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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1 Review of Real Numbers MartinGay, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, 4ed 2 Chapter Sections 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics 1.2 Symbols and Sets of Numbers 1.3 Fractions 1.4 Introduction to Variable Expressions and Equations 1.5 Adding Real Numbers 1.6 Subtracting Real Numbers 1.7 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers 1.8 Properties of Real Numbers 1.1 Tips for Success in Mathematics MartinGay, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, 4ed 4 Positive Attitude Believe you can succeed. Scheduling Make sure you have time for your classes. Be Prepared Have all the materials you need, like a lab manual, calculator, or other supplies. Getting Ready for This Course MartinGay, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, 4ed 5 General Tips for Success Tip Details Get a contact person. Exchange names, phone numbers or email addresses with at least one other person in class. Attend all class periods. Sit near the front of the classroom to make hearing the presentation and participating easier. Do your homework. The more time you spend solving mathematics, the easier the process becomes. Check your work. Review your steps, fix errors, and compare answers with the selected answers in the back of the book. Learn from your mistakes. Find and understand your errors. Use them to become a better math student. Continued MartinGay, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, 4ed 6 General Tips for Success Tip Details Get help if you need it. Ask for help when you dont understand something. Know when your instructors office hours are, and whether tutoring services are available. Organize class materials. Organize your assignments, quizzes, tests, and notes for use as reference material throughout your course. Read your textbook. Review your section before class to help you understand its ideas more clearly. Ask questions. Speak up when you have a question. Other students may have the same one. Hand in assignments on time. Dont lose points for being late. Show every step of a problem on your assignment. MartinGay, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, 4ed 7 Using This Text Resource Details Practice Problems. Try each Practice Problem after youve finished its corresponding example. Chapter Test Prep Video CD. Chapter Test exercises are worked out by the author. These are available off of the CD this book contains. Lecture Video CDs. Exercises marked with a CD symbol are worked out by the author on a video CD. Check with your instructor to see if these are available. Symbols before an exercise set. Symbols listed at the beginning of each exercise set will remind you of the available supplements. Objectives. The main section of exercises in an exercise set is referenced by an objective. Use these if you are having trouble with an assigned problem....
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2012 for the course MTH 095 taught by Professor J.king during the Winter '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.
 Winter '11
 J.King
 Real Numbers, Equations, Fractions, Sets

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