Here are the exam dates and the associated problem sets (Exam 1, Exam 2, Exam 3, Exam 4):

- Arithmetic:
- Date taken: July 28 Thursday.
- After Reading 1:
- Problems from §1.1 (pages 7&8): 1, 2, 7, 8.
*Extra-credit*essay question: explain your background in mathematics and what you are going to use this course for.- Problems from Section 1.2 (Quick Check): 3–6, 20, 21, 22, 27–38.

- After Reading 2:
- Problems from Section 1.3 (pages 25–27): 37–68, 79–88.
- Problems from Section 1.4 (pages 35–37): 59–62, 95–100, 137–142, 143–149 odd.
- Problems from Section 1.5 (pages 46&47): 53–56, 135, 137.
- Problems from Section 1.6 (pages 54&55): 19–27 odd.

- After Reading 3:
- Problems from Section 1.7 (pages 62&63): 29–32, 33–53 odd.
- Problems from Section 5.4 (pages 343&345): 51–58, 63, 71, 73.
- Problems from Section 1.7 (pages 62&63): 55–71 odd, 75, 77, 79, 83, 87, 89, 91, 95, 97, 99.

- After Reading 4:
- Problems from Section 1.6 (pages 54&55): Use identities to make these problems simpler: 45–53 odd, 55, 56, 59, 60, 61.
- Problems from Section 1.4 (pages 35–37):
- Optional if you need practice adding with negative numbers: 43–57 odd;
- Optional if you need practice subtracting with negative numbers: 63–77 odd;
- Optional if you need practice multiplying with negative numbers: 79–93 odd;
- Required: 101–127 odd.

- Problems from Section 1.5 (pages 46&47):
- Optional if you need practice multiplying with fractions: 43–51 odd;
- Optional if you need practice dividing with fractions: 57–65 odd;
- Optional if you need practice adding and subtracting with fractions: 67–81 odd;
- Required: 103–111 odd.

- Problems from Section 5.2 (pages 322&323): 21, 23, 35, 37.
- Problems from Section 5.4 (pages 343&345): 33, 43, 79, 97, 99, 101.
- Problems from Section 5.6 (pages 357–359): 27–75 odd, 77–87 odd.

- Expressions and equations:
- Date taken: August 11 Thursday.
- After Reading 5:
- Problems from Section 1.8 (pages 69–71): 39–49 odd, 51–54, 63–91 odd, 103, 121.
- Problems from Section 5.1 (pages 315–318):
- 29–40;
- ignore ‘binomial’ and ‘trinomial’
but instead classify polynomials as
*monomial*or*other*: 41–56; - 57–65 odd, 71–81 odd, 87, 89, 93–99 odd, 107.

- Problems from Section 3.2 (pages 192–195): 25–32.
- Problems from Section 2.4 (pages 115–119): 23–39 odd.

- After Reading 6:
- Problems from Section 3.1 (pages 178–182): 19, 25, 27, 29, 31, 39, 41.
- Problems from Section 3.2 (pages 192–195):
use at least three values of
*x*, at least one negative and at least one positive: 33, 35, 37. - Problems from Section 2.5 (pages 129–131): 27–52.
- Problems from Section 5.1 (pages 315–318): 119–129 odd.
- Problems from Section 2.1 (pages 89–91): 25–31 odd.
- Problems from Section 3.7 (pages 237–239): 15, 16, 17, 21.
- Problems from Section 1.3 (pages 25–27): 25–30.
- Problems from Section 2.8 (pages 157–159): 37–50.
- Problems from Section 8.6 (pages 581–584): 43, 44, 67, 68.

- After Reading 7:
- Problems from Section 2.1 (pages 89–91): 33–85 odd.
- Problems from Section 2.2 (pages 96–98):
- 25–55 odd, 63–71 odd, 91;
*extra credit*: 98.

