
Math 105 College Algebra and Trigonometry 



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Tentative Schedule for Math 105
Week  Topics and Events  Tasks 

1

Numbers, Data, and Problem Solving 
Read 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 
2

Functions and Their Rates of Change Chapter 1 Quiz Linear Functions and Equations Equations of Lines 
Read 1.5, 2.1, 2.2 
3

Linear Equations Linear Inequalities Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities Last Day to Drop Sept. 10 
Read 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 
4

Chapter 2 Quiz Quadratic Functions and Models Quadratic Equations and Problem Solving 
Read 3.1, 3.2 
5

Complex Numbers Quadratic Inequalities Transformations of Graphs 
Read 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 
6

Chapter 3 Quiz 
Read 4.1 , 4.2 
7

Division of Polynomials Real zeros of Polynomial Functions The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra Rational Functions and Models 
Read 4.3, 4.4*, 4.5*, 4.6 
8

More Equations and Inequalities Radical Equations and Power Functions Chapter 4 Quiz 
Read 4.7, 4.8 
9

Combining Functions Inverse Functions and Their Representations Exponential Functions and Models 
Read 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 
10

Logarithmic Functions and Models Properties of Logarithms Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 
Read 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 
11

Chapter 5 Quiz 
Read 6.1, 6.2 
12

Midterm 2 The Sine and Cosine Functions and Their Graphs Other Trigonometric Functions and Their Graphs 
Read 6.3, 6.4* 
13

Graphing Trigonometric Functions 
Selected Topics from 6.5*,6.6* 
14

Fundamental Identities Verifying Identities Trigonometric Equations Sum and Difference Identities 
Selected Topics from 7.1*,7.2*,7.3*,7.4* 
15

Functions and Systems of Equations in Two Variables 
Read 9.1, 9.3 
* Selected topics  Not all material covered
Midterms and Final:
Midterm 1  Thursday, February 28 at 7 PM
Midterm 2  Thursday, April 18 at 7 PM
Final  Saturday, May 11 at 68 PM