Math 112 - College Algebra Concepts and Applications

Midterm 1 will be held Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Two review sessions will be offered the week before the exam. See below under Exam Information for links to sign up for a review session.

PREREQUISITES

PPL 40+ or MCLG 55+ or SAT I MSS 550+ or ACT MATH 23+.


COURSE POLICIES

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

General Math 112 Course Policies

List of Math 112 Topics


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.


COMMON FINAL EXAM

Math 112 has a common final exam. To find the Final Exam date and time, go to http://www.registrar.arizona.edu/students/courses/final-exams, select the current semester, then scroll down and click on the link for the Common Final Exam Schedule. The room assigned to your section of Math 112 will be posted the week before finals here: http://math.arizona.edu/academics/courses/finals


EXAM INFORMATION

Midterm 1

The first midterm exam will cover the first 5 sections:

  • Functions
  • Graphs of Functions
  • Linear Functions
  • Piecewise Linear Functions
  • Transformations of Functions

Information for Students

Midterm 1 Study Guide

Exam Locations (coming soon)

Review Sessions

Midterm 1 Review Session #1 Sign-up Link

  • Date: 9/26/19
  • Time: 3:30pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Modern Languages 350
  • Capacity: 250

This review session will happen in two parts. The first hour will be a complete mock-exam. Students will need to bring either a laptop, tablet, or smartphone to complete the exam. Like a real exam, students should also bring something to write with, their calculator, and their student IDs. Finally, scratch paper is strongly recommended.

The second hour will be spent looking in depth at the most missed questions on the mock exam and then reviewing the historically most missed questions. The format is a large lecture hall and the instructor will be presenting solutions and taking questions during the second hour.

Midterm 1 Review Session #2 Sign-up Link

  • Date: 9/26/19
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:50 pm
  • Location: SAGHA 202
  • Capacity: 60

Review session #2 will cover the more difficult topics from the Midterm 1 content areas (listed above). The students will be provided a multiple choice packet containing questions from each topic area. The focus will be on application problems and those rote, fundamental questions that students historically have missed on previous exams. Students will have the opportunity to work individually, or in small groups, on the multiple choice question packets. The answers will be reviewed and questions will be answered.

Midterm 2

The second midterm exam will cover 4 sections:

  • Combining Functions
  • Inverse Functions
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Polynomial Functions


Midterm 3

The third midterm exam will cover 5 sections:

  • Rational Functions
  • Exponential Functions
  • Logarithmic Functions
  • Properties of Logarithms
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and Applications


Final Exam

The final exam will cover all sections from the course.

Study Guide: Spring 2019 Math 112 Final Exam Study Aid


Study Guides from Fall 2018 (may be updated for the current semester)

Fall 2018 Midterm 1 Study Guide

Fall 2018 Midterm 2 Study Guide

Fall 2018 Midterm 3 Study Guide

Fall 2018 Final Exam Study Guide

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, and Math 163/263.