use the following to start preparing for the class:
ALL MATERIAL INCLUDING SOLUTIONS TO TESTS FROM FALL 2016 COLLEGE ALGEBRA
Started 1/9/2018




FINAL EXAM MAY 1 TUESDAY 3.30 TO 5.30PM.
ROOM CHB 305 (Chemistry Bldg down the steps past Rankin chapel).

Please study all homeworks, test solutions and class notes.
Also look at OLD FINAL EXAMS on the department website.
ALSO LOOK AT SOLUTIONS FOR OLD TESTS from FALL 2016, SPRING 2013, FALL 2010 AND FALL 2011:  
Click on OLD COURSES and then look under the desired course.

4/27/2018
I have graded your test 3 (solutions below). Will take best 2 tests for a total of 200.
Final will count for 200. Homeworks count for 100. Total is 500.
I will add extra credit for aleks work. If you havenít done any ALEKS learning modules please do them now.
I will add that extra credit when I make final grades.
Whatever percentage you finish, that times 30 will be extra credit.
So if you finish 50% you will get 15 points extra credit.

If you want to look at your grades or need help on final I will be in office Monday all day except 1 to 3pm.

Test III today-brief answers (Scroll down to last page)
Step by step solutions for Test III today with comments


4/26/2018
Test 3 will be on friday the 27th, last day of classes.
Review on Wednesday 25th in class.
Test 3 will involve 2.5 to 2.8, 3.1, 4.1 to 4.6 in ebook.
Basically everything we covered after test 2.
Study class notes, homework problems (all hw starting with hw7) and
problems 6 and 8 in test 3 from Fall 2016 and all problems in Fall 2016 Test 4.

REVIEW Tuesday 24, and Thursday 26 in Room 103, ASB ďB" (behind Locke hall) Time will be 8:00 - 9:00am.
Study guides for final will be posted soon on this page.
LAST HOMEWORK IN CLASS Monday and Wednesday.
No make-ups for this one.
Will help you do hw problems in class that you can only do on ALEKS during class.

GRADUATING SENIORS CONTACT ME ASAP TO TAKE FINAL.
FINAL MUST BE TAKEN BEFORE 27TH.
ALL PENDING WORK MUST BE FINISHED BY Thursday 26TH.
ABSOLUTELY NO OVERDUE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THAT.


4/26/2018
FINAL EXAM MAY 1 TUESDAY 3.30 TO 5.30PM.
ROOM CHB 305 (Chemistry Bldg down the steps past Rankin chapel).



4/25/2018
Some Test III review problems - with brief answers (Scroll down to last page)
Notes from Test III review today in class


4/23/2018
Today we did some HW10 problems.
Will do more of them wednesday, which would also be a review.
Wednesday I will not be able to help each person individually as much as today.
Notes for class today (exponential and logarithm functions).




HW9 is due by midnight friday 4/20.
IT IS ALSO WORTH 20 POINTS, HAS 20 PROBLEMS.
10 points EXTRA CREDIT.
THESE HOMEWORKS CAN BE TAKEN MULTIPLE TIMES.

4/19/2018
Below are the notes for class tomorow (friday).
Please read it and we will do some of the problems.
They are basically going over HW9 problems.
I will help each person to do their particular problems as well.
Notes for class friday.
I have refreshed the notes from wednesday as well.
Please reload the file below.


4/18/2018
Below are the notes for class from today.
Please read it and do corresponding hw9 problems.
We will do more hw9 problems on friday.
I will help each person to do their particular problems as well.
Notes for class today.


4/13/2018
Below are the notes for class on monday.
Please read it and we will do some of the problems.
They are basically going over HW9 problems.
We will go over the 6 hw9 problems in the notes.
I will help each person to do their particular problems as well.
Notes for class monday.
I have refreshed the notes from today as well.
Please reload the file below.


