Readings and homework

I will assign readings listed below. Most readings will have associated exercises due in class the next day. Unless otherwise specified, all readings and exercises are from the 4th Edition of Elementary & Intermediate Algebra written by Sullivan et al and published by Prentice-Hall (Pearson).

Here are the assigned readings and exercises (Reading 1, Reading 2, Reading 3, Reading 4, Reading 5, Reading 6, Reading 7, Reading 8, Reading 9, Reading 10, Reading 11, Reading 12, Reading 13, Reading 14, Reading 15, Reading 16, Reading 17); but anything whose assigned date is in the future is subject to change!

  1. Introduction:
  2. The arithmetic operations:
  3. Exponentiation and order of operations:
  4. Identities for arithmetic:
  5. Algebraic expressions:
  6. Solutions of equations and inequalities:
  7. Linear equations and inequalities:
  8. Word problems:
  9. Special word problems:
  10. Equations with several variables:
  11. Lines:
  12. Multiplying and dividing monomials:
  13. Multiplying and dividing polynomials:
  14. Basic factoring:
  15. More factoring:
  16. Solving by factoring:
  17. Rational expressions:
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