 Professor Freedman's
Elementary Algebra Homework Schedule
Fall 2023

7 week Course 10/25/2023 - 12/15/2023

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

Dates Subject to Change
 DateAssigned Assignments Week of 10/25/23 Homework Assigned for week of 10/30/23 Watch the following Videos: Introduction to Algebra -Exponents, Absolute Values & Order of Operations (Watch before Assignment #1) Addition & Subtraction of Signed Numbers (Watch before Assignment #2) Multiplication & Division of Signed Numbers (Watch before Assignment #3) Order of Operations on Signed Numbers (Watch before Assignment #3) Evaluating an Algebraic Expression (Watch before Assignment #3) Commutative, Associative & Distributive Properties (Watch before Assignment #4) Combining Like Terms (Watch before Assignment #4) Solving Linear Equations (Part 1) (Watch before Assignment #5) Solving Linear Equations with Multiple Steps (Part 2) (Watch before Assignment #6) Solving Equations (Identities & Contradictions) (Watch before Assignment #6) Solving Word Problems using Linear Equations (Watch before Assignment #7) Literal Equations (Watch before Assignment #8) Graphing Inequalities,Interval Notation, Set Builder Notation (Watch before Assignment #9) Solving Inequalities (Watch before Assignment #9) Go to the ALEKS link through Canvas : Do Assignments # 1 to #9 Quiz #1 in Aleks on topics above Homework Tips (Signed Numbers & Order of Operations) Homework Tips (Evaluating an Algebraic Expression, Combining Like Terms, Solving Equations) Week of 10/30/23 Homework Assigned for week of 10/30/23 Watch the following Videos on Graphing Before Doing Assignments #10, #11 : Identifying Solutions of 2 Variable Equations (Intro to Graphing) Plotting Points Graphing Straight Lines Slope of a Line Watch the following Videos on Solving Systems of Equations Before Doing Assignment #12 : Solving Systems of Equations by Addition (Part 1) Solving Systems of Equations by Addition (Part 2) Watch the following Videos on Solving Systems by Substitution and Solving Word Problems Using Systems Before Doing Assignment #12A Word Problems Solved Using Systems of Equations (Assignment 12A) Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution (Assignment 12A) Watch the following Videos on Exponent Rules Before Doing Assignment #13 : Multiplying & Dividing Variables Zero Exponents Negative Exponents Go to the ALEKS link through Canvas : Do Assignments #10 to #13 Quiz #2 in Aleks on topics above Homework Tips for Graphing Homework Tips For Solving Systems of Equations Week of 11/6/23 Watch the following Videos on Adding & Subtracting Polynomials Before Doing Assignment #14 : Writing a Polynomial in Standard Form Addition & Subtraction of Polynomials Watch the following Videos on Multiplying Before Doing Assignment #15 : Multiplication of Polynomials Part 1 Multipliction of Polynomials FOIL Part 2 Polynomial Special Products Watch the following Videos on Polynomial Division Before Doing Assignment #16 : Polynomial Division Watch the following Video Before Doing Assignment #17 : Factoring Greatest Common Factor  Watch the following Video Before Doing Assignment #18:      Assignment #19 Practice Test Chapters 1-5 (STUDY GUIDE) MAJOR TEST #1 on Chapters 1-5.5 (MIDTERM EXAM) Week of 11/13/23 Homework Assigned for week of 11/13/23  Watch the following Video Before Doing Assignment #20 :       Factoring Trinomials with Leading Coefficient of One Watch the following Videos Before Doing Assignment #21 : Factoring Trinomials with Leading Coefficient Other than One Watch the following Video Before Doing Assignment #22 :  Solving Quadratic Equations  Watch the following Videos on Simplifying Algebraic Fractions Before Doing Assignment #23: Simplifying Algebraic Fractions without Factoring                  Watch the following Videos Before Doing Assignment #24 :  Multiplying & Dividing Algebraic Fractions without Factoring  Multiplying & Dividing Algebraic Fractions with Factoring Quiz #3 on topics above Homework Tips (Factoring Difference of 2 Squares & Trinomials) Homework Tips (Factoring Trinomials) Week of 11/20/23 Homework Assigned for week of 11/20/23 Watch the following Videos Before Doing Assignment #25 : Addition & Subtraction of Rational Expressions with Same Denominator   Getting An Algebraic Common Denominator Watch the following Videos Before Doing Assignment #26 :  Addition & Subtraction of Rational Expressions with Different Denominators (Part 1) Addition & Subtraction of Rational Expressions with Different Denominators (Part 2) Watch the following Video Before Doing Assignment #27:  Solving Rational Equations (Equations with Algebraic Fractions) Assignment #28 PRACTICE TEST (STUDY GUIDE) TEST #2 on Factoring & Algebraic Fractions Week of 11/27/23 Watch the following Videos Before Doing Assignment #29 :  Simplifying Radicals (Numbers) Simplifying Radicals with Variables Go to the ALEKS link through Canvas : Do Assignments #29 and #30 Assignment #30 Practice Final Exam - Study Guide Week of 12/4/23 FINAL EXAM (MAJOR TEST #3)