MAT 1311.04, College Algebra (T/Th 1:15-2:30, TBA), Spring 2020

Good Links

1. Course Syllabus for MAT1311.04 (the T/Th 1:15 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. Graph Paper

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

HW1: Do all the problems on this problem set on exponents. Use the Properties of Exponents - 1 handout. Due: Start of class, Thursday, 1/16 Remember to dress up pretty for class on Thursday for my seating chart pictures! ================================================================ HW2: 1) Take time to read and study this section of the textbook on Polynomials 2) As a part of part 1), try the textbook examples 1, 2, and 3. Try them first, then look at the solutions to check your answers. 3) Do problems 1-10 on this link on Polynomials. 4) Do one or two sets of 10 problems from this web page on Multiplying Binomials 5) R&S (read and study) this section on Factoring Polynomials for our next class. Lecutre notes from today Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 1/21 ================================================================ HW3: Do problems 1-18 on this link on Factoring Polynomials. Do one or two sets of 10 problems from this web page on Factoring Trinomials R&S this link on Rational Expressions Due: Start of class, Thursday, 1/23 ================================================================ HW4: Do problems 1-12 on this link on Rational Expressions. R&S this link on Complex Numbers Lecture Notes from today Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 1/28 ================================================================ Our first quiz over HW1, HW2 and HW3 will be Thursday, 1/30 Remember to bring your study sheet! You will not need a calculator for this quiz. =============================================================== HW5: Do problems 1-9 on this link on Complex Numbers. R&S this link on Solving Linear Equatons and Inequalities Due: Start of class, Thursday, 1/30 ================================================================ HW6: 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. R&S this link on Applications of Linear Equations. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 2/4 ================================================================ HW7: Do problems 1-9 on this link on Linear Applications. R&S this link on Equations With More Than One Variables. Here is a very full set of notes and examples from the lecture. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 2/11 ================================================================ Remember, No class meeting on Thursday (2/6)! ================================================================ Our fourth quiz over HW4, HW5, HW6, and HW7 will be Thursday, 2/13 HW4 is over rational expressions HW5 is over complex numbers HW6 is over linear equations HW7 is over linear application problems Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! ================================================================ HW8: Do problems 1-6 on this link on Solving Multivariable Equations. R&S this link on Graphing Lines. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 2/18 ================================================================ HW9: Do problems 1-11 on this link on Lines. Lecture notes over today's material. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 2/18 ================================================================ HW10: Do this problem. Due: Start of class, Thursday, 2/20 ================================================================ HW11: Do this problem on Linear Applications 2. Do this problem on Linear Applications 2. Write this up and include the graphs, remembering to label all important graphs. I will pick this homework up and grade it! R&S this link on Functions. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 2/25 ================================================================ Our fifth quiz over HW8, HW9, HW10 and HW11 will be Thursday, 2/27 HW8 is over multiple variable equations HW9 is over solving linear applications (word problems) HW10 and HW11 are over linear applications 2 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! ================================================================ HW12: Do problems 1-9 on this link on Definition of Functions. R&S this link on Combining Functions. Due: Start of class, Thursday, 2/27 ================================================================ HW13: Do problems 14-16 on this link on Definition of Functions. Do problems 1-5 on this link on Combining Functions. R&S this link on Inverse Functions. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 3/3 ================================================================ HW14: Do problems 1-13 on this link on Quadratic Equations 1. Do problems 4,5,9-13 on this link on Quadratic Equations 2. If you are having trouble with these problems from looking at the examples we worked in class, try looking at the textbook Notes sections on these types of problems: this link on Quadratic Equations, Part 1 this link on Quadratic Equations, Part 2 R&S this link on Quadratic Applications. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 3/10 ================================================================ Remember that there will be no class meeting on Thursday, 3/5! ================================================================ Our sixth quiz over HW12, HW13, and HW14 will be Thursday, 3/12 HW12 is over functions and combining functions HW13 is over functions and combining functions HW14 is over quadratic equations Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! ================================================================ HW15: Do problems 1-3 on this link on Quadratic Applications 1. R&S this link on Equations with Radicals. Do problems 1-5 on this link on Equations with Radicals. R&S this link on Equations Reducible to Quadratics. Due: Start of class, Thursday, 3/12 ================================================================ HW16: Do problems 1-6 on this link on Reducible Equations. R&S this link on Graphing Parabolas. R&S this link on Graphing Parabolas. Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 3/31 ================================================================ Note that due to the extended Spring Break, the assignment due date has been extended. We will begin our course online starting Tuesday, March 31. You will receive an email with further instructions! ================================================================ HW17: Do problems 1-7 on Graphing Parabolas Materials from today's lecture: Example of the graph of a parabola Parabola-lecture part 1 How to graph a parabola Video of today's lecture Make sure you get these problems down because our next topic depends on these skills! Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 4/1 ================================================================ HW18: Do problems 1 and 2 on this worksheet. (Solutions to the worksheet above) The example we worked in class today Video of today's lecture Due: Start of class, Tuesday, 4/7 ================================================================ Quiz 7 - Online Quiz will be Thursday, 4/9 You will need to be in attendance at the meeting in order to take the quiz. It will be a timed quiz, I will email you the quiz in a Word document. It will be a multiple choice quiz. You will still need to do all the work on each problem just like you did for homework and then you will use that work to anser the questions. You will have to email me your Word document with your answers by the end of class. The quiz will end at 2:40. I will deduct points if you email your document after that time. The longer after 2:40, the more points I will deduct. It will be over HW17 and HW18 (from the website) Any question on any assignment is a possible quiz question. You may bring an 8.5x11" study sheet. You need to make your own. You may not use a copy of someone elses study sheet! Remember to bring your study sheet (8.5" x 11") and calculator! ================================================================================== ================================================================ The final exam for MAT1311.04 (the T/Th 1:15 - 2:30 section) is on Thursday (May 7th) from 12:15 - 2:15 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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