Math Chapter 1 Review
Relevant Practice Final Questions
The questions on the Math 120 Review that appear to deal
Chapter 1 are 7, 29-30, and 33-56
1 Definition of a linear equation .
2 Solving linear equations.
3 Solving rational expressions (noting domain).
4 An equation is an identity if it is true for all real numbers and
an inconsistent equation if it is not true for any real number.
2 Using models/solving word problems.
3 Solving formulas for variables .
1 Definition of quadratic equations .
2 Solving quadratic equations by factoring and using the
zero -product principle.
3 The square root method .
4 Completing the square.
5 The quadratic formula.
6 The discriminant.
1 Strategies for solving other equations including: using
factoring by grouping, isolating a
radical->squaring/ cubing ->etc., radical equations with
rational exponents, equations in quadratic forms, absolute
value equations .
1 Linear inequalities (definition)
2 Plotting solutions to linear inequalities on a number line.
3 Solving linear inequalities.
4 Solving compound linear inequalities.
5 Solving absolute value inequalities.
1 Quadratic inequalities, definition.
2 Solving quadratic inequalities (by factoring, drawing a number
line, and checking the intervals).
3 Solving rational inequalities (by finding the values that make
either the numerator or the denominator zero , drawing a
number line, and checking the intervals).