10-31-11
Announcements
1. Happy Halloween!
2. You have Assessment #6 on Wednesday.
Specifically study the following past problems: 7,
10, 11, 14, 16, 18, 28, 33, 37, 38, 40, 44, 45, and
problems from chapter 5. Obviously, not all of
these will be assessed
9-30-11
Announcements
1. We are planning an in-class and on your own
assessment for Wednesday, October 5th.
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Explain the effects of the parameters a and b on the
graph of .
2. Determine
11-28-11
Announcements
1. The official Christmas season has begun!
2. There are only two more weeks of classes. Keep
working hard and keep your eyes on the prize!
Dont slack off now!
3. The specifics of the final exam will be announced
on Friday of this w
11-7-11/11-9-11
Announcements
1. Steve will be away at a conference on Friday. We
will NOT meet for class. A lecture (narrated PPT)
will be posted. Be sure to listen/watch it and do the
homework listed at the end.
2. Steve will not be in his office after
11-7-11
Announcements
1. Steve will be away at a conference on Friday. We
will NOT meet for class, but either a lecture or
some problems (or both) will be posted.
2. Steve really dislikes the Baltimore Ravens!
Objectives (what you should be able to do at
9-19-11
Announcements
1. Submit your Assessment #2 now!
2. We will have an inclass assessment of a couple of
problems (30 minutes) on Wednesday (hopefully, if
we get enough done today) dealing with domains and
ranges, piecewise-defined functions, and conc
11-21-11
Announcements
1. none
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Convert flexibly between rectangular and polar
coordinates.
2. Graph polar equations.
3. Write the polar form of a complex number.
Terms/Concepts
Polar Co
10-11-11
Announcements
1. Due to a death in Steves family, class will need to be
canceled on Wednesday and Friday.
2. All work on logarithms should be completed and
understood. The SAs will be available for their
normal times.
3. A take-home, with others,
10-19-11
Announcements
1. Midterm grades have been posted (no grade was
dropped for this). Overall, the classes are doing very
well. Just keep in mind that the material is getting
more difficult for some of you. You should be able to
view them in your stu
11-30-11
Announcements
1. Happy December Eve!
2. The specifics of the final exam will be announced
on Friday of this week, December 2nd.
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Find the value of a composition of two or more
f
MATH113: Williams, Fall 2011
10-31-11
NAMES_
DIRECTIONS: Choose the best answer.
1.
A)
B)
C)
D)
2.
A projectile's height above ground is a
quadratic function of time t in seconds since
launched. Three values of the function are
given in the table below.
t
MATH113: Williams, Fall 2011
Chapter 8 Activities
Situation 1
You have two money machines, both of which increase any money inserted into them. The first machine
doubles your money, while the second adds five dollars. The money that comes out of Machine #
12-5-11
Announcements
1. Welcome to the last week of classes! Focus!
2. For information concerning the final exam and course
grades, consult the announcements from last Friday.
3. Todays office hours will be made up on Tuesday from
11:00 11:30 and 1:00 2:
10-24-11
Announcements
1. Check your midterm grades. Be sure that you agree
with what I have given you.
2. Begin to review all of your past assessments. The
plan is to give you an inclass, on-your-own
assessment on next Wednesday (November 2nd) that
will
9-16-11
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Define the domain and range of a function and find
them for given functions.
2. Graph and evaluate Piecewise Defined Functions.
3. Find the inverse of functions.
4. Interpret th
10-3-11
Announcements
1. Welcome to October!
2. On Wednesday, we will separate the men from the
boys, the women from the girls, the runners from the
joggers, the first string from the practice squad, with
an inclass, on your own, full-resource assessment.
10-28-11
Announcements
1. Angie (the SA for the 10:10 class, she holds hours
from 2-4) will return after next week.
2. Review all of your past assessments. The plan is to
give you an inclass, on-your-own assessment on
next Wednesday (November 2nd) that wi
11-4-11
Announcements
1. Today is the last day to withdraw from a course
with a WP or WF.
2. This course will be offered (by Steve, as long as
there are 25 people who register) during the Winter
Intersession. It is a fast-paced course that has more
tradit
12-7-11
Announcements
1. This is the last day of regular class meeting!
2. Assessments that have not been picked up from my
office are on the front table. Those that are not picked up
today will be thrown away.
3. The inclass final exam is Friday. It is n
9-28-11
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Compare and contrast linear, quadratic, exponential,
and constant growth.
2. Interpret the percent growth rate and the annual
growth factor of an exponential function.
3. Explai
10-17-11
Announcements
1. Thank you for understanding Steves need to be away
from campus last Wednesday and Friday. And thank
you for the condolences that many of you sent.
2. Assessment #5 should be submitted now.
3. Once Assessment #5 has been graded, m
12-2-11
Announcements
1. The specifics of the final exam are as follows (unless
disaster strikes and plans need to be changed):
th
a. On Friday, December 9 , you will be given an inclass assessment. You will be permitted to use all of
your resources, but
11-14-11
Announcements
th
1. Assessment #7 is due on Friday, November 18 .
2. Unless things change within the next month, our
final exam will be on the last day of classes and we
will not be able to meet during finals week.
Objectives (what you should be
MATH113: Williams, Fall 2011
Transformations 1
Translations (Vertical and Horizontal Shifts)
Situation 1
If gives the number of gallons of paint needed to cover a house of area A ft2, explain the
meaning of the expression in the context of painting.
Situa
9-7-11
ANNOUNCEMENT
You will have a few problems to solve as an assessment
on Friday. You will be able to use your resources, but you
will solve them on your own. This way, I will know who
can do what and can match you up with others
accordingly.
Be sure
9-23-11
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Compare situations involving linear, exponential, and
constant growth.
Terms/Concepts
none
Definition (non-mathematical):
Concavity is the state of being curved.
There are diffe
10-5-11
Announcements
1. We WILL be having class on Friday and we WILL be
doing quite a bit. Class meeting will be cancelled on
two other Fridays throughout the semester (October
21st and November 11th) due to Steve being away at a
conference, and you alr
9-14-11
Announcements
1. Assessment #2 will be due on Monday, September
19th, at the beginning of class.
2. Office hours today are from 11:00 until 12:30.
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Explain the relationships betw
12-9-11
Announcements
1. When you are finished with the exam, please take a copy
of Steves Final Letter. Thank you for being such a
wonderful class!
2. Dont forget to submit the take-home part of the final
exam to Steves office (405 Robinson) by 3:00pm on