
Syllabus
Mathematical Foundations for Business Analysis, Fall 2010
MTH110
The following calendar gives a timetable for the course. Your class may be slightly behind or ahead at any given time.
Below the calendar is a list of sections in the textbook "Applied Mathematics'' by Soo T. Tan, Brooks Cole; 5th edition, 2008. ISBN10: 0495559679; ISBN13: 9780495559672
Some of these may be done in class, others as homework. You should
attempt them all. (Note: In the problem lists, a notation like 39
means that all the problems 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 are assigned.)
Week 
Events 
Section 
Problems 
Sep 6 
Real Numbers
Polynomials 
1.1
1.2 
110, 17,19,21,27
111 odd, 2333 odd, 4145odd, 57 
Sep 13 
Factoring Polynomials
Rational Expressions
Integral Exponents 
1.3
1.4
1.5 
19 odd, 1133 odd
19,1335,39,41
141odd, 49,51 
Sep 20 
Solving Equations
Rational Exponents/Radicals
Quadratic Equations 
1.6
1.7
1.8 
19 odd, 1317odd, 2133 odd, 3943 odd
139 odd
17 odd, 1115 odd, 2731odd

Sep 27 
Inequalities 
1.9

11,13,15,57

Oct 4 
Review 

Mid term Exam 1 
Oct 4 
Coordinates
Equations of Lines 
2.1
2.2 
712,13,15,17,2128
16,1127odd,41,43,45, 61, 63 
Oct 11 
No Monday class.
Functions and Graphs 
2.3 
1,3,2331 odd, 5157 
Oct 18 
Linear Functions
Quadratic Functions 
2.5
2.6 
11,12,2126,28,29, 41ab, 42a
1  13 odd, 36, 37, 39b

Oct 25 
Review 

Mid term Exam 2 
Nov 1 
Last day to drop Nov 3. 
3.1
3.2
3.3 
13  18, 36a
1  9 odd, 29  35, 49  53
Work sheet 
Nov 8 
Compound Interest
Annuities 
4.1
4.2 
1  17 odd, 21  23, 25, 27, 37,39,43,52,57,58
1,3,5,15,17 
Nov 10 


Mid term Exam 3 
Nov 15 
Systems of Linear Equations
Solving Systems 
5.1
5.2

1,3,5,11,16,18,24
Work sheet 
Nov 22 
Thanksgiving resess (25  28) 


Nov 29 
Systems od Inequalities 
53 
19,21,23,27,29 
Dec 6 
Review 

Mid term Exam 3 
Dec 20 
Final exam 

December 20, at 11:30am. 

 