MAT 1311.05, College Algebra (M/W 10:40-11:55, CAA 122), Spring 2020

Good Links

1. Course Syllabus for MAT1311.05 (the M/W 10:40 am 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, Wednesday, 1/15 Remember to dress up pretty for class on Wednesday 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, Wednesday, 1/22 Remember we have Monday off for the Martin Luther King holiday! ================================================================ 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, Monday, 1/27 ================================================================ 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, 1/29 ================================================================ 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, Monday, 2/3 ================================================================ 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, Wednesday, 2/5 ================================================================ HW7: Do problems 1-9 on this link on Linear Applications. R&S this link on Equations With More Than One Variables. For those who missed class due to the weather, here is a very full set of notes and examples from the lecture. Due: Start of class, Monday, 2/10 ================================================================ Our fourth quiz over HW4, HW5, HW6, and HW7 will be Wednesday, 2/12 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, Monday, 2/17 ================================================================ HW9: Do problems 1-11 on this link on Lines. Lecture notes over today's material. Due: Start of class, Monday, 2/17 ================================================================ HW10: Do this problem on Linear Applications 1. Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 2/19 ================================================================ HW11: Do this problem on Linear Applications 2. Write this up and include both 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, Monday, 2/24 ================================================================ Our fifth quiz over HW8, HW9, HW10 and HW11 will be Wednesday, 2/26 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, Wednesday, 2/26 ================================================================ 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. Do problems 1-5 on this link on Inverse Functions R&S this link on Quadratic Equations, Part 1 R&S this link on Quadratic Equations, Part 2 Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 3/4 ================================================================ Remember - No class meeting on Monday! Just do the assigned homework and have it ready on Wednesday! ================================================================ 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. R&S this link on Quadratic Applications. Due: Start of class, Monday, 3/9 ================================================================ Our sixth quiz over HW12, HW13, and HW14 will be Wednesday, 3/11 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, Wednesday, 3/11 ================================================================ 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, Monday, 3/30 ================================================================ Note that due to the extended Spring Break, the assignment due date has been extended. We will begin our course online starting Monday, March 30. 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 R&S this link on graphing circles. Due: Start of class, Monday, 4/6 ================================================================ Quiz 7 - Online Quiz will be Wednesday, 4/8 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 PDF document, along with an answer sheet. It will be a multiple choice quiz. You will still need to do all the work on each problem just like you did for previous quizzes and then you will use that work to answer the questions. You will have to email me a picture of your answer sheet by the end of class. The quiz will end at 12:05pm. I will deduct points if you email your answer sheet after that time. The longer after 12:05, 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! ================================================================================== HW19: Do problems 1-9 on this link on circles. Sample Questions for Quiz 7. Sample Quiz Answer Sheet. Video of today's lecture Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 4/8 ================================================================ HW20: Do Problems 1-6 on this link on Linear Inequalities Quiz 7 Answer Sheet. Video of today's lecture Two examples of linear inequality problems worked in class today R&S this link on linear Inequalities Due: Start of class, Monday, 4/13 ================================================================ HW21: Do Problems 1-6 on this link on Polynomial Inequalities Examples worked today in class on Polynomial Inequalities. Video of today's lecture. R&S this link on solving absolute value equations. R&S this link on solving absolute value inequalities. Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 4/15 ================================================================ HW22: Do Problems 1-5,7 on this link on Absolute Value Equations Do Problems 1-7 on this link on Absolute Value Inequalities Examples worked today in class on Polynomial Inequalities. Video of today's lecture. R&S this link on Variation Problems. Due: Start of class, Monday, 4/20 ================================================================ HW23: Do problems 5-39 odd,47,51,55,57 on this handout on Variation Problems. (the answers are on the last page) Examples 1,3, and 4 are excellent examples similar to homework problems. Even Examples of Variation Problems from handout Video of today's lecture. Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 4/22 ================================================================ HW24: Do problems 1-14 on this handout1 . (the answers are on the bottom of the last page) Finance Formulas Handout. Examples worked in class today. Video of today's lecture. Due: Start of class, Monday, 4/27 ================================================================ HW25: Do problems 15-18 on this handout1 . (the answers are on the bottom of the last page) Do problems 19-28 on this handout2 . (the answers are on the bottom of the last page) Examples of handout1 worked in class today. Examples of handout2 worked in class today. Video of today's lecture. Due: Start of class, Wednesday, 4/29 ================================================================ Last Day of Class Video ================================================================ Final Exam Material: Topics: HW20 - Linear inequalities HW21 - Polynomial inequalities HW22 - Absolute Value Equations and inequalities HW23 - Variation Problems HW24 - Finance problems, formulas 1-3 (handout1, probs 1-14) HW25 - Finance Problems formulas 3-4 (handout1, probs 15-18 and handout2, probs 19-28) 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!). ================================================================================== Answer Sheet for Final Exam: Word Document PDF File ================================================================================== ================================================================ The final exam for MAT1311.05 (the M/W 10:40 - 11:55 section) is on Wednesday (May 6th) from 10:00 - Noon in our online class meeting. You MUST be present during the meeting with your camera and sound turned on in order to take the final exam. You my use your calculator but NOT a phone, ipad, android, or other internet capable device during the final. You may also use your study sheets and notes. ================================================================



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