Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

MATH 100

McCallum, Connally, Hughes-Hallett et al. Algebra: Form and Function. 2nd edition. (with WileyPlus ebook)

Instructions for students to obtain the e-book and to use WileyPlus: Use your Loyola email address to create a WileyPlus account. Your professor will include details on WileyPlus in the syllabus.

Chapter 1: Functions and Algebraic Structure
   1.1  What Is A Function?
   1.2  Functions and Expressions
   1.3  Functions and Equations
   1.4  Functions and Change
   1.5  Functions, Modeling, and Proportionality

Chapter 2: Linear Functions
   2.1  Introduction to Linear Functions
   2.2  Linear Expressions
   2.3  Linear Equations
   2.4  Equations for Lines in The Plane
   2.5  Modeling with Linear Functions
   2.6  Systems of Linear Equations

Chapter 3: Quadratic Functions
   3.1  Introduction to Quadratic Functions
   3.2  Quadratic Expressions
   3.3  Converting to Factored and Vertex Form
   3.4  Quadratic Equations
   3.5  Factoring Hidden Quadratics

Chapter 4: Power Functions
   4.1  Power Functions: Positive Exponents
   4.2  Power Functions: Negative Exponents
   4.3  Power Functions and Expressions
   4.4  Power Functions and Equations
   4.5  Modeling with Power Functions

Chapter 5: More on Functions
   5.1  Domain and Range
   5.2  Composing and Decomposing Functions
   5.3  Shifting and Scaling
   5.4  Inverse Functions

Below are “core problems” that we expect students to be able to solve to ensure understanding of the material in the course syllabus. The WebAssign core homework problems are taken from Intermediate Algebra (5th ed.) by Ron Larson.

Chapter 1. Fundamentals of Algebra
1.1 2, 10, 20, 24, 34, 40, 42, 44, 46, 56, 58, 62, 72, 74, 84, 88, 94
1.2 20, 22, 30, 38, 44, 50, 56, 60, 64, 66, 70, 78, 82, 84, 88, 97, 114, 116, 120, 124, 130, 134, 142, 144
1.3 22, 28, 32, 36, 38, 40, 54, 58, 72, 76
1.4 12, 22, 32, 40, 46, 52, 60, 62, 68, 78, 86, 88, 90, 94, 98, 100
1.5 2, 6, 10, 14, 16, 18, 22, 34, 42, 46, 50, 58, 72
Chapter 2. Linear Equations and Inequalities
2.1 6, 22, 26, 32, 40, 42, 48, 52, 58, 60, 62, 66
2.2 2, 6, 16, 26, 30, 36, 46, 51, 54, 58, 62, 68, 80, 84, 102
2.3 2, 10, 20, 24, 28, 34, 40, 44, 48, 58, 63, 68, 74, 78, 86
2.4 2, 12, 16, 20, 24, 36, 40, 44, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72, 80, 90, 100, 112, 113, 122
2.5 2, 6, 14, 24, 36, 42, 44, 48, 54, 56, 60, 64, 66, 86
Chapter 3. Graphs and Functions
3.1 2, 12, 18, 23, 26, 36, 38, 52, 58, 66, 72, 88, 92, 94, 100
3.2 2, 4, 6, 12, 14, 22, 36, 44, 90, 96
3.3 2, 8, 10, 16, 22, 26, 28, 32, 34, 36, 44, 54, 68, 76, 84, 88
3.4 10, 26, 34, 38, 50, 58, 66, 74, 82, 84, 88, 90
3.5 4, 10, 12, 20, 24, 30, 44, 54, 62
3.6 2, 6, 20, 24, 28, 30, 36, 42, 46, 56, 58, 62, 66, 68, 72, 80, 90, 93
3.7 6, 12, 20, 24, 26, 34, 36, 46
Chapter 4. Systems of Equations and Inequalities
4.1 6, 12, 20, 28, 34, 38, 42, 44, 56, 66, 78, 96, 98, 102, 104, 112
4.2 6, 10, 18, 30, 40, 66, 74, 78
Chapter 5. Polynomials and Factoring
5.1 2, 8, 16, 22, 26, 28, 34, 36, 40, 46, 48, 54, 66, 68, 74, 88, 104, 106, 116, 118, 128
5.2 7, 18, 34, 40, 56, 72, 84, 90, 94, 106, 110
5.3 6, 12, 16, 28, 32, 38, 52, 66, 76, 86, 98, 104, 106
5.4 16, 20, 30, 34, 36, 50, 52, 54, 62, 64, 70, 76, 78, 88, 100, 106, 118, 134
5.5 5, 14, 30, 34, 40, 50, 62, 76, 84, 86, 94, 108, 120
5.6 12, 18, 34, 44, 50, 56, 64, 66, 74, 98, 101, 108
Chapter 6. Rational Expressions, Equations, and Functions
6.1 6, 10, 16, 28, 40, 56, 62, 68, 78, 88, 92
6.2 2, 6, 12, 18, 22, 30, 32, 42, 44, 54, 68
6.3 6, 10, 22, 28, 33, 38, 46, 52, 54, 60, 66, 68, 71
6.4 4, 10, 22, 24, 32, 40, 46, 48, 60, 64
6.5 4, 8, 20, 30, 34, 38, 44, 52, 58
6.6 2, 8, 13, 18, 32, 36, 56, 60, 82, 84
Chapter 7. Radicals and Complex Numbers
7.1 2, 8, 22, 24, 44, 50, 66, 70, 80, 94, 98, 102, 110, 116, 118, 124, 142, 146, 152, 166, 172
7.2 6, 12, 20, 24, 38, 42, 52, 58, 62, 74
7.3 4, 12, 20, 24, 32, 40, 42, 46, 50, 52, 62, 66
7.4 8, 14, 24, 30, 36, 44, 46, 72, 76, 80, 84, 98, 108, 112
7.5 14, 18, 24, 36, 42, 46, 52, 62, 76, 88, 92, 94
7.6 2, 6, 20, 26, 34, 46, 48, 50, 54, 64, 74, 84, 88, 94, 100, 110, 118, 126, 130, 138, 146, 154, 156

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