MAT 1311.02, College Algebra (T/Th 8:30-9:45, NSRC 117), Spring 2018

Good Links

1. Course Syllabus for MAT1311.02 (T/Th 8:30 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 Problem Set Solutions Download link (in pdf format)

8. Textbook (Online Viewing)

9. Textbook Problem Sets (Online Viewing)

10. Quiz 1 Key

11. Quiz 4 Key

12. Quiz 5 Key

13. Quiz 6 Key

14. Quiz 7 Key

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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 on properties of exponents. Due: Start of class, Thursday, 1/11 ================================================================ Remember to dress up pretty for class on Thursday for my seating chart pictures! ================================================================ HW1: Do problems 1-9 on this link. Do problems 1-6 on this link. R&S this link on rational exponents. R&S this link on radicals. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 1/16 ================================================================ HW2: Do problems 7-9 on this link on Rational Exponents. Do problems 1-12 on this link on Radicals. R&S this link on polynomials. Due: Start of class, Thursday, 1/18 ================================================================ Our first quiz over HW1 will be Thursday, 1/18 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! =============================================================== HW3: Do problems 13-19 on this link on radicals. Do problems 1-10 on this link on polynomials. Do a set of 10 problems from this link on multiplying binomials R&S this link on factoring. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 1/23 ================================================================ HW4: Do problems 1-15 on this link on factoring. Do examples 1a-d and 2a-c on this link from the notes on factoring. Do a set of 10 problems from this link on factoring trinomials R&S this link on Rational Expressions. Due: Start of class, Thursday, 1/25 ================================================================ HW5: Do problems 16-18 on this link on factoring. Do a set of 10 problems from this link on factoring trinomials Do examples 1a-c and 2a-c on this link from the notes on rational expressions. Do problems 1-7 on this link on rational expressions. R&S this link on Complex Numbers. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 1/30 ================================================================ Our second quiz over HW2, HW3, HW4, and HW5 will be Thursday, 2/1 It will include problems from HW2 and HW3 on simplifying Radical Expressions, problems from HW3 on simplifying polynomials, and problems from HW4 on simplifying rational expressions. It will also a seperate quiz each on multiplying binomials (from this link , and on Factoring trinomials (from this link . Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! =============================================================== HW6: Do problems 8-12 on this link on rational expressions. Do example 3a-e on this link from the notes on rational expressions. Do example 1a-c,2a-d,3a-d on this link from the notes on Complex Numbers. Do problems 1-9 on this link on Complex Numbers. Some old lecture note examples on factoring and rational expressions are here Some old lecture note examples on complex numbers are here R&S this link on Linear Equations. Due: Start of class, Thursday, 2/1 ================================================================ HW7: Do problems 1-6 on this link on linear equations. Do examples on this link from the notes on linear equations. R&S this link on Applications of Linear Equations. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 2/6 ================================================================ HW8: 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, Thursday, 2/8 ================================================================ HW9: Do the following problems: On linear applications: from the text: work examples 5,6,7 from this link on linear applications do problems 3,4 on this link On Equations With More Than One Variable: do problems 1-6 on this link R&S (Read and Study) this link on Quadratic Equations Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 2/13 ================================================================ Our fifth quiz over HW6, HW7, HW8, and HW9 will be Thursday, 2/15 It will include problems from HW6 on adding and subtracting Rational Expressions and Complex Numbers. It will include problems from HW7 on linear equations and from HW8 on linear applications. It will include problems from HW9 on Equations with more than one variable. Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! =============================================================== HW10: Do the following problems: Do problems 1-16 on this link on Quadratic Equations R&S (Read and Study) this link on Quadratic Equations II Due: Start of class, Thursday, 2/15 ================================================================ HW11: Do problems 8-13 (using the quadratic formula) on this link on Quadratic Equations - Part 2 R&S this link on Applications of Quadratic Equations Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 2/20 ================================================================ HW12: Do problems 1-2 on this link on quadratic applications. Do the problems 1,2 on this handout on quadratic applications (solutions here ) R&S this link on equations reducible to quadratic forms Due: Start of class, Thursday, 2/22 ================================================================ HW13: Do problems 1-6 on this link on Equations Reducible to Quadratic Form R&S this link on Equations with Radicals Examples worked in today's lecture Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 2/27 ================================================================ Our sixth quiz over HW10, HW11, HW12, and HW13 will be Thursday, 3/1 It will include problems from HW10 and HW11 on quadratic equations. It will include problems from HW12 on quadratic applications. It will include problems from HW13 on equations reducible to quadratic form. Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! =============================================================== HW14: Do problems 1-5 on this link on equations with radicals Do problems 1-6 on this link on linear inequalities R&S this link on polynomial inequalities Due: Start of class, Thursday, 3/1 ================================================================ HW15: 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 Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 3/6 ================================================================ HW16: Do problems 1-3,6 on this link on Rational Inequalities Do problems 1-5 on this link on Absolute Value Equations Do problems 1-7 on this link on Absolute Value Inequalities R&S this link on Graphing R&S this link on Graphing Lines - part 2 Due: Start of class, Thursday, 3/8 ================================================================ HW17: Do problems 1-9 on this link on Graphing Do problems 1-2 on this link on Graphing Lines R&S this link on Graphing Lines Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 3/20 ================================================================ Our seventh quiz over HW14, HW15, HW16, and HW17 will be Thursday, 3/22 It will include problems from HW14 on Radical Equations and Linear Inequalities. It will include problems from HW15 on Polynomial Inequalities. It will include problems from HW16 on Rational Inequalities, Absolute Value Equations and Absolute Value Inequalities. It will include problems from HW17 on Graphing and Graphing Lines. Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! =============================================================== HW18: Do problems 17-25 odd on the distance and midpoint handout Do problems 3-11 on this link on Graphing Lines R&S (Read and Study) this link on Circles on Due: Start of class, Thursday, 3/22 ================================================================ No homework for Tuesday, 3/27 ================================================================ Note: The last day to retake the quizzes over multiplying binomials and factoring trinomials is by noon, Thursday, 3/29. ================================================================================== HW19: Do problems 3 and 4 on this link on linear applications (we did problems 1 and 2 in class) (Solutions to the above handout) Do problems 1-8 on this link on Circles R&S this link on the definition of a function R&S this link on combining functions Due: Start of class, Thursday, 3/29 ================================================================ HW20: Do problems 1-9,11 on this link on Functions Do problems 1-4 on this link on Combining Functions Do problems 1,2,5 on this link on Inverse Functions R&S this link on Graphing Parabolas Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 4/2 ================================================================ Our eighth and last quiz will be Thursday, 4/5 The quiz will cover HW18-HW21 on the following topics: 1) Distance, Midpoint Handout (HW18) 2) Equations of Lines (HW18) 3) Linear Applications Handout (HW19) 4) Graphing Circles (HW19) 5) Evaluating and Combining Functions and Inverse Functions (HW20) Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! ================================================================ HW21: Do problems 1-10 on this link on Graphing Parabolas Do problems 2-3 on this handout (We did problem 1 in class). (solutions to handout above) Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 4/10 ================================================================ HW22: R&S this link on Systems of Equations Do problems 1-6 on this link on Systems of Equations Practice Problems R&S this link on Systems of 3 Equations and 3 Unknowns Handout on Ellipses and Hyperbolas (only for future reference if you need it, no homework on this) Due: Start of class, Thursday, 4/12 ================================================================ HW23: Do problems 1-2 on this link on Systems of Three Equations Practice Problems Do problem 1 on this link on Systems of Three Equations Assignment Problems (the answer is ()) Do problems 1-2 on this link on Exponential Functions Practice Problems Do problems 1-8,13,16,17 on this link on Logarithmic Functions R&S this link on Solving Exponential Functions Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 4/17 ================================================================ HW24: Do problems 1-9 on this link on Solving Exponential Equations Due: Start of class, Thursday, 4/19 ================================================================ HW25: Finance Formulas - Part 1 Do problems 1-14 on this handout on finance formula problems (the answers are on the bottom of the last page - Use your financial formulas handout to get the answers) Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 4/24 ================================================================ Finance Formula Formula Practice Links (to check answers on a problem): Formula 1: Compound Interest Formula 2: Continuously Compounded Interest Formula 3: Future Value of an Annuity Due (Retirement accounts) Formula 4: Loan Payments ================================================================ HW26: Finance Formulas - Part 2 Do problems 15-18 on this handout on finance formula problems - part 1 (the answers are on the bottom of the last page - Use your financial formulas handout to get the answers) Do problems 21-28 on this handout on finance formula problems - part 2 (the answers are on the bottom of the last page - Use your financial formulas handout to get the answers) Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 4/25 ================================================================ Final Exam Material: Topics: Parabolas and Quadratic Applications - HW21 Systems of 2 Equations and 2 Unknowns - HW22 Logs, Exponential Functions and Solving Exponential Equations - HW23 & HW24 Finance formulas 1 and 2 (Savings accounts with compounded and continuous interest - HW25) Finance formulas 3 and 4 (Retirement accounts and Loans - HW25 and HW26) You may bring up to 4 study sheets, including 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 MAT1311.02 (the T/Th 8:30 - 9:45 section) is on Thursday (May 3rd) from 7:45 - 9:45 am in this room. Bring your calculator (NOT a phone, ipad, android, or other internet capable device) and your study sheets. ================================================================



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