## Learning Exercise: Get Familiar with Elementary Algebra

**Course:**Elementary Algebra

### Info

### Exercise

__Assignment ? Elementary Algebra__

MERLOT

Ref: http://www.quickmath.com/

The following assignment is an elementary algebra level

assignment. The problems are given to illustrate how to use the site and get the

answers for the problems.

NOTE: The site does not give steps needed to solve the

problem. The student has to work this out,
but the site provides the final

solution. This provides a quick check.

The following examples are suggested to gain

familiarity with the site.

Student is encouraged to refer to his textbook to try

further examples. If some of the answers do not look familiar, please note that

advanced concepts will be learnt in higher level math courses.

- Algebra

? Expand

1.

( 2 x + 3 ) ( x ? 3 )

2.

2x^2 * ( - 4 x ^3)

- Algebra ? Factor expressions

1.

4 x^2 ? 2 x

2.

x^2 ? 5 x + 6

3.

2 x^2 ? 3 x ? 9

4.

4 x ^ 2 ? 9 y ^ 2

- Algebra

- Simplify Expressions

1.

3 x^2 + 6 y ^ 2 ? 4 x ^ 2 ? 5 y ^ 2

2.

( 2 x^2 + 3 y ^ 3 ) ? ( - 5 x ^ 2 ? 5 y ^3)

- Equations

? Simple Equations

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3 x + 5 ? 2 x ? 7 = 0

2.

3 y ? 7 ? 2 y + 8 = 4 y + 10

- Equations

? Quadratic Equations

1.

x ^ 2 ? 9x + 14 = 0

2.

2 x ^2 ? 9 x ? 5 = 0

- Graphs

? First and Second order

1.

y = - 4 x + 3

2.

y = x ^2 - 7 x + 12

3.

y = 2 x ^2 ? 8 x ? 10

### Disciplines

### Audience

- College General Ed
- College Lower Division
- High School

### Topics

### Requirements

### Learning Objectives

### Type of Task

- Student-centered