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

- Rational expressions:
- Date taken: October 23 Monday.
- Problems from the Chapter 6 cumulative review (pages 430&431): 9, 19, 23, 25, 28, 31.
*Extra-credit*essay question: Explain your background in mathematics and what you are going to use this course for.- Problems from §7.4 (pages 461&462): 13, 17, 19, 23, 25, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 53, 57, 69.
- Problems from §7.5 (pages 470–473): 45–67 odd, 95.
- Problems from §7.6 (pages 478–480): 11, 13, 25, 27, 39–51 odd, 69.
- Problems from §7.7 (pages 490–492): 15–33 odd, 47–53 odd.
- Problems from §7.8 (pages 502–506): 19, 21, 29, 41–56, 57, 61, 67, 69, 73, 79.

- Systems of equations; roots:
- Date taken: November 6 Monday.
- Problems from §4.1 (pages 257–259): 17, 19, 21, 39, 41, 43, 45, 59, 61, 63, 65.
- Problems from §4.2 (pages 265–267): 13, 15, 17, 23, 25, 35, 37, 39, 41, 53.
- Problems from §4.3 (pages 274–276): 13, 15, 17, 27, 29, 31, 35, 47, 49, 55, 69, 71.
- Problems from §4.4 (pages 282–284): 9, 11, 13, 15, 19, 23, 25, 31, 33, 35.
- Problems from §4.5 (pages 291–294): 9–29 odd, 35, 37.
- Problems from §9.1 (pages 619&620): 33, 35, 37;
- Problems from §9.2 (pages 626–628):
- 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 51, 53, 55, 57, 73, 75, 93, 95, 97, 99, 107, 109, 111, 113;
- optional (using a calculator): 47, 49, 101, 103, 105.

- Problems from §9.4 (pages 641–643): 37–49 odd, 119–133 odd.
- Problems from §9.3 (pages 633&634): 65, 69, 71, 75, 87.
- Problems from §9.5 (pages 647–649): 21, 25, 31, 33, 41, 53, 65, 67, 71, 75, 109.
- Problems from §9.6 (pages 653–655):
- 13–33 odd, 37, 41, 47, 51, 61;
*Extra credit*: Show at least two intermediate steps for each part: 91.a,b.

- Quadratic equations:
- Date taken: November 20 Monday.
- Problems from §9.9 (pages 678–680): 25, 37, 43, 47, 81, 89, 95, 103–121 odd, 134, 141.
- Problems from Section 8.6 (pages 581–584): 43, 45, 47, 49, 51–59 odd, 67, 69, 71, 73, 81–93 odd, 101, 102, 103–109 odd.
- Problems from Section 8.7 (pages 592–594): 43–73 odd, 81–87 odd, 99–103 odd, 115–121 odd.
- Problems from §10.1 (pages 699–701): 19–26, 27–33 odd, 45–52, 53–71 odd.
- Problems from §10.2 (pages 712–716): 23–39 odd, 41–49 odd.
- Problems from §9.8 (pages 667–670): 17, 19, 23, 33, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 57, 61.
- Problems from §10.3 (pages 721–723): 49–59 odd, 85.
*Extra credit*(show at least one step both immediately before and immediately after each time you remove an absolute value operation from the equation): Solve the equation |*x*+ 1| + 5 = |2*x*|.

- Functions:
- Date taken: December 6 Wednesday.
- Problems from §6.7 (pages 421–423): 23–41 odd.
- Problem from §9.8 (pages 667–670): 104.
- Problems from §10.1 (pages 699–701): 73–85 odd, 93–101 odd.
- Problems from §10.2 (pages 712–716): 99, 101.
- Problems from §8.1 (pages 528–531): 17–20, 21, 23, 25, 33, 39, 45, 49, 53, 55–58, 64, 65, 66.
- Problems from §8.3 (pages 546–549): 25–36, 39–42, 45–52, 53, 57, 61, 67, 75, 79.
- Problems from §8.4 (pages 555–558): 17, 19, 21, 23–30.a&c, 33&34.a–e, 37, 39, 51, 52.
- Problems from §10.4 (pages 734&735): 17–25 odd, 41–59 odd.
- Problems from §10.5 (pages 746–749): 15, 17, 19, 23–37 odd, 47, 51, 59, 67, 69, 77, 79, 93, 95.
*Extra-credit*problem: Consider a graph in 2 dimensions that consists of a single point, say (2, 3). Is this the graph of a function? (Explain why or why not.)

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