uop MAT/116 week 1 assignment

Question # 00004172 Posted By: spqr Updated on: 11/26/2013 02:54 PM Due on: 12/28/2013
Subject Mathematics Topic General Mathematics Tutorials:
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Week One: Fundamentals of Algebraic Expressions and Equations





1.1 Identify variables, coefficients, and constants.

1.2 Simplify algebraic expressions by combining like terms.

1.3 Evaluate expressions.

1.4 Solve problems using order of operations.

1.5 Apply properties of real numbers to algebraic expressions.

1.6 Translate English phrases to algebraic expressions.

Course Preparation

Read the course description and objectives.

Read the instructor’s biography and post your own.


Read Ch. 1, sections 1.1–1.8 of Beginning and Intermediate Algebra.


Read the Associate Level Material: MyMathLab®Study Plan.


Participate in class discussion.

Ongoing – At least six (6) substantive posts in each week of class in the main forum. The six messages must occur on at least three (3) different days during the online week. Your initial response to discussion questions count towards your participation grade. Class participation posts require a minimum of 75 words.



Discussion Questions

Respond to weekly discussion questions.

Discussion Question 1

Discussion Question 2

Discussion question posts require a minimum of 75 words.

Day 2

Day 4



Nongraded Activities and Preparation

Center for Mathematics Excellence Live Event

Join the Center for Mathematics Excellence Live Event on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. Arizona time. The event will familiarize you with the tools and resources in the Center for Mathematics Excellence that can be used to be successful in this class.

Click the Center for Mathematics Excellence Live Event link on your Materials page for information on how to attend this event.

Nongraded Activities and Preparation

Pre-Algebra Live Labs

Attend Pre-Algebra Live Labs using the directions located on the Materials page.

The following Live Labs are available:

· Converting Decimals, Fractions, and Percentages

· Variables and Solving Simple Equations

· Basics of Fractions

· Order of Operations

Each Live Lab is 1 hour in duration. Please see the Pre-Algebra Live Labs link on the Materials page for available times for each lab.

Nongraded Activities and Preparation

MyMathLab® Orientation

Resource:Associate Level Material: Using MyMathLab®

Complete the MyMathLab® orientation by clicking the MyMathLab® link on the student website and selecting MyMathLab® Orientationunder the Homework and Tests tab.

Nongraded Activities and Preparation


Followthe Math Help Community in PhoenixConnect. The focus of the community is to help students succeed in their math courses. Post questions and receive answers from other students, faculty, and staff from the Center for Mathematics Excellence.

Nongraded Activities and Preparation

Live Math Tutoring

Join a Live Math Tutoring session by clicking the Live Math Tutoringlink under Useful Links on the Materials tab of the student website.

In the session, get familiar with the whiteboard environment and the tools used in the whiteboard. Discuss any questions you may have with a tutor.

Note. Tutors can help students with homework exercises. Tutors cannot help students with Self-Checks or the Final Examination.

Nongraded Activities and Preparation

Week One Videos

Watchthis week’s videos located on your student website.


MyMathLab® Exercises

Completethe Week One assignment in MyMathLab®.

Day 5



Week One Study Plan

Review your Study Plan in MyMathLab® after completing the homework assignment for the week.

Select each topic from Ch. 1 in your study plan that has been highlighted with a pushpin for further review.

· First, complete somePractice problems until you feel ready for a quiz.

o Click the green Practicebutton within Objectives to Practice and Master.

o Complete Practice problems until you feel ready for a quiz.

o Clickthe Close button and return to the main page for the Study Plan.

· When you are ready to prove mastery of a concept, click Quiz Me.

o Click the Quiz Me button within Objectives to Practice and Master.

o Correctlyanswer3 of the 4 questions to earn the Mastery Point (MP).

Note: If you do not correctly answer 3 of the 4 questions in the Quiz Me, revisit the Practice problems for additional practice, and then retake the Quiz Me until you earn the Mastery Point.

o Once you have earned a Mastery Point, continue working in the Study Plan until you have earnedall 18 Mastery Pointsfrom Ch. 1.

o The more Mastery Points you earn, the more complete your knowledge base will be for the course, and the higher the grade you can expect in the course.

Day 6



Week One Self-Check

Completethe Week One self-check in MyMathLab®.

Day 7


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