Assorted Handouts and Tutorials
Calculator, Chapter 13, Chapter 14, Chapter 16, Chapter 17, Chapter 18, Optional Worksheets
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Assigned Worksheets

Section

Handouts & Worksheets

Solutions (if available)

General Class Details

116 Syllabus 

Math Resource Center (tutoring) Handout 

Online Tutoring Flyer (through Student Success Center) 

First Day Questions 

Diagnostic Questions for Math 116 

Class Notes (by Section) 


calculator

Things to know about your calculator 

calculator 
Graphing calculator basics 

calculator

Finding maximums and minimums on your calculator (82, 83, 85, 86) 


13.2

Rules for Divisibility 

13.2

Tips for factoring trinomials
of the form x^2 + bx + c 

13.2

PairDoThis 6.2 

13.1, 13.4 
Factoring trinomials: Part 1:
Introduction, Factoring by grouping, and AC Method 

13.4 
Factoring trinomials: Using the Calculator (TI82, 83, and 84) to Help with the AC Method 

13.3

Factoring trinomials: Part 2:
Reverse FOIL Method 

13.3

Factoring trinomials: Part 3:
Crossproduct method and Wrapup 

13.313.4 
Factoring trinomials: Part 4:
Upside Down method 

13.3 
PairDoThis 6.3 

13.6 
Solving Equations by Factoring 

13.113.6 
Group Review Assignment 
[answers on last page] 
13.7 
Story problem pieces 
Story problem pieces Solutions 
13.113.7 
Group Review Assignment 
[answers on last page] 

14.1

Simplifying rational expressions:
Cancelling common factors 

14.3/14.4 
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions 

14.114.6 
Group Review Assignment 
[answers on last page] 

16.2 
Solving absolute value equations 


17.1 
Domain of Radical Functions 

17.4 
Explanation of Radical Multiplication
Problem 

16.2, 17.1  17.5 
Group Review Assignment 
[answers on last page] 
17.6 
Radical equations: Verbal model
worksheet 

17.6 
Solving radical equations 

16.2, 17.117.6 
Group Review Assignment 
[answers on last page] 
17.7 
Manipulating complex numbers 3 


18.2 
Discriminants and xintercepts 
Discriminants and xintercepts Solutions 
18.2

Instructions for programming
your calculator (TI82, 83, 84, 85, 86) 

18.2

Quadratic formula program for
the TI83 (This also works on the TI84; I do not have the TI86, TI82,
Casio, or Sharp versions online. These, however, are available from me.) 

18.2 
QUADFORM program instructions (for all TI calculators) 

18.3 
Quadratic equations practice 
Quadratic equations practice Solutions 
17.6, 17.7, 18.118.3 
Group Review Assignment 
[answers on last page] 
17.6 
Quadratic functions: Maximums and
minimums practice 
Quadratic functions: Maximums and
minimums practice Solutions 
17.6 
Quadratic functions practice 
Quadratic functions practice Solutions 
17.6 
Finding Maximums and Minimums on Your Calculator (82, 83, 85, 86) 


Section

Handouts & Worksheets

Solutions (if available)

Sections listed from chapters 1  5 are from old book to be updated later. Sections listed from chapters 1318 are correctly labeled. 
1.41.7

PEMDAS 
PEMDAS Solutions 
1.8

Properties of real numbers 1 
Properties of real numbers 1 Solutions 
2.3

Solving linear equations 
Solving linear equations Solutions 
2.3, 11.1

Solving equations 
Solving equations Solutions 
3.4

Understanding slope 
Understanding slope Solutions 
3.5

Parallel and perpendicular lines 

4.1

Solving linear systems graphically 

4.3

DoThis 4.3 (html document) 

5.1, 17.2 
Discovering the rules of exponents 

5.5

Scientific notation and your calculator 

5.4

Understanding FOIL 

13.1  13.7 
Practice Exam 2 (The current tests are not in this format but you might find the practice problems useful.) 
Practice exam 2 Solutions 
13.113.7 
Group Review Assignment (Chapter 6) 
(answers at end) 
13.6 
Practice solving by factoring problems 
Practice solving by factoring problems
Solutions 
13.7, 14.114.4 
Group Review Assignment 
[answers on last page] 
14.1  14.6, 16.2 
Practice Exam 3 (The current tests are not in this format but you might find the practice problems useful.) 
Practice Exam 3 Solutions 
14.114.6 
Group Review Assignment (Chapter 7) 
(answers at end) 
13.114.6 
Practice 16A Final Exam 
[answers on last page] 
17.1  17.6 
Practice Exam 4 (The current tests are not in this format but you might find the practice problems useful.) 
Practice Exam 4 Solutions 

Group Review Assignment (Chapter 10) 

16.2, 17.6 
Solving absolute value and radical
equations 
Solving absolute value and radical
equations Solutions 
16.2, 17.117.7 
Group Review Assignment (Section 9.2 and Chapter 10) 
(answers at end) 
16.2, 17.117.7 
Group Review Assignment Part 2 (Section 9.2 and Chapter 10) 
(answers at end) 
13.6, 18.1 
Roots and intersections on your
calculator (skip #7) 

17.7, 18.2 
Manipulating Complex Numbers 
Manipulating Complex Numbers Solutions 
17.7 
Manipulating Complex Numbers 2 
Manipulating Complex Numbers 2 Solutions 
13.6, Chapter 18 
Making connections: Algebraic and
graphical solutions 
Making connections Solutions: Algebraic
and graphical solutions 
18.2 
Quadratic Formula Example:
Solving a quadratic equation 
