Math 152A

Midterm II Prep

 

 

On May 15, at 4 PM you will be taking your second midterm exam.  You are required to bring the following to the exam:

 

1)  Pencils or Pens

 

2)  Paper (for scrap- to be handed in)

 

3)  A clear and unstressed mind (preferable your own)J.No Calculators can be used for the exam.

 

The Midterm will cover the following topics:

 

A)  Translating English to Math

 

B)  Solving number problems (unknown quantities are numbers vs. $, % , etc.)

 

C)  Money word problems

 

D)      Mixture word problems

 

E)      Rate x Time = Distance problems

 

F)  Linear inequalities in one variable- be able to solve, graph and show in interval (opened or closed) notation

††††††††††††††††††††††† Donít forget to change sign if multiplying or dividing by a negative number

 

G) Compound Inequalities- be able to solve, graph and show in interval (opened or closed) notation

And means intersection

Or means union

††††††††††††††††††††††† Donít forget to change sign if multiplying or dividing by a negative number

 

H) Absolute Value Equations

Donít forget to solve both equations (positive and negative distances)

 

I)        Exponents

Zero exponents

Exponent = 1

Negative exponents

Product rule & Quotient rule

Power to a power rule

Donít forget- exponent ONLY applies to number directly in front of it unless parentheses are used

 

Other Activities:

 

Look over the review section at the end of each chapter for key words, rules & steps.

Do the review exercises & test at the back of each chapter. (Only concepts we studied J)

See a tutor.