# Math 1100 Writing Assignment

Math 1110 in the Developmental Math Program in the Department of Mathematics at Western Michigan University is designed to sharpen algebraic skills and concepts in a function-based setting. Topics include linear functions, quadratic functions, composing and decomposing functions, inverse functions, logarithmic and exponential functions. The course emphasizes both the manipulation of symbols and an understanding of when manipulations are effective and appropriate.

**This course serves as a prerequisite course and does not satisfy the Proficiency 3 general education requirement.**

## COURSE INFORMATION

## EXAM DATES FOR Spring 2018 BY NUMBER

- Wednesday, Jan. 24 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday classes); Tuesday, Jan. 23 (Tuesday and Thursday classes); 25 minutes
- Monday, Feb. 19 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday classes); Tuesday, Feb. 20 (Tuesday and Thursday classes); 50 minutes
- Wednesday, March 14 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday classes); Thursday, March 15 (Tuesday and Thursday classes); 25 minutes
- Friday, April 6 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday classes); Thursday, April 5 (Tuesday and Thursday classes); 50 minutes

**If you are unable to attend class on any exam day you must notify Dr. Eisenhart (269) 387-4117 or (269) 873-8194 before the exam or a make-up may be denied.**

## TENTATIVE SCHEDULE BY WEEK

- Appendix A and start appendix G
- Appendix G
- Appendix B,
**Exam 1**and Section 1.1 - Section 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3
- Section 1.3 and 1.4
- Section 5.2 and factoring (appendix D) and
- Exam 2, continue appendix D
- Finish appendix D and start appendix E (rational expressions)
**Spring break**- Appendix E,
**Exam 3 and section 6.1** - Section 6.3, 6.4 and 5.4
- Section 7.1, 7.2 and 3.1
- Section 3.2, 3.3 and
**Exam 4** - Section 3.4 and 3.5
- Section 2.1, 2.2 and 2.4

**Monday, March 19 is the last day a student can process an officially withdrawal from a class to avoid a failing grade.**

Math 1090 in the Developmental Math Program in the Department of Mathematics at Western Michigan University is a mastery-based course designed to sharpen computational skills involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, geometric figures and word problems.

### Math 1090 is a remedial class that does not provide credits towards graduation.

## COURSE INFORMATION

## EXAM DATES FOR spring 2018 BY EXAM NUMBER

- Friday, Jan. 26; 25 minutes
- Friday, Feb. 9; 25 minutes
- Wednesday, Feb. 28; 50 minutes
- Wednesday, March 28; 25 minutes
- Wednesday, April 11; 50 minutes

If you are unable to attend class on any exam day you must notify Dr. Eisenhart (269) 387-4117 or (269) 873-8194 before the exam or a make-up may be denied.

## TENTATIVE SCHEDULE BY WEEK NUMBER

- Problem solving worksheet (Polya method), whole numbers and E-Learning Demo
- Whole number properties and meanings of operators
- Order of operations, variable sense, combining like terms and Exam 1
- Area verses perimeter and evaluate verses solve
- Using variables for problem solving (Polya method), Fraction meaning and Exam 2
- Equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, and ratios and proportions
- Adding fractions, multiplying and dividing fractions and revisit number properties and variable sense with fractions
- Comparing fraction additions and multiplications and Exam 3
**Spring break**- Signed number meaning, comparing signed numbers and adding signed numbers
- Subtracting signed numbers, absolute value and multiplying signed numbers,
- Dividing signed numbers, revisit number properties and variable sense with signed numbers, Exam 4, meaning of mixed numbers and adding and subtracting mixed numbers
- Multiplying mixed numbers, partial products, multiplying polynomials, revisit number properties and variable sense with signed numbers, decimal meaning and comparing decimals
- Using estimation and mixed number sense to understand operations with decimals, Exam 5, more proportions
- Solving proportion problems using variables, unit conversions, area verses perimeter and Pythagorean

Monday, March 19 is the last day a student can process an official withdrawal from a class to avoid a failing grade.

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