12/14 
Last day of classes. 
 We'll discuss questions you may have before the final.

12/11 
Read 9.5. 
 We'll begin our discussion of recommended study questions 9.4: 3, 5, 6, 12 and 9.5: 17, 35.

12/9 
Read 9.4/9.5. 
 Quiz on sections 9.1 and 9.2.
 You will learn how to determine horizontal and vertical asymptotes of rational functions and be able to use information about a graph to find a possible formula for a rational function.
 You will learn how to identify rational functions written algebraically.
 We'll discuss recommended study questions 9.3: 16, 19, 30.

12/7 
Read 9.3. 
 Hand in section 9.1: 3, 5, 17, 21, 39 and 9.2: 5, 7, 9, 15, 21.
 You will learn how to give a possible formula for a polynomial given a graph or other information about function values and degree.
 There will be no more homework due after today. I will post recommended study problems and solutions for each section. I will devote a portion of each class to answering questions about these study questions.

12/4 
Read 9.2. 
 Hand in section 6.7: 5, 16, 35, 39, 51.
 You will learn how to recognize polynomial functions, how to analyze their long run behavior, and how to use a graph to estimate inputs corresponding to given outputs.

12/2 
Read 9.1. 
 Quiz on sections 8.18.3.
 You will learn how to recognize power functions algebraically, how to find a formual for a power function given a table of data, and what to expect in terms of the long run behavior of a power function.

11/30 
Read 6.7. 
 Hand in section 8.2: 4, 8, 18, 40, 44 and 8.3: 1, 10, 16, 34.
 We will discuss inverse trigonometric functions today.
 You will learn the domain and range of the inverse sine, cosine, and tangent functions.
 You will learn how to solve "special" trigonometric equations exactly and how to use your calculator to solve general trigonometric equations.

11/23 
Read 8.3. 
 Hand in section 8.1: 3, 9, 11, 15, 18.

11/20 
Read 8.2. 
 We'll start talking about inverse functions.
 Hand in section 6.6: 10, 12, 28, 30, 34 and Review Exercises for Chapter 6: 61, 60, 64.

11/18 
Read 8.1. 
 We'll think about function compositions and decompositions.

11/16 
Read 6.6. 
 We'll discuss the tangent function today.
 We will also look at some situations modeled by trignometric functions.

11/13 
Exam II. 
 The exam is cumulative although sections 3.3, 3.4, 4.14.3, 5.15.4, 6.16.5 will be emphasized. You will have from 1112:15 to work on it.

11/11 
Review. 
 No quiz today.
 Bring questions to class for review.

11/9 
Read 6.6. 
 Hand in section 6.4: 2, 12, 14, 20, 28; 6.5: 2, 4, 6, 16, 20. .

11/6 
Read 6.5. 
 Hand in section 6.1: 18, 20, 26; 6.2: 6, 20, 28, 30; 6.3: 14, 28, 30.
 We will apply the concepts from Chapter 5 to graph transformations of trigonometric functions.

11/4 
Read section 6.4. 
 Quiz on sections 5.2, 5.3, 5.4.
 We will use special values of the sine and cosine to help us sketch graphs.

11/2 
Read sections 6.2 and 6.3. 
 Hand in section 5.4: 4, 10, 12, 16, 20.
 We will define the sine and cosine functions today.
 We will learn how to convert between radians and degrees.

10/30 
Read section 6.1. 
 Hand in problems 2, 14, 16, 22, 32 from section 5.2 and 4, 8, 10, 26, 28 from section 5.3.

10/28 
Read section 5.4. 
 Quiz on sections 4.2, 4.3, 5.1.

10/26 
Read section 5.3. 
 Hand in problems 8, 10, 18, 26, 42 from section 5.1.

10/23 
Read section 5.2. 
 Exam redos are due today.
 The problems in section 4.2 all look good for practice.
Please hand in only 4, 10, 14, 26, 46.
 Also hand in problems 2, 4, 6, 16, 28 from section 4.3.

10/21 
Read sections 5.1. 
 Quiz on Tools for Chapter 3 and sections 4.1.
 You should start the problems due on Friday by today.

10/19 
Read section 4.3 
 We will discuss halflife and doubling time (section 4.2).
 We will also discuss the graphs of logarithmic functions and exponential functions. You may want to reread section 3.3.
 You should be able to do all of the problems 130 and 3451
in section 4.1. Please hand in only problems 2, 8, 14,
19, 28.

10/16 
Reread section 3.4 on the number e. Please also read
section 4.2 on logarithms and exponential models. 
 You should be able to do all of the problems 177 in the
Tools for Chapter 3 section. Please hand in only problems 18, 28,
42, 68, 76.

10/14 
Read pgs 146148 on working with exponents. Please also read
section 4.1 which introduces logarithms. 

10/9 
Exam I. 
The exam will cover sections 1.11.5, 2.12.3, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1. 
10/7 
Review. 
 HW 4 is due today. Hand in the following problems:
Section 2.2: 20, 22, 24, 31, 32; Section 2.3: 2, 4, 8, 14;
Section 2.5: 28 even, 18; Section 2.6: 4, 6, 14, 16, 18, 30;
Section 3.1: 16, 26; Section 3.3: 58, 19.

10/5 
Read sections 3.5. 

10/2 
Read sections 3.4. 
 Quiz on sections 2.12.3.

9/30 
Read section 3.1/3.3. 
 HW 3 is due today. Hand in the following problems:
Section 1.4: 20, 22, 32, 38; Section 1.5: 6, 10, 12, 14, 22,
24, 32; Section 2.1: 4, 8, 10, 22, 30.

9/28 
Read sections 2.5 and 2.6 . 
 Get a good start on your homework due Wed.

9/25 
Read sections 2.2 and 2.3. 
 Quiz on sections 1.31.5.

9/23 
Read section 2.1. 
 HW 2 is due today. Hand in the following problems: Section
1.2: 4, 5, 6, 12, 16, 20; Section 1.3: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 20, 22;
Tools for Chapter 1 problems 22, 26, 28.
 There is an ella assignment due Friday.

9/21 
Read section 1.5. 
 Start working on problems from sections 1.4 and 1.5 due
9/30.

9/18 
Read section 1.4. 
 Quiz on sections 1.11.2 and Tools for Chapter 1 problems 132.
 See ella for questions due Monday.

9/16 
Read section 1.3. 
 HW 1 is due today. Hand in the following problems:
Section 1.1: 8, 10, 24, 32; Tools for Chapter 1 (pgs. 5859): 11, 13, 15.
 Get started on problems from section 1.3 due next Wednesday.

9/14 
Read section 1.2. 
 Get started on the homework problems for section 1.2 due
next Wednesday.

9/11 
Read section 1.1. 
 See ella for the Beginning of Semester survey (under tests
and quizzes).
 See ella for the assignment due Monday before class
begins. If you respond by 9pm Sunday evening I will give you
feedback before class.
