MAT 1311.02, College Algebra (M/W 10:30-11:45, CA122), Fall 2017

Good Links

1. Course Syllabus

2. List of Powers of Several Small Integers

3. Some Calculator Recommendations

4. Grade Estimator Tool

5. Textbook Download link (in pdf format)

6. Textbook Problem Sets Download link (in pdf format)

7. Textbook Problem Set Solutions Download link (in pdf format)

8. Textbook (Online Viewing)

9. Textbook Problem Sets (Online Viewing)

10. Quiz 1 Keys

11. Quiz 2 Keys

12. Quiz 3 Keys

13. Quiz 5 Keys

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Files You Want to Download for This Course
ItemFilenameURL for downloadHow I will refer to this file during the course
1Alg_Complete.pdfhttp://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/downloadfile.aspx?file=B,9,NText
2Alg_Complete_Practice.pdfhttp://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/downloadfile.aspx?file=B,9,PPractice Problems
3Alg_Complete_Solutions.pdfhttp://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/downloadfile.aspx?file=B,9,SSolutions

Links to Files You Can View in Your Browser
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

================================================================ HW0: R&S (Read and Study) this link and this link. Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 8/23 ================================================================ Remember to dress up pretty for class on Wednesday for my seating chart pictures! ================================================================ 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! =============================================================== HW1: Do the problems on the following handouts: Problems on degree, terms, factors, and numeric coefficients of a polynomial (answers to the above problems) Problems on adding and subtracting polynomials (only do problems 1-21 odd) Note: The answers for problems 12 and 17 in the original link above were wrong! The link now contains the corrected document with correct answers. Due: Start of class, Monday, 8/28 ================================================================ HW2: Do the following problems: On multiplying polynomials: from the text: work examples 2a-e and 3a-d from this link on multiplying polynomials from the practice problems: work problems 4-10 from this link On factoring polynomials: from the text: work examples 1a-d and 3a-d from this link on factoring polynomials from the practice problems: work problems 1-4 from this link Your goal in doing the homework is to read deep enough and practice problems hard enough so that you can do problems like these on a blank sheet of paper without any notes. This is what you will be asked to do on the quiz! Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 8/30 ================================================================ Our first quiz over HW1 will be Wednesday, 8/30 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! =============================================================== HW3: Do the following problems: On factoring polynomials (part 2): from the text: work examples 2a-c, 3e-g, 4a-c, and 5a-c from this link on factoring polynomials from the practice problems: work problems 5-18 from this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on integer exponents Great link for practice multiplying binomials and factoring trinomials Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 9/6 ================================================================ HW4: Do the following problems: On integer exponents: from the text: work example 1a-f from this link on Integer Exponents from the practice problems: work problems 1-9 from this link on Integer Exponents R&S (Read and Study) this link on rational exponents Due: Start of class, Monday, 9/11 ================================================================ HW5: Do the following problems: On rational exponents: from the text: work examples 1a-f,2a-c,3a-b from this link on rational exponents from the practice problems: work problems 1-10 from this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on radicals Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 9/13 ================================================================ Our second quiz will be Wednesday, 9/13 The quiz will cover HW3-HW4 on the following topics: 1) Factoring polynomials (part2) 2) Integer Exponents Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! =============================================================== HW6: Do the following problems: On radicals: from the text: work examples 1a-c,2a-e,3a-f,4a-c,5a-c from this link on radicals from the practice problems: work problems 1-18 from this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on rational expressions Due: Start of class, Monday, 9/18 ================================================================ HW7: Do the following problems: On rational expressions: from the text: work examples 1a-c,2a-c,3a-e from this link on rational expressions do these problems (solutions to the problems in the link above) R&S (Read and Study) this link on complex numbers Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 9/20 ================================================================ HW8: Do the following problems: On complex numbers: from the text: work examples 1a-c,2a-d,3a-d,4 from this link on complex numbers do all the problems on this link Lecture notes on complex numbers from today R&S (Read and Study) this link on linear equations Due: Start of class, Monday, 9/25 ================================================================ HW9: Do the following problems: On linear equations: from the text: work examples 1a-d,2a-b from this link on linear equations do all the problems on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on linear applications Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 9/27 ================================================================ Our third quiz will be Wednesday, 9/27 The quiz will cover HW5-HW8 on the following topics: 1) Rational Exponents (HW5) 2) Radicals (HW6) 2) Rational Expressions (HW7) 2) Complex Numbers (HW8) Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! ================================================================ HW10: Do the following problems: On linear applications: from the text: work examples 1,3,4 from this link on linear applications do problems 1,2 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on equations with more than one variable Due: Start of class, Monday, 10/2 ================================================================ HW11: Do the following problems: On linear applications: from the text: work examples 5,6,7,8,9 from this link on