MATH 152 A/B  Suggested dates to
complete A or B 

Spring 2009 

MATH 152A 
Certify 
Test 
152A 
152 A & B 
1.3a 
Simplifying Expressions 




1.3b 
Solving Linear Equations 




1.3c 
Solving Absolute Value Expressions 




1.4a 
Solving Formulas 




1.4b 
Evaluating Formulas 




1.5 
Applications 




1.6a 
Solving Linear inequalities 




1.6b 
Solving absolute value inequalities 




2.5 
Graphing Linear Inequalities 







TEST 1 
11Feb 
3Feb 
3.1a 
Sys of linear equations  graphing 




3.1b 
Sys of linear equations  substitution 




3.1c 
Sys of linear equations  addition (elimination) 




3.2 
Applications (Systems of equations) 




3.3 
Sys of equations  3 variables 







TEST 2 
2Mar 
11Feb 
4.1a 
Identifying Polynomials 




4.1b 
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 




4.2a 
Multiplying Polynomials 




4.2b 
The FOIL Method 




4.3a 
Division by a Monomial 




4.3b 
The Division Algorithm 




4.3c 
Synthetic Division 







TEST 3 
20Mar 
20Feb 
4.4a 
GCF of a Polynomial 




4.4b 
Special Factorizations  Squares 




4.4c 
Factoring Trinomials by Grouping 




4.4d 
Factoring Trinomials by Trial and Error 




4.5a 
Special Factorizations  Cubes 




4.5b 
Factoring by Grouping and with Negative Exponents 




4.6 
Solving Equations by Factoring 







TEST 4 
17Apr 
2Mar 
6.1a 
Evaluating Radicals 




6.1b 
Simplifying Radicals 




6.1c 
Division of Radicals 




6.2 
Rational Exponents 




6.3a 
Addition and Subtraction of Radicals 




6.3b 
Multiplication of Radicals 




6.4 
Functions with Radicals 




6.5 
Complex Numbers 




6.6 
Multiplication and Division of Complex Numbers 




7.4 
Solving Radical Equations 







TEST 5 
8May 
10Mar 

Take Final Exam for 152A 

FINAL 

13Mar 
7.1a 
Quadratic Equations: The Square Root Method 




7.2 
Quadratic Equations: The Quadratic Formula 




7.3 
Applications: Quadratic Equation 




7.5 
Equations in Quadratic Form 




8.1 
Graphing parabolas 




8.2 
Solving Quadratic Inequalities 




5.4b 
Solving Inequalities with Rational Expressions 







Test 6 
11Feb 
1Apr 
2.4 
Introduction fo Functions 




8.3 
Function notation & translations 




5.6 
Applications: Variation 




9.1 
Algebra of Functions 




9.2 
Composition of Functions and Inverse Functions 







Test 7 
2Mar 
9Apr 
9.3 
Exponential Functions and the Number e 




9.4 
Logarithmic Functions 




9.5 
Properties of Logarithmic Functions 




9.6 
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 




9.7 
Applications: Exponential & Logarithmic Functions 







TEST 8 
20Mar 
17Apr 
8.4 
Parabolas as conic sections 




8.5 
Distance formula and circles 




8.6 
Ellipses and Hyperbolas 




8.7 
Nonlinear Systems of Equations 







TEST 9 
17Apr 
28Apr 
10.1 
Sequences 




10.2 
Sigma Notation 




10.3 
Arithmetic Sequences 




10.4 
Geometric Sequences 




10.5 
Binomial Theorem 







TEST 10 
8May 
8May 

Take Final Exam for 152B 

FINAL 

