THE MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE COURSE SYLLABUS

MATHEMATICS LAB

FALL SEMESTER 2013

INSTRUCTOR: Claudia Carter, MA, NBCT, Shae Koenigsberger, MS, NBCT

Address:     1100 College Street, Box W-1627, Columbus, MS  39701

Office: Hooper 116        Classroom: Hooper 110; Hooper 109         Office Hours: Check listing outside classroom or office door

e-mail: ccarter@themsms.org       website: www.themsms.org

TEXTBOOK: Precalculus:  Graphing and Data Analysis, Michael Sullivan & Michael Sullivan III

GENERAL COURSE OBJECTIVES:

To solve real world problems which require advanced statistical and mathematical techniques.

To provide the background and support for students to be successful in the Foundations course.

To revisit in detail the topics that are listed below in chronological order. These topics directly suppport the Foundations curriculum.

To have students work diligently to overcome weaknesses.

To have students practice these skills and become very proficient.

 TIME TABLE TOPIC ASSIGNMENTS Week 1 Graphing Lines; Linear Functions p.14, 29,41; symmetry rules p.25; p.33, 11-24; equations of lines p.51, 17,25; p.52, 31,33,39,43,49,57; solving equations p. 75, 13,31,37,43,47,49,121,125; Mission Possible: Oympic Track Events p.49 Week 2 Domain and Range, Even and Odd functions, Intercepts -  ppt Activity:Knotty Rope; p.126, 27, 28, 33-60; p.148, 9, 15; p.186 19,21,27,29 Week 3 Graphs with Transformations Activities: "What's My Rule"; "Name that Function" p. 162  1-16, 17-24, 25, 29, 39, 42, 43, 45, 49, 51 Week 4 Full Analysis of Functions p.170  1,5,9,13,21,25,29,33,41,49,55   Mission Possible: Silver Satelite & Cable TV p. 175 Week 5 Factoring   - ppt Worksheets Week 6 Completing the Square - Quadratic Form Appendix Section 2, p.979, p. 984  odd 1 - 29 Week 7 Solving Linear and Quadratic Equations & Inequalities p.76  57,69,75,93,105; p.98  13,15,21,31,39,55,61; p.106  39,41,47,49,53 Week 8 Graphing Polynomials Including Synthetic Division p.987  1,5,15,17,21,23,25;  p.101  61,63,67,71 ; p.224  11,17,25,31,37,41,57,59 Week 9 "Catch Up" Week 10 Rational Functions Mission Possible: Cardissian Challenge p.249; p. 243  1,5,11,15,21,27,31,33,41,45,51,61,73,75,87 Week 11 Guess My Function Worksheets Week 12 Logarithms and Exponential - Simplify Expressions Worksheets; Week 13 Logarithmic Equations and Applications Worksheetsp.349  1,5,7,19,21,25,31,33,53,63,67,71 Mission Possible: McNewton's Coffee p.343; p. 358  19,33  p.367  1,7,17,21,25 Week 14 Sequence and Series - Rules Worksheets; p.864  5,11,21,23,27; p.880  11,17,19,25,33,37 Week 15 Sequence and Series - Summation Worksheets;p.864  39,41,53,63; p.881 47,55,59,73,75 Week 16 Binomial Theorem p. 864  3,11,15,19,25,29,37 Week 17 Conics - Handout Worksheets Matrices p. 783  Mission Possible: Secrets

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

1.  Attendance is expected for all class meetings.  All absences and tardies will be reported to the office.

2. Materials needed for every class:  Notebook: Ring binder with looseleaf, Textbook, and Graphing calculator. Any work handed in must be NEAT, LEGIBLE and should be in PENCIL.

3.  Every student is required to maintain a binder. Binders must be organized and include:

Homework with date and daily problems and notes clearly written.