linear applications do problems 3,4,5,6 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on equations with more than one variable Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/4 ================================================================ HW12: Do the following problems: On linear equations with two or more variables: from the text: work examples 1,2,3,4,5,6 from this link on linear equations with two or more variables do problems 1-6 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on quadratic equations part 1 Due: Start of class, Monday, 10/9 ================================================================ HW13: Do the following problems: On quadratic equations part 1: from the text: work examples 1a-g;2a,b;3;4a-e from this link on quadratic equations part 1 do problems 1-16 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on quadratic equations part 2 Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/11 ================================================================ Our fourth quiz will be Wednesday, 10/11 The quiz will cover HW9-HW12 on the following topics: 1) Linear Equations (HW9) 2) Linear Applications-1 (HW10) 3) Linear Applications-2 (HW11) 4) Linear Equations with more than one variable (HW12) Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! ================================================================ HW14: Do the following problems: On quadratic equations part 2: from the text: work examples 1a-b;2a-c;3a-b from this link on quadratic equations part 2 do problems 4-11 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on quadratic equations summary Due: Start of class, Monday, 10/16 ================================================================ HW15: Do the following problems: On quadratic equations parts 2 and 3: from the text: work examples 1a,b,c from this link on quadratic equations part 3 do problems 12-13 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on graphing lines Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/18 ================================================================ HW16: Do the following problems: On equations of lines and graphs: from the text: work examples 1a-d,2,3,4,5a-b from this link on lines and graphs do problems 1-11 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on graphing circles Due: Start of class, Monday, 10/23 ================================================================ Our fifth quiz will be Wednesday, 10/25 The quiz will cover HW13-HW16 on the following topics: 1) Quadratic Equations 1,2,3 (HW13,HW14,HW15) 2) Equations and Graphs of Lines (HW16) Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! ================================================================ HW17: Do the following problems: On equations of circles and their graphs: from the text: work examples 1;2a,b,c;3a,b from this link on circles and graphs do problems 1-8 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on the definition of a function Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/25 ================================================================ HW18: Do the following problems: On functions: from the text: work examples 3,4,5 from functions do problems 1-11 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on combining functions R&S (Read and Study) this link on inverse functions Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/25 ================================================================ Remember that I will pick up HW17 on circles for a grade first thing in class on Monday! Have a copy ready to hand in to me! ================================================================ HW19: Do the following problems: On functions: from the text: work examples 1a-d,2a-c,3a-e,4 from this link on combining functions do problems 1-5 on this link from the text: work examples 1,2 from this link on circles and graphs do problems 1-5 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on graphing parabolas R&S (Read and Study) this link on quadratic applications Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 10/25 ================================================================ HW20: Do the following problems: from the text: work examples 1a-c,2a-b from this link on graphing parabolas do problems 1-7 on this link do this problem Due: Start of class, Monday, 11/6 ================================================================ HW21: Do the following problems: Do problems 3-4 on this handout ( Answers to problems 3-4 above ) Do problems 1-6 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on polynomial inequalities Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 11/8 ================================================================ Our sixth quiz will be Monday, 11/13 The quiz will cover HW17-HW21 on the following topics: 1) Graphing Circles (HW17) 2) Evaluating and Combining Functions and Inverse Functions (HW18-HW19) 3) Graphing Parabolas and applications (max profit problem) (HW20) 4) Linear Applications (HW21) Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! ================================================================ HW22: Do the following problems: Do problems 1-6 on this link Do problems 1-4 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on absolute value equations Due: Start of class, Monday, 11/13 ================================================================ HW23: Do the following problems: Do problems 1-4,6 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on absolute value equalities Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 11/15 ================================================================ HW24: Do the following problems: Do problems 1-3,6 on this link Do problems 1-2,4-5 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on exponential equations R&S (Read and Study) this link on logarithmic equations R&S (Read and Study) this link on solving exponential equations Due: Start of class, Monday, 11/20 ================================================================ Finance Formula Formula Practice Links: Formula 1: Compound Interest Formula 2: Continuously Compounded Interest Formula 3: Future Value of an Annuity Due (Retirement accounts) Formula 4: Loan Payments ================================================================ ================================================================ The final exam for MAT1311.02 (the M/W 10:40 - 11:55 section) is on Wednesday (Dec. 6th) from 3:15 - 5:15 pm in this room. Bring your calculator (NOT a phone, ipad, android, or other internet capable device) and your study sheets. ================================================================



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