Supplements
   Here you will find helpful supplements for certain classes...

Sample Exams

Algebra and Pre Calculus

Web Page Downloadable Word Doc 
(if available)
Description
Domain + Range Domain + Range Help working with, and finding the domain and range of various functions.  Answers are included.
Box Problem Box Problem Working with functions and attributes
Trig Formulas Trig Formulas A synopsis of the Trig formulas you will need in order to solve problems.

A-B-C's of the Sine curve

NA

A nice description of the general formula for the sine function and a look at how each constant effects it's appearence.
Trig Identities PDF format only A page of identities for extra practice.
Angle Reductions NA Explore the relationship between the sine and cosine function. Solutions are available via a link on the Angle Reductions page.
More Trig functions NA Explore trig functions with your graphing calculator.
The Prisoner NA A challenging problem involving trig.

MAT 210 and Calculus

Web Document Form

Downloadable Word Document

Linear Regression

Linear Regression

Higher Order Regression

Higher Order Regression

Limits

Limits

Continuity/Derivative

Continuity/Derivative

Business/Optimization

Business/Optimization

Differential Equations

Differential Equations

Continuous Money Flow

Continuous Money Flow

Probability Density Function

Probability Density Function

Derivative/Integral Table

Derivative/Integral Table

MAT 270 and Calculus

Maple Resources SSH Help Table of Derivatives
Mastery Exam Practice (Word Doc) Mastery Exam Practice (Web Page) Related Rates Demo
Antiderivatives/Indefinite Integrals (Proof) Sums of Definite Integrals (Proof) Alternating Series (Proof)
Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (Drill)    

 

Here are some great projects by Trey Cox and Scott Adamson
Feel free to send them comments...

Downloading instructions: Right-click on the link under the Character column and select 'save target as' and then download.  You will need MS Word to open the document

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Character
(Movie or T.V. Show)

Math Topic

Level

Soutions

Fred Flintstone
(Flintstone’s)

Methods of Sampling

Statistics

Fred Flintstone
(Flintstone’s)

Flik 
(A Bug’s Life)

Area, Unit Conversion, Large numbers

Algebra

Flik 
(A Bug’s Life)

Wilson (Home Improvement)

Linear Modeling

Algebra

Wilson (Home Improvement)

Jim Baylor (Tim Taylor)
(Rule Time: Salute to Speed!)

Linear Regression, Rate of Change, Mathematical Modeling, function notation

Algebra

Jim Baylor (Tim Taylor)
(Rule Time: Salute to Speed!)

Jim Baylor (Tim Taylor)
(Rule Time: Salute to Brakes!)

Quadratic Regression, Successive differences, function notation

Algebra

Jim Baylor (Tim Taylor)
(Rule Time: Salute to Brakes!)

Princess Leia 
(Star Wars)

Quadratic and Linear regression and modeling

Algebra

Princess Leia 
(Star Wars)

Fonzie
(Happy Days)

TBD

Algebra
PreCalculus

Fonzie
(Happy Days)

Dorothy or Lion
(Wizard of Oz)

TBD

Algebra
PreCalculus

Dorothy or Lion
(Wizard of Oz)

Inspector Gadget

 

 

Inspector Gadget

Alice 
(Brady Bunch)

Linear and Exponential Growth

Algebra
PreCalculus

Alice 
(Brady Bunch)

Phoebe Buffay 
(FRIENDS)

Piecewise Functions

Algebra
PreCalculus

Phoebe Buffay 
(FRIENDS)

Survivor! 
(television show)
 

Quadratic Regression

Algebra
PreCalculus

Survivor! 
(television show)
 

Bert
(Sesame Street)

Rational modeling

Algebra
PreCalculus

Bert
(Sesame Street)

Rand Peltzer
(Gremlins)

Rational Modeling

Algebra
PreCalculus

Rand Peltzer
(Gremlins)

Jim Baylor (Tim Taylor)
(Rule Time: Salute to Sports!)

Exponential and Logistic regression and modeling

Algebra
PreCalculus

Jim Baylor (Tim Taylor)
(Rule Time: Salute to Sports!)

Gilligan 
(Gilligan’s Island)

Trigonometric Modeling of Sound Waves

PreCalculus
Trigonometry

Gilligan 
(Gilligan’s Island)

Gilligan 
(Gilligan’s Island)

Trigonometric Modeling of Water Waves

PreCalculus

Trigonometry

Gilligan 
(Gilligan’s Island)

Wile E. Coyote 
(Looney Tunes)

Trigonometric Modeling of a roller coaster

PreCalculus

Trigonometry

Wile E. Coyote 
(Looney Tunes)

Jethro Bodean 
(Beverly Hillbillies)

Trigonometric Modeling of building a train route

PreCalculus

Trigonometry

Jethro Bodean 
(Beverly Hillbillies)

Tiger Woods 
(Professional Golf Association)

Derivatives

Calculus I

Tiger Woods 
(Professional Golf Association)

007 
(James Bond)

Optimization

Calculus I

007 
(James Bond)

007 
(James Bond)

Logistic Functions and Point of Inflection

Calculus I

007 
(James Bond)

Buzz Lightyear 
(Toy Story)

Logistic Functions and Financial modeling

Calculus I

Buzz Lightyear 
(Toy Story)

Inigo Montoya
(The Princess Bride)

Dampened Trigonometric Functions, Limits, and Derivative

Calculus I

Inigo Montoya
(The Princess Bride)

Dr. I.R. Service 
(US Government)

Trapezoidal Method of approximating area

Calculus II

Dr. I.R. Service 
(US Government)

Hershey Chocolate Company
(Hershey Kisses)

Volumes of Revolution

Calculus II

Hershey Chocolate Company
(Hershey Kisses)

Cal Clulus, P.I.
(The Case of the Innocent Man)

Newton’s Law of Cooling Integration (Separation of Variables)

Calculus II

Cal Clulus, P.I.
(The Case of the Innocent Man)

Oscar the Grouch 
(Sesame Street)

Optimization (multivariable)

Calculus III

Oscar the Grouch 
(Sesame Street)

Scooby Doo
(Hanna Barbara)

Vectors, Derivatives, Integration

Calculus III

Scooby Doo
(Hanna Barbara)

Mario Brothers
(Sony Playstation)

Vectors, Differential Equations, Force

Calculus III

Mario Brothers
(Sony Playstation)

 

Projects for Algebra and Pre-Calculus

Business Project 1

Challenge Problem

 

 

 

 

Sample Exams

Here you will find sample tests and quizzes for you to work on...  The midterms are a collection of Advanced Algebra, Pre-Calculus and Brief Calculus problems.  The quizzes are samples of questions  I have asked in the past.  There are Solutions to some of the items here!!!


MAT 210 Sample Midterms

Test 1 (Spring 2001) Test 2 (Spring 2001) Test 3 (Spring 2001)
Final (Spring 2001)    

MTE 180 Sample Exams

Test 1 (Summer 2001)

Test 2 (Summer 2001)

Test 3 (Summer 2001)

Test 4 (Summer 2001)

   

Test 1 (Fall 2001)

Test 1 (Fall 2001)

 

Sample Quizzes

I will add new projects as they come.  Let me know if you have any problems.