HW8 is due by midnight friday 4/13.
IT IS WORTH 20 POINTS, HAS 20 PROBLEMS.
10 points EXTRA CREDIT.
4/12/2018
Below are the notes for class tomorrow.
Please read it and we will do some of the problems.
They are basically going over HW8 problems.
We will try to do as many of hw8 problems as possible.
I will help each person to do their particular problems as well.
Notes for class tomorrow.


4/11/2018
We went over the notes posted earlier.
You can read it below.
It has some worked out problems.


4/10/2018
Below are the notes for class tomorrow.
Please read it and we will do some of the problems.
They are very similar to HW8 problems.
Notes for class tomorrow.


4/9/2018
Because of the events of past week I have extended the hw7 until midnight on Monday (tonight).
Please try to finish it asap. I would be happy to help you with it today in office.
Next three homeworks (hw8,hw9,hw10) will have extra credit problems included in them.
They will be your last chance to improve your grade before test3.
Test 3 will be on last day of classes.
The final exam will be on tuesday the week after that.
Today we went over hw7 material and also last friday's material.
Please look at the notes below (reload your browser) for 4/6 and 4/4.


4/6/2018
HW7 is due by midnight tonight.
Notes from class today.


4/4/2018
HW7 is online. Due by friday.
Today we discussed chapter II, section 7 -- properties of functions.
Notes from class today.


4/2/2018
HW7 is online. Due by friday.
Today we discussed chapter II, section 6 -- tranformations of functions.
Notes from class today.


3/30/2018
HW7 is online. Due by friday.
Today we discussed chapter II, section 5 -- applications of linear functions.
Notes from class today.


3/29/2018
Test II today-brief answers (Scroll down to last page)
Step by step solutions for Test II today with comments


3/21/2018
Due to school closure on 21st, I have moved TEST 2 to WEDNESDAY, 3/28.
Test 2 will involve 1.5,1.6,1.7,2.1,2.2,2.3 and 2.4 in ebook.
Basically everything we covered after test 1.
Study class notes, homework problems and
all problems except 6 and 8 in test 3 and all except problem 1,2,3 of test 2 from Fall 2016.
WE WILL DO A REVIEW ON MONDAY.
Also look at problems 1,2,4 of Fall 13 test 3 and 4,5,6 of Fall 13 test 2.

I have also extended hw6 to monday 3pm.
3/26/2018
Today we went over the tests from fall 16 mentioned above.
please ask someone who attended for notes and solutions.
I have also added some more test solutions you can go over, above.
These contain complete step by step solutions.


3/23/2018
HW6 involving circles and lines is online. Due monday 3pm.
Today we discussed functions and linear functions in particular.
Notes from today: Functions (Section 2.3 and 2.4)


3/21/2018
EXTRA CREDIT 10 points:due by 3pm on 22ND of this month.
Please do following and discuss them with me in office.
Problems 94,96,100,102,104,121,124,126,128,135 from exercises in section 1.6 in e-book>


3/19/2018
HW6 involving circles and lines is online. Due friday 3pm
Today we discussed Equations of Circles Notes from today: Circles (Section 2.2)


3/9/2018
Today we discussed this version of Homework 5


3/8/2018
HW5 is on ALEKS ; due by friday 3pm.
Tomorrow we will discuss this version of Homework 5


3/7/2018
Today we discussed chapter I, section 7 -- linear, quadratic and absolute value inequalities.
Notes from class today.
This includes updated notes from monday.


3/5/2018
Today we discussed chapter I, section 6 -- equations that are quadratic in form.
Notes from class today.


2/28/2018
HW4 is on ALEKS ; due by friday 3pm.
Today we discussed chapter I, section 6 --more applications of equations.
We looked at how to solve equations involving absolute values and radicals.
Please read relevant sections of e-Book and relevant problems from ALEKS.
Because my computer crashed I don't have the notes from today.


