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Math 60
ELEMENTARY ALGEBRA
(Spring 2015)
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Homework Calendar for MTWR: 2 pm  3:50 pm class (2nd 9wk session)

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Lecture Notes & Xtra Practice Answer Keys
(and Day 1 Stuff)
 Chapter 1 Lecture Notes ¬ Given in class. It's posted online as a courtesy for the students that are not officially enrolled
 Chapter 3 Lecture Notes ¬ does not include Section 3.7 (also given in class. It's 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.
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 1 (posted Mon, Jan 12) ¬ due at 9 am on Wednesday, Jan 14
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!!! 
Ch
3:
Linear Equations and Inequalities 

§ 3.1: 
1, 3, 5, 9 – 93 eoo,
Remember:
“eoo”
means “every other odd”
Special note
for #’s 9 – 93 eoo: The directions for these problems read “Solve each
equation and check the solution”. Although you are
SUPPOSED to follow the
directions as they are written in the book, your instructor has revised
the directions to these set of exercises.
Ms. T’s revised directions:
for #’s 9 – 93 odd:
“Solve”.
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That’s it! All you
have to do is solve the equations.
I will leave it up to you if you want to check your answers (by
hand).
In other words:
checking is optional.

§ 3.2: 
5 – 57 eoo
Note: The directions for these problems read “Solve each equation
and check the solution”.
Ms. T’s revised directions:

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
(Feel free to check out as many as you want)
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Chapters 1  10 
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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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What??? You want extra practice with online flash cards? 


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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  this will make Chapters 3 and 7 much easier. 
Chapter 4: Graphing 
More of Chapter 4: FREE Graph Paper!!! 

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Need Graph Paper? Don't waste your $$$S.
♥ Ms. T's graph paper (Like the ones used in class)
♥ Regular graph paper (whole sheet)
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Chapter 7: 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 7.1 
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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 7.1 
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Factoring Trinomials, P1

YouTube video.
(Thanks C.W.!!!)
e.g. Factor x^{2} + 4x + 3. Book Reference: Section 7.2 
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Factoring Trinomials, P2

YouTube video.
(Thanks C.W.!!!)
e.g. Factor 3x^{2} + 5x + 2. Book Reference: Section 7.3 
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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 7.1  7.4 
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Factoring Handouts  I strongly recommend you look at these handouts ** Extra practice exercises for Chapter 7 ! 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 7.4 
Chapter 9: Roots and Radicals 
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Solving
Radical Equations

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

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