MAT 1311.04, College Algebra (Tue 6:00-9:00, NSRC 103), Fall 2019

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1. Course Syllabus for MAT1311.04 (the Tue 6:00 pm section)

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 Practice Problems Set and Solutions Download link (in pdf format)

8. Textbook (Online Viewing)

9. Textbook Problem Sets (Online Viewing)

10. Excellent General Suggestions for How to Succeed in a Math Course

11. Quiz 1 Key

12. Quiz 4 Key

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Files You May 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

Homework Assignments

HW0: R&S (Read and Study) this link on properties of exponents. Due: Start of class, Monday, 9/3 ================================================================ Remember to dress up pretty for class on Monday for my seating chart pictures! ================================================================ HW1: Do problems 1-9 on this link on Integer Exponents. R&S (Read and Study) this link on Rational Exponents R&S this link on Radicals Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 9/4 ================================================================ HW2: Do problems 1-8 on this link on Rational Exponents. Do problems 1-12,16,17 on this link on Radicals. R&S this link on Polynomials R&S this link on Factoring Polynomials Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 9/11 ================================================================ HW3: Do problems 1-10 on this link on Polynomials. Do problems 1-18 on this link on Factoring Polynomials. Do one or two sets of 10 problems from this web page on Multiplying Binomials Do one or two sets of 10 problems from this web page on Factoring Trinomials R&S this link on Rational Expressions R&S this link on Complex Numbers Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 9/18 ================================================================ Our first quiz over HW1 and HW2 will be Tuesday, 9/17 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! =============================================================== HW4: Do problems 1-12 on this link on Rational Expressions. Do problems 1-8 on this link on Complex Numbers R&S this link on Solving Equations and Inequalities R&S this link on Applications of Linear Functions Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 9/25 ================================================================ We will have another quiz over HW3 on Tuesday, 9/25 This will really be three quizzes. The first two will be short, timed quizzes over HW3. The first timed quiz will be 5 problems from the multiplying binomials link on HW3. You will have 90 seconds to do 5 problems. The second timed quiz will be be 5 problems from the factoring link on HW3. You will have 2 minutes to do 5 problems. The third quiz will be a "regular" quiz over HW3 problems. On the timed quizzes, you may NOT use a calculator! Practice the problems on multiplying binomials and factoring trinomials from the links on HW3! Remember to bring your study sheet! ================================================================ HW5: Do problems 1-6 on this link on linear equations. Do examples 1a-d,2a-b on this link from the notes on linear equations. Do problems 1-6, 9 on this link on Linear Applications. R&S this link on Equations With More Than One Variables. R&S this link on Quadratic Equations - Part 1. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 10/1 ================================================================ HW6: Do problems 1-6 on this link on Multi-Variable Linear equations. Do problems 1-16 on this link on Quadratic Equations - Part 1. R&S this link on Quadratic Equations - Part 2. R&S this link on the Discriminant in Quadratic Equations. R&S this link on the Euquations Reducible to Quadratic Equations. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 10/8 ================================================================ HW7: Do problems 1-16 on this link on Quadratic Equations - Part 2. Do problems 1-16 on this link on Equations Reducible to Quadratic Equations. R&S this link on Radical Equations. R&S this link on Solving Linear Inequalities. R&S this link on Solving Polynomial Inequalities. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 10/15 ================================================================ HW8: Do problems 1-5 on this link on Radical Equations. Do problems 5-39 odd,47,51,55,57 on this handout on Variation Problems. (the answers are on the last page) R&S this link on Solving Linear Inequalities. R&S this link on Solving Polynomial Inequalities. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 10/22 ================================================================ We will have our 5th quiz on Tuesday, 10/22 It will be over the following material: HW5 on Linear Equations HW6 on Multi-Variable Equations and Quadratic Equations 1 HW7 on Quadratic Equations 2 and Reducible to Quadratic Equations Remember to bring your study sheet! ================================================================ HW9: Do problems 1-7 on this link on Linear Inequalities. Do problems 1-6 on this link on Polynomial Inequalities. R&S this link on Rational Inequalities. R&S this link on Absolute Value Equations. R&S this link on Absolute Value Inequalities. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 10/29 =============================================================== HW10: Do problems 1-6 on this link on Rational Inequalities. Do problems 1-7 on this link on Absolute Value Equations. Do problems 1-7 on this link on Absolute Value Inequalities. R&S this link on Definition of Functions. R&S this link on Combining Functions. R&S this link on Inverse Functions. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 11/5 =============================================================== We will have our 6th quiz on Tuesday, 11/5 It will be over the following material: HW8 on Radical Equations and Variation Problems HW9 on Linear and Polynomial Inequalities Remember to bring your study sheet! ================================================================ HW11: Do problems 1-18 on this link on Definition of Functions. Do problems 1-5 on this link on Combining Functions. Do problems 1-6 on this link on Inverse Functions. Here is the method from the text on how to find the inverse of a one-to-one function. Three inverse function examples R&S this link on Graphing. R&S this link on Graphing Lines. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 11/12 =============================================================== HW12: Do problems 1-11 on this link on Lines. Lecture notes over today's material. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 11/19 =============================================================== We will have our 7th quiz on Tuesday, 11/19 It will be over the following material: HW10 on Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities HW11 on Functions Remember to bring your study sheet! ================================================================ HW13: Virtual Class Tonight!! Watch this video on equations and graphs of circles Do #'s 1-8 on this link on Circles. (Use the notes I gave in class on Wednesday) Note: I will pick this up for a homework grade! Do a really good job and show all work! Do NOT just put the problem and an answer!! Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 12/3 ================================================================ HW14: R&S this handout on Parabolas Virtual Lecture: Watch this video on finding the vertex of a parabola. Do #'s 1-4,8-10 on this link on Parabolas. (For the graphing part, read this link on graphing parabolas.) ( or ... watch this video.) R&S this link on Exponential functions Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 12/3 ================================================================ HW15: Do the problems on this handout on quadratic applications. Solutions are here . Do problems 1-18 on this handout on finance problems (part1). Do problems 19-22,26 (skip #'s 23,24,25,27,28) on this handout on finance problems (part2). Problems like these will be on the final exam! ================================================================ Final Exam Material: Topics: HW13 - Circles HW14 - Parabolas HW15 - Quadratic Applications and Finance Problems (part 1 - Savings accounts with compounded and continuous interest) HW15 - Finance Problems (part 2 - Loans and Retirement Plans) You may bring up to 4 study sheets, plus the sheet with your finance formulas. If you are studying for the final and get stuck on a problem, take a picture of your work and send it to me in an email! I will post some of these, with my answers on the website (no names mentioned!). ================================================================ The final exam for MAT1311.04 (the Tue 6:00 - 9:00 section) is on Tuesday (Dec 10th) from 7:00 - 9:00 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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