Course
Outline

Math 98
Fall 2008

Review
of 9 axioms, Problem Set 1

Homework:
Problem Set 1

COMPASS

Homework:
Problem Set 2 and from summer: Problem Sets 5, 6

Algebraic
Expressions, Evaluating Algebraic Expressions

Negative
Numbers, Absolute Value

Equations,
Inequalities,

Notation
for Inequality

Solution
of an Equation or inequality

To
Solve Equations and Inequalities

Homework:
Problem Sets 3, 4 (Problem Set 3 is multiple choice)

Operations
with positive and negative numbers

Homework:
Problem Set 5

Square
roots

Homework:
Problem Set 6

Review
for Exam 1

Exam
1

Solving
one-step and two-step linear equations

Homework:
Problem Set 7, #1 and 2

Basic
Percent Problems

Homework:
Problem Set 8

The
Distributive Law

Combining
Like Terms

Solving
linear equations with the unknown on both sides

Application
of Linear Equations 1 (Word Problems 1)

Homework:
Problem Set 9

Simplifying
Algebraic Expressions

Homework:
Problem Set 10

More
complicated equations

Perimeter

Homework:
Problem Set 11

Conditional
Equations, Identities, and Contradictions

Review

Exam
2 (same as the Midterm Exam)

Linear
inequalities

Multiplying
Algebraic Expressions and FOIL

Homework:
Problem Set 12

The Rectangular Coordinate System

Graphing Linear Equations

Multiplying algebraic Expressions 2 (more than just FOIL)

Homework: Problem Set 13

Rules
of Exponents

Factoring
1 Factoring out the GCF
(greatest common factor)

Factoring
via the Difference of Squares Theorem

Homework:
Problem Set 14

The Zero Product Rule

Solving Quadratic Equations

Homework: Problem Sets 15, 16

Factoring
2 Factoring by grouping

Factoring 3 Factoring by the AC-method

Homework: Problem Set 17

Review
for Exam 3

The
slope-intercept form of a line

Exam 3

An
application of quadratic equations in physics

The difference of cubes theorem

Integer exponents

Homework: Problem Set 18

Systems of linear equations

The elimination method (also called addition method)

Applications of systems of linear equations

Factoring the sum of cubes

Dependent and Inconsistent systems of linear equations

Homework: Problem Set 19 and Sample Final Exam Version A

Scientific Notation

The slope of a line

Final Review

Final Exam