MATH 095  BASIC ALGEBRA
Text: Introductory Algebra, 8th Edition by Lial, Hornsby, McGinnis
Class  Date  Section  Topic  Homework (Odd Problems Only) 
1  1/22  1.1 1.2 1.3 
• Exponents, Order of Operations , Inequality • Variables, Expressions, Equations • Real Numbers , The Number Line 
p 29: 9, 15, 2531, 3743 p 35: 1129, 3343, 4753, 5965 p 45: 1347 
2  1/27  1.4 1.5 1.6 
• Adding Real Numbers • Subtracting Real Numbers • Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers 
p 51: 533 p 59: 727, 35, 37, 45 p 73: 727, 3341, 4555 
3  1/29  1.7 1.8 
• Properties of Real Numbers • Simplifying Expressions 
p 85: 4365 p 93: 513, 3749 
4  2/3  2.1 2.2 2.3 
• Addition Property of Equality • Multiplication Property of Equality • Solving Linear Equations 
p 113: 3351 p 119: 1929, 4751 p 127: 113, 3747 
5  2/5  2.7 2.4 
• Solving Linear Inequalities • Applications of Linear Equations 
p 177: 2127, 4153 p 141: 79, 1517, 2325, 2931, 3739, 4749, 55 
6  2/10  Review for Test I  Review. No problems assigned! p 77, p 99, p 185, p 191 

7  2/12  Test I  
8  2/17  5.1 5.2 
• Adding and Subtracting Polynomials • Product and Power Rules for Exponents 
p 337: 15, 25, 29, 5563 p 347: 2539, 5355, 6567 
9  2/19  5.3 5.4 
• Multiplying Polynomials • Special Products 
p 355: 735 p 361: 37, 1927 
10  2/24  6.1 6.2 
• Factors; Greatest Common Factor • Factoring Trinomials 
p 411: 2945 p 417: 1155 
11  2/26  6.3 6.4 
• Factoring Trinomials by Grouping • Factoring Trinomials Using FOIL 
p 421: 1731 p 427: 1533 
12  3/3  6.5 6.6 
• Special Factoring Techniques • Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring 
p 433: 527 p 443: 1743 
13  3/5  6.7  • Applications of Quadratic Equations  p 453: 711, 1519, 2329, 35 
14  3/10  Review for Test II  Review. No problems assigned! p 395, p 435, p 461 

15  3/12  Test II  
3/16  3/22  Spring Break!  
16  3/24  5.5 5.6 
• Integer Exponents, Quotient Rule • Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial 
p 371: 927, 3351, 5359 p 377: 719 
17  3/26  7.1 7.2 
• Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions • Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions 
p 479: 2939, 4347 p 487: 37, 1519, 2333 
18  3/31  7.3 7.4 
• Least Common Denominators • Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions 
p 493: 1931 p 501: 915, 1931, 4753 
19  4/2  7.6 2.5 2.6 
• Solving Equations with Rational Expressions • Formulas and Applications from Geometry • Ratio, Proportion, Percent 
p 521: 927, 3139 p 153: 1721, 2729, 3337, 5965 p 163: 2125, 3341 
20  4/7  • Last day for Student Withdrawal! Review for Test III 
Review. No problems assigned! p 551 

21  4/9  Test III  
22  4/14  3.1  • Reading Graphs, Linear Equations  p 203: 1925, 3953, 6167 
23  4/16  3.2 3.3 
• Graphing Linear Equations • Slope of a Line 
p 217: 15, 1113, 1731 p 231: 15, 1735 
24  4/21  3.4 8.1 
• Equations of Lines • Evaluating Roots 
p 241: 911, 15, 2125 p 567: 1729, 4353, 7593 
25  4/23  8.2 8.3 
• Multiplying, Dividing, Simplifying Radicals • Adding and Subtracting Radicals 
p 577: 1337, 4177 p 583: 523 
26  4/28  8.4 8.5 
• Rationalizing the Denominator • More Simplifying & Operations with Radicals 
p 591: 119 p 599: 527, 5155 
27  4/30  Review for Test IV  Review. No problems assigned! p 261, p 619 

28  5/5  Test IV  
29  5/7  Review for Final Exam  Review. No problems assigned! p 373, p 627 

30  5/12  Final Exam 
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