Math 140 Syllabus

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FALL 2000
September October
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10 11 12 13 14 15 16 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
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November December
Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
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12 13 14 15 16 17 18 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
26 27 28 29 30     24/31 25 26 27 28 29 30

Week One 

    Chapter 1 Functions and Change
September 6 1.1 What is a Function?
  8 1.2 Proportions and Rates
    1.3 Rates of Change

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Week Two

 

 

Chapter 2

Linear Functions

September

11

2.1

What Makes a Function Linear?

 

13

2.2

Formulas for Linear Functions

 

15

2.3

Geometric Properties of Linear Functions

 

 

2.4

Fitting Linear Functions to Data

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Week Three

 

 

Appendix

Review Topics

September

18

G

Systems of Equations

 

20

A

Exponents

 

22

Chapter 3

Function Notation

 

  

3.1

Input and Output

 

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Week Four

September

25

3.2

Changes in Input and Output

 

27

3.3

Domain and Range

 

 

3.4

Piecewise Defined Functions

 

29

Chapter 4

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

 

 

4.1

Introduction to the Family of Exponential Functions

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Week Five

October

2

4.2

Comparing Exponential and Linear Functions

 

4

4.3

Exponential Graphs and Concavity

 

6

4.4

Logarithms and Their Properties

 

 

4.5

The Logarithmic Function

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Week Six

October

9

4.6

Logarithms and Exponential Models

 

11

4.7

Continuous Growth and the Number e

 

13

4.8

Compound Interest

 

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Week Seven

October    

16

4.9

Logarithmic Scales

 

 

4.10

Fitting Curves to Data

 

18

 

Review

 

20

 

Test 1

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Week Eight

October

23

Appendix B

Multiplying Algebraic Expressions

 

25

C

Factoring Algebraic Expressions

 

 

D

Working with Fractions

 

27

F

Solving Equations

 

 

H

Solving Inequalities

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Week Nine

 

 

5

Transformations of Functions

October 

30

5.1

Vertical and Horizontal Shifts

November 

1

5.2

Reflections and Symmetry

 

3

5.3

Vertical Stretches and Compressions

 

 

5.4

Horizontal Stretches and Compressions

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Week Ten

November

6

5.5

The Family of Quadratic Functions

 

8

9.3

Polynomial Functions

 

10

 9.3

Polynomial Functions

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Week Eleven

 

 

6

Trigonometric Functions

November

13

6.1

Introduction to Periodic Functions

  

15

6.2

The Sine and Cosine Functions

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Week Twelve

November

20

 6.2

Sine and Cosine

 

23

 

Thanksgiving Vacation!!

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Week Thirteen

November

27

6.3

Radians

 

29

6.4

Graphs of the Sine and Cosine

December

1

6.5

Sinusoidal Functions

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Week Fourteen

December

4

6.6

Other Trigonometric Functions

 

 

6.7

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

 

6

 

Review

 

8

 

Test 2

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Week Fifteen

 

 

7

Trigonometry

December

11

7.1

Right Triangles

 

13

7.2

Non-Right Triangles: Laws of Sines and Cosines

 

15

 

Review for final exam

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Final Exam

December

22 (Friday)

8-10am

Dana 218