Course Outline

Math 99 – Spring 2008 – Part 2

Class 16 - Monday, March 10, 2008

Lecture:              Weighted average

Slope Formula (3.5)

Absolute Value Equations (10.3)

Quiz 6 will cover:

Graphing straight lines

Systems of linear equations and their applications

Slope-intercept equation of a line

Writing equations of lines

Handouts:             Equation of Straight Lines

Completing the Square – Part 3

Homework:             Problem Set 12

Class 17 - Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Lecture:              Review of decimals and fractions (handout)

Decimal presentation of rational and irrational numbers

Review of Percents (2.5 Concept 1)

Quiz 7 will cover:

Absolute value Equations

Equations of Straight Lines, including the slope formula

Systems of linear equations and their applications

Handouts:             Decimals and Fractions

Extra credit Assignment: will be posted by Sunday, March 16.

Class 18 - Monday, March 24, 2008

Lecture:              Basic Percent Problems (handout, 2.5 Concepts 1, 2)

Factoring by Grouping (6.1 Concept 5)

Handouts:

Factoring 1 (GCF, completing the square, difference of squares theorem)

Basic Percent Problems

Class 19 - Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Lecture:              The Pythagorean Theorem and Applications (6.7 Concept 5 and 11.3)

Quiz 8 will cover:

Absolute value Equations

Basic Percent Problems

Percent Word Problems

Factoring by Grouping

Homework: Problem Sets 13 and 14

Class 20 - Monday, March 31, 2008

Lecture:              Investment Problems as application of systems (4.4)

Graph of a parabola (8.3 Concept 3)

Vertex of a parabola (12.5  Concept 1)

Factoring by the AC-method  (or pq-game) (6.4)

Class 21 - Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Lecture:              Completing the square- part 4

Graph of a parabola

Handouts:             Review for Exam 3 (2 versions)

Exam 3 Information

Completing the square- part 4

Graph of a parabola

Class 22 - Monday, April 7, 2008

Lecture:              Review for Exam 3

Review of Rules of Exponents (5.1, 5.2)

Handouts:             Word Problems 1,2,3

Class 23 - Wednesday, April 9, 2008

EXAM 3

Class 24 - Monday, April 14, 2008

Lecture:              Exponents  - natural (5.1, 5.2), integer (5.3), rational (11.2))

Quiz 9 will cover word problems

Class 25 - Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Lecture:              Review of Integer Exponents (5.1, 5.2, 5.3)

Complex Fractions (7.5)

Quiz 10 will cover:

Word Problems

Graph of a Parabola

Exponents (all)

Complex Fractions

Handouts:             Complex Fractions

Homework:              Problem Sets 15 and 16

Class 26 - Monday, April 21, 2008

Lecture:              Domain of Functions (8.1)

Evaluating a Function (8.2)

Mixture Problems (4.4)

Handouts:             Mixture problems

Class 27 - Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Lecture:              Domain and Range of Functions (8.1, 8.2)

Graphs of Functions (8.3)

Class 28 - Monday, April 28, 2008

Lecture:              Factoring the sum and difference of cubes (6.5)

Final Review  - Version A

Class 29 - Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Complex Numbers (11.8)

Final Review  - Version B

Class 30 - Monday, May 5, 2008

Lecture:              Final Review

Handouts:             Final Review  - Version C

Class 31 - Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Lecture:              Final Exam