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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
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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  