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1 Unit 3: Exponents and Polynomials This section introduces you to the concept of evaluating exponents, converting scientific notations to decimal notations, and vice versa. You will apply these concepts to evaluating polynomial expressions. Sections: 3.1 Exponents 3.2 Scientific and Decimal Notation 3.3 Polynomials 3.4 Division of Polynomials 3.5 Unit 3 Practice Test Note: The following is the outline for Unit 3 from saylor.org. The reading and links are included in the Net Texts course. Each unit in this course begins with a practice set. The final exam is only available on saylor.org and require the user to create a free account. To access the final go to 3.1 Exponents Rules of Exponents Intermediate Algebra 2nd edition: Chapter 5: Pre-Algebra, Section 5.1: Rules of Exponents: Product Rule Product Rule this topic, please focus on page 177. Notebook: Exponents: Product Rule - Page 50 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Rules of Exponents: Product Rule Quotient Rule this topic, please focus on page 178. Notebook: Exponents: Product Rule - Page 52 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Rules of Exponents: Quotient Rule Power Rule this topic, please focus on page 179. Notebook: Exponents: Power Rules - Page 53 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Rules of Exponents: Power Rule Zero Exponents

2 Intermediate Algebra 2nd edition: Chapter 5: Pre-Algebra, Section 5.2: Rules of Exponents: Zero Exponents Notebook: Exponents: Zero - Page 54 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Rules of Exponents: Zero Exponents Negative Exponents Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.2 reading assigned below subunit To cover this topic, please focus on page 184. Notebook: Exponents: Negative Exponents - Page 55 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Rules of Exponents: Negative Exponents Properties Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.2 reading assigned below subunit To cover this topic, please focus on page 185. Notebook: Exponents: Properties - Page 56 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Rules of Exponents: Properties Homework Assessment Algebra: Practice Exponent Properties and Practice Negative Exponents 3.2 Scientific and Decimal Notation Intermediate Algebra 2nd edition: Chapter 5: Pre-Algebra, Section 5.3: Scientific and Decimal Notation: Convert Convert Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.3 reading assigned below subunit 3.2. Notebook: Scientific Notation: Convert - Page 57 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Scientific and Decimal Notation: Convert Close to Scientific Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.3 reading assigned below subunit 3.2. Notebook: Scientific Notation: Close to Scientific - Page 58 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Scientific and Decimal Notation: Close to Scientific Multiply and Divide Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.3 reading assigned below subunit To cover this topic, please focus on page 188. Notebook: Scientific Notation: Multiply/Divide - Page 59 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Scientific and Decimal Notation: Multiply/Divide Multiply and Divide Leaving Answer in Decimal Notation

3 Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.3 reading assigned below subunit To cover this topic, please focus on page 189. Notebook: Scientific Notation: Multiply/Divide Where Answer Is Not Scientific - Page 60 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Scientific and Decimal Notation: Multiply /Divide Leaving Answer in Decimal Notation Homework Assessment Algebra: Practice Scientific Notation 3.3 Polynomials Evaluate Intermediate Algebra 2nd edition: Chapter 5: Pre-Algebra, Section 5.4: Polynomial: Evaluate Notebook: Polynomials: Evaluate - Page 61 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Polynomial: Evaluate Add/Subtract Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.4 reading assigned below subunit To cover this topic, please focus on page 193. Notebook: Polynomials: Add/Subtract - Page 62 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Polynomial: Add/Subtract Multiply Polynomials Monomial by Polynomial Intermediate Algebra 2nd edition: Chapter 5: Pre-Algebra, Section 5.5: Polynomial: Monomial by Polynomial Notebook: Polynomials: Multiply by Monomials - Page 63 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Multiply Polynomial: Monomial by Polynomial Binomial by Binomial (FOIL) Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.5 reading assigned below subunit To cover this topic, please focus on page 197. Notebook: Polynomials: Multiply by Binomials - Page 64 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Multiply Polynomial: Binomial by Binomial Multiply with Trinomials Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.5 reading assigned below subunit Notebook: Polynomials: Multiply by Trinomials - Page 65 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Multiply Polynomial: Multiply with Trinomials

4 Multiply Monomial by Two Binomials Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.5 reading assigned below subunit Notebook: Polynomials: Multiply Monomials and Binomials - Page 66 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Multiply Polynomial: Multiply Monomials by Two Binomials Special Products Sums and Difference Intermediate Algebra 2nd edition: Chapter 5: Pre-Algebra, Section 5.6: Special Products: Sums and Difference Notebook: Polynomials: Sums and Differences - Page 67 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Special Products: Sums and Difference Perfect Square Notebook: Polynomials: Perfect Squares - Page 68 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Special Products: Perfect Square Homework Assessment Algebra: Practice Introduction to Polynomials, Practice Multiply Polynomials, and Practice Multiply Special Products 3.4 Division of Polynomials Divide a Polynomial by Monomial Part I Intermediate Algebra 2nd edition: Chapter 5: Pre-Algebra, Section 5.7: Division of Polynomial: By Monomial PART 1 Notebook: Division: By Monomials - Page 69 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Division of Polynomial: By Monomial PART Divide a Polynomial by Monomial Part 2 Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.7 reading assigned below subunit To cover this topic, please focus on page 206. Notebook: Division: By Polynomials - Page 70 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Division of Polynomial: By Monomial PART Divide Polynomial by Polynomials Note: This topic is covered by the Section 5.7 reading assigned below subunit To cover this topic, please focus on page 206. Notebook: Division: Missing Terms - Page 71 of the lab notebook. Lecture: Tyler Wallace s Division of Polynomial: By Polynomial Homework Assessment

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