Section  Topic  Individual Homework Assignments 
Introduction  Mathautobiography  
Chapter 1  
1.2  Algebraic expressions and sets of numbers  page 1617: 1,5,7,3136,59,61,73,7880,83,97 
1.3  Operations with real numbers  page 2830: 1,9,11,17,21,27,31,35,37,45,47,53,67,73,79 
1.4  Properties of real numbers  page 4041: 3,9,1520,41,47,55,76,80,105,109 
Conversion Rectangle 
1. Calculate 15% of 723. 2. If 9.8 is 12% of your grade, find your grade. 3. Find the height in meters of a person 5’6″ tall. 

Group Project  Are irrationals rational?  after 1.2 
Group Project  Calculate your BMI  after1.4 
Group Project  Analyze newspaper circulation  If time permits 
Chapter 2  
2.1  Linear equations in one variable  page 5758: 1,11,13,17,23,26,35,43 
2.2  Introduction to problem solving  page 6570: 1,5,11,13 
2.3  Formulas and problem solving  page 7578: 1,5,53 
2.4  Linear inequalities and problem solving  page 8790: 1,3,7,11,43,45,59,63 
2.6  Absolute value equations  page 102103: 5,9,15,21,53,57 
Group Project  Algebraic poetry — Lilavati’s swarm  after 2.2 
Group Project  Algebraic poetry — The rosered city  If time permits 
Group Project  Calculate your income  after 2.4 
Exam 1  
Chapter 3  
3.1  Graphing equations (include material from 3.3)  page 129131: 1,3,5,7,9,17,19,27,33,37 
3.2  Introduction to functions  page 142146: 1,3,11,23,25,29,35,37,53,55,57,59 
3.4  The slope of a line  page 164168: 5,23,29,31,41,43,64,69,71,95 
3.5  Equations of lines  page 175178: 1,13,25,41,42,44,47 
Group Project  Hurricane season (and Tracking Chart)  If time permits 
Group Project  Three swimmers  after 3.1 
Group Project  Cigarette ads  after 3.4 
Group Project  Life expectancy  after 3.5 
Chapter 4  
4.1  Linear equations in two variables  page 216218: 1,3,9,17,21,77 
Group Project  Which Honda should you buy?  If time Permits 
Group Project  Photos of all sizes  after 4.1 
Exam 2  
Chapter 5  
5.1  Exponents  page 267268: 7,13,19,25,33,49,69 
5.2  More exponents  page 273274: 1,5,7,21,24,55 
5.3  Polynomials and polynomial functions  page 284287: 17,23,35,45,47 
5.4  Multiplying polynomials  page 293295: 1,7,23,25,29 
5.5  The greatest common factor  page 299301: 3,9,11,13 
5.6  Factoring trinomials (use quadratic formula for roots from 8.2)  page 308309: 15,25,27,47 
5.7  Factoring special products  page 314315: 1,13,41,45 
5.8 (partial)  Solving quadratic equations (via quadratic formula and roots)  page 327331: 5,9,13 
Group Project  The largest box  A Special Largest Box (Spring 2006) (after 5.4) 
Group Project  Factoring trinomials completely  after 5.7 
Group Project  Free falling from bridges  If time permits 
Exam 3  
Chapter 6  
6.1  Multiplying and dividing rational expressions  page 351354: 1,17,37,41,47,63 
6.2  Adding and subtracting rational expressions  page 359361: 7,21,30,31,33 
Group Project  Calculate your areas  If time permits 
Group Project  Calculate your lottery winning  after 6.2 
Chapter 7  
7.1  Radicals and radical functions  page 423425: 3,9,19,25,39,43,45,53,75 
7.2  Rational exponents  page 431433: 1,11,19,29,39,41,47,51,61,65 
7.6 (partial)  Radical equations  page 460463: 1,9,11,13 (with 7.2),53,59 (with 7.1) 
Group Project  Skid marks  after 7.6 
Group Project  Run Fido, Run!  If time permits 
Chapter 9  
9.3  Exponential functions  page 567569: 2,5,18,20,21,27,35,37 
9.5  Logarithmic functions  page 581582: 29,31,41,45,51,69 
9.6  Properties of logarithms  page 587589: 1,9,17,21,35,43,53,55,57 
9.8 (partial)  Exponential and logarithmic equations  page 599601: 11,27, 28 (with 9.5),31,32,33 (with 9.6) 
Group Project  The black bear population  after 9.5 
Group Project  Puzzled by Logs?  after 9.8 
Optional Topics  
5.1  Scientific notation  page 267268: 102,104,109,125, 128 
5.2  More scientific notation  page 273274: 69,73 
Group Project  Very large and very small numbers  
4.2  Linear Equations in Three variables  page 224225: 5,7,9,13 
Group Project  Tacos anyone?  
9.7  Logarithms and Change of Base  page 594595: 15,21,27,39,45,47 
Group Project  How long it takes to double your money?  If time permits 
Final Exam 