# MAT 1311.04, College Algebra (M/W 1:00-2:25, CA120), Fall 2015

### 10. Quiz 4 Key

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ItemFilenameURL for downloadHow I will refer to this file during the course

ItemLinknameURL for viewingHow I will refer to this file during the course
4Complete Algebra Texthttp://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/Alg/Alg.aspxText
5Algebra Practice Problems with Solutionshttp://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Problems/Alg/Alg.aspxPractice Problems
6Alg_Complete_Solutions.pdfNot Needed (the solutions are available as you view link 5Solutions

## Homework Assignments

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Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 8/26
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HW1:  R&S this section, up through example 1b for the next lecture.

Do problems 1-9 on this worksheet.
Lecture notes from Wednesday, 8/26
Due: Start of class, Monday, 8/31
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HW2:  Linear Equations.

On the author's webpage (here),
try all these problems and make sure you can do them on a blank sheet of paper:
Example 1 a,b

On the practice-problems page (here), try the problems indicated and make sure you can do them
on a blank sheet of paper:
Problems 1-3 (notice that the solutions are there also).
do problems 1-4.
( solutions )

If you have a copy of the recommended (but not required) text, Schaum's Outlines on College Algebra,
The following problems are excellent practice as well:
Schaum's Outlines on College Algebra - Chapter 13 Linear Equations,
Problems 13.1 a,b,c,d,e,f,g,i

Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 9/2
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HW3:  Linear Equations - part 2.

On the author's webpage (here),
try all these problems and make sure you can do them on a blank sheet of paper:
Example 1 d

On the practice-problems page (here), try the problems indicated and make sure you can do them
Problems 3-6 (notice that the solutions are there also).

Do problems 17-25,61,85-91 (odd numbers only) on this handout.

If you have a copy of the recommended (but not required) text, Schaum's Outlines on College Algebra,
The following problems are excellent practice as well:
Schaum's Outlines on College Algebra - Chapter 13 Linear Equations,
Problems 13.1 h,m, 13.34 e

Lecture notes from Wednesday, 9/2

R&S this section from the text.

Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 9/9
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HW4:  Cross Multiplying and Solving a Linear Equation for One Variable

Make sure you can do problems 2,3,4,5,6,8 on this handout.

Make sure you can do examples 1,4,5 from the author's text, here.

Make sure you can do problem 5 on this web-page.

Make sure you can do problems 101,103,109 on this worksheet

R&S this section
and this section from our text.

Due:  Start of class on Monday, 9/14
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Our first quiz over HW2-HW4 will be Wednesday, 9/16
Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator!
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HW5:  Graphing Linear Equations

Lecture notes from Monday, 9/14

Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 9/7
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HW6:  Applications of linear equations

Do problems 3 and 4 on this worksheet (we did 1 and 2 in class.
(We did problems 1 and 2 in class.)

Due: Start of class, Monday, 9/21
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Here are some good links for extra practice with exponents.
They are a little "kiddish" looking, but the content is very useful:
Product Property
Quotient Property
Power Property
Practice on any or all of our exponent Rules
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HW7:  Integer Exponents

Learn how to do examples 1a-f on the text website.
Do problems 1-9 on the text website. (solutions are included on the website)

try problems 11-22 here. (solutions here.)

R&S The Preliminaries-Rational Exponents section of the text.
Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 9/23
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HW8   Rational Exponents

Lecture notes from Wednesday, 9/23

Learn how to do examples 1-3 on the text website.
Do problems 1-10 on the text problems website for Rational Exponents.
Do problems 1-10 on the text problems website for Real Exponents.

If you feel like you need extra practice,
Do problems 1-9,16-19 on the text assignment problems website.
(solutions are here)

R&S The Radicals section of the text.
Due: Start of class, Monday, 9/29
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Lecture notes from Monday, 9/28

Learn how to do all the examples on the text website.
Do problems 1-12,16,17 on the text problems website for Rational Exponents. (solutions are on the website)

If you feel like you need extra practice,
Do problems 1-21,27,29 odd problems only, on the text assignment problems website.
(solutions are here)

R&S the Polynomials section of the text.
Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 9/30
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Our second quiz over HW5-HW8 will be Wednesday, 9/30
Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator!
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HW10  Polynomials

Lecture notes from Wednesday, 9/30

Do problems 1 - 10 on our text's problems with solutions page.
For extra practice, do problems 1-17 odd our text's extra problems page
( solutions here )

R&S the Factoring Polynomials section of our text.

