Math 153

 

Syllabus

Sample Journal and Handouts

Function Graphic Organizer

Mini-Project

Exam 2 Review Sheet

Second metacognition problem

Rational function handout

Sample Final

Schedule with Homework and Section-Specific Reading Questions

Date

Journal section due

Additional journal questions

Homework (always due on Friday)

8/31

1.1, 1.2

7-1 Why does the vertical line test indicate whether or not a graph is a function?

p. 15:  7, 9, 10, 11, 13;

p. 24:  19, 23

9/2

1.3

7-1 Explain how average rate of change (from 1.2) and slope are alike and how they are different.

9/5

1.4, 1.5

No class-Labor day

p. 31:  27, 31, 36;

p. 40:  18, 23, 25;

p. 46:  3;

p. 64:  13, 17, 21;

p. 70:  33

9/7

1.6, 2.1

For 1.6 Do exercises 1 and 3 only

9/9

2.2

Quiz 1 on Friday through 2.1

9/12

2.3, 2.4

7-1 Why do you think the notation f-1(x) is used?  7-2 How would you write 1/(f(x)) using exponents?

p. 76:  16;

p. 80:  10, 21;

p. 83:  12, 16;

p. 89:  17, 21

9/14

2.5

 

9/16

2.6

Read metacognition article.

9/19

3.1, 3.2

7-1 What makes an exponential function like 2x different from a quadratic function?

p. 109:  19, 34;

p. 116:  15, 37;

p. 123:  20;

p. 131:  20;

p. 134:  31, 42

9/21

3.3

 

9/23

3.4

 

9/26

4.1

 

p. 150:  24;

p. 157:  24;

p. 166:  18, 23;

p. 134:  40;

p.  92:  34

9/28

4.2

Quiz 2 on Wednesday on 2.2-3.4

9/30

4.3

Skip chemical acidity

10/3

5.1

 

p. 189:  27;

p. 198:  27, 30;

p. 205:  23

Review Sheet

10/5

5.2

 

10/7

5.3

 

10/10

 

Exam on Monday covers 1.1-5.3

p. 211:  9, 13, 14, 19, 20;

p. 220:  21, 26

p. 222:  17

10/12

5.4

 

10/14

5.5

 

10/17

8.1

 

p. 348:  21, 30, 41;

p. 368:  14, 19, 21;

p. 382:  31, 40;

10/19

8.3

 

10/21

9.1, 9.2

 

10/24

9.3

 

p. 394:  11, 15, 45;

p. 400:  7, 8;

p. 408:  16, 18, 37, 39

10/26

9.4

 

10/28

9.5

Mini-project final version due Friday

10/31

9.6

 

p. 414:  15;

p. 420:  9, 14;

p. 423:  17, 19, 22, 25, 35, 36, 37

11/2

9.7

 

11/4

None

Fill in the graphic organizer on rational functions and power and polynomial functions

11/7

6.1

 

p. 50:  41; p. 91:  25;

p. 136:  43; p. 223:  32;

p. 372:  41; p. 424:  23a-g

p. 236:  13, 14, 15;

p. 245:  27, 31, 32, 35;

p. 251:  26, 32, 33, 36, 38

11/9

6.2

 

11/11

6.3

 

11/14

6.4

 

p. 50:  52; p. 91:  30;

p. 223:  33; p. 372:  50, 51;

p. 424:  24;

p. 257:  18, 20, 24;

p. 265:  24, 27, 30;

p. 272:  30, 32

11/16

6.5

Second metacognition problem in class

11/18

6.6

 

11/21

None

Exam on 5.1-6.5; 8.1, 8.3, 9.1-9.7

p. 223:  35; p. 372:  52, 53;

p. 425:  29;

p. 281:  31, 44 

11/23

6.7

 

11/28

7.1

 

p. 50:  53; p. 91:  37;

p. 134:  22, 23, 24;

p. 284:  29, 57;

p. 372:  44, 45, 49;

p. 425:  31, 32, 33, 34;

p. 300:  22, 27, 30;

p. 308:  18, 19, 20, 21;

p. 324:  4, 9

11/30

7.2

Essay draft due

12/2

7.4

 

12/5

7.5 None

No journal due—We will meet in NSM A-115

p. 50:  54; p. 91:  35;

p. 134:  29; p. 179:  40;

p. 224:  44; p. 284:  46, 58;

p. 372:  46, 47;

p. 425:  43—48;

p. 330:   31, 33, 35

12/7

None

Final draft of essay due

12/9

None

 

12/14

None

Final exam