Math 1113: Precalculus (Spring 2021)
General Info
Meeting Times

Section 1 (CRN 59202): 10:20 am  11:10 am MWF Dawson Hall 208

Section 2 (CRN 24929): 11:30 am  12:20 pm MWF Boyd 203
The course begins Wednesday, January 13th. Our first meetings will be on Zoom – please check ELC for meeting room announcements.
Syllabus and Scheduling
 You can find the syllabus here
 Class Calendar
 Due dates: see Gradescope.
 Free department tutoring: https://dae.uga.edu/services/tutoring/
Contact:
 If you have any questions or otherwise need assistance, please email me at zack@uga.edu.
Notes
Quiz 1 Material
Relevant sections:
 1.1 (Distances between points)
Section 1 Notes:
 Friday Jan 15th Notes, Section 1
 Wednesday Jan 20 Notes, Section 1
 Friday Jan 22 Notes, Section 1
 Monday Jan 25 Notes
Section 2 Notes:
 Friday Jan 15th Notes, Section 2
 Wednesday Jan 20 Notes, Section 2
 Friday Jan 22 Notes, Section 2
 Monday Jan 25 Notes
Quiz 2 Material
Relevant sections:
 1.3 (Relations, domains and ranges, evaluating functions)
 1.4 (Pointslope, slopeintercept equations and average rate of change)
Note: For this quiz, the focus will be on domains and ranges.
Notes:
Quiz 3 Material
Relevant sections:
 1.4 (Pointslope, slopeintercept equations and average rate of change)
 1.5 (Linear models, interpreting parameters)
 1.6 (Graph transformations)
 Note: Everything is cumulative, so concepts from previous sections may always show up!
Notes
Quiz 4 Material
Relevant Sections:
 1.6A and 1.6B (Graph transformations)
 1.7 (Even and odd functions, evaluating a function, piecewise functions)
 1.8 (Composing functions)
Notes:
Exam 1 Material
Quiz 5 Material
Relevant Sections:
 2.1A (Quadratics and completing the square)
 2.1B (Maximization problems)
Materials
Note: Quiz 6 skipped.
Quiz 7 Material
 3.1 (Injectivity and inverse functions)
 3.2 (Graphing exponentials, discrete/compound interest)
 3.3 (Logs in exponential form, domains of logs)
 3.4 (Algebraic properties of logs)
Materials
Quiz 8 and 9 Material
 3.5A (Solving exponential equations)
 3.5B (Solving logarithmic equations)

3.6 (Modeling exponential growth/decay)
 Notes for Quiz 8 and Exam 2
 Exam 2: Review
Quiz 10 and 11 Material

4.1 (Degrees and Radians, Coterminal Angles, Arc Length and Sector Area)

4.2A (Trig functions as ratios, evaluating trig functions at special angles, “flipping”)

4.2B (Evaluating trig functions at special angles, embeddings in right triangles, even/odd and periodicity properties)

4.3 (Exact values of trig functions, solving for sides, word problems)
 Quiz 10
 Quiz 11
Quiz 12 Material (Monday Apr 12)

4.4 (Polar coordinates, reference angles)

4.5A (Wave function parameter)

Quiz 12
Quiz 13 Material (Monday Apr 19)

4.5B (Transforming wave functions)

4.7A (Inverse Trigonometric Functions)

4.7B (More Inverse Trigonometric Functions)

Quiz 13
Odds and Ends

5.1 (Simplifying Trigonometric Functions)

5.2 (Angle Sum Identities)
Previous weeks: click to expand.
Week 1 (Wednesday Jan. 13th)

See email for Zoom meeting links. Bookmark or add to your calendar.

Gradescope: sign up and submit Quiz 0. Be sure to check all of the upcoming due dates.
 Set up ALEKS accounts and complete Readiness/Assessment test (see ELC for 2week temporary access code).
 Complete Initial Knowledge Check and Readiness Test (Due Friday)
 Complete Readiness Objective.
 Add due dates to your calendar.
 Complete Section 1.1:
 See videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYHZK3b8UFw3ad1wlhTMGcL5kgita6QGS or “PreClass Videos” in ELC. You can fill out optional preclass notes to follow along.
 Finish and submit “PreClass 1.1”.
 Finish and submit “Worksheet 1.1”.
 Start Section 1.3:
 See videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_FNSZ6vVY&list=PLYHZK3b8UFw1_K7VRAlYGdUZOaqjJTOZ, can fill out optional preclass notes to follow along.
 Finish and submit “PreClass 1.3”.
 Start on “Worksheet 1.3”,
Week 2 (Monday Jan 18th)
Monday
 No class! Instead, take some time to listen to one of MLK’s actual speeches, they’re absolutely phenomenal:
Wednesday
 Drop date!
 ALEKS Initial Knowledge Check due (and possibly Readiness Module).
 Section 1.4
 Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYHZK3b8UFw0jGzT4r6nABTLh3CI6eVst
 Finish and submit “PreClass 1.4” before class
 Submit “Worksheet 1.4” by the end of the day.
 Review feedback on PreClasses before Friday’s quiz!
 Review worksheet solutions in ELC.
Friday
 Section 1.5
 Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLJ2S3d0NPg&list=PLYHZK3b8UFw0ZgjxBc6v6QlaHhSZheLB
 Finish and submit “PreClass 1.5” before class
 Submit “Worksheet 1.5” by the end of the day.
 Quiz 1 Takehome, turn in on Gradescope before 11 PM.
 See the Quiz 1 section above for details about what’s covered, lecture notes, and solutions to review.
 Basic Skills test on ALEKS.
Week 3 (Monday Jan 25)
Monday
 Section 1.6A: Graph Transformations
 Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYHZK3b8UFw3srUWdN3pnV1WRNsEcqxT
Wednesday
 Section 1.6B: More Graph Transformations
 Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYHZK3b8UFw3PC3qUoQPSdpFhzCqjRG8m
Friday
 Review
 Quiz 2 Takehome, turn in on Gradescope before 11 PM.
 See the Quiz 2 section above for details about what’s covered, lecture notes, and solutions to review.
 Basic Skills Test on ALEKS
Week 4 (Monday Feb 1)
Note: first exam is this month, Friday Feb 19th. No quiz on that day!
Monday
 Preclass 1.7 due (Piecewise functions)
 Note: you have extra time for the worksheet!
Wednesday
 Preclass 1.8 due
 Note: you have extra time for the worksheet!
 Worksheet 1.7 due
Friday
 Worksheet 1.8 due
 Quiz review
 Quiz 3 Takehome, turn in on Gradescope before 11 PM.
 See the Quiz 3 section.
 Basic Skills Test on ALEKS
Week 5 (Monday Feb 8)
Monday
 Preclass 2.1 A due
Wednesday
 Preclass 2.1 B due
Friday
 Quiz 4 Takehome, turn in on Gradescope before 11 PM.
 See the Quiz 4 section.
 Basic Skills Test
 Worksheets due by Sunday night.
Week 6 (Monday Feb 15)
 Exam review, exam on Friday!
Week 7 (Monday Feb 22)
 Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3.
 Quiz 5 Takehome, turn in on Gradescope before 11 PM.
 See the Quiz 4 section.