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01:640:111 - Precalculus I

Precalculus I (2)

Prerequisite: 01:640:026 or appropriate performance on the placement test in mathematics. Corequisites: 01:640:011 for 01:640:111. This course with 01:640:112 covers the same material as 01:640:115, but at a slower pace. Students may not receive more that 4 normal credits for any combination of 01:640:111-112, and 115.

Algebraic expressions, algebraic equations, inequalities, functions, and graphing.

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SYLLABUS

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Lecture Sections Topics Homework Problems
1 1.1 The Real Numbers; Begin Exponents and Radicals. #16, 40, 42, 43, 50, 51, 55, 63, 76
1.2 #17, 31, 35, 42, 83, 85, 87, 98, 100
2 1.2 Finish Exponents and Radicals. # 12, 23, 25, 27, 28, 42, 47, 48, 67, 68, 76, 80, 81, 82, 102, 103
3 1.3 Algebraic Expressions; Begin Fractional Expressions. #35, 41, 49, 52, 57, 58, 60, 65, 66, 67, 70, 81, 86, 90, 92, 93, 96, 101, 102, 115, 122
1.4 # 34, 35, 42, 45, 51, 55, 58
4 1.4 Finish Fractional Expressions. #67, 70, 73, 74, 83, 92, 93
5 1.5 Equations. #21, 22, 29, 35, 38, 50, 51, 59, 62, 70, 75, 87, 90, 107, 108, 110, 113
6 1.7 Modeling with Equations. # 13, 19, 25, 28, 34, 38, 41, 44, 53, 57, 58, 63, 65, 66, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74
7 1.8 Inequalities. # 17, 33, 35, 37, 41, 48, 61, 67, 70, 73, 75, 81, 86, 101, 121, 123
8 1.9 The Coordinate Plane; Graphs of Equations; Circles. # 17, 18, 31, 36, 41, 52, 67, 69, 91, 92, 95, 99, 100, 105, 109, 111
9 Catch up and Review.
10 EXAM I
11 1.10 Lines. #19, 26, 33, 42, 44, 47, 49, 54, 64, 80, 81, 83, 90, 92, 93
12 1.11 Solving Equations and Inequalities Graphically. #5, 7, 10, 15, 17, 18, 22, 38, 39
13 2.1 Functions. # 11, 12, 21, 25, 32, 33, 46, 49, 51, 53, 54, 63, 64, 65, 66, 79, 80, 81, 88, 90, 91, 92
14 2.2 Graphs of Functions; Getting Information from a Graph #10, 17, 37, 38, 42, 43, 46, 49, 51, 55, 56, 70, 71, 74, 82
2.3 # 7, 8, 9, 31, 34, 37, 38
15 2.5 Linear Functions and Models; Transformation of Functions #7, 12, 13, 18, 22, 28, 33, 40, 43, 49, 50
2.6 # 8, 13, 32, 33, 48, 49, 52, 66, 71, 73, 78, 86, 93
16 2.7 Combining Functions. # 13, 14, 22, 24, 27, 28, 30, 31, 35, 36, 53, 54, 65, 66, 75, 78, 82
17 2.8 One-to-One Functions and Their Inverses. # 9, 10, 11, 12, 19, 20, 26, 27, 43, 45, 51, 59, 67, 69, 70, 72, 80, 87, 88
18 Catch up and Review.
19 EXAM II
20 pp 237-244 Modeling with Functions; Modeling Variation. #3, 6, 12, 13, 14, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 30
1.12 #15, 17, 20, 24, 28, 37, 42, 47
21 3.1 Quadratic Functions and Models. #15, 18, 30, 33, 35, 46, 51, 53, 55
22 3.2 Polynomial Functions. #7, 8, 9-14, 18, 20, 31, 42, 47, 57, 58, 66, 74, 75, 87, 90
23 3.3 Dividing Polynomials. #7, 18, 23, 34, 42, 47, 54, 64
24 1.6 Complex Numbers. #10, 16, 19, 20, 29, 32, 39, 54, 68, 69
25 3.5 Complex Zeros and The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. #11, 12, 25, 27, 33, 40, 58, 67
26 3.6 Rational Functions. #11, 25, 27, 28, 35, 43, 44, 54, 55, 79, 80, 87, 88
27 3.7 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities.; Modeling Variation. Fitting Lines to Data #3, 7, 19, 27, 35, 37, 42, 47
pp 139-146 #2, 5, 8, 9
28 Catch up and Review

 

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