Math124 Intermediate  Algebra
  
Instructor: John Fourcroy
Control #:    3418
Day - Time:  M & W 6-8:35
Location:      Chico State,
                    Modoc Hall Rm. 221

Syllabus

GDrive

Butte Calendar

Objectives

Algebra TV

Homework

Practice Tests


Week 1:

 

 

GDrive

Monday
Jan. 26 (go)
Lesson 1
Wednesday
Jan. 28 (go)
Lesson 2
  • 2.4 Linear Inequalities (How)
  • 2.5 Equations w/Ab. Values (How)
  • 2.6 Inequalities w/Ab. Values (How)
  • Practice
Week 2:

Feb. 2 (go) Lesson 3

  • All Ch.2 Homework Due
  • Test Ch. 2 (practice)
  • 3.1 Rectangular Coordinate System (How)
  • 3.2 Find & Use Slopes (How)

Feb. 4 Lesson 4 Tasks (go)            

  • 3.3 Equations for Lines (How)
  • 3.4 Graph Linear Inequalities(How)
  • 3.5 Intoduction to Functions (How)
Week 3:

Feb. 9 Lesson 5

  • 3.6 Function Notation (How) ....
  • 3.7 Algebra & Composition of Functions (How)
  • 3.8 Variation (How)

Feb. 11 Lesson 6

  • How to Solve Systems (review)
  • 4.1 Three ways to Solve Systems (How)
  • 4.5 Systems of Linear Inequalities (How)
  • 4.2 Solve Systems w/3 variables (How)

Week 4:

(last week to Drop)

Feb. 16 Lesson 7

  • No Class - Washington's Birthday

Feb. 18 Lesson 8                    Last Day to Drop

Week 5:

Feb. 23 Lesson 9

  • Review Ch.4
  • 5.1 Exponent Properties (How)
  • 5.2 Add - Subtract Polynomials (How)
    • Polynomial Puzzel (try)
  • 5.3 Multiply Polynomials (How)

Feb. 25 Lesson 10

  • Test Ch. 4 (practice)
  • 5.4 Factoring GCF & Grouping (How)
      • Factoring Puzzle (try)

Week 6:

Mar. 2 Lesson 11

  • 5.5 Factoring Trinomials (How)
  • 5.6 Special Factoring (How)

March 4 Lesson 5

  • 5.7 Factoring Review (How)
  • Practice (Try)
  • 5.8 Solve Equations by Factoring (How)
    • Parabola Power (try)
    • Factoring Potluck (try)
Week 7:

March 9 Lesson 13

  • Ch.5 Review
    • Parabola Power (try)
  • 6.1 Simplify Rational Expressions (try)
  • 6.3 Multiply & Divide Fractions(try)

March 11 Lesson 14  

Week 8:(last week to Withdraw)

 

March 16

  • No Class - Spring Break

March 18

  • No Class - Spring Break

Week 9:

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March 23 Lesson 15

  • 6.4 Add-Subtract Fractions (try)
  • 6.5 Complex Fractions (try)

 

March 25 Lesson 16

  • (Quiz) (Quiz)
  • 6.6 Solve Equations w/Rational Exp. (try)
  • 6.7 Applications (try)

 

Week 10:

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March 30

 

April 1

 

Week 11:

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April 6 Lesson 17

  • 7.4 Add - Subtact Radicals (try)
  • 7.5 Multiply - Divide Radicals (try)
  • 7.6 Solve Equations w/Radicals (try)

 

April 8 Lesson 20

  • No Class

Week 12:

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April 13 Lesson 21

April 15 Lesson 22  

Week 13:

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April 20 Lesson 23

  • 8.4 Equations in Quadratic Form (try)
  • 8.5 Graphing Parabolas (try
  • 8.6 Quadratic Inequalities (try)Review)

April 22 Lesson 24

  • 9.1 Exponential Functions (try
  • 9.2 Inverse Functions   (try)

Week 14:

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April 27 Lesson 25

  • April 29 Lesson 26

April 29 Lesson 26

  • 9.3 Logarithms Worksheet  
  • 9.4 Properties of Logarithms  (try)

Week 15:

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May 4 Lesson 27

  • 9.5 Common & Natural Logs (try)
  • 9.6 Exponential Equations & Change of Base  (try)

May 6 Lesson 28

Week 16:

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May 11 Lesson 29

May 13

   

 


Old Announcements:

Grades

 

New! (Jan, 1, 2013) Welcome to Intermediate Algebra.

