MAT 1311.02, College Algebra (M/W 1:00-2:15), Fall 2013

Good Links

1. Course Syllabus

2. List of Powers of Several Small Integers

3. Some Calculator Recommendations

4. Excellent General College Review - Short, Quick and Useful

5. Quiz 1 Key

6. Quiz 2 Key

7. Quiz 5 Keys

7. Excellent College Algebra Practice Tests with Solutions

8. Excellent College Algebra Tutorial Site with Solutions

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Homework Assignments

HW0: Monday's Assignment: Read Sections R.1-R.3. R.1 and R.2 should be a review of material you already know. We will work some examples from R.3 on Wednesday. Due: Wednesday, 8/28 ---------------------------------------------------------------- Help for HW1: Link 4 above will have some excellent, concise examples and practice problems. Sites that give lots of practice on exponent problems for this homework assignment: Product Property Quotient Property Power Property Finally, here is a good site that both explains and works examples with exponents. HW1: R.1 #'s 87-91; R.2 #'s 41-65,71-87; R.3 #'s 7-23,27-65; odd probs only; R&S R.3 pages 26-31 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 8/28 lecture Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 9/4 --------------------------------------------- HW2: R.3 #'s 79-135; R&S R.4 Extra help if you need it: Practice problems on factoring or multiplying polynomials Here is a good site that both explains and works examples with polynomials. Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 9/4 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 9/9 --------------------------------------------- HW3: R.4 #'s 7-19,27 49 odd; R&S R.5 Practice problems on factoring or multiplying polynomials Excellent site on factoring with lots of examples and practice problems Another site with lots of examples and practice problems Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 9/9 lecture Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 9/11 Our first quiz over HW1-HW2 will be Wednesday, 9/11 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! --------------------------------------------- HW4: R.4 #'s 17-23; R.5 #'s 7-15 odd; R&S R.6 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 9/11 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 9/16 --------------------------------------------- HW5: R.5 15a; R.6 43-61 odd; R&S R.7 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 9/16 lecture Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 9/11 --------------------------------------------- HW6: R.6 #'s 9-37 odd; R&S 1.1 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 9/18 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 9/23 Here is a good web page that has lots of explanations and examples of working with Rational Exponents like we use in R.6. Another good site for help with rational exponents Our second quiz over HW3-HW5 (sections R.4 and R.5) will be Monday, 9/23 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! --------------------------------------------- HW7: 1.1 #'s 7-35 odd; R&S 1.2 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 9/23 lecture Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 9/25 --------------------------------------------- HW8: 1.2 #'s 23-33,47,53,57; Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 9/25 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 9/30 --------------------------------------------- HW9: 1.2 #'s 49,51; 1.3 #'s 25-49 odd; R&S 1.4 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 9/30 lecture Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 10/2 --------------------------------------------- HW10: 1.4 #'s 7-27,31-35,41-47,63-67; R&S 1.5 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 10/2 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 10/7 A few R-6 examples to refresh your memory A link to an old class website with some quiz keys. If you look at quiz 2 or quiz 3 you might see some problems similar to what I will put on your quiz. Our third quiz over HW6-HW8 (sections R.6, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) will be Monday, 10/7 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! Here are some old questions from old quiz keys. Feel free to use them for study material --------------------------------------------- HW11: 1.3 #'s 7-19; 1.5 #'s 19-57; R&S 1.6 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 10/07 lecture If problems 51-57 are giving you trouble, look at example 2 in this handout, then study example 3c on page 117 in your text. Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 10/9 --------------------------------------------- HW12: 1.5 #'s 65-111 odd; R&S 1.6 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 10/9 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 10/14 Here is problem 67 worked out in detail. Try it on your own FIRST, then look at it if your answer doesn't match up with the text! If you are having trouble with these, try writing out the equation to solve in example 6 on page 120 in your text. Try to solve it without looking at the text, then compare your solution with the one in the text and correct anything that needs correcting. --------------------------------------------- HW12 student questions: Chapter 1, Section 4, problem 89 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 10/14 lecture --------------------------------------------- HW13: Problems from section 1.6, pg 138. For each part, look at the specific example in the text for that part, then look at my examples for that part, then try to do the give problems for that part. Then proceed to the next part! My examples for problems 8,12,16,22, and 24 problem 34 problem 36 problem 38 problem 40 problem 44 (more examples soon to go up!) Part 1: Problems 7-13 odd; Text Example 1, pg 128; my work on problems 8,12 Part 2: Problems 15-31 odd; Text Example 2, pg 129; my work on problems 16,22,24 Part 3: Problems 33-37 odd; Text Example 3, pgs 129-130; my work on problems 34,36,38 Part 4: Problems 39-45 odd; Text Example 4, pg 130; my work on problems 40,44 Due: