- General review:
- Date due: August 29 Thursday.
- Reading from the textbook:
- Section 1.1 (pages 1–7);
*Skim*: Section 6.5 (pages 403–407);*Skim*: Section 7.1 (pages 433–439);*Skim*: Section 7.2 (pages 441–446);*Skim*: Section 7.3 (pages 449–453).

- Exercises due:
- Fill in the blank:
In the product
(3
*x*− 2)(x + 4) = 3*x*^{2}+ 10*x*− 8, the polynomials (3*x*− 2) and (*x*+ 4) are the _____ of the polynomial 3*x*^{2}2 +10*x*− 8. - Fill in the blank: The quotient of two polynomials is called a _____ _____.

- Fill in the blank:
In the product
(3
- Exercises from the textbook due September 3 Tuesday on MyLab: 2.2.75, 5.3.53, 5.5.13, 6.1.95, 6.2.47, 6.4.45, 7.1.85.

- Adding rational expressions:
- Date due: September 3 Tuesday.
- Reading from (mostly) the textbook:
- My notes on rational expressions;
- Section 7.4 (pages 456–460);
- Section 7.5 (pages 463–470).

- Exercises due:
- Fill in the blank: The _____ _____ _____ of two rational expressions is the lowest-degree polynomial that is a multiple of both of the original expressions' denominators.
- What is the least common denominator of 1/8 and 5/18?

- Exercises from the textbook due September 5 Thursday on MyLab: 7.4.13, 7.4.17, 7.4.19, 7.4.23, 7.4.25, 7.4.35, 7.4.39, 7.4.43, 7.4.47, 7.4.51, 7.4.53, 7.4.57, 7.4.69, 7.5.45, 7.5.47, 7.5.49, 7.5.51, 7.5.53, 7.5.55, 7.5.57, 7.5.59, 7.5.61, 7.5.63, 7.5.65, 7.5.67, 7.5.95.

- Complex rational expressions:
- Date due: September 5 Thursday.
- Reading from the textbook: Section 7.6 (pages 473–478).
- Exercises due: Fill in the blanks:
- A rational expression with rational subexpressions inside it is called a _____ rational expression.
- If you simplify a rational expression by Method I (from Subsection 1 on pages 474–476 of the textbook), then you divide the _____ and _____ after simplifying them separately.
- If you simplify a rational expression by Method II (from Subsection 2 on pages 477&478 of the textbook), then you multiply the numerator and denominator by the _____ _____ _____ of the subexpressions.

- Exercises from the textbook due September 10 Tuesday on MyLab: 7.6.11, 7.6.13, 7.6.25, 7.6.27, 7.6.39, 7.6.41, 7.6.43, 7.6.45, 7.6.47, 7.6.49, 7.6.51.

- Rational equations:
- Date due: September 10 Tuesday.
- Reading from (mostly) the textbook:
*Skim*: Section 6.6 (pages 409–415);- My notes on rational equations.
- Section 7.7 (pages 481–490);
- Section 7.8: through the beginning of subsection 1 (pages 493&494);

- Exercises due:
- Fill in the blank with an appropriate term: A rational equation is an equation where both sides are _____ expresions.
- True or false: After solving a rational equation, even if you're sure that you didn't make any mistakes, you generally still need to check your solutions.
- Fill in the blanks with appropriate variables:
If
*A*/*B*=*C*/*D*, then*A*___ =*B*___.

- Exercises from the textbook due September 12 Thursday on MyLab: 7.7.15, 7.7.17, 7.7.19, 7.7.21, 7.7.23, 7.7.25, 7.7.27, 7.7.29, 7.7.31, 7.7.33, 7.7.47, 7.7.49, 7.7.51, 7.7.53, 7.8.19, 7.8.21, 7.8.29.

- Word problems with division:
- Date due: September 12 Thursday.
- Reading from the textbook:
*Skim*: Section 6.7 (pages 417–421);- The rest of Section 7.8 (pages 494–502).

- Exercises due:
- True or false: If the angles in two geometric figures are equal, then their corresponding lengths are also equal.
- True or false: If the angles in two geometric figures are equal, then their corresponding lengths are proportional.
- If a job can be completed in 4 hours, then what is the rate at which the job is completed, in jobs per hour?

- Exercises from the textbook due September 17 Tuesday on MyLab: 7.8.19, 7.8.21, 7.8.29, 7.8.41, 7.8.43, 7.8.45, 7.8.47, 7.8.49, 7.8.51, 7.8.53, 7.8.55, 7.8.57, 7.8.61, 7.8.67, 7.8.69, 7.8.73, 7.8.79.

- Compound inequalities:
- Date due: September 17 Tuesday.
- Reading from (mostly) the textbook:
*Skim*: Section 2.8 (pages 148–157);- My notes on inequalities;
- Section 8.6 (pages 574–581).

- Exercises due:
Which of these statements are always true and which are always false?
*x*≤ 4 and*x*> 5;*x*≥ 2 or*x*< 3;- 7 ≤
*x*< 6.

- Exercises from the textbook due September 19 Thursday on MyLab: 8.6.43, 8.6.45, 8.6.47, 8.6.49, 8.6.51, 8.6.53, 8.6.55, 8.6.57, 8.6.59, 8.6.67, 8.6.69, 8.6.71, 8.6.73, 8.6.81, 8.6.83, 8.6.85, 8.6.87, 8.6.89, 8.6.91, 8.6.93, 8.6.101, 8.6.103, 8.6.105, 8.6.107, 8.6.109.

- Absolute value:
- Date due: September 19 Thursday.
- Reading from (mostly) the textbook:
- My notes on absolute-value problems;
- Section 8.7 (pages 584–592).

- Exercises due:
Fill in the blanks with equations or inequalities (possibly compound)
that
*don't*involve absolute values:- |
*u*| <*a*is equivalent to ___. - |
*u*| ≤*a*is equivalent to ___. - |
*u*| >*a*is equivalent to ___ or ___. - |
*u*| ≥*a*is equivalent to ___ or ___. - If
*a*≥ 0, then |*u*| =*a*is equivalent to ___ or ___. - |
*u*| = |*v*| is equivalent to ___ or ___.

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- Exercises from the textbook due September 24 Tuesday on MyLab: 8.7.43, 8.7.47, 8.7.49, 8.7.51, 8.7.53, 8.7.55, 8.7.57, 8.7.59, 8.7.61, 8.7.63, 8.7.65, 8.7.69, 8.7.71, 8.7.73, 8.7.75, 8.7.77, 8.7.85, 8.7.87, 8.7.89, 8.7.91, 8.7.103, 8.7.105, 8.7.107, 8.7.109, 8.7.121, 8.7.123, 8.7.125, 8.7.127.

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