Syllabus, Homework Assignments, and Study Session Activities

Abbreviations: R= Review T = Test CR = Cumulative Review SS= Study Session

All projects, done in groups, will be presented to the class on the designated days by each group.

Week

Section

Topic (class)

Problems (odds unless otherwise noted)

Study Session Activity

1

Go Over Handouts and Syllabus;

Form Groups for Study Sessions

Go Over Math Anxiety Test, Symptoms, and Help

1.1

Number Sets, Structure of Algebra

1-9, 21-79

1.3

Adding, Subtracting Real Numbers, Properties of Real Numbers.

9-95, 97, 99, 105

2

1.4

Multiplying, Dividing Real Numbers, Properties of Real Numbers.

11-83

1.5

Exponents, Order of Operations

7-23, 49-61, 65, 67, 69, 77-83, 91

Review HW Problems

SS Quiz 1

3

1.6

Translating Word Phrases to Expressions

1-35, 41-51

1.7

Evaluation and Rewriting Expressions

1-15, 41-47, 59-73

Review for Exam1

4

DEPARTMENTAL EXAM 1

2.2

The Addition Principle

1-5, 23-61, 67-75

Review HW Problems

2.3

The Multiplication Principle

7-75

2.4

Applying the Principles to Formulas

5-19, 25-37, 41-57, 61, 63

SS Quiz 2

5

2.5

Translating Word Sentences to Equations

7-39, 61, 63

2.6

Inequalities

5-43, 49, 53, 57

6

3.1

Ratios and Proportions

7-11, 21-27, 31-37, 47-63, 71, 73

Activity 1: Percents

3.2

Percents

7-55, 59-63, 71, 75

SS Quiz 3

DEPARTMENTAL EXAM 2

Activity 2: Tables and Graphs

7

4.1

The Rectangular Coordinate System

5-31, 37, 41

SS Quiz 4

4.2

Graphing Linear Equations

7-17, 23-55, 63, 65, 67

4.3

Graphing Using Intercepts

7-49

8

4.4

Slope

39-53

Activity 3: Slopes and Plotting Points

4.6

Inequalities

5-39, 43

9

DEPARTMENTAL MIDTERM EXAM

Conference Day

10

5.1

Exponents and Scientific Notation

7-37, 45, 49-57, 65-77

Review HW problems

5.2

Introduction to Polynomials

7-51, 57, 63-93

5.3

Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

5-57

SS Quiz 5

5.4

Exponent Rules and Multiplying Polynomials

7-25, 31, 33, 37, 39, 55-79

Activity 4: Adding Like Terms

11

5.5

Multiplying Polynomials; Special products

7-27, 33, 37-69, 79-103

5.6

Exponent Rules and Dividing Polynomials

47-75

12

DEPARTMENTAL EXAM 3

Review HW Problems

6.1

GCF and Factoring by Grouping

7-95