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

- Arithmetic:
- Date taken: July 27 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, pages 8–16): 3–6, 20, 21, 22, 27–38.

- After Reading 2:
- Problems from Section 1.3 (pages 25–27): 37–42, 43–67 odd, 79–88.
- Problems from Section 1.4 (pages 35–37): 59–62, 95–100.
- Problems from Section 1.5 (pages 46&47): 53–56.
- Problems from Section 1.6 (pages 54&55): 19–27 odd.

- After Reading 3:
- Problems from Section 1.7 (pages 62&63): 29, 30, 31, 32, 33–71 odd, 75, 77, 79, 83, 87, 89, 91, 95, 97, 99.
- Problems from Section 5.4 (pages 343&345): 51, 53, 55, 57, 63, 71, 73.
- Problems from Section 9.1 (pages 619&620):
- 23–32;
- Optional (using a calculator): 39–42.

- After Reading 4:
- Problems from Section 1.6 (pages 54&55): Use identities to make these problems simpler: 45–55 odd, 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: 113–127 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): 21–24, 35–38.
- Problems from Section 5.4 (pages 343&345): 33, 34, 43, 44, 79, 80, 97, 99, 101.
- Problems from Section 5.6 (pages 357–359): 27–87 odd.
- Problems from Section 9.1 (pages 619&620): 45–48, 57–60, 63–68, 75, 76.

- Expressions and equations:
- Date taken: August 10 Thursday.
- After Reading 5:
- Problems from Section 1.8 (pages 69–71): 39–49 odd, 51–54, 63–91 odd, 103.
- 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 178–181): 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.
- Problem from Section 1.8 (pages 69–71): 121.
- 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.

- 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.
- Problems from Section 2.8 (pages 157–159): 59–81 odd.

- After Reading 8:
- Problems from Section 1.4 (pages 35–37): 141–146.
- Problems from Section 1.5 (pages 46&47): 135, 137.
- 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.

- Multiple variables:
- Date taken: August 24 Thursday.
- After Reading 9:
- 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.

- After Reading 10:
- Problems from Section 2.4 (pages 115–119):
- assume that all variables stand for positive numbers: 45, 47, 49, 51;
- 57, 59, 61, 63, 65, 67, 71, 83, 85.

- Problems from Section 3.1 (pages 178–181): 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;
- 51–75 odd, 87–93 odd, 107–117 odd.

- Problems from Section 2.4 (pages 115–119):
- After Reading 11:
- 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: 69;
*Extra credit*(show what equation you solve or what numerical calculation you make): 70.

- Problems from Section 3.5 (pages 219–221): 13–27 odd, 29–36, 37–47 odd, 87, 88.

- After Reading 12:
- 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.

- Factoring polynomials:
- Date taken: September 12 Tuesday.
- After Reading 13:
- 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.

- More to come!

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