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# Search>Learning Exercise Results> Get Familiar with Elementary Algebra

## Learning Exercise: Get Familiar with Elementary Algebra

Title:
Get Familiar with Elementary Algebra
Material:
Description:
This assignment will get the solutions to the many problems you do in an elementary algebra course. The procuder is not given, but the site provides the answers to many of the questions. Specially topics as multiplying, factoring and solving equations.
Course: Elementary Algebra

### Info

Submitted by:
R. Sani
February 07, 2003

### Exercise

Assignment

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

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

### Audience

• College General Ed
• College Lower Division
• High School

### Topics

Expanding, Factoring, Simplifying, Simple and Quadratic Equations, Graphing Equations

### Requirements

Knowledge of lementary algebra topics

### Learning Objectives

Obtain solutions to many problems in Elementary Algebra

### Type of Task

• Student-centered

### Technical Notes

This is a support tool and not a learning tool. Answers provided confirm your work. Analysis and procedures cannot be ignored.
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