Please note that our class meets at Chico State and starts 1 week later than other Butte classes.
We begin on Monday Jan. 28

Please read the Syllabus & Note important dates on the Calendar below.
We're skipping Ch.1. Please review it to see if you need help.

Check you've been entered into Grades   (Password is your student ID#)

View introductory video: Algebra in Simplest Terms

John Fourcroy,    e-mail: jfourcroy@sbcglobal.net
Butte Math

©J. Fourcroy Jan. 24, 2012

Calendar of Work: Go to the date and select the lesson.      Announcement:'=

New! (3/10/12)
Please give me feedback about how well I am serving you.
Thanks, J Fourcroy Rate your Instructor
Check out PDF "worksheets"...They should print out better

*** Room Change for March 29 and April 12 to Room #266 in Holt ***

March. 10, 2012

 

New! (4/17/08)
Please give me feedback about how well I am serving you.
Thanks, J Fourcroy Rate your Instructor
New! (4/18/07)
Butte College Self-Evaluation Form (html) (pdf)
Rate your Instructor

©J. Fourcroy April 6, 2010


New! (Jan,22, 2014) Welcome to Intermediate Algebra.

Please note that our class meets at Chico State and Ends 2 weeks earlier than other Butte classes.
We begin on Monday Jan. 27 and our Final is Wednesday May 14

Please read the Syllabus & Note important dates on the Calendar below.
We're skipping Ch.1. Please review it to see if you need help.

This class timeline is set on hyper. You'll notice on the calendar that we cover a lot of ground every classbecause we end end when CSUC ends... 2 weeks earlier than other Butte Classes.

We have our own online gradebook. Please check you've been entered into Grades   (Password is your student ID#)

John Fourcroy,    e-mail: jfourcroy@sbcglobal.net
Butte Math

    

©J. Fourcroy Jan. 24, 2014

 

Practice with these Tutorials & Online Practice Tests

  1. These textbook websites provide tutorials and practice tests
    • by Larson & Hostetler. (view)
    • by Charles McKeague.
  2. Algebra Skills by Susan Peterson @ SUU ViewW. Texas A & M (view)Online Learning Center by McGraw-Hill (view)Ca. Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (view)ASU Math Placement Test (view)Butte College Assesment Office (view)NASA Online Review (view)Algebra: In Simplest Terms Video Series (view)
  3. Practice Tests

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©J. Fourcroy Feb. 20, 2009

 


New! Test Ch.9 to Tue May 1 Please turn in all homework & practice test for Ch.9 on Tue May 1.Practice Final   now available (Final is Tue May 18 same time & room as normal) What Math comes after 124?

John Fourcroy,    e-mail: jfourcroy@sbcglobal.net
Butte Math

©J. Fourcroy May 9, 2010


New! (5/17/2010)
Thanks for being in my class, it has been a pleasure teaching this spring. Please give me feedback about how well I am serving you on Rate your Instructor
Thanks, J Fourcroy
What Math comes after 124?

John Fourcroy,    e-mail: jfourcroy@sbcglobal.net
Butte Math

©J. Fourcroy May 17, 2010

Calendar of Work: Go to the date and select the lesson.      Announcement: Ch. 9 Test will be folded into the final Cool Stuff:

Hmwk:     Work is due the next class meeting. Please see individual lessons to find the problems

New! (4/26/11)
Test Drive WebAssign

  1. Create your own Login and Password at WebAssign
        3 Keys: {butte   9553   2800}Check the button for the free trial. Try the 5 homework problems for 9.1 Exponential Functions
  2. Let me know how it works for you... would students find this useful?

 

Time to study for the Final... Practice make perfect!

  1. Organize all your notes and test from Ch.1 to Ch.9 Make your own practice question set... use questions off the test that gave you troubleTry one of the online practice final (Practice Tests)
  2. Try the practice tests at the end of each chapter.

©J. Fourcroy April 14, 2011

Welcome to Intermediate Algebra.

No Class Wednesday April 16

Try the Practice Final

Please include the Practice Test as part of your homework packett.

Please read ahead, the sections from our book listed for each night.

Remember why we're working so hard: We are finished 2 weeks earlier than other Butte Classes because we meet at Chico State and they're scheddule ends earlier.

Please check your Grades   (Password is your student ID#)

John Fourcroy,    e-mail: jfourcroy@sbcglobal.net
Butte Math

    

©J. Fourcroy April. 14, 2014

 

New! (4/14/11)
Please give me feedback about how well I am serving you.
Thanks, J Fourcroy Rate your Instructor

John Fourcroy,    e-mail: jfourcroy@sbcglobal.net
Butte Math

©J. Fourcroy April 14, 2011