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

### 8. Excellent College Algebra Tutorial Site with Solutions

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## Homework Assignments

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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
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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
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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
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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!
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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
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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
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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!
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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HW12 student questions:
Chapter 1, Section 4, problem 89
Copies of some student's lecture notes and examples for Monday, 10/14 lecture
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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
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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
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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
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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!
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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
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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
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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
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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!
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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
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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
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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!
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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
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No homework due on Monday, 11/25!
See you in class!
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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!)
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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
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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
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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.
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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)