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Review Material Worksheets
Solutions (if available)
Some general info and factoring

Properties of real numbers: Basics of real numbers and algebra

Properties of real numbers Solutions: Basics of real numbers and algebra
Properties of real numbers: Commutative and associative properties Properties of real numbers Solutions: Commutative and associative properties
Properties of real numbers: Distribution property and combining like terms Properties of real numbers Solutions: Distribution property and combining like terms
Combines all the properties in simplifying expressions
Properties of real numbers: Practice problems Properties of real numbers Solutions: Practice problems
Solving linear equations using a verbal model method
Solving linear equations Solving linear equations Solutions
This addresses why we can cancel stuff from fractions. Good to know when simplifying.

Factors versus terms

Order of operations
Slope and straight lines
Understanding slope Understanding slope Solutions
Graphical methods for solving a system of linear equations
Solving linear systems graphically  
Exponent rules
Discovering the rules of exponents  
A geometric understanding of FOIL
Understanding FOIL  
Factoring trinomials
Factoring trinomials: Part 1: Introduction, Factoring by grouping, and A-C Method  
Factoring trinomials
Factoring trinomials: Part 2: Reverse FOIL Method  
Factoring trinomials
Factoring trinomials: Part 3: Cross-product method and Wrap-up  
Setting up story problems
Story problem pieces Story problem pieces Solutions
Solving equations using a verbal model method
Solving equations Solving equations Solutions


Calculator Worksheets (These are designed for the TI calculators, including the TI84. See your instructor or come to the MRC for help with other models.)
Solutions (if available)
A list of useful things about your calculator
Things to know about your calculator  
Scientific notation and how your calculator will display it
Scientific notation and your calculator  
Get started using your calculator and graphing, including the ZOOM and TRACE functions and some home screen items
Getting started on your graphing calculator  
How to find x-intercepts of a single graph and intersections of two graphs
Roots and intersections on your calculator  
The calculator will calculate the exact points of humps in the graph.
Finding maximums and minimums on your calculator  
This is a good program to start with if you are interested in programming your calculator. It calculates the distance and midpoint between two given points.

TI83 or TI82 Distance and midpoint program DIST2

This is the above program for the TI86 or TI85.
TI86 or TI85 Distance and midpoint program DIST2  
Program your calculator so that it will calculate solutions to quadratic equations. It does not show you complex solutions. Programming your calculator is an advanced task.
Quadratic formula program for the TI-83 (This also works on the TI-84.)  
These are instructions for using the above program, after you have input it into your calculator.
QUADFORM program instructions (for all calculators)  
This is a more complicated quadratic formula program. It will give you complex solutions if needed. It is long to put in your calculator but you might find it interesting.
TI83 (or TI82 or TI84) Quadratic formula program QUADRATC  
This is the same program as above but there are some variations for the TI86 or TI85 calculators.
TI86 (or TI85) Quadratic formula program QUAD2  
This helps you use the program above once you enter it.
Using the program QUAD2 (TI86 and TI85) or QUADRATC (TI82 or TI83)  
This tells you how to link to another's calculator so you can share programs.
Link instructions for TI calculators  


Class Material Worksheets
Solutions (if available)
This takes you step by step through what we are trying to accomplish with regression and how to get your calculator to do it. Linear regression on your calculator  
These are important functions that you will throughout math. It is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the graphs. Library of functions  
This lets you explore 8 of the main transformations you will see. Transformations  
Just a quick test of your skills Transformations 2  
This shows you how to get your calculator to do quadratic regression. Quadratic regression on your calculator  
This explores the concept of end behavior, including common notation and what it tells us about a graph. Polynomial functions: End behavior Polynomial functions: End behavior Solutions
We look at vertical asympotes of rational functions. These occur when the function is undefined. Rational functions: Vertical asymptotes  
This looks at the how the ends of a rational function's graph behaves and discusses the notation. It does not go into detail about finding oblique asymptotes. Rational functions: Horizontal and oblique asymptotes  
This covers composition both algebraically and using real world examples. Composition of functions  
This is a quick worksheet that works on understanding what logs tell us. DoThis 4.4 DoThis 4.4 Solutions
You use many rules to help you manipulate logs. This worksheet helps you understand them so they are easier to remember. Logarithm rules worksheet Logarithm rules worksheet Solutions
This focuses on the inverse nature of exponential and logarithmic functions. Visiting with exponential and logarithmic functions  
This focuses on solving equations by manipulating them first with the rules above. Using log rules to solve equations  
This gives you various methods to solve these equations. Try them all out and decide which you like best. Solving exponential and logarithmic equations Solving exponential and logarithmic equations Solutions
Applications abound for log and exponential functions. Here we look at a common one, compound interest within banking. Logarithmic / Exponential applications: Compounds interest  
Practice for adding and multiplying matrices, and knowing when you can't do the operation. DoThis 5.4: Matrix arithmetic  

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