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Math 60
ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA
(Fall 2015)
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Lecture Notes & Xtra Practice Answer Keys
(and Day 1 Stuff)
 The famous Pink Sheet (a quick review of integer operations) ¬ Given in class.
 Chapter 1 Lecture Notes ¬ Given in class. Posted online as a courtesy for the students that are not officially enrolled
 Section 2.1  2.3 Lecture Notes ¬ Given in class. Posted online as a courtesy for the students that are not officially enrolled
 Section 2.8 Lecture Notes ¬ Given in class. Posted online as a courtesy for the students that are not officially enrolled
 Section 2.4, 2.5, 2.7 Lecture Notes ¬ Given in class. Posted online as a courtesy for the students that are not officially enrolled
Please note: Additional lecture notes will not be posted. These are posted as a courtesy for the students who were not enrolled at the beginning of the semester.
Chapter 1 Pizzazz Answer Keys
Pizzazz # E61
Why do some people say that
Captain Kirk has three ears?
Answer:
He has a right ear, a left
ear, and a final frontier
PreAlgebra #214
What did the electrician say
after fixing a light bulb at the top of the Empire State building?
Answer:
It was the highlight of his
career
Study Guides & TakeHome Quizzes
Warning:
Takehome
quizzes are granted on to students who came to class on the day assigned, so . . .
please think twice about not coming to class.
Quiz 2 ¬ assigned at the end of Week 2. Due at the next class meeting  don't come late.
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QUIZZES.
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Takehome quizzes that are posted online must be printed
singlesided and stapled, if necessary, (not paperclipped or “doggyfolded”) on
the upper lefthand corner.
Takehome quizzes are due at the NEXT meeting at the
beginning of class – not 5 minutes after.
Your work should be organized and stapled, if necessary,
BEFORE
you enter the classroom. LATE takehome quizzes WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
No makeup quizzes will be given.
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Note:
At least 2 of your lowest quiz scores will be dropped when determining your
course grade.
Homework
 Chapter 1 Homework Exercises
Psst Psst: Did you know that having your multiplication facts mastered will make this course much easier? Lucky for you, if you want to get your multiplication practice on, all you need to do is scroll down to the Chapter 0 Resources and practice away! Have a great semester!!! 
 Chapter 2 Homework Exercises ¬ all of Chapter 2 has been posted : )
Technical difficulty alert! Technical difficulty alert!
For Section 2.3 homework, please omit the following problems: 29, 35, 37, 69
Original Assignment:
§ 2.3: 
17 – 37 odd, 39, 43, 45 – 69 eoo, where
eoo means “every other odd” 
Updated assignment
§ 2.3: 
17 – 27 odd, 31, 33, 39, 43, 45 – 65 eoo, where
eoo means “every other odd” 
Please note:
You will need to bring a
ruler or some other
straightedge for Chapter 3.

 Chapter 3 Homework Exercises ¬ coming soon
FREE GRAPH PAPER in the RESOURCES section of the Math 60 page
Did you know that there is an answer key at the back of the book??? Are you checking your answers as soon as you are done with each problem? I hope you are.
Why???
Because studies show that the more times you do the same WRONG thing, the more likely you will do the same WRONG thing on the quiz or exam = ( 
Reference Material
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Chapters 1  9 
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GUHSD Algebra 1 Video Tutorials  an excellent resource for a Math 60 course. Strongly recommend ALL students to look at this website. 
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Khan Academy  "Learn almost everything for free"  it has an extensively video library. 
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.com  Ms. T's favorite site for a Math 60 course. Strongly recommend ALL students to look at this website. 
Chapter 0: Whole Numbers 
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Looking for an online version of multiplication flash cards? 

A+ Math  go ahead and practice away your multiplication facts ^_^ 
Tip: Practice your multiplication facts in order using the worksheet below. Then, use the online multiplication flash cards linked above when you're ready to practice the problems out of order.
 Xtra Practice: 1  12 Multiplication Facts  Xtra Practice: 1  12 Multiplication Facts (Answer Key)
 Multiplication Table ← a regular multiplication table (posted for your convenience)

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Xtra Practice: GCF vs LCM (KEY & Handout)  Finding GCF and LCM for sets of numbers. You are expected to know how to do this 
Chapter 3: Graphing 
More of Chapter 4: FREE Graph Paper!!! 

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♥ Ms. T's graph paper (Like the ones used in class)
♥ Regular graph paper (whole sheet)
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Chapter 6: Factoring Polynomials 
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Factoring by grouping  YouTube video by J. Harland. In this video you will be factoring 4term polynomials by grouping. (Thanks anonymous student!!!) Book Reference: Section 6.1 
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Factoring by grouping  YouTube video by R. Brown. (Thanks C.W.!!!) In this video you will be factoring 4term polynomials by grouping. Book Reference: Section 6.1 
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Factoring Trinomials, P1

YouTube video.
(Thanks C.W.!!!)
e.g. Factor x^{2} + 4x + 3. Book Reference: Section 6.2 
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Factoring Trinomials, P2

YouTube video.
(Thanks C.W.!!!)
e.g. Factor 3x^{2} + 5x + 2. Book Reference: Section 6.3 
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Xtra Practice: Factoring Polynomials (KEY & Handout)  Factoring binomials, trinomials, and 4term polynomials. Strongly recommend you work on this handout. Book Reference: Sections 6.1  6.4 
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Factoring Handouts  I strongly recommend you look at these handouts ** Extra practice exercises for Chapter 6 ! Warning! There are a couple of mistakes with the key. I'm working on it. This message will be removed when the key has been updated! However, if you find them first, then please email or tell me ASAP!
** Cool handout for recognizing perfect square trinomials. Book Ref: Sec 6.4 
Chapter 8: Roots and Radicals 
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Solving
Radical Equations

YouTube video.
(Thanks C.W.!!!)

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