# Mat 121 college algebra written assignment 1

MAT-121: COLLEGE ALGEBRA

Written Assignment 1

2.5 points each

## SECTION 1.1

For exercises 1 and 2, simplify the given expressions.

1. 2. For the following exercise, solve for the variable.

1. For exercises for 4 and 5, simplify the expressions.

1. 2. 3. During a recent storm clean up      there is a mound of m tons of      sand at the beach. Throughout the day 1,200 tons of sand are added to the      mound. Two dump trucks come in and take 800 tons of sand each from the      mound. At the end of the day, the mound has 2,400 tons of sand.
1. Write the equation that       describes the situation.
2. Solve for m.

## SECTION 1.2

### Numeric

For exercises 7 and 8, simplify the given expressions. Write answers with positive exponents.

1. 2. For exercises 9 and 10, write each expression with a single base. Do not simplify further. Write answers with positive exponents.

1. 2. ### Technology

For the following exercise, use a graphing calculator or scientific calculator to simplify. Round the answer to the nearest thousandth.

1. ### Extensions

For the following exercise, simplify the given expression. Write the answer with positive exponents.

1. ## SECTION 1.3

### Numeric

For exercises 13 and 14, simplify each expression.

1. 2. ### Algebraic

For exercises 15-17, simplify each expression.

1. 2. 3. ### Real-World Applications

1. A guy wire for a radio antenna      tower runs from the ground diagonally to the top of the closest eye bolt      to make a triangle. We can use the Pythagorean theorem to find the length      of guy wire needed. The square of the distance between the wire on the      ground and the eye bolt on the ground is 1,600 feet. The square of the      height of the pylon is 6,400 feet. What is the length, c, of the guy wire? Give an exact      answer in feet. ## SECTION 1.4

### Algebraic

For the following exercise, identify the degree of the polynomial.

1. For the following exercise, find the sum.

1. For exercises 21 and 22, find the products.

1. 2. For the following exercise, expand the binomial.

1. For the following exercise, multiply the binomials.

1. For the following exercise, multiply the polynomials.

1. ### Real-World Applications

1. A real estate broker wants to      purchase a plot of land for a subdivision development. The area of the      plot can be described by the following expression: where x is measured in meters. Multiply the binomials to find the      area of the plot in standard form.

## SECTION 1.5

### Algebraic

For the following exercise, find the greatest common factor.

1. For the following exercise, factor by grouping.

1. For exercises 29 and 30, factor the polynomials.

1. 2. For exercises 31 and 32, factor the polynomials.

1. 2. ### Real-World Applications

For the following exercise, consider this scenario:

1. Tammy has appointed a      chairperson to lead a city restoration project. The first act is to plant      a tree, flowers, and a statue in one of the city’s parks. The park is a      rectangle with an area of , as shown in the following      figure. The length and width of the park are perfect factors of the area. 1. Factor by grouping to find the       length and width of the park.
2. A tree is to be placed in the       center of the park with a rectangular flower garden around it. The area       of the flower garden is . Factor the area to find the       lengths of the sides of the flower garden.
3. At the southeast corner of the       park, the city is going to install a statue. The area of the base of the       fountain is . Factor the area to find the lengths of       the sides of the statue.

## SECTION 1.6

### Algebraic

For the following exercise, simplify the rational expression.

1. For the following exercise, multiply the rational expressions and express the product in simplest form.

1. For the following exercise, divide the rational expressions.

1. For the following exercise, subtract the rational expressions and then simplify.

1. For the following exercise, simplify the rational expression.

1. ### Real-World Applications 1. Brad is placing tile on his      bathroom floor. The area of the floor is . The area of one tile is ) . To find the number of tiles      needed, simplify the rational expression: .
2. The area of Sam’s driveway is . A container of blacktop sealer      covers an area of . Divide the two areas and      simplify to find how many containers of blacktop sealer Sam needs to      resurface his driveway.

## Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
\$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
• Free title page and bibliography
• Unlimited revisions
• Plagiarism-free guarantee
• Money-back guarantee
• 24/7 support
On-demand options
• Writer’s samples
• Part-by-part delivery
• Overnight delivery
• Copies of used sources
• Expert Proofreading
Paper format
• 275 words per page
• 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
• Double line spacing
• Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

# Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

### Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

### Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

### Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

### Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

### Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

STAY HOME, SAVE LIVES. Order your essay today and save 20% with the discount code ATOM