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Math Learning Center

(1074 Upstairs from the library, Aptos)

Integrated Learning Center



(room 714 Aptos)


Math Department

Elementary Algebra - Math 154 (Section #77220)



Welcome Letter

Weekly Schedule and Assignments

Weekly Schedule


Grade Tracking Worksheet

Copy of Student Information form I will collect from you

Websearch (first week assignment)

Learning Styles Questionnaire


Elementary Algebra for College Students Early Graphing by Allen R. Angel, 3rd ed, ISBN 0-13-613416-5.

Worksheets (from the Angel Text and in class) Many thanks to Gabby Rodriguez for the section notes!

Chapter 1

Fraction Practice Worksheet (p.1)

Fraction Practice Worksheet (p.2)

Order of Operations Worksheet

Brain Presentation

Section 1.4 notes (thanks to Gabby Rodriguez)

Chapter 1 Skill Builders (From Blitzer text: there are 8 pages here, we may use 3 or 4 of them.)

Chapter 1 Extra Problems

Chapter 2

2.4 Solving Equations

2.5 Solving Equations

2.6 Formulas

2.7 Ratios & Proportions

2.8 Linear Inequalities

Chapter 2 Skill Builders(Blitzer Text)

Chapter 2 Activity 2A/2B

Chapter 2 Extra Problems

Chapter 3

Word Problems to Use in Class

3.1 Applications/Translations

3.2 Solving Applications

3.3 Geometric Problems

Chapter 3 Extra Problems

Chapter 4

In-class Graphing Examples 9/20

Lines and Graphs Activity 9/21 page 2

4.1 Intro to Two Variable Linear Equations

4.2 Graphing Equations

4.3 Slope of a Line

4.4 Slope-Intercept, Point-Slope Equations of Lines

Chapter 4 Extra Problems

Chapter 5

5.1 Systems of Equations

5.2 Substitution Method

5.3 "Elimination" Method

5.4 Applications

Chapter 5 Extra Problems

Chapter 6

6.1,2 Exponents

6.4 Adding & Subtracting Polynomials

6.5 Multiplying Polynomials

6.6 Dividing Polynomials

Chapter 6 Extra Problems

Chapter 7

Factor Fest Worksheet (7.2 to 7.4)

7.1 Factoring Polynomials

7.1, 7.2 Factoring and Guessing

7.3 Factoring Trinomials

7.4 Factoing Trinomials with a lead coefficient that is not 1

7.5 Factoring Special Forms

Graphing Trinomials (parabolas)

7.7 Applications

7.7 Word Problems

Chapter 7 Extra Problems

Chapter 8

8.1 Fractions in Algebra

8.1 to 8.4 Fraction Fest Worksheet

Worksheet on rational equations and word problems

8.7 applications

Chapter 8 review problems

Chapter 8 Extra Problems

Chapter 9

Chapter 9 review problems

Chapter 9 Extra Problems

Chapter 10

Chapter 10 Extra Problems

Quizzes from this semester

Quiz 1

Quiz 2

Quiz 3 (This is due Monday 9/17/12 at the start of class)

Quiz 4

Quiz 5

Quiz 6

Quiz 7

Test Review Problems

Sample Test #1

Sample Test #2

Sample Test #3

Sample Final

Useful Links

Algebra 2 Go (This site is a blast. Videos, worksheets and notes.)

HippoCampus (This has algebra lessons)

Kahn Academy (less entertaining than Algebra 2 Go, but links to a ton of topics)

Purple Math Algebra Help

Ask Dr. Math

The Joy of Pi

Math as a Language

Quadratic Formula Song

History of Mathematics

Mathematicians Born on this Date

Other Worksheets (we may use some of these in class)

Percents and Decimals

Translation Worksheet

Chapter 3 Skill Builders

Graphing Activity (10/5)

Chapter 4 Skill Builders

"Per" Problems Worksheet

Something Old, Something New Word Problems (7 points)

Chapter 5 Skill Builders

Chapter 6 Skill Builders

Chapter 7 Skill Builders

Graphing Parabolas Worksheet

Chapter 8 Skill Builders

Chapter 9 Skill Builders


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