Kansas State Mathematics Department
Kansas State Mathematics Department
Kansas State Mathematics Department
STUDIO COLLEGE ALGEBRA
FALL 2010


COURSE SYLLABUS
FINAL EXAM ROOMS
Natarajan, Castillo-Garsow, Herbert: Cardwell 101>
Ostapyuk: Throckmorton 1018
Cousino: Waters 231

Exam Dates, all take place on Tuesday 7:15pm-8:15pm:
August 24, September 14, October 12, November 9th, December 7,
FINAL EXAM WEDNESDAY -- December 15, 6:20pm-8:10pm

EXAM 1 SOLUTIONS
SCALE:
A: 70-80
B: 60-69
C: 50-59
D: 40-49

EXAM 2 SOLUTIONS
SCALE:
A: 68-80
B: 55-67
C: 45-54
D: 35-44

EXAM 3 SOLUTIONS
SCALE:
A: 70-80
B: 60-69
C: 45-59
D: 36-44

Week 1

Monday/Tuesday, 8/23 & 8/24
  • Intro to the course
Tuesday, 8/25
7:15-8:15pm
  • Pretest
Wednesday, 8/25
Thursday & Friday, 8/26 & 8/27
  • Studio: Spreadsheets and Graphs
Written Homework (due Wednesday, 9/1, 10 am, in the homework cubbies)

Online Homework

Studio #1 -- "Spreadsheets and Graphs" (due Friday, 9/3, 5 pm)

Week 2

Monday/Tuesday, 8/30-8/31
  • Recitation
Wednesday, 9/1
Thursday/Friday, 9/2-9/3
  • Studio #2: Where do Linear Functions Come From?
Written Homework (due Wednesday 9/8, 10AM)

Online Homework

Studio (due Friday, 9/10, at 5 pm)

Week 3

Tuesday, 9/7
  • Recitation
Wednesday, 9/8
Thursday/Friday, 9/9-9/10
  • We'll meet in the usual studio classrooms, but have recitation. Bring a question on a 4"x6" notecard that you would like covered in the exam review next Monday/Tuesday.

Written Homework (due Monday 9/13, 6PM)

Online Homework

Exam 1 is coming up, on Tuesday September 14th, from 7:15-8:15 pm, please see the exam room link above. Below you'll find some practice exams.

  • Spring 2007 Exam 1
  • Spring 2007 Exam 1 Solutions
  • Fall 2006 Exam 1
  • Fall 2006 Exam 1 Solutions
  • Week 4

    Monday/Tuesday, 9/13-14
    • Review for exam 1
    Tuesday, 9/14
    • Exam 1 -- 7:15-8:15pm -- Link to exam rooms at top of page
    Wednesday, 9/15
    Thursday/Friday, 9/16-9/17
    • Studio 3: Roots of Quadratics.

    Written Homework -- THIS IS NOT DUE UNTIL Wednesday 9/22 at 10am -- Scroll down to week 3 for the assignments due this week.

    Online Homework

    Studio 3 -- Roots of Quadratics -- Due Friday, 9/24, 6pm

    Week 5

    Monday/Tuesday, 9/20-21
    • Recitation
    Wednesday, 9/23
    Thursday/Friday, 9/24-9/25
    • Studio 4: Describe the Squirt

    Homework -- CHOOSE YOUR OWN HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT: Click on the link below to complete this assignment. Log in with your KState eid and password and follow the directions.

    Online Homework

    Studio 4 -- Describe the Squirt -- Due Friday, 10/1, 5pm

    Week 6

    Monday/Tuesday, 9/27-28
    • Recitation
    Wednesday, 9/29
    Thursday/Friday, 9/30-10/1
    • Studio 5: Translations

    Homework -- Due Wednesday, 10/6, 10 AM.
  • 3.3/ 40, 43, 45, 46, 54
  • Online Homework

    Studio 5 -- "Translation of Graphs"

    Exam 2 is coming up, on Tuesday October 12th, from 7:15-8:15 pm. Below you'll find some practice exams.

  • Fall 2008 Exam 2
  • Fall 2008 Exam 2 Solutions
  • Spring 2009 Exam 2
  • Spring 2009 Exam 2 Solutions
  • Week 7

    Monday/Tuesday, 10/4-5
    • Recitation
    Wednesday, 10/6
    Thursday/Friday, 10/7-8
    • WE HAVE CLASS -- Meet in the usual studio classrooms (CW 144/145) but we'll have recitation. BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK AND BRING A NOTECARD with a question you'd like us to go over when reviewing for the test on Monday/Tuesday.

    Homework -- Due MONDAY, 10/11, 10 AM.
    Section 4.4: 40, 41, 45, 47, 55, 58

    Online Homework

    Week 8

    Exam 2 is Tuesday October 12th, from 7:15-8:15 pm. Below you'll find some practice exams.

