Studio College Algebra, Fall 2011
STUDIO COLLEGE ALGEBRA
FALL 2011
COURSE SYLLABUS
FINAL EXAM ROOMS
Exam Dates, all take place on Tuesday 7:15pm8:15pm:
September 13, October 11, November 8th
FINAL EXAM WEDNESDAY  December 14, 6:20pm8:10pm
FINAL EXAM ROOMS:
CastilloGarsow: Cardwell 120
Pigno: Ackert 221
Ghimire: Durland 1066
Herbert: Ackert 231
Moore: Burt 114
Bunch: Throckmorton 1014
Natarajan: Eisenhower Hall 015
EXAM 1 Solutions
Exam 1 Curve (out of 80 points):
A: 7280
B: 6471
C: 5463
D: 4053
EXAM 2 Solutions
A: 6880
B: 5667
C: 4455
D: 3643
EXAM 3 Solutions
Curve coming soon.
TURNING IN HOMEWORK/LABS:
NOTE: Failure to follow these directions by putting things into the incorrect box will result in a score of '0' on your homework/lab.
Your first book hw is due this coming Wednesday, August 31, at 10am. You will need to turn them into the homework cubbies located across from the math department
office in Cardwell Hall. Turn into the RECITATION box corresponding to your RECITATION instructor's name and meeting time.
(Studio math 100 cubbies are located closest to the glass doors.)
Your first studio lab on "Spreadsheets & Graphs" is due this coming Friday September 2nd, at 5pm.
Turn them into the LAB cubby corresponding to your LAB instructor's name/meeting time. This cubby is right beside the book homework cubby.
You can always put assignments into the cubbies ahead of the due date. Late homework/labs will not be graded.
Recitation and Studio Rooms Fall 2011 Studio College Algebra

Instructor Name 
Recitation Time/Room 
Studio Time/Room 
Jodi Herbert 
Monday 9:30 CW 146 
Friday 9:30 CW 144/145 
Vincent Pigno 
Monday 9:30 CW 120 
Friday 9:30 CW 144/145 
Rekha Natarajan 
Monday 10:30 Willard 122 
Friday 10:30 CW 144/145 
Todd Moore 
Monday 10:30 Seaton 127 
Friday 10:30 CW 144/145 
Carlos CastilloGarsow 
Monday 11:30 Durland 1029 
Friday 11:30 CW 144/145 
Rekha Natarajan 
Monday 11:30 CW 129 
Friday 11:30 CW 144/145 
Jodi Herbert 
Monday 12:30 Waters 333 
Friday 12:30 CW 144/145 
Santosh Ghimire 
Monday 12:30 Willard 123 
Friday 12:30 CW 144/145 
Santosh Ghimire 
Monday 2:30 CW 120 
Friday 2:30 CW 144/145 
Eric Bunch 
Monday 2:30 Willard 25 
Friday 2:30 CW 144/145 
Santosh Ghimire 
Tuesday 9:30 Bluemont Hall 107 
Thursday 9:30 CW 144/145 
Todd Moore 
Tuesday 9:30 Burt 114 
Thursday 9:30 CW 144/145 
Eric Bunch 
Tuesday 4:30 CW 129 
Thursday 4:30 CW 144/145 
Vincent Pigno 
Tuesday 4:30 CW 122 
Thursday 4:30 CW 144/145 
INSTRUCTOR EMAIL ADDRESSES & OFFICE HOURS (coming soon)
Todd Moore: thm7799@math.ksu.edu
Carlos CastilloGarsow: cwcg@math.ksu.edu
Rekha Natarajan: rekha@math.ksu.edu
Eric Bunch: ebunch@math.ksu.edu
Vincent Pigno: pignov@math.ksu.edu
Jodi Herbert: jherbert@ksu.edu
Santosh Ghimire: ghimire@math.ksu.edu
PRACTICE EXAMS
Exam 1 is coming up, on Tuesday September 13th, from 7:158:15 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
Exam 2 is coming up, on Tuesday October 11th, from 7:158:15 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
Exam 3 is coming up, on Tuesday November 8th, from 7:158:15 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
The FINAL EXAM is Wednesday, December 14th, from 6:208:10 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
Week 1