Due: Start of class, Monday, 10/5
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HW11  Factoring

Lecture notes from Monday, 10/05

Do problems 1-18 on our text's Factoring Polynomials Practice page

R&S the text section on Rational Expressions

Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/7
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HW12  Rational Expressions

Lecture notes from Wednesday, 10/07

Be able to do Examples 1a-c,2a-c,3a-e on the text's notes page.

Do problems 1 - 12 on our text's problems with solutions page.
For extra practice, do problems 1-21 odd our text's extra problems page
( solutions here )

R&S the Complex Numbers section of our text.

Due: Start of class, Monday, 10/12
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HW13  Complex Numbers

Lecture notes from Monday, 10/12

Do Problems 1-9 on the text Problems on Complex Numbers section (solutions are there).
For extra practice, do problems 1-16 odd our text's Complex Numbers Assignment Problems section.
( solutions here )

R&S the Quadratic Equations - Part 1 section of the text.
Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/14
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Quiz 3 over HW9-12 on Wednesday (10/14). If you can't be here, email me to make arrangements to take it
outside of class. If you show up to class on Monday 10/19 (after Fall Break), without having taken
the quiz, you will receive a zero!

Additional Study Problems out of the Schaum's Outlines College Algebra book (page numbers are for the third edition):

HW9:  Radicals, Chapter 8, problems 1-4,6-8 (pgs 61-65)
HW10: Polynomials,
Chapter 2, problems 7,12 (pgs 16-20)
Chapter 4, problems 1-6 (pgs 28-31)
HW11: Factoring, Chapter 5, problems 1-7 (pgs 35-37)
HW12: Rational Expressions, Chapter 6, problems 1-9 (pgs 44-46)
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Lecture notes from Wednesday, 10/14

On the author's webpage (here), try all these problems and make sure you can do them
on a blank sheet of paper:
Examples 1a-g,3,4a-e

On the practice-problems page (here), try the problems indicated and make sure you can do them
on a blank sheet of paper:
Problems 1-9,13-15 (notice that the solutions are there also).

On the additional-problems page (here), do problems 1-17,25-31 odd.
( solutions )

If you have a copy of the recommended (but not required) text, Schaum's Outlines on College Algebra,
The following problems are excellent practice as well:
Schaum's Outlines on College Algebra - Chapter 16, Quadratic Equations
Problems 16.1 a-e; 16.2 a-f (page 152 in 2nd edition)

R&S the author's section on Quadratic Equations, Part 2

A set of old Lecture notes for this section.
Due: Start of class, Monday, 10/19
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On the author's webpage (here), try all these problems and make sure you can do them
on a blank sheet of paper:
Example 2a,b

On the author's webpage (here), try all these problems and make sure you can do them
on a blank sheet of paper:
Example 3a-e; 4a,b

On the practice-problems page (here), try the problems indicated and make sure you can do them
on a blank sheet of paper:
Problems 10-12 (notice that the solutions are there also).

On the practice-problems page (here), try the problems indicated and make sure you can do them
on a blank sheet of paper:
Problems 1-13. You may do all of them by factoring or using the quadratic formula.
You do NOT have to use the completing-the-square method (although you may if you like it)
(notice that the solutions are there also).

On the additional-problems page (here), do problems 1-25 odd.
You may do all of them by factoring or using the quadratic formula.
You do NOT have to use the completing-the-square method (although you may if you like it)
( solutions here )

If you have a copy of the recommended (but not required) text, Schaum's Outlines on College Algebra,
The following problems are excellent practice as well:
Schaum's Outlines on College Algebra - Chapter 16 Quadratic Equations,
Problems 16.6 a-d; 16.33 a-h (pages 155,163 in 3rd edition)

Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/21
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Lecture notes from Monday, 10/21

Do problems 1-10 on the Graphing Parabolas Problems page
(Ignore the directions to convert the equation on problems 8-10. Just use
the regular method we showed in class). For each parabola, graph them like
the examples I did in class.)

