`toby+w7w@math.ucr.edu`

, or leave me voice mail.
The classes meet at Energy Square in room 100C
on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays,
section ES32 in the afternoon from 2:00 to 3:20,
and section ES34 from 11:00 to 12:20.
As an adjunct instructor, I don't have an office, so I don't have office hours. However, I can meet with you in the Energy Square common area after class; please arrange this with me at the end of class, so I don't go home or to lunch first. You can also leave me email or voice mail any time.

I'll also be working as a tutor at Energy Square in room 109D
on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 to 10:30.
You can meet with me then,
although you won't have priority over students in other classes.
There is another tutor at Energy Square
on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00,
and there are math tutors on the main campus in room L5 throughout the week;
you may find it helpful to talk to somebody *other* than me,
to get a different perspective on things!

The first day of class (January 5 Friday), I gave a brief introduction to the idea of algebra. There was also a handout on the mechanics of the class. If you missed it, you can download it in either PostScript or PDF form:

- Section 32 (afternoon class):
- Section 34 (earlier class):

- Homework assignment (with my answers):
- Section 32 (afternoon class):
- Section 34 (earlier class):

- Quiz (with my answers):
- Section 32 (afternoon class):
- Section 34 (earlier class):

- January 17 Wednesday:
Material on numerical exponentiation from sections 1.5 and 5.1 of the textbook.
- Section 32 homework (with my answers):
- Section 34 homework (with my answers):

- January 19 Friday:
Introduction to algebra from sections 1.5 and 2.1 of the textbook.
- Section 32 homework (with my answers):
- Section 34 homework (with my answers):

- January 22 Monday:
Algebraic expressions and word problems, from Section 2.3 of the textbook.
- Section 32 homework (with my answers):
- Section 34 homework (with my answers):

- January 24 Wednesday:
Simplifying algebraic expressions by combining terms,
from Sections 2.2 and 5.2 of the textbook.
- Section 32 homework (with my answers):
- Section 34 homework (with my answers):

- January 26 Friday:
Simplifying algebraic expressions by multiplying terms,
from Sections 2.2, 5.1, and 5.3 of the textbook.
- Section 32 homework (with my answers):
- Section 34 homework (with my answers):

- There was a quiz scheduled that day, which we actually took on Monday:
- Section 32 quiz (with my answers):
- Section 34 quiz (with my answers):
- Alternate make-up quiz (with my answers):

- January 29 Monday:
Equations and inequalities, from Section 2.4 of the textbook.
- Section 32 homework (with my answers):
- Section 34 homework (with my answers):

- January 31 Wednesday:
Examples of solving equations by equivalence, from Section 2.4 of the textbook.
Then the basics of graphing in one variable, mostly from Sections 3.6 and 3.7.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- February 2 Friday:
The basics of graphing in two variables, from Sections 4.1 and 4.2.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- February 5 Monday: Midterm examination!
There were several versions of the midterm,
and yours is probably a
*mixture*of the first two versions below.- First version (with my answers):
- Second version (with my answers):
- Alternate make-up version (with my answers):

- February 7 Wednesday: Functions, from Section 4.3.
- Section 32 homework (with my answers):
- Section 34 homework (with my answers):

- February 9 Friday:
Domains and ranges, from Section 4.3.
Also, linear expressions, from Section 3.1.
- Section 32 homework (with my answers):
- Section 34 homework (with my answers):

- February 12 Monday:
Simplifying linear expressions and solving linear equations,
from Sections 3.1 and 3.2.
- Section 32 homework (with my answers):
- Section 34 homework (with my answers):

- February 14 Wednesday:
Some tricks for solving linear equations, from Section 3.2.
Then solving linear inequalities, from Section 3.6.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- There was a quiz that day too.
- Section 32 quiz (with my answers):
- Section 34 quiz (with my answers):

- February 16 Friday:
Checking solutions of linear inequalities, from Section 3.6.
Then solving equations involving absolute values, from Section 3.7.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- February 19 Monday:
Solving inequalities involving absolute values, from Section 3.7.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- February 21 Wednesday:
Solving relations for one variable, from Section 3.5;
intercepts and graphing functional relations, from Section 4.2.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- February 23 Friday: Slopes of lines, from Section 4.4.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- February 26 Monday: Graphing linear equations, from Section 4.5.
Friday's quiz was postponed until today.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- February 28 Wednesday:
Parallel and perpendicular lines, from Sections 4.4 and 4.5.
Then graphing linear inequalities, from Section 4.6.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- March 2 Friday:
Basics of percentages and ratios, from Sections 3.3 and 3.4.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- March 5 Monday:
Applications of linear equations to ratios and proportions, from 3.4.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- March 7 Wednesday:
Applications of linear equations to percentages, from Section 3.3.
Then more applications, from Section 3.5.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- March 9 Friday: More applications of linear equations, from Section 3.5.
I had no homework assignment ready, but there was a quiz.
I also had a handout to review for the final exam:
- Final review (section 32):
- Final review (section 34):

- March 12 Monday:
Polynomial techniques in preparation for Intermediate Algebra,
from Sections 5.2 through 5.4.
- Section 32 homework:
- Section 34 homework:

- March 14 Wednesday: Final review (no homework assignment).
- March 16 Friday: Final examination!

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