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Successful Strategy Not-So-Successful Strategy
Complete PSY 1010 &
Freshm MATH 1010, focus on
an
general education
courses.
Sophom
ore
Take PSY 3600 &
PSY 3605.
Determine minor &
begin courses.
Begin PSY core
courses & PSY 2830
or
Complete PSY 1010 and
Ellen Quillin
Cristine Jennings
Math 0950
15 January 2016
You Can Grow Your Brain Mindset Questions
1) Through a series of studies, scientists have been able to conclude that
peoples math ability can grow and get better with effort and practice.
Research
MATH PRESENTATION: Mr. Honeycutt
September 23, 2015
-need to have about 2 mil. dollars saved in order to retire early
-SPEND: check, savings, MM
-SAVE:
LOAN
OWN
C.D. (1%)
Growth & income
Bonds
Stocks or mutual funds (pool
Government: 2-3%
of stocks)
St
1 PERCENTERS
New York Times article by Patricia Cohen: Oxfam Study Finds Richest 1% Is Likely to Control Half of
Global Wealth by 2016 (January 19, 2015)
http:/www.nytimes.com/2015/01/19/business/richest-1-percent-likely-to-control-half-ofglobal-wealth-by
FINANCE
*Evernote
-insurance: promised payment for specific future losses should they occur in exchange for a
payment (premium)
-insurer: a company that pays to compensate the policyholder for losses or damages as
described in an insurance policy
-insuran
FINANCIAL LITERACY QUIZ
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
If you have caused an accident, which type of automobile insurance would cover damage to your own car?
a. Term
c. Comprehensive
b. Collision
d. Liability
e.
Matt and Eric are young men. Each has a good cr
11.4 Tangent Lines and
Derivatives
A tangent line to a circle at point P is defined to
be the line through P that is perpendicular to the
radius OP, where O is the center of the circle. If
you think of this circle as a road on which you
are driving at nig
11.3 Rates of Change
Limit
We have often dealt with a problem like
this: Find the value of the function when .
The underlying idea of limit, however, is to
examine what the function does near , rather
than what it does at .
1.
is not defined at but what h
7.3 Applications of Linear
Programming
* Recall: A constraint is a linear inequality.
Constructing a table will help to compose the
constraints.
A canoe requires 6
hours of fabrication while a rowboat requires
5 hours. The fabrication department has at
mo
7.2 Linear Programming: The
Graphical Method
Objective function: Function to be optimized. It
is linear and the constraints are linear
inequalities
Optimized: Finding the maximum or minimum
of a function.
Feasible region: Shaded region that makes an
inequ
7.1 Graphing Linear
Inequalities in Two
Variables
Examples of linear inequalities in two variables.
For use dotted lines, and for use solid lines.
Use any point not on the line as a test point to
determine whether or not it solves the
inequality. Shade ap
6.5 Matrix Products and
Inverses
Matrix multiplication-the product of a row of a
matrix and a column of a matrix (with the same
number of entries in each) to be the number
obtained by multiplying the corresponding
entries (first by first, second by second
6.4 Basic Matrix Operations
A Matrix with m horizontal rows and n vertical
columns has dimension, or size, . The number of
rows is always given first.
A matrix with only one row is called a row
matrix or row vector. A matrix with only one
column is called
6.2 Larger Systems of Linear
Equations
Elementary operations
Interchange any two equations in the system
Multiply an equation in the system by a
nonzero constant.
Replace an equation in the system by the
sum of itself and a constant multiple of
another
3.5 Applications of Quadratic
Functions
1.
Ann Kelly owns and operates Aunt Emmas
Blueberry Pies. She has hired a consultant to
analyze her business operations. The
consultant tells her that her profits from the
sales of x cases of pies are given by:
How
3.4 Quadratic Functions
General form:
Standard form:
Vertex
Concavity
up
down
up
down
Axis of symmetry
Note: To find the y-intercept, let and solve
for . To find the x-intercept, let and solve
for .
1.
Determine whether the given parabola open
upward or d
3.3 Applications of Linear
Functions
Basic Business Relationships
1.
An anti-clot drug can be made for $10 per
unit. The total cost to produce 100 units is
$1500.
Find the cost function.
What are the fixed costs?
3.3 - 1
What is the average cost of produc
3.1 Functions
A function consists of a set of inputs called the
domain, a set of outputs called the range, and a
rule by which each input determines exactly one
output.
1.
Determine whether the following describes a
function:
x
y
2.
1
3
2
3
8
1
2
3
Determ
2.3 Linear Models
1.
Suppose imports from a certain country grew
from about 36 billion dollars in 1991 to 54
billion dollars in 1997. Let correspond to
1991.
a) Write the linear equations that models
the imports.
b) Estimate the imports (in billions of
do
2.2 Equations of Lines
Slope of a line:
Positive up hill
Negative downhill
Zero horizontal line
Undefined vertical line
Let and , then the slope of line is denoted:
Note: If , then the line is a vertical line and has
an undefined slope.
Equations of Lines
2.1 Graphs
1.
Is a solution to the equation
2.
Sketch the graph of:
To find the -intercept: set and solve for .
To find the -intercept: set and solve for .
Sketch the graph of:
3.
2.1 - 1
4.
Find the x and y intercepts of the graph
5.
Sketch the graph of
1.7 Quadratic Equations
Zero Factor Property: If a and b are real
numbers with , then or .
1.
Solve:
2.
Solve:
Square-root Property: If , then the solution of
are and
3.
Solve:
4.
Solve:
1.7 - 1
Quadratic Formula: The solutions of the
quadratic equation w
1.3 Factoring
1.
2.
Factor out the Greatest Common Factor if
one exists.
Determine the number of terms in the
polynomial.
Two Terms
a) Difference of two squares.
b) Difference of two cubes.
c) Sum of two cubes.
* Note: Sum of two squares does not factor.