Syllabus
Mathematical Foundations for Business Analysis, Spring 2014 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. ISBN-10: 0495559679; ISBN-13: 978-0495559672
Some of these may be done in class, others as homework. You should
attempt them all. (Note: In the problem lists, a notation like 3-9
means that all the problems 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 are assigned.)
Week | Events | Section | Problems |
Jan 23 | Real Numbers Polynomials |
1.1 1.2 |
1-10, 17,19,21,27 1-11 odd, 23-33 odd, 41-45odd, 57 |
Jan 27 | Factoring Polynomials Rational Expressions Integral Exponents |
1.3 1.4 1.5 |
1-9 odd, 11-33 odd 1-9,13-35,39,41 1-41odd, 49,51 |
Feb 3 | Solving Equations Rational Exponents/Radicals Quadratic Equations |
1.6 1.7 1.8 |
1-9 odd, 13-17odd, 21-33 odd, 39-43 odd 1-39 odd 1-7 odd, 11-15 odd, 27-31odd |
Feb 10 | Inequalities | 1.9 |
11,13,15,57 |
Feb 18 | Review | Mid term Exam 1 | |
Feb 24 | Coordinates Equations of Lines |
2.1 2.2 |
7-12,13,15,17,21-28 1-6,11-27odd,41,43,45, 61, 63 |
Mar 4 | Functions and Graphs | 2.3 | 1,3,23-31 odd, 51-57 |
Mar 6 | Mid term Exam 2 | ||
Mar 5 | Last day to DROP courses | ||
Mar 10 | Spring Break | ||
Mar 17 | Linear Functions Quadratic Functions |
2.5 2.6 |
11,12,21-26,28,29, 41a-b, 42a 1 - 13 odd, 36, 37, 39b |
Mar 24 | Review | Mid term Exam 2 | |
Mar 31 | Last day to drop Nov 3. | 3.1 3.2 3.3 |
13 - 18, 36a 1 - 9 odd, 29 - 35, 49 - 53 Work sheet |
Apr 7 | 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 |
Apr 14 | Mid term Exam 3 | ||
Apr 21 | Systems of Linear Equations Solving Systems |
5.1 5.2 |
1,3,5,11,16,18,24 Work sheet |
Apr 28 | Review | ||
May 8 | Final exam | at 11:30am. |