College Algebra (MATH S1003)

Summer 2017


Instructor: Remy van Dobben de Bruyn.
Email: rdobben at math etc.
Office hours: By appointment.

Lectures: Monday – Thursday, 9:45 – 12:25, Maths 407. Note: the start time has been moved to 9:45, to allow some time for a small break during class.

Note also that Monday 29 May is Memorial Day, and there will be no lecture. The lecture will be made up on Friday 2 June at the usual time and location.

Textbook: Stewart, Redlin, and Watson: Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th edition.

Syllabus: The syllabus is available here.

Teaching assistant: Mateo Navarro Goldaraz
Email: mateo dot navarro at columbia etc.
Office hours:

Day Time Room
Tuesday 16:00 – 18:00 Maths 406
Thursday 14:00 – 16:00 Maths 406

Help room: The maths help room in Maths 406 will be staffed by graduate students during the week. You are always welcome to walk in and ask the TA on duty any questions you may have, even if she is not the designated TA for the course. The schedule for the help room is available online.

Practice midterm: A practice midterm is available here, and the solutions are here.

Practice final: A practice final is available here, and the solutions are here.

Quiz solutions: Solutions to the quizzes will be posted below. Click the relevant quiz to view the solutions.

Course schedule: Homework:
Day Setions covered Quiz/exam Day Homework due
22 May 1.1
23 May 1.2 1.1: 11, 12, 13, 14, 31b, 32b, 53, 54, 55, 59, 76;
1.2: 8, 13, 14, 21, 60.
24 May 1.3, 1.4 24 May
25 May 1.5
30 May 1.7, 1.8, 1.9 Quiz 1 30 May
1.3: 22, 44, 58, 70, 80, 91;
1.5: 25, 46, 61, 70, 82, 104. 115.
1.4: 5, 14, 24, 46, 71, 87;
 
1.7: 8, 22, 30, 33, 41, 53, 56;
1.8: 5, 32, 42, 44, 53, 80, 96, 100, 112.
31 May 1.10, 2.1, 2.2
1 June 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 1 June
2 June 2.6
5 June 2.7, 2.8 Quiz 2 5 June
1.9: 11, 19, 53, 72, 99;
2.2: 19, 37, 50, 55, 56;
1.10: 14, 20, 23, 26;
2.3: 16, 26, 46, 67;
2.1: 53, 54, 85;
2.4: 10, 28.
2.6: 25–28, 47, 58, 65, 67, 72, 84, 85;
2.7: 18, 21, 31, 51, 66, 70, 73, 83;
2.8:6, 30, 49,
53, 65, 89.
6 June 2.8, 3.1
7 June 3.2, Review 7 June
8 June 3.2 Midterm
12 June 3.3, 3.4 12 June
3.1: 8, 19, 23, 34, 43;
3.2: 7c, 8b, 18, 19, 31, 37.
3.2: 9–14;3.3: 8, 9, 14, 19, 31, 52;
3.4: 9, 13, 14, 21, 29, 45, 55, 102.
13 June 3.6
14 June 4.1, 4.3 Quiz 3 14 June
15 June 4.3, 4.4
19 June 4.5, 5.1 19 June
3.6: 7, 8, 20, 25, 29, 30, 32, 46, 73;
4.1: 16, 18, 22, 23, 25, 26, 34, 42;
4.3: 1, 4, 7, 17,
26, 55, 56.
4.3: 8, 36, 57, 58, 61, 62, 87;
4.4: 7, 8, 11, 25, 43, 55, 69;
4.5: 10, 31, 42, 46,
54, 65, 84, 105.
20 June 5.1, 5.2 Quiz 4
21 June 5.3, 5.4, 5.5 21 June
22 June 6.1 – 6.4
26 June 7.1 Quiz 5 26 June
5.1: 5, 9, 34, 47, 48, 59;
5.3: 23, 38, 44, 45, 52, 54;
5.2: 4, 13, 26, 50, 53;
5.4: 21, 36, 46;
5.5:5, 23,
26, 37.
6.1: 10, 11, 20, 26, 43, 54;
6.4: 18, 19, 29, 31, 36;
6.2: 10, 16, 22, 37; 6.3: 8, 14;
7.1: 7, 22, 27, 45, 51, 77, 89, 91.
27 June 7.2, 7.3
28 June Review 28 June
29 June Final