for the Biological Sciences

(CABS)

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

** Your success in College Algebra this semester is our primary concern!
**We believe if you will use the materials and follow the study suggestions
outlined in the College Algebra for the Biological Sciences Learning Supplement
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- Suggestions for How to Study Math
- Materials to Help you Use the TI-83 Graphing Calculator
- Applications from the Biological Sciences that use College Algebra
- Learning Assessment Measures (LAMs) to Help you Determine your Progress in Learning the College Algebra

Good Luck!

Douglas B. Aichele

Alan V. Noell

Stanley K. Fox

- Transition from High School to College Mathematics (SM-1)
- Trying (SM-2)
- Asking Questions (SM-3)
- Two-hour Study Guideline (SM-3)

- Study Tips (SM-4)
- How to Read your Mathematics Textbook Properly (SM-4)
- The Proper Use of the College Algebra Learning Aids (SM-6)

- The Language of Mathematics (SM-7)
- Techniques with Names, Laws, Properties, and Theorems with Names (SM-8)
- Should I Bother with Studying Proofs? (SM-10)
- Solutions in the Text and in Class (SM-11)
- Mistakes which Frequently Occur in College Algebra (SM-11)
- Your Instructor (SM-20)

- How to Prepare for an Exam (SM-21)
- How To Prepare For A Comprehensive Final Exam (SM-23)
- How to Take an Exam (SM-24)

- Introduction to Your TI-83 Graphing Calculator (GC-1)
- Entering Functions for Graphing (GC-2)
- Using the "Set-Up" Program: FACSU (GC-4)
- Running a Program Stored in the Calculator (GC-5)
- Transferring Programs Using "Memory Backup" (GC-6)
- Passing Programs Between Calculators (GC-7)
- Displaying Results in Fractional Form (GC-8)
- Graphing a Single Inequality (GC-10)
- Graphing Two Inequalities (GC-11)
- Finding the Distance Between Two Points (GC-12)
- Finding the Midpoint Between Two Points (GC-13)
- Solving Quadratic Equations (GC-14)
- Graphing Parabolas in Standard Form (GC-15)
- Graphing Circles in Standard Form (GC-16)
- Graphing Conic Sections in General Form (no xy-term) (GC-17)
- Graphing Ellipses in Standard Form (GC-19)
- Graphing Hyperbolas in Standard Form (GC-20)
- Graphing "Piecewise" Defined Functions (GC-21)
- Entering Statistical Data (GC-22)
- Clearing Data from a List (GC-24)
- Viewing Scatter Plots of L1 (X-Values) vs L2 (Y-Values) (GC-25)
- Exploring Seven Regression Models (GC-26)

- Applications 1 (Chapter 1) (A-1)
- Applications 2 (Chapter 2) (A-4)
- Applications 3 (Chapter 3) (A-7)
- Applications 4 (Chapter 4) (A-10)
- Applications 5 (Chapters 5 and 6) (A-14)

- Applications 1 (Chapter 1) (A-16)
- Applications 2 (Chapter 2) (A-18)
- Applications 3 (Chapter 3) (A-20)
- Applications 4 (Chapter 4) (A-22)
- Applications 5 (Chapters 5 and 6) (A-24)

- Learning Assessment Measure 1 (LAM1) (LAM-1)
- Learning Assessment Measure 2 (LAM2) (LAM-4)
- Learning Assessment Measure 3 (LAM3) (LAM-6)
- Learning Assessment Measure 4 (LAM4) (LAM-8)
- Learning Assessment Measure 5 (LAM5) (LAM-10)
- Learning Assessment Measure 6 (LAM6) (LAM-12)
- Learning Assessment Measure 7 (LAM7) (LAM-14)
- Learning Assessment Measure 8 (LAM8) (LAM-16)
- Learning Assessment Measure 9 (LAM9) (LAM-18)
- Learning Assessment Measure 10 (LAM10) (LAM-20)

- How to Use the detailed solutions (LAM-22)
- LAM 1: Problems 1-4, 5-9, 10-12
- LAM 2: Problems 1-5
- LAM 3: Problems 1-5
- LAM 4: Problems 1-5
- LAM 5: Problems 1-5
- LAM 6: Problems 1-5
- LAM 7: Problems 1-5 , 6-8
- LAM 8: Problems 1-5
- LAM 9: Problems 1-6, 7-8 , 9-10
- LAM10: Problems 1-7

This page is maintained by Doug Aichele (aichele@math.okstate.edu).