9-2-11
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Represent functions as words, tables, graphs, and
formulas.
2. Use function notation to evaluate functions and solve
for given outputs.
3. Determine if a relationship is a given
8-31-11
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Describe different types of functions with respect to
how they change over time.
2. Distinguish between different types of functions.
3. Write different types of functions based
MATH113: Williams
Inclass: 8-29-11
Problem #1
After graduation from college, you will probably be looking for a job. Suppose you are offered a
job at a starting salary of $40,000 per year. To strengthen the offer, the company promises annual
raises of $40
9-12-11
Announcements
1. Due to the beating that the Steelers took yesterday, I
have to go to the doctors this afternoon and will miss
my office hours today.
2.
Due to convocation, Wednesdays class meetings will
be on the condensed schedule. The 9:05 clas
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
10-26-11
Announcements
1. Due to Angie (the SA for the 10:10 class, she holds
hours from 2-4) being out in schools the past two
weeks (and next week), she has not been available.
However, Casey is still there from 4-6. Angie will
return after next week.
2
MATH113: Williams, Fall 2011
Assessment #8
11-21-11
NAME_
DIRECTIONS: Solve the following problem, on your own WITHOUT your resources. The
Pythagorean relationships, the Law of Cosines, and the Law of Sines have been given.
cos
adjacent
hypotenuse
a2 b2
9-21-11
Announcements
1. We will have an inclass assessment of four problems
(30 minutes) on Friday dealing with anything weve
studied from chapters 1 and 2. This will be able to be
done with partners and resources.
Objectives (what you should be able to
9-9-11
Objectives (what you should be able to do at the end of the class)
1. Write the equation of a linear function given various
pieces of information about it.
Terms/Concepts
Vertical Intercept, Forms of Linear Equations
Overriding Statement for the Da
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
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
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:
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 #
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
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