Start of class on Monday, 10/21 --------------------------------------------- HW14: Section 1.6b. All homework problems are from the section 1.6 problems on pages 138-139. Each part below breaks the assignment up into parts. Each part is related to the example(s) worked out in the text and my examples that I either worked in class or have worked out and put on the website so that you have additional help if you need it. problems 54,56,58,60 problems 64 and 68 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 10/21 lecture Part 6: HW problems 53-55 odd; Text Example 6, pgs 131-132; my work on problems 54 Part 7: HW problem 57 odd; Text Example 7, pg 132; my work on problems 56a,58b Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 10/23 --------------------------------------------- HW15: Section 1.6c. All homework problems are from the section 1.6 problems on pages 138-139. Each part below breaks the assignment up into parts. Each part is related to the example(s) worked out in the text and my examples that I either worked in class or have worked out and put on the website so that you have additional help if you need it. Part 8: HW problems 59,63,69,71,73 odd; Text Example 8, pg 133; my work on problems 60,64,68,70,72 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 10/23 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 10/28 --------------------------------------------- Our fourth quiz over HW11b-HW15 (sections 1.5,1.6) will be Wednesday, 10/30 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! Here is an old quiz key with similar problems to what you will be solving. A good way to use this is take it as a practice quiz. Print it out. Cover the solutions and try to solve the problems. Email me if you have questions! --------------------------------------------- HW16: 2.1 7-19,25-37,47-79; Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 10/28 lecture Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 10/30 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 11/4 --------------------------------------------- HW17: 2.2 13-39,63; R&S 2.2 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 11/04 lecture Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 10/23 --------------------------------------------- HW18: 2.3 25-37,39-47,49-61,63-69,71,75 Besides my examples in the student notes below, you can also look in the text as indicated here for further examples: Problems 25-29, look at example 3, pg 179 Problems 31-37, look at example 4, pg 180 Problems 39-43, look at example 5, pg 180 Problems 51-61, look at example 7, pg 181 Problems 63-75, look at example 8, pg 181-182 Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 11/06 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 11/11 --------------------------------------------- Our fifth quiz over HW16-HW18 (sections 2.1,2.2,2.3) will be Monday, 11/11 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! --------------------------------------------- HW19: 2.3 107,109,111; 2.4 19-29,35-45 (just use the vertical line test, don't worry about domain and range) Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 11/11 lecture Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 11/13 --------------------------------------------- HW20: 3.1 21-31,41,45; Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 11/13 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 11/18 --------------------------------------------- Our sixth quiz over HW19-HW20 (sections 2.3b, 2.4, 3.1) will be Monday, 11/18 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! --------------------------------------------- HW21: 5.1 23-49; 5.2 19-25,41; Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 11/18 lecture Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 11/20 --------------------------------------------- No homework due on Monday, 11/25! See you in class! --------------------------------------------- HW22: 4.2 9,11,39-45; 4.3 7-37,51-57; Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 11/25 lecture Due: Start of class on Monday, 11/25 Video of today's lecture (The sound is pretty bad in this video, but you can see the examples worked out.) (I'll try to do better next time!) (The file is big - about 225MB, it will probably work best to download it) --------------------------------------------- HW23: Problems 1-10,18,19 on this handout (this is the same handout I gave out in class today) Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 12/2 lecture Finance Formulas Handout (you may use this on the final exam) Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 11/13 --------------------------------------------- HW24: Problems 21,22,23 on this handout (this is the same handout I gave out in class Monday) Problems 26,27 on this handout. Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Wednesday, 12/4 lecture --------------------------------------------- Good Practice Problems for the final exam: Chap. 5 HW (HW21); Chap. 4 HW (HW22,HW23,HW24); Chap. 5 Mixed Review (pg 551) problems 3,4; Chap. 5 Practice Test (pg 552) problems 2,3; Chap. 4 Mixed Review (pg 484) problems 9,10 For the final exam, you may bring the Finance Formula Handout I gave in class, plus two more pages with anything you want on them. Our Final Exam is Wednesday, 12/11 from 3:15 - 5:15 in our regular classroom. Remember to bring your study sheets and a calculator. You may NOT use a phone, ipad, etc. --------------------------------------------- If you have questions on any of this, send me an email requesting a time to meet. I will have many students and will always give first priority to those who scheduled an appointment! Note: On all emails for this course, start the subject line out with MAT1311, followed by whatever else is appropriate. Emails without this subject line formatting may not be accepted! The final exam is from 3:15 to 5:15 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 11th in this room. Bring your calculator (NOT a phone, ipad, android, or other internet capable device) and your study sheets.



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