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College Algebra. Robert F. Blitzer, Prentice Hall, 5th edition.
ISBN: 9780321559838. Required.
MA 135 College Algebra
U1U 2013 LU
Schone, Jeffery D.
MBA Arizona State UniversityBS Environmental Engineering Northern Arizona UniversityCertified Energy Manager, LEED AP, PMP
3 June – 27 July 2013
4:50 - 10:10 PM
MA125 Intermediate Algebra or Equivalent
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Intro and Chapter 1: P. 3, P. 6, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
Chapter 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8.
Chapter 1 Quiz
Chapter 3: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6
Chapter 2 Quiz
Chapter 3 (cont’d)
Midterm Examination Review
Chapter 3 Quiz
Chapter 4: 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5
Chapter 4 (cont’d)
Return and Review Midterm Exam
Chapter 4a Quiz
Chapter 5: 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5
Chapter 4b Quiz
Chapter 7: 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
Chapter 5 Quiz
You are finished!
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