  • Fall 2008 Exam 2
  • Fall 2008 Exam 2 Solutions
  • Spring 2009 Exam 2
  • Spring 2009 Exam 2 Solutions
  • Monday/Tuesday, 10/11-12
    • Review for Test
    Wednesday, 10/13
    Thursday/Friday, 10/14-15
    • Studio 6 - Doubling Time

    Homework -- Due Wednesday, 10/20, 10 AM.

  • Section 5.1/ 29, 30, 31

  • Section 5.2/ 47, 54, 65

  • Online Homework

    Studio 6 -- Doubling Time

    Week 9

    Monday/Tuesday, 10/18-29
    • Recitation
    Wednesday, 10/20
    Thursday/Friday, 10/21-22
    • Studio 7 - Selecting the Right Model

    CHOOSE YOUR OWN HOMEWORK #2 Due Wednesday, 10/27, 10am.
    Choose Your Own HW #2

    Online Homework

    Studio 7 - Selecting the Right Model

    Week 10

    Monday/Tuesday, 10/25-26
    • Recitation
    Wednesday, 10/27
    Thursday/Friday, 10/28-29
    • Studio 8 - Polynomial Models

    Homework (Due Wednesday, 11/3, 10am.)
    • 6.1/ 19, 20
    • 6.2/ 31
    • 6.3/ 36, 40, 42

    Online Homework

    Studio 8 - Polynomial Models (Due Friday, 11/5, 5pm)

    Week 11

    Exam 3 is coming up, on Tuesday November 9th, from 7:15-8:15 pm. Below you'll find some practice exams.

  • Fall 2008 Exam 3
  • Fall 2008 Exam 3 Solutions
  • Spring 2009 Exam 3
  • Spring 2009 Exam 3 Solutions
  • Monday/Tuesday, 11/1-2
    • Recitation
    Wednesday, 11/3
    Thursday/Friday, 11/4-5
    • Recitation - Bring a notecard for review.

    Homework -- Due Monday, 11/8, 10 AM.

    • Section 6.4/ 6, 8, 31, 33, 35, 39

    Online Homework

    Week 12

    Monday/Tuesday, 11/8-9
    • Review for Exam 3
    Tuesday, 11/9
    • Exam 3
    Wednesday, 11/10
    Thursday/Friday, 11/11-12
    • Complex Graphs Studio

    Homework -- Due Wednesday, 11/17, 10 AM.
    • Section 6.5/ 34, 41, 48
    • Section 6.6/ 25, 28, 29

    Online Homework

    Studio 9 - Complex Graphs

    Week 13

    **NOTE: There are several changes in due dates due to Thanksgiving Break.

    Monday/Tuesday, 11/15-16
    • Recitation
    Wednesday, 11/17
    Thursday/Friday, 11/18-19

    Homework -- Due Wednesday, 12/1, 10 AM.
    • Section 7.1/ 27, 28, 35
    • Section 7.2/ 33, 37, 49

    Online Homework

    Studio 10 - Matrix Multiplication -- Due Friday, December 3rd, 5pm

    Week 14

    THANKSGIVING BREAK -- HAVE A NICE HOLIDAY -- HERE'S SOME EXTRA CREDIT IF YOU'RE INTERESTED:

    Extra Credit Studio -- Using Solver - DUE FRIDAY DECEMBER 3rd at 5pm in the studio cubby
  • Instructions
  • logisticstudiodatas08.xls

  • Week 15

    Monday/Tuesday, 11/29-11/30
    • Recitation
    Wednesday, 12/1
    Thursday/Friday, 12/2-3
    • Leontief Model Studio

    Homework -- Due Wednesday, 12/8, 10 AM.
    • Section 7.3/29, 31, 38
    • Section 7.4/30, 35, 39

    Online Homework

    Studio 11 - Leontief Model -- CHANGE IN DUE DATE -- Due Wednesday, 12/8, 10am

    Week 16

  • The POST TEST is Tuesday, December 7th, at 7:15pm. Room: If you have 2:30 lectures with Natarajan, go to Bluemont 101.
    If you have 3:30 lectures with Castillo-Garsow, go to Willard 114.

  • The FINAL EXAM is Wednesday, December 15th, from 6:20-8:10 pm.
    Sample final exams from past semesters are posted below. The final exam is worth 140 points. Rooms are different for the final exam; rooms are listed at the top of this page.

    PRACTICE FINAL EXAMS:
  • Fall 2006 Final Exam
  • Fall 2006 Final Exam Solutions

  • Spring 2007 Final Exam
  • Spring 2007 Final Exam Solutions

  • MORE PRACTICE -- Time yourself on these and see how it goes! :)
  • Fall 2008 Final Exam
  • Fall 2008 Final Exam Solutions
  • Spring 2009 Final Exam
  • Spring 2009 Final Exam Solutions

  • Monday/Tuesday, 12/6-12/7
    • Recitation
    Tuesday, 12/7
    • POST TEST -- 7:15 PM
    Wednesday, 12/8
    • REVIEW FOR FINAL
    Thursday/Friday, 12/9-10
    • REVIEW FOR FINAL


  • Link to Previous Weeks' Assignments
  • Link to Studio Assignments