Monday/Tuesday, 8/22 & 8/23 

Wednesday, 8/24 
Lecture Topics
 Functions
 Lines
 Notes, 2:30 lecture
 Notes, 3:30 lecture
Written Homework
(due Wednesday, 8/31, 10 am, in the homework cubbies)
 Pdf file of HW problems for this week only until your book comes.
 Section 1.1: 65, 68, 70
 Section 1.3: 37, 41, 58
Online Homework
 Functions
(due Tuesday, 8/30, 11:59pm)

Thursday & Friday, 8/25 & 8/26 
 Studio #1  "Spreadsheets and Graphs"
(due Friday, 9/2, 5 pm)

Week 2


Monday/Tuesday, 8/298/30 

Wednesday, 8/31 
Lecture Topics
 Equations of Lines, Linear Equations
 Notes, 2:30 lecture
 Notes, 3:30 lecture
Written Homework (due Wednesday 9/7, 10AM)
 Section 1.4: 46, 47, 53
 Section 2.1: 43, 66, 70
Online Homework
 Linear Equations (due Tuesday, 9/6, 11:59pm)
 Graphs of Lines (due Tuesday, 9/6, 11:59pm)

Thursday/Friday, 9/19/2 

Week 3
Tuesday, 9/6 

Wednesday, 9/7 

Thursday/Friday, 9/89/9 
 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.

Week 4
Monday/Tuesday, 9/1213 

Tuesday, 9/13 
 Exam 1  7:158:15pm  Link to exam rooms at top of page

Wednesday, 9/14 
 Quadratic Functions and Equations
 Notes, 2:30 lecture
 Notes, 3:30 lecture
Written Homework DUE Wednesday 9/21 at 10am
 Section 3.1: 54, 60, 73
 Section 3.2: 57, 59, 72
Online Homework
 Remember your Iclicker!

Thursday/Friday, 9/159/16 
 Studio 3: Roots of Quadratics.
Studio 3  Roots of Quadratics  Due Friday, 9/23, 5pm

Week 5
Monday/Tuesday, 9/1920 

Wednesday, 9/21 
 Combining and Inverting Functions
 Notes, 2:30 lecture
 Notes, 3:30 lecture
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

Thursday/Friday, 9/229/23 
 Studio 4: Describe the Squirt
Studio 4  Describe the Squirt  Due Friday, 9/30, 5pm

Week 6
Monday/Tuesday, 9/2627 

Wednesday, 9/28 
Online Homework

Thursday/Friday, 9/299/30 
 Studio 5: Translations
Studio 5  "Translation of Graphs"

Week 7
Monday/Tuesday, 10/34 

Wednesday, 10/5 
Online Homework

Thursday/Friday, 10/67 
 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.

Week 8
Monday/Tuesday, 10/1011 

Wednesday, 10/12 

Thursday/Friday, 10/1314 
Studio 6  Doubling Time

Week 9
Monday/Tuesday, 10/1718 

Wednesday, 10/19 

Thursday/Friday, 10/2021 
Studio 7  Selecting the Right Model

Week 10
Monday/Tuesday, 10/2425 

Wednesday, 10/26 

Thursday/Friday, 10/2728 
Studio 8  Polynomial Models (Due Friday, 11/4, 5pm)

Week 11
Monday/Tuesday, 10/3111/1 

Wednesday, 11/2 

Thursday/Friday, 11/34 
 Recitation  Bring a notecard for review.

Week 12
Monday/Tuesday, 11/78 

Tuesday, 11/8 

Wednesday, 11/9 

Thursday/Friday, 11/1011 
Studio 9  Complex Graphs

Week 13
**NOTE: There are several changes in due dates due to Thanksgiving Break.
Monday/Tuesday, 11/1415 

Wednesday, 11/16 

Thursday/Friday, 11/1718 

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 2nd at 5pm in the studio cubby
Instructions
logisticstudiodatas08.xls
Week 15
Monday/Tuesday, 11/2811/29 

Wednesday, 11/30 

Thursday/Friday, 12/12 
 Leontief Model Studio
Studio 11  Leontief Model  CHANGE IN DUE DATE  Due Wednesday, 12/7, 10am

Week 16
Monday/Tuesday, 12/512/6 

Wednesday, 12/7 

Thursday/Friday, 12/89 