Due: Start of class, Monday, 10/26
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Quiz 4 over HW13-15 on Monday (10/26). If you can't be here, email me to make arrangements to take it
outside of class. If you show up to class on Wednesday (10/28), without having taken
the quiz, you will receive a zero!
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Lecture notes from Monday, 10/26

Do problems 2-3 on the handout I gave in class today.
( solutions here )

R&S the text section on Radical Equations.
Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/21
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Do problems 1-5 on the text Practice Problems page

R&S the text Linear Inequalities page

Due: Start of class, Monday, 11/2
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HW19:  Linear Inequalities

Watch this video.

Do problems 1-6 on the text Linear Inequalities Problems page.

Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 11/4
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Remember that we will not meet for class on Monday! Just watch the
video above and do the homework. If you get stuck on something, take
a picture of it and email it to me.
See you Wednesday!
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HW20:  Polynomial/Rational/Absolute Value Inequalities

Lecture notes from Wednesday, 11/3

Do problems 1-6 on the text Polynomial Inequalities Problem page.
Do problems 1-4 on the text Rational Inequalities Problems page.
Do problems 1-5 on the text Absolute Value Inequalities page.

R&S the text section on graphing circles.

Due: Start of class, Monday, 11/9
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HW21:  Equations of Circles

Lecture notes from Monday, 11/9

Do problems 1-8 on the text Equations of Circles Problems page.

Excellent link on circles and their equations

I briefly mentioned conic sections in class today. We won't be doing any problems over them,
but if you would like to do a little personal research on them, here are two good links:

Good concise summary of Conic Sections
A more robust link for Conic Sections

Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 11/11
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Quiz 5 over HW16-20 on Wednesday (11/11). If you can't be here, email me to make arrangements to take it
outside of class. If you show up to class on Monday (11/16), without having taken
the quiz, you will receive a zero!

Here is a set of most of the homework problems we had for this quiz.
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HW22:  Functions

Do problems 1-8 on the text problems section on Functions.

R&S the text section on Systems of Two Equations and Unknowns
R&S the text section on Systems of Three Equations and Unknowns

Due: Start of class, Monday, 11/16
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Important Note for Anyone who missed our quiz on Wednesday, 11/11
Make sure you email me and make arrangements to make up this quiz before class
on Monday or you will receive a zero!
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HW23:  Systems of Equations

Lecture notes from Monday, 11/9

Do problems 1-6 on the text problems section on Systems of Two Equations and Unknowns

Do problems 1-2 on the text problems section on Systems of Three Equations and Unknowns

Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 11/18
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HW24:  Exponential and Log Functions

Lecture notes from Wednesday, 11/18

Do problems 1-7 on this handout.
(solutions here)

Due: Start of class, Monday, 11/23
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Formula 1: Compound Interest
Formula 2: Continuously Compounded Interest
Formula 3: Future Value of an Annuity Due (Retirement accounts)
Formula 4: Loan Payments

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HW25:  Finance Formula Problems 1

Financial Formulas Handout - One Page front and back
Financial Formulas Handout - Big Print

Do problems 1-14 on  this handout .

Due: Start of class, Monday, 11/30
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HW26:  Finance Formula Problems 2

Lecture notes over this material from my MW section

Financial Formulas Handout - One Page front and back
Financial Formulas Handout - Big Print

Do problems 15-18 on  this handout .
Do problems 19-26 on  this handout .

Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 12/2
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Final Exam Material
HW22 - Functions , HW23 - Systems of Equations, HW24 Exponential and Log Functions
HW25 - Financial Formulas 1, HW26 - Financial Formulas 2
To do well on the final, know how to do all the homework problems on these assignments.

Be SURE you can use your calculator correctly for HW24 & HW25 problems!!!!!!
Remember to bring your calculator, or you will miss all problems needing one.

I will NOT bring any extra calculators!!!
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Our final exam is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec 9th, from 3:15-5:15 in this room.

You may also take your exam with on Monday night, Dec 7th, from 6-8 pm, if you would prefer.

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!

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