Math 1350 Homework Assignments and Review Problems (from the Textbook)
These homework problems will not be graded, however, I HIGHLY suggest
you do them if you want to make a good grade in the course !
Section
2-1
Page Problems
74 3, 4, 5(omit Mayan), 6,
Section 2-1 Numeration Systems
Imagine that we are in the pastbefore we had counting systems.
How would you keep track of the number of chickens on your farm?
Having a counting system requires that we recognize a one-to-one correspondence between two
equi
Section 3-1 Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Addition of Whole Numbers
Suppose A and B are disjoint finite sets. If n(A) = a and n(B) = b, then a + b = n(A
B).
a and b are called the addends and a + b is called the sum.
Example:
A = cfw_m, n, p
n
Section 4-1 Variables
One major part of algebra is the concept of a variable. In arithmetic there are only fixed numbers
(constants), but in algebra values may vary, so they are called variables.
An algebraic expression is a mathematical expression contai
Section 5-1 Integers and the Operations of Addition and Subtraction
The INTEGERS are made up of the natural numbers, negative natural numbers, and zero.
I = cfw_ 4, 3, 2, 1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4,
Integers are usually represented by drawing a number line (either
Section 6-1 The Set of Rational Numbers
The RATIONAL NUMBERS are numbers whose value can be expressed as the quotient or ratio of
a
two integers a and b, represented as
where b 0.
b
A FRACTION is a number whose value can be expressed as the quotient or ra
Section 7-1 Introduction to Decimals
Decimals are an alternative was of representing fractions using our base-10 system.
Connecting Decimals and Integers: Decimals and integers are both base-10 place value systems.
The value of each digit depends on its p
Section 8-1 Ratios, Proportions, and Proportional Reasoning
Suppose that someone tells you that at a particular school, the ratio of students to teachers is 24:1.
What does that mean?
A ratio is a comparison of two quantities and is usually written
a
or a
Math 1350 Fall 2011
Math Autobiography Essay (20 pts)
At the top of the essay please insert a (digital) picture of yourself.
Your essay should contain 5 paragraphs-one PARAGRAPH answering each of
the following questions:
1. What are your thoughts or feeli