203-spring2011-exam_3_review

203-spring2011-exam_3_review - Multiply, divide, add,...

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Exam #3 Review Sheet Math 203 — Spring 2011 Fred Bourgoin The exam will consist of questions similar to the ones found in HW #8 through HW #12, or presented in class. You will be given 75 minutes to complete the exam. No notes or calculators will be allowed. Listed below are the skills you need to possess. Chapter 5: Polynomials Given a polynomial: Identify its degree, leading term, leading coeffi- cient, constant term; rewrite it in descending order. Add and subtract polynomials. Completely factor polynomials. (Memorize the formulas listed below.) Solve polynomial equations.
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Unformatted text preview: Multiply, divide, add, subtract, and simplify rational expressions. Simplify complex rational expressions. Solve rational equations. (Dont forget to check!) Solve work problems. (There will be no motion problems.) Perform long division of polynomials. Use synthetic division (and know when it can be used). Solve an equation for a specied variable. (There will be no variation problems.) Formulas to Memorize ( a + b ) 2 = a 2 + 2 ab + b 2 ( a-b ) 2 = a 2-2 ab + b 2 a 2-b 2 = ( a-b )( a + b ) a 3-b 3 = ( a-b )( a 2 + ab + b 2 ) a 3 + b 3 = ( a + b )( a 2-ab + b 2 )...
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