# math_103_review_sheet_for_test_2

# math 103 review sheet for test 2

**Riseberg**

Test #2 will be given on Thursday, October 30. It will include material from
Sections 6.1 – 6.4,

7.1 – 7.8, 8.1, and 8.2. Be sure to bring your calculator to the test . If you
forget your calculator

or if your calculator is not working, go to the Math/Science Center in Room 02
Macklin Tower

to get a short-term calculator loan.

__IMPORTANT REMINDERS__

**MAKEUP POLICY:** If you know in advance that you have
to miss a quiz or test, you can

make arrangements with me to take the quiz or test **before** it is given in class.
Otherwise, no

makeup quizzes will be given. If you miss an hour test, it may be made up only
if you

• Do not have more than one unexcused absence during the time period covered on
the test.

• Contact me on or before the scheduled test date.

• Can prove that you have a legitimate excuse.

• Show me all homework on the relevant material.

**If you do not meet these conditions, you will not be permitted to take a
makeup test and the
percentage equivalent of your final exam grade will be substituted for the grade
of the missed
test. o student will be permitted to take more than one makeup test.**

**ACADEMIC HO ESTY:** All students are expected to do
their own work on quizzes and tests.

Students are expected to observe the following rules during any test or quiz.

• Students may not use or even hold a cell phone or any other electronic device.

• Students may not speak to or share materials with other students.

• Students should have all materials ready at the beginning of the quiz or test.

• Students should remain in the room during the entire test or quiz.

Appropriate penalties will be imposed for breaches of academic honesty.

**TO BE PREPARED FOR THIS TEST , YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO:**

• State the domain of a rational function .

• Simplify, multiply, divide , add and subtract rational expressions.

• Simplify complex fractions .

• Solve equations involving rational expressions.

• State the domain of a radical function.

• Evaluate radical functions.

• Use the graph of a radical function to find its range.

• Evaluate expressions involving rational exponents without using a calculator.

• Use a calculator to approximate a radical to a specified degree of accuracy.

• Convert an expression in exponential notation to radical notation and
vice-versa.

• Use properties of exponents to simplify expressions involving rational
exponents.

• Simplify radical expressions.

• Multiply, divide, add and subtract radical expressions.

• Rationalize the denominator of a radical expression.

• Solve radical equations.

• Use the Pythagorean theorem to solve problems involving right triangles.

• Express square roots of negative number sin terms of i.

• Solve quadratic equations by using factoring , the square root principle,
completing the

square, or the quadratic formula. This means you must know the quadratic
formula.

• Write complex solutions of a quadratic equation in a + bi form

• Algebraically find the x- intercepts of quadratic functions.

• Solve problems involving compound interest, and problems involving freely
falling

objects.

**TO PREPARE FOR THIS TEST:**

* Make sure that you can do all homework and worksheet
problems.

*
Read your textbook, paying special attention to the Chapter summary and Review
at the end

of each chapter

*
Make sure you know all the important formulas and properties .

*
Do the following review exercises for each chapter, using your book and/or notes
to help if

you have any difficulties.

**Suggested Review Exercises
**Chapter 6 (p. 521)/ #11 – 34

Chapter 7 (p. 605)/ #9 – 16, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26 – 30, 32, 35, 36, 38, 45, 46, 49, 50, 52

Chapter 8 (694)/ #11 - 24

* Check your answers for the review exercises and when you
feel you have mastered the

material, you should be ready to do the following problems in the Chapter Tests
**without
looking at your book or notes.**

Chapter 6 Test (p 523)/ #1 – 6, 8 - 16

Chapter 7 Test (p. 607)/ #1 – 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 14, 16, 19, 23, 24

Chapter 8 Test (p. 697)/ #2 – 5, 7 - 11

* Check your answers and be sure to go over problems on which you made any errors.

You can get extra help from me, by going to a help session
with Janelle on Tuesday at 8:15 am

or at 3:30 in our regular classroom, by going to the **Math/Science Center, **or by
going to

**Project Success,** which meets in Campus Center 208 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from
2:00 –

3:30 pm.

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