 Professor Freedman's
Elementary Algebra Homework Schedule
Spring 2021

Text: Beginning Algebra by Miller, O'Neill & Hyde, 5th Edition, McGrawHill, Inc.,2020

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Dates Subject to Change
 DateAssigned Assignments Week of 1/18/21 Homework Assigned for week of 1/18/21 Watch the following Videos on Signed Numbers & Algebraic Expressions Introduction to Algebra -Exponents, Absolute Values & Order of Operations Addition & Subtraction of Signed Numbers Multiplication & Division of Signed Numbers Order of Operations on Signed Numbers Go to aleks.com: Do Assignments # 1,2,3 Go to aleks.com Quiz #1 in Aleks on topics above Homework Tips (Week 1) Week of 1/25/21 Homework Assigned for week of 1/25/21 Watch the following Videos: Evaluating an Algebraic Expression Commutative, Associative & Distributive Properties Combining Like Terms Solving Linear Equations (Part 1) Go to aleks.com: Do Assignments # 4 & 5 Go to aleks.com Quiz #2 in Aleks on topics above Week of 2/1/21 Homework Assigned for week of 2/1/21 Watch the following Videos: Solving Equations (Identities & Contradictions) Literal Equations Go to aleks.com Assignment #6 Solving Equations (Multiple Steps), Assignment #7 Word Problems, Identity & Contradiction Equations &Assignment #8 Literal Equations Go to aleks.com Quiz #3 on Equations, Word Problems, Literal Equations Week of 2/8/21 Homework Assigned for week of 2/8/21 Watch the following Videos on Inequalities : Graphing Inequalities Solving Inequalities Watch the following Videos on Graphing : Identifying Solutions of 2 Variable Equations (Intro to Graphing) Plotting Points Graphing Straight Lines Slope of a Line Go to aleks.com Assignment #9 (Inequalities) & Assignment #10 (Graphing Styraight Line)s & Assignment #11 (Slope of a Line) Go to aleks.com Quiz #4 on Inequalities & Graphing Week of 2/15/21 MAJOR TEST on Chapters 1,2,3 Study: Do the Practice Test and then check your answers. Week of 2/22/21 Homework Assigned for week of 2/22/21 Watch the following Videos on Systems of Equations : Solving Systems of Equations by Addition (Part 1) Solving Systems of Equations by Addition (Part 2) Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution Go to aleks.com Assignment #12 (Solving Systems of Equations by Graphing and by Addition) & Assignment #13 (Solving Word Prpoblems using Systems of Equations and Solving Systems of Equations by Substitution) Go to aleks.com Quiz #5 on Systems of Equations Week of 3/1/21 Homework Assigned for week of 3/1/21 Watch the following Videos on Exponent Rules : Multiplying & Dividing Variables Zero Exponents Negative Exponents Watch the following Videos on Adding & Subtracting Polynomials : Writing a Polynomial in Standard Form Addition & Subtraction of Polynomials Watch the following Videos on Multiplying Polynomials : Multiplication of Polynomials Part 1 Multipliction of Polynomials FOIL Part 2 Polynomial Special Products Go to aleks.com Assignment #14 (Exponent Rules) & Assignment #15 (Addition & Subtraction of Polynomials) & Assignment #16 ( Multiplication of Polynomials) Week of 3/8/21 Go to aleks.com Homework Assignment #17 (Practice Midterm Exam,) Due MIDTERM EXAM Due Week of 3/15/21 SPRING BREAK Week of 3/22/21 Homework Assigned for week of 3/22/21 Watch the following Videos: Polynomial Division Factoring Polynomials                   Go to aleks.com Assignment #18 (Division of Polynomials) , Assignment #19 (Factoring Greatest Common Factor) , Assignment #20 ( Factoring Difference of Two Squares), and Assignment #21 (Factoring Trinomials with a Leading Coefficient of One) Homework Tips (Factoring Difference of 2 Squares & Trinomials) Week of 3/29/21 Homework Assigned for week of 3/29/21 Watch the following Videos: Go to aleks.com Assignment #22 (Factoring Trinomials with Leading Coefficient Other than One - Trial and Error) , Assignment #23 (Solving Quadratic Equations), Assignment #24 Mixed Factoring Go to aleks.com Quiz #6 on Factoring Greatest Common Factor, Difference of Two Squares , Trinomials and Solving Quadratic Equations Homework Tips (Factoring Trinomials) Week of 4/5/21 Homework Assigned for week of 4/5/21 Watch the following Videos: Multiplying & Dividing Algebraic Fractions with Factoring Go to aleks.com Assignment #25 (Simplifying Algebraic Fractions) , Assignment #26 (Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Fractions) Go to aleks.com Quiz #7 on Simplifying Algebraic Fractions and Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Fractions Week of 4/12/21 Homework Assigned for week of 4/12/21 Watch the following Videos: Addition & Subtraction of Rational Expressions with Different Denominators (Part 1) Addition & Subtraction of Rational Expressions with Different Denominators (Part 2) Solving Rational Equations (Equations with Algebraic Fractions) Go to aleks.com Assignment #27 (Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions with Same Denominator) , Assignment #28 (Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions with Different Denominators) , Assignment 29 (Solving Rational Equations), Assignment #30 (Practice Test 3 on Factoring & Algebraic Fractions- Study Guide) Week of 4/19/21 Homework Assigned for week of 4/19/21 Go to aleks.com MAJOR TEST ON FACTORING & ALGEBRAIC FRACTIONS in Aleks.com due Week of 4/26/21 Homework Assigned for week of 4/26/21 Watch the following Videos: Simplifying Radicals (Numbers) Simplifying Radicals with Variables Go to aleks.com Assignment #31 (Simplifying Radicals) Assignment #32 Practice Final Exam - Study Guide Go to aleks.com FINAL EXAM