**Math 89 Hybrid Course Information - Spring 2016**** **

Most course materials are stored in Blackboard. However, some are posted here for public viewing.

**Required Materials**

- MyMathLab access
*to Beginning & Intermediate Algebra*, 6^{th}ed. by Bittinger, Ellenbogen, Johnson (same as Math 70). The paper text is optional but recommended for those who want a deeper understanding of the course content. If you have a book and code (activated after May 1, 2015) from Math 70, you don’t need to buy anything new. A bundle with code and book, or a standalone code can be purchased at the Pirates Bookstore. A standalone code can also be purchased at: http://www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com/northamerica/mymathlab/students/get-registered/. - Math 89 Course Pack, available at the Pirates Bookstore
- A scientific calculator which has the functions log x, ln x, e^x, and 10^x. These usually cost $10-$15 and include the TI-30 series, Casio FX- series, and Sharp EL-series. However, you can receive preapproval for other calculators by showing them to me before the exam. Cell phones or other communication/data storage devices may not be used as a calculator.

**Syllabus** can be downloaded here

**Instructions for 2-week MyMathLab access**

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**Lecture Notes**

**Class Multimedia**

- Tacoma Narrows Bridge (bad points)
- Goldwave digital sound editing (imaginary numbers)
- Gloria’s College Financial Calculation (fractional polynomials and quadratic equations)
- Comparison of Data in Tables vs. Graphs (2 variable linear equations)
- Stockings (2 variable linear inequalities) and College Scholarships
- Rotten Roof
- Housing Inventory (parabola)
- Weight (s-curve)
- Housing Prices, Foreclosures, Defaults, and Accident Rates (exponential functions)
- Height (log)
- Creating Tables and Graphs in Excel
- Interest calculation spread sheet
- Credit card examples
- Mortgage examples: bad loan vs. good loan
- Debt free! The story of Rick & Melissa

- Systems of 3 equations
- Matrix and determinant calculator
- Desmos graphing tool Desmos Log examples
- Functions Dance Choreography
- Looking ahead: Vectors and mecanums

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