# Course Outline for Math 99 ABC

**Class 1 – Wednesday, January 21**

Lecture:

Course Information (Syllabus, Calendar of Events, Course Outline, Textbook
Information,

Calculator Information, List of Topics)

Natural numbers, integers, rational, numbers, irrational numbers,

and real numbers (1.1 Concepts 3)

Basic Operations (1.2 Concept 1)

Square Roots (1.2 Concept 4 and 11.4 Concept 1, 2)

Division with Remainder

Homework:

Questions and Review Set 1

**Class 2 – Monday, January 26**

Lecture:

Order of Operations, Parentheses (1.2 Concept 5 and handout)

Algebraic Expressions 1 – Definition, Evaluating (1.2 Concept 2 and handout)

Algebraic Expressions 2 – Simplifying

Combining like terms (1.6 Concept 5)

Equations and Inequalities

Solution of an equation or inequality (2.1 Concept 1)

Absolute value (1.1 Concept 6)

Homework:

Problem Set 1

**Class 3 – Wednesday, January 28**

Lecture:

Multiplying Algebraic Expressions (FOIL)

Complete squares and Conjugates

The difference of squares theorem

Multiplying Radical Expressions

Quiz 1

Homework:

Problem Sets 2 and 3

**Class 4 – Monday, February 2**

Lecture:

Interval notation (2.7 Concept 2)

Factoring 1

- GCF (6.1 Concepts 1, 2, and 3)

- Difference of two squares (6.5 Concept 1)

Operations on algebraic expressions (5.5, 5.6)

The zero product rule (6.7 Concepts 1,2, and 3)

Quadratic equations

Absolute value Equations (10.3)

Homework:

Problem Set 4

Also posted:

integers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

**Class 5 – Wednesday, February 4**

Lecture:

Review of linear Equations (2.1, 2.2)

Review of Rules of Exponents (5.1, 5.2)

Review of zero and negative exponents (5.3)

Quiz 2

Also posted:

Exam 1 Information, Review for Exam 1, Radical Expressions, Factoring 1

**Class 6 – Monday, February 9**

Lecture:

Factoring by completing the square (handout, Parts 1 and 2)

Fractions as exponents (11.2)

**Class 7 – Wednesday, February 11
Exam 1**

**Class 8 – Wednesday, February 18**

Lecture:

Completing the square (practice)

Operations on radical expressions (handout, 11.1, 11.3, 11.4, 11.5)

Quadratic equations with irrational solutions (12.1)

Rationalization (11.6)

Homework:

Problem Sets 5 and 6

**Class 9 – Monday, February 23**

Lecture:

Rational Expressions (7.1 – 7.4)

Graph of a parabola (handout, 8.3, 12.4)

Triangle inequality

Perimeter

Area of rectangles and right triangles

Homework:

Problem Set 7

**Class 10 – Wednesday, February 25**

Lecture:

Practice of integer exponents (5.3)

Solving systems of linear equations by the addition method (4.3)

Quiz 3

Homework:

Problem Sets 8 and 9

Review on your own:

Linear Equations (2.1, 2.2, 2.3)

Linear Inequalities (2.7)

Graphing a straight line (3.2)

**Class 11 – Monday, March 2**

Lecture:

Rational Expressions (7.1 – 7.4)

Complex Fractions (7.5)

Extra Credit Assignment:

Problem Set 10

Also posted:

(for review) Linear Equations 2

**Class 12 – Wednesday, March 4**

Lecture:

Rational Equations (7.6)

Factoring by grouping (6.1)

Factoring by the AC-method (6.4)

Quiz 4 (take home)

Also posted:

Exam 2 Information, Review for Exam 2

**Class 13 – Monday, March 9**

Lecture:

Review for Exam 2

Standard labeling (handout)

Area of a triangle (R.3)

The Pythagorean Theorem (6.7)

**Class 14 – Wednesday, March 11
Exam 2**

**Class 15 – Monday, March 16**

Lecture:

The Pythagorean Theorem (6.7, handout)

Completing the square – Part 3 (handout)

**Class 16 – Wednesday, March 18**

Lecture:

Writing Equations of Straight Lines (handout, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5)

Homework:

Problem Sets 11 and 12

**Class 17 – Monday, March 23**

Lecture:

Basic Percent Problems (handout)

Absolute Value Equations (10.3)

**Class 18 – Wednesday, March 25**

Lecture:

How to multiply a graph by –1 (8.3, 12.4)

How to take the absolute value of a graph (8.3)

Homework:

Problem Set 13

Also posted:

Complex Fractions

**Class 19 – Monday, March 30**

Lecture:

Factoring criteria for quadratic expressions

**Class 20 – Wednesday, Apr 1**

Lecture:

Complex Numbers (11.8)

Also posted:

Exam 3 Information, Exam 3 Review (Solutions included)

Word Problems 1 and 2

**Class 21 – Monday, April 13**

Lecture:

Review for Exam 3

Complex Numbers (11.8)

**Class 22 – Wednesday, Apr 15
**Exam 3

**Class 23 – Monday, April 20**

Lecture:

Complex Numbers (11.8, handout)

Mixture Problems (4.4)

**Class 24 – Wednesday, Apr 22**

Lecture:

Mixture Problems (4.4, handout)

Compound inequalities (10.1)

**Class 25 – Monday, April 27**

Lecture:

Rational Exponents (11.2)

Motion Problems (2.4, 4.4, handout)

**Class 26 – Wednesday, Apr 29**

Lecture:

The quadratic formula (12.2, handout)

Also posted:

Exam 4 Information, Exam 4 Reviews – Versions A and B (Solutions

included)

**Class 27 – Monday, May 4**

Lecture:

Radical Equations (11.7, handout)

Also posted:

Final Review – Version C

**Class 28 – Wednesday, May 6**

Lecture:

Similar Triangles (7.7, handout)

**Class 29 – Monday, May 11**

Lecture:

Decimals and Fractions (handout)

Review for the final exam

**Class 30 – Wednesday, May 13
**Final Exam (same as Exam 4)