2/26/2018
HW4 is on ALEKS ; due by friday 3pm.
Today we discussed chapter I, section 6 --applications of quadratic equations.
Updated Notes from friday.You may need to reload.
Notes from class today.
There are a couple of problems there that we didn't do, please try them.
Wednesday we will finish 1.6.


2/23/2018
Today we discussed chapter I, section 5 --applications of quadratic equations.
Notes from class today.
There are a couple of problems there that we didn't do, please try them.
Monday we will finish 1.5 and start 1.6.


2/21/2018
SOLUTIONS FOR TEST I.
Friday we will start next section (1.5).


TEST I WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY FEB 21, ON CHAPTER R AND I.
ALl of chapter R and sections 1 to 4 of Chapter I.
Review in class on friday the 16th Feb.
Study class notes, homework problems and all problems in test 1 and all except problem 5 of test 2 from Fall 2016.

2/14/2018
HW3 IS UP ON ALEKS. DUE BY FRIDAY 5PM.
Today we discussed chapter I, section 4 -- solving quadratic equations.
Notes from class today.
Friday we will do a review for test I.


2/12/2018
HW3 IS UP ON ALEKS. DUE BY FRIDAY 5PM.
Today we discussed chapter I, section 3 -- imaginary and complex numbers.
Notes from class today.
Wednesday we will start section 4,solving quadratic equations.


2/9/2018
Today we finished chapter I, section 2 -- applications of solving linear and rational equations.
Updated Notes from class wednesday.
Monday we will start section 3, complex numbers.


2/7/2018
HW2 is DUE today BY 5PM
Today we finished chapter I, section 1 and started on section 2 -- applications of solved linear and rational equations.
Notes from class today.
Updated Notes from Wednesday.
Will do last problem from today on friday but please give it a try.


2/5/2018
Today we started chapter I, gave a bit of history of algebra, solved linear and rational equations.
Notes from class today.
Will do last two problems on wednesday but please give them a try.


2/2/2018
Today we reviewed chapter R.
Notes from class today.
HW2 will be posted by friday.


1/31/2018
Today we did some problems on simplifying rational and radical expressions (R6).
Notes from class today.
HW2 will be posted by friday.


1/29/2018
Today we did some problems on factoring polynomials and radicals (R5).
Notes from class today.
HW1 details below.


1/26/2018
Today we did some problems on polynomials and radicals (R4).
Notes from class today.
HW1 details below.


1/24/2018
In class today we did some problems on rational exponents and radicals.
Notes from class today.
HW1 has been posted on ALEKS, to be due by monday, 5pm.
If you don't have ALEKS yet, you can submit Print Version.
Note that online version has only 10 problems, so I encourage you to get into ALEKS as soon as possible.
Please work on learning module in ALEKS (might give extra credit for that also).
Also please come to my office to discuss answers to review sheet below, by wednesday the 24th. Extra credit for doing that.


1/22/2018
In class today we did some problems on the different kinds of numbers, set notations and simplifying products of powers of numbers.
Notes from class today.
HW1 will be posted tomorrow, to be due by friday.
Please work on learning module in ALEKS (might give extra credit for that also).
Also please come to my office to discuss answers to review sheet below, by wednesday the 24th. Extra credit for doing that.


1/20/2018
In class today we discussed fractions and their decimal expansions, decimal expansions of irrational numbers, proof that square root of 2 is irrational, and working with products of powers of numbers.
Notes from class today.
Please work on learning module in ALEKS (might give extra credit for that also).
Also please come to my office to discuss answers to review sheet below, by wednesday the 24th. Extra credit for doing that.


1/18/2018
ALEKS CLASS CODE GT4HN-XDUJ6
If you have access to ALEKS, please login and start working on the learning modules right away.
See course page for more information.


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Work out this Homework 1 from fall 2016
In our first class we will give an overview of class we will talk about real numbers, decimal fractions, basic arithmetic operations.
It is crucial you attend this class because it will give you guidelines for whole semester.