# Intermediate Algebra

MATH 120 Testing Schedule |
FALL 2006 |

**The following is a list of deadlines for each unit
test.**

Unit |
MW |
TTH |

1 (Ch. 1) | 9/6 | 9/7 |

2 (Ch. 2 & 3) | 9/25 | 9/26 |

3 (Ch. 4 & 5) | 10/18 | 10/19 |

Midterm | 10/25 | 10/26 |

4 (Ch. 6 & 7) | 11/15 | 11/16 |

5 (Ch. 8) | 12/4 | 12/5 |

Final | 12/11 | 12/12 |

Important Dates to Remember:Labor Day Holiday-No Classes……………………………………..……Monday, September 4 Fall Break-No Class………………………………………..Monday & Tuesday, October 9 &10 Last day to drop a course with a "W"………………………Tuesday, October 17, 4:00 p.m. Last day to Withdraw from the University……………...….Friday, November 17, 4:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Holiday-No Classes…….………..Wednesday – Saturday, November 22-25 |

**Schedule for students completing a RR in the 9 ^{th}
edition**. Note: if you do not

complete the RR this Fall 2006 semester you will receive a failing grade and need to start

from the beginning in the 10

^{th}edition next semester.

Unit |
MW |
TTH |

Midterm | 9/6 | 9/7 |

4 (Ch. 6 & 7) | 10/11 | 10/12 |

5 (Ch. 8 & 9) | 11/27 | 11/28 |

Final | 12/11 | 12/12 |

MATH 120: Intermediate Algebra |
Homework Exercises |

Text: Intermediate Algebra , 10th Edition, by Marvin L. Bittinger.In order to learn mathematics, it is essential that you practice the skills as you learn them. You must completeall required exercises (those enclosed in a rectangle) before attempting a test. It is strongly recommended thatyou complete all the listed exercises in each section, particularly if you are having difficulties with the required exercises in that section. Be sure to check the answers to each odd- numbered exercise after working it. Be sure to show all your work! |

Unit 1: |
Chapter 1 – Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities |

**Practice Test: Pages 155 – 156:**

Problems 1 – 42 all |

Unit 2: |
Chapter 2- Graphs , Functions And ApplicationsChapter 3- Systems of Equations |

**3.5 Omit
**3.6 Vocabulary Reinforcement

**3.8 Omit**

**Practice Test: Chapter 2 – Pages 236 – 239 Problems**

1 – 35 all |

**Practice Test: Chapter 3 – Pages 323 – 324 Problems
**

Unit 3: |
Chapter 4 – Polynomials and Polynomial FunctionsChapter 5 – Rational Expressions , Equations, and Functions |

5.4 Omit

**Practice Test: Chapter 4 – Pages 405 – 406**

Problems 1 – 40 omit #24, #31, # 36, #39 |

**Practice Test: Chapter 5 – Pages 493 – 494**

Problems 1 – 33 omit #4, #13, #15, #16,#17,
#18, #24 |

Midterm:In order to prepare for the midterm , it is strongly recommended that you complete the following: 1. Cumulative Review: Chapter 1 - 4, Pages 407 - 410, Problems 1 – 60, omitting the following problems: 18, 21, 24, 35, 36, 48, 49, 54. 2. Summary and Review : Chapter 5, Pages 491 - 492, Problems 1 – 39, omitting the following problems: 4, 9, 11, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 30 |

Unit 4: |
Chapter 6 – Radical Expressions , Equations , and FunctionsChapter 7 – Quadratic Equations and Functions |

**6.2 Omit
**

**6.8 Vocabulary Reinforcement
**

**7.4 Omit
7.5 Omit**

**7.7 Vocabulary Reinforcement Problems
**

**7.8 Omit**

**Practice Test: Chapter 6 Pages 568 – 569 Problems 1 – 8 all; 21 – 40 all**

**Practice Test: Chapter 7 Pages 663 – 664 Problems 1, 2,
3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15,16, 17, 18**

Unit 5: |
Chapter 8 – Exponential and Logarithmic Functions |

**Practice Test: Chapter 8 Pages 750 – 752 Problems 1 –
16 all, 21 – 29 all, 32 – 36 all**

Final Examination:In order to prepare for the final exam, it is strongly recommended that you work the following exercises in the Cumulative Review/Final Examination in the text beginning on page 803: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 12, 16, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 42, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 76, 77, 78, 80, 81, 85, 86, 87 |

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