MATH 109 F06 Applied Algebra
Instructor: Dr. Ray Schneider
SCHEDULE
Homework is assigned and collected. The homework is graded either completely or by random selection. Homework is assigned with a due date. Late homework will be graded at the discretion of the teacher. One or two late or missing homeworks will be excused during the semester.
Week 
Date 
Monday LECTURE 
Wednesday QUESTIONS 
Friday QUIZ DAY 
Assignments 
Comment 
1 
Aug 28 

Introductions Ch0.1 Sets 
Ch 0.2 Real Numbers 
HW 1 

2 
Sep 4 
Ch 0.3 Integral exponents 
Ch 0.4 Radicals & Rat. Exp. 
Review & QUIZ 1 
HW 2 

3 
Sep 11 
Ch 0.5 Operations 
Ch 0.6 Factoring 
Review & QUIZ 2 
HW 3 

4 
Sep 18 
Ch 0.7 Algebraic Frac. 
Ch 1.1 Linear Equations 
Review & QUIZ 3/TEST 
HW 4 

5 
Sep 25 
Ch 1.2 Functions 
Ch 1.3 Linear Functions 
Review & QUIZ 4 
HW 5 

6 
Oct 2 
Ch 1.4 Graphing 
Ch 1.5 Systems of Equations 
Review & QUIZ 5 
No Homework 

7 
Oct 9 
FALL BREAK 
Ch 1.6 Applications 
Review & QUIZ 6 
HW 6 

8 
Oct 16 
Ch 2.1 Quadratic Eq’ns 
Ch 2.2 Quadratic Fun’s 
Review & QUIZ 7 
HW 7 

9 
Oct 23 
Ch 2.3 Applications 
Ch 2.4 Special Fn + Graphs 
Review & QUIZ 8/TEST 
HW 8 

10 
Oct 30 
Ch 2.5 Modeling 
Ch 5.1 Exponential Func’s 
Review & QUIZ 9 
HW 9 

11 
Nov 6 
Ch 5.2 Log Func’s 
Ch 5.3 Soln & Applications 
Review & QUIZ 10 
HW 10 

12 
Nov 13 
Ch 3.1 Matricies 
Ch 3.2 Multiplication of 
Review & QUIZ 11 
No Homework 

13 
Nov 20 
Ch 3.3 GaussJordan 
THANKSGIVING 
THANKSGIVING 
No Homework 

14 
Nov 27 
Ch 3.4 Inverse 
Ch 4.1 Linear Eq’s 
Review&QUIZ 12/TEST 
Homework 11 

15 
Dec 4 
Ch 4.2 Linear Prog 
Final Class 



Key Dates: Aug 29: Classes Begin (Opening Convocation
9:30); Sep 6: Last Day to Add Class; Sep
30 Homecoming Weekend; Oct 910 Fall Break; Oct 13: MidTerm Grades Due; Oct 20: Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with WP assigned; Oct 28:
Family Weekend; Nov 3: Last Day to
Withdraw from a Course WP/WF assigned; Nov 21: Thanksgiving Break Begins (after
last class); Nov 27: Classes Resume; Dec 6: Last Day of Class; Dec 7: Study Day; Dec 89: Final Exams;
Dec 10: Study Day; Dec 1113: Final Exams (Christmas Break Begins after last
exam)