- Problems from Section 2.3 (pages 105–107): 27–35 odd, 45–53 odd, 63–79 odd.

- Inequalities and word problems:
- Date taken: August 25 Thursday.
- After Reading 8:
- Problems from Section 2.8 (pages 157–159): 59–81 odd.
- Problems from Section 8.6 (pages 581–584): 45, 47, 49, 51–59 odd, 69, 71, 73, 81–93 odd.
- Problems from Section 8.7 (pages 592–594): 43–73 odd, 81–87 odd, 97–103 odd.
*Extra credit*(show lots of work): Solve the equation |*x*+ 1| + 5 = |2*x*|.

- After Reading 9:
- Problems from Section 2.1 (pages 89–91): think about how you could come up with the equation on your own: 103, 105.
- Problems from Section 2.2 (pages 96–98): think about how you could come up with the equation on your own: 77, 79, 81.
- Problems from Section 2.3 (pages 105–107): think about how you could come up with the equation on your own: 105–111 odd.
- Problems from Section 2.5 (pages 129–131): 53–60, 61–73 odd, 79, 81.
- Problems from Section 2.8 (pages 157–159): 89–98, 117, 119, 121.
- Problems from Section 8.6 (pages 581–584): 101, 102, 103–109 odd.
- Problems from Section 8.7 (pages 592–594): 115–121 odd.

- After Reading 10:
- Problems from Section 2.6 (pages 136–138): 19–53 odd.
- Problems from Section 2.7 (pages 145–147): 21, 23, 27, 29, 30, 39–45 odd.

- Multiple variables and preview:
- Date taken: September 13 Tuesday.
- After Reading 11:
- Problems from Section 2.4 (pages 115–119):
- assume that all variables stand for positive numbers: 43–52;
- 57, 59, 61, 63, 65, 67, 71, 83, 85.

- Problems from Section 3.1 (pages 178–182): 33, 35, 37, 43, 45, 47.
- Problems from Section 3.2 (pages 192–195):
- use at least three entries in your table of values: 39–49 odd;
- 51–58, 59–75 odd, 87–94, 107, 109, 111–118.

- Problems from Section 2.4 (pages 115–119):
- After Reading 12:
- Problems from Section 3.4 (pages 212–214): 21–67 odd.
- Problems from Section 3.3 (pages 202–205):
- 13–31 odd, 37–44, 45–57 odd;
- Optional: 67;
*Extra credit*(show lots of work): 68.

- Problems from Section 3.5 (pages 219–221): 13–27 odd, 29–36, 37–47 odd, 87, 88.
- Problems from Section 3.7 (pages 237–239): 31–47 odd, 57, 59, 69.

- After Reading 13:
- Problems from Section 3.6 (pages 228–230): 21–34, 35, 37, 43–49 odd, 55–63 odd, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85.
- Problems from Section 4.1 (pages 257–259): 23–37 odd, 39–46, 59–65 odd.
- Problems from Section 4.2 (pages 265–267): 13, 15, 17, 23, 25, 35–41 odd, 53.
- Problems from Section 4.3 (pages 274–276): 13, 15, 17, 27–35 odd, 47, 49, 55, 69, 71.
- Problems from Section 4.4 (pages 282–284): 11–25 odd, 31–35 odd, 39.
- Problems from Section 4.5 (pages 291–294): 9, 11, 15–29 odd, 35–41 odd.

- After Reading 14:
- Problems from Section 5.2 (pages 322&323): 25–31 odd, 39, 43–59 odd, 67–79 odd.
- Problems from Section 5.4 (pages 343&345): 35–41 odd, 45, 47, 49, 59, 61, 65, 67, 69, 75, 77, 81–95 odd, 105–109 odd, 123, 125, 127.
- Problems from Section 5.3 (pages 331–333): 35–93 odd, 111, 129, 131.
- Problems from Section 5.5 (pages 350–352): 13–43 odd, 55–69 odd.

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