We'll begin with a review of some concepts from College Algebra, especially material in Sections 2.1 and 2.4 of the textbook that often isn't covered in that class. Then we'll cover Chapters 7–10 from the textbook, except skipping Sections 8.7 and 10.3. Here is the complete list of covered sections: 2.1, 2.4, 7.1–8, 8.1–6, 9.1–5, 10.1&2, 10.4&5. I'll probably go pretty much in the textbook's order, although I might swap a few sections around; I'll announce this ahead of time if I do. (As a matter of fact, we're skipping 9.4&5. To follow what we've covered so far, the easiest thing to do is to check the homework page.) It's a lot of material for 10 weeks, so the class has to move pretty fast; please talk to me early if you need help!
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