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MTH 28, College Algebra and Elementary Trigonometry
Spring 2024, Section D03 - 24471


Instructor: Cormac O'Sullivan
We meet in NH 33 (that's New Hall) on Mon, Wed, 10:00 11:50.

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Class Information and the syllabus

Here is our MTH 28 textbook, you can download the pdf

Review sheets and more

Math Tutoring Lab - very helpful for any math questions.

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 MTH 28 Class Calendar  (reload page for latest version)
 

  Date Day Sections covered Homework
         
1 Jan 29 Mon Introduction, 3.5 Functions  
2 Jan 31 Wed 6.1 Greatest Common Factors and Factoring by Grouping HW #1
         
3 Feb 5 Mon 6.1, 6.2 Factoring Trinomials  
4 Feb 7 Wed 6.3 Special Products, 6.4 General Strategies for Factoring HW #2
         
  Feb 12 Mon No class  
5 Feb 14 Wed 6.5 Polynomial Equations HW #3
         
  Feb 19 Mon No class  
6 Feb 21 Wed 7.1 Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions HW #4
7 Feb 22 Thur (Monday schedule) 7.1, Multiply and Divide Rational Expressions, Review  
         
8 Feb 26 Mon QUIZ 1, then 7.2 Add and Subtract Rational Expressions  
9 Feb 28 Wed (Monday schedule) 7.2 Add and Subtract Rational Expressions HW #5
         
10 Mar 4 Mon 7.3 Simplify Complex Rational Expressions  
11 Mar 6 Wed 7.4 Solve Rational Equations, Review HW #6
         
12 Mar 11 Mon QUIZ 2, then 8.1 Simplify Expressions with Roots  
13 Mar 13 Wed Review for midterm  
         
14 Mar 18 Mon Midterm exam Midterm
extra credit
15 Mar 20 Wed 8.1, 8.2 Simplify Radical Expressions HW #7
         
16 Mar 25 Mon 8.3 Simplify Rational Exponents  
17 Mar 27 Wed 8.3, 8.4 Add, Subtract, and Multiply Radical Expressions HW #8
         
18 Apr 1 Mon 8.5 Divide Radical Expressions, Review  
19 Apr 3 Wed QUIZ 3, then 8.6 Solve Radical Equations HW #9
         
20 Apr 8 Mon 8.8 Use the Complex Number System  
21 Apr 10 Wed 9.1, 9.2 Solve Quadratic Equations Using the Square Root
and by Completing the Square
HW #10
         
22 Apr 15 Mon 9.3 Solve Quadratic Equations Using the Quadratic Formula  
23 Apr 17 Wed 9.3, Then we look at Section 5.4 of this book
5.4 Right Triangle Trigonometry
HW #11
         
  Apr 22 Mon No class - Spring break starts  
  Apr 24 Wed No class  
         
  Apr 29 Mon No class  
24 May 1 Wed 5.4 Right Triangle Trigonometry HW #12
         
25 May 6 Mon 5.4 Right Triangle Trigonometry, Review  
26 May 8 Wed QUIZ 4, then Review for the final
Review Sheet
 
         
27 May 13 Mon Review for the final  
28 May 15 Wed Review for the final  
         
  May 22 Wed Final Exam 10:00 - 11:50 in our classroom