Professor Freedman's
Elementary Algebra Homework Schedule
Fall 2020

Text: Beginning Algebra by Miller, O'Neill & Hyde, 5th Edition, McGrawHill, Inc.,2020

For Tutorials on Varied Topics Written by Fellow Students go to: http://www.mathpower.com/tutorial.htm

DateAssigned

Assignments

 
Week of 9/2/20

Homework Assigned for week of 9/2/20

Watch the following Videos on Signed Numbers & Algebraic Expressions

Introduction to Algebra -Exponents, Absolute Values & Order of Operations

Addition & Subtraction of Signed Numbers

Multiplication & Division of Signed Numbers

Order of Operations on Signed Numbers

Go to aleks.com: Do Assignments # 1,2,3
Go to aleks.com Quiz #1 in Aleks on topics above

Homework Tips (Week 1)
Week of 9/7/20

Homework Assigned for week of 9/7/20

Watch the following Videos:

Evaluating an Algebraic Expression

Commutative, Associative & Distributive Properties

Combining Like Terms

Solving Linear Equations (Part 1)

Go to aleks.com: Do Assignments # 4 & 5
Go to aleks.com Quiz #2 in Aleks on topics above

 
Week of 9/14/20

Homework Assigned for week of 9/14/20

Watch the following Videos:

Solving Linear Equations with Multiple Steps (Part 2)

Solving Equations (Identities & Contradictions)

Solving Word Problems using Linear Equations

Literal Equations

Go to aleks.com Assignment #6 Solving Equations (Multiple Steps), Assignment #7 Word Problems, Identity & Contradiction Equations &Assignment #8 Literal Equations


Go to aleks.com Quiz #3 on Equations, Word Problems, Literal Equations

 
Week of 9/21/20

Homework Assigned for week of 9/21/20

Watch the following Videos on Inequalities :

Graphing Inequalities

Solving Inequalities

Watch the following Videos on Graphing :

Identifying Solutions of 2 Variable Equations (Intro to Graphing)

Plotting Points

Graphing Straight Lines

Slope of a Line

Go to aleks.com Assignment #9 (Inequalities) & Assignment #10 (Graphing Styraight Line)s & Assignment #11 (Slope of a Line)

Go to aleks.com Quiz #4 on Inequalities & Graphing

 

Week of 9/28/20

MAJOR TEST on Chapters 1,2,3

Study: Do the Practice Test and then check your answers.

PRACTICE TEST (Chapters,1,2,3)

PRACTICE TEST ANSWERS

 

 

Week of 10/5/20

Homework Assigned for week of 10/5/20

Watch the following Videos on Systems of Equations :

Solving Systems of Equations by Addition (Part 1)

Solving Systems of Equations by Addition (Part 2)

Inconsistent & Dependent Systems

Word Problems Solved Using Systems of Equations

Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution

Go to aleks.com Assignment #12 (Solving Systems of Equations by Graphing and by Addition) & Assignment #13 (Solving Word Prpoblems using Systems of Equations and Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution)

Go to aleks.com Quiz #5 on Systems of Equations

 

 

Week of 10/12/20

Homework Assigned for week of 10/12/20

Watch the following Videos on Exponent Rules :

Multiplying & Dividing Variables

Zero Exponents

Negative Exponents

Watch the following Videos on Adding & Subtracting Polynomials :

Writing a Polynomial in Standard Form

Addition & Subtraction of Polynomials

Watch the following Videos on Multiplying Polynomials :

Multiplication of Polynomials Part 1

Multipliction of Polynomials FOIL Part 2

Polynomial Special Products

Go to aleks.com Assignment #14 (Exponent Rules) & Assignment #15 (Addition & Subtraction of Polynomials) & Assignment #16 ( Multiplication of Polynomials)




Week of 10/19/20

Go to aleks.com
Homework Assignment #17 (Practice Midterm Exam,) Due 10/22

MIDTERM EXAM Due 10/25


Week of 10/26/20

Homework Assigned for week of 10/26/20

Watch the following Videos:

Polynomial Division

Factoring Polynomials                

Factoring Greatest Common Factor                

Factoring Difference of 2 Squares                

Factoring Trinomials with Leading Coefficient of One 

  Go to aleks.com Assignment #18 (Division of Polynomials) , Assignment #19 (Factoring Greatest Common Factor) , Assignment #20 ( Factoring Difference of Two Squares), and Assignment #21 (Factoring Trinomials with a Leading Coefficient of One)



Homework Tips (Polynomial Division, Factoring GCF and Difference of Two Squares

Homework Tips (Factoring Difference of 2 Squares & Trinomials)

Week of 11/2/20

Homework Assigned for week of 11/2/20

Watch the following Videos:

Factoring Trinomials with Leading Coefficient Other than One        

Solving Quadratic Equations 

Go to aleks.com Assignment #22 (Factoring Trinomials with Leading Coefficient Other than One - Trial and Error) , Assignment #23 (Solving Quadratic Equations), Assignment #24 Mixed Factoring

Go to aleks.com Quiz #6 on Factoring Greatest Common Factor, Difference of Two Squares , Trinomials and Solving Quadratic Equations

 
Homework Tips (Factoring Trinomials)

Week of 11/9/20

Homework Assigned for week of 11/9/20

Watch the following Videos:

Simplifying Algebraic Fractions without Factoring                  

Simplifying Algebraic Fractions with Factoring                   

Multiplying & Dividing Algebraic Fractions without Factoring          

Multiplying & Dividing Algebraic Fractions with Factoring

Go to aleks.com Assignment #25 (Simplifying Algebraic Fractions) , Assignment #26 (Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Fractions)

Go to aleks.com Quiz #7 on Simplifying Algebraic Fractions and Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Fractions

 

Homework Tips (Factoring Trinomials, Simplifing Alg. Fractions, Multiplying Alg. Fractions)





Week of 11/16/20

Homework Assigned for week of 11/16/20

Watch the following Videos:

Addition & Subtraction of Rational Expressions with Same Denominator 

 Getting An Algebraic Common Denominator

Addition & Subtraction of Rational Expressions with Different Denominators (Part 1)

Addition & Subtraction of Rational Expressions with Different Denominators (Part 2)

Solving Rational Equations (Equations with Algebraic Fractions)

Go to aleks.com Assignment #27 (Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions with Same Denominator) , Assignment #28 (Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions with Different Denominators) , Assignment 29 (Solving Rational Equations),

Assignment #30 (Practice Test 3 on Factoring & Algebraic Fractions- Study Guide)

 

Week of 11/23/20

Homework Assigned for week of 11/23/20

Go to aleks.com

MAJOR TEST ON FACTORING & ALGEBRAIC FRACTIONS in Aleks.com due 11/30

 
Week of 11/30/20

Homework Assigned for week of 11/30/20

Watch the following Videos:

Simplifying Radicals (Numbers)

Simplifying Radicals with Variables

Go to aleks.com Assignment #31 (Simplifying Radicals) &

Assignment #32 Practice Final Exam - Study Guide

 
Week of 12/7/20

Go to aleks.com

FINAL EXAM

     

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