Professor Freedman's
Elementary Algebra Homework Schedule
Fall 2020
Text: Beginning Algebra by Miller, O'Neill & Hyde, 5th Edition, McGrawHill, Inc.,2020
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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 
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 Solving Linear Equations (Part 1) Go to aleks.com: Do Assignments # 4 & 5 

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


Week of 9/21/20  Homework Assigned for week of 9/21/20 Watch the following Videos on Inequalities : Watch the following Videos on Graphing : Identifying Solutions of 2 Variable Equations (Intro to Graphing) 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. 

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 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 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 MIDTERM EXAM Due 10/25 

Week of 10/26/20 
Homework Assigned for week of 10/26/20 Watch the following Videos: 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 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 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 
FINAL EXAM 

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