Suggested Exercises for Math 101

In order to be prepared for each of the chapter examinations, students should do all of the exercises listed below. In cases where a range of exercises is given, students should do at least all the odd exercises within that range. Students should also do each chapter test in the textbook before attempting the chapter examination in class.

All exercises are listed from the textbook Intermediate Algebra, Second Edition, by John Tobey and Jeffrey Slater.
 Section Topics Exercises 1.1 Real numbers and properties 1-59 1.2 Operations with real numbers; absolute value 1-63 1.3 Powers, roots, order of operations 1-81 1.4 Integer exponents and scientific notation 1-95 1.5 Operations with variables and grouping symbols 1-59 1.6 Evaluating variable expressions and formulas 1-51 2.1 First degree equations with one unknown 1-61 2.2 Linear equations and formulas 1-33 2.3 Absolute value equations 1-43 2.4 Word problems 1-21 2.5 More involved word problems 1-29,33 2.6 Inequalities 1-57 2.7 Compound inequalities 1-49 2.8 Absolute value inequalities 1-39 3.1 Graphing linear equations 1-41 3.2 Slope 1-35 3.3 Graphs and equations of lines 1-51 3.4 Linear inequalities in two variables 1-25 4.1 Simultaneous equations 1-49 4.3 Applications of simultaneous equations 1-19 5.1 Addition, subtraction, multiplication of polynomials 1-61 5.2 Division of polynomials 1-29 5.4 Removing common factors 1-41 5.5 Factoring trinomials 1-53 5.6 Special cases of factoring 1-55 5.7 Factoring polynomials 1-43 5.8 Polynomial equations 1-39 6.1 Simplifying, multiplying, dividing rational expressions 1-49 6.2 Addition and subtraction of rational expressions 1-39 6.3 Complex rational expressions 1-21 6.4 Rational equations 1-31 7.1 Rational exponents 1-45 7.2 Radical expressions 1-67 7.3 Simplifying radicals 1-33,43,45 7.4 Multiplication and division of radicals 1-37 7.5 Radical equations 1-17,25-29 7.6 Complex numbers 1-57 8.1 Solving quadratic equations 1-35 8.2 Quadratic formula 5-21,33,35,39 8.4 Formulas and applications 1,3,7,11,15,23,27,31,35 8.5 Quadratic functions 1,3,7,17,19,27 9.2 Parabolas 5,7,9,13,23,25,35,41