# College Algebra Concepts and Applications

# Math 112

## COURSE OBJECTIVES:

To help students improve basic algebra skills by way of an integrated review of these skills as they are needed in the course.

To promote problem-solving and critical thinking skills through the application of algebraic concepts to common situations.

To enhance learning and understanding of algebraic concepts through the integrated use of graphing calculators.

To provide a sufficient algebra background for Math 113, Math 116, Math 120R, and Math 163/263.

## SECTIONS AND INSTRUCTORS

Section information and links to instructor class webpages are found here.

## ELIGIBILITY

Students must meet eligibility requirements.

See the current Math Course Placement Chart here.

## GENERAL COURSE POLICIES & CALENDAR

The SPECIFIC Course Policy for your Math 112 section should be made available to you by your instructor.

Spring 2024 Math 112 General Course Policies

Spring 2024 Math 112 General Course Calendar

## COURSE MATERIALS

The following course materials are required for Math 112:

ALEKS Access (billed to your Bursar account and accessed through D2L)

Graphing Calculator -- Certain models of graphing calculators are allowed, while others are forbidden. Information can be found here.

## EXAM (MIDTERM) INFORMATION

## Exam 1

The first exam will take place on Thursday February 15th, 2024, from 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. It will cover 5 sections:

Functions

Graphs of Functions

Linear Functions

Piecewise Linear Functions

Transformations of Functions

### Math 112 Exam 1 Information:

### Exam 1 Study Guide - Practice Exams:

To supplement your studying with the examples in the Class Notes, the problems in the four Practice Exams below are similar to the questions on the exam and are a great way to prepare for it! In order to help you prepare and study for Exam 1, the Exam 1 Study Guide has been divided into four parts for you to use as Practice Exams:

### Exam 1 Review: free optional in-person Practice Exam

When: Monday, February 12, 2024 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Where: GITT 129B

Students who wish to attend the in-person Review/Practice Exam will need to bring a graphing calculator, pen/pencil, scratch paper, and a web-connected device to access a practice exam through Gradescope. Students will be given 60 minutes to work on 20 questions. Students will submit their answers on Gradescope and they will be scored. After this practice exam, some instructors and GTAs will be in the auditorium to answer questions and give explanations for the 20 questions and their answers. The problems in this review session will be different from those on the four Practice Exams located above.

## Exam 2

The second exam will take place on Thursday, March 21st 2024, from 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. The second exam will cover 4 sections:

Combining Functions

Inverse Functions

Quadratic Functions

Polynomial Functions

### Math 112 Exam 2 Information:

Exam 2 Room Locations

### Exam 2 Study Guide - Practice Exams:

To supplement your studying with the examples in the Class Notes, the problems in the Practice Exams below are similar to the questions on the exam and are a great way to prepare for it! In order to help you prepare and study for Exam 2, the Exam 2 Study Guide has been divided into four parts for you to use as Practice Exams:

### Exam 2 Review: free optional in-person Practice Exam

When: Monday March 18th, 2024 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Where: GITT 129B

Students who wish to attend the in-person Review/Practice Exam will need to bring a graphing calculator, pen/pencil, scratch paper, and a web-connected device to access a practice exam through Gradescope. Students will be given 60 minutes to work on 20 questions. Students will submit their answers on Gradescope and they will be scored. After this practice exam, some instructors and GTAs will be in the auditorium to answer questions and give explanations for the 20 questions and their answers. The problems in this review session will be different from those on the above Midterm 2 Practice Exams.

## Exam 3

The third exam will take place on Thursday, April 25th, 2024 from 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. The third exam will cover 5 sections:

Rational Functions

Exponential Functions

Logarithmic Functions

Logarithm Properties

Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Applications

### Math 112 Exam 3 Information:

Exam 3 Room Locations

Exam 3 Information for Students

Exam 3 Strategies

### Exam 3 Study Guide - Practice Exams:

To supplement your studying with the examples in the Class Notes, the problems in the Practice Exams below are similar to the questions on the exam and are a great way to prepare for it! In order to help you prepare and study for Exam 3, the Exam 3 Study Guide has been divided into four parts for you to use as Practice Exams:

Exam 3 Practice Exam 1

Exam 3 Practice Exam 2

Exam 3 Practice Exam 3

Exam 3 Practice Exam 4

### Exam 3 Review: free optional in-person Practice Exam

When: TBA

Where: TBA

Students who wish to attend the in-person Review/Practice Exam will need to bring a graphing calculator, pen/pencil, scratch paper, and a web-connected device to access a practice exam through Gradescope. Students will be given 60 minutes to work on 20 questions. Students will submit their answers on Gradescope and they will be scored. After this practice exam, some instructors and GTAs will be in the auditorium to answer questions and give explanations for the 20 questions and their answers. The problems in this review session will be different from those on the Study Guide.

## Common Final Exam

A common comprehensive final exam is given in all sections of Math 112 on Monday, May 6th, 2024, from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

The final exam is comprehensive and will cover all sections from the course.

Final Exam Room Locations

Final Exam Information for Students

Final Exam Strategies

### FINAL EXAM Zoom Review

There will be an optional Final Exam Zoom Review.

TBA

Zoom Link TBA

The problems in the Final Exam Practice Exams, Exam 1 Practice Exams, Exam 2 Practice Exams, and Exam 3 Practice Exams are similar to the questions on the Final Exam and are a great way to prepare for it! In addition to these Practice Tests, in order to help you prepare and study for the Final Exam, we will be offering a free review session on Zoom. This session is an opportunity for you to practice with more problems similar to ones you might see on the exam. These problems will be different from those on the Practice Exams.

### Final Exam Study Guide - Practice Exams:

To supplement your studying with the examples in the Class Notes, the problems in the Practice Exams below are similar to the questions on the exam and are a great way to prepare for it! In order to help you prepare and study for the Final Exam, the Final Exam Study Guide has been divided into three parts for you to use as Practice Exams:

Final Exam: Practice Exam 1

Final Exam: Practice Exam 2

Final Exam: Practice Exam 3