Homework Hints 4-5

Note: Homework Hints are given only for the Level 1 and Level 2 problems.

However, as you go through the book be sure you look at all the examples in the text. If you need hints for the Level 3 problems, check some sources for help on the internet (see the LINKS for that particular section. As a last resort, you can call the author at (707) 829-0606.
On the other hand, the problems designated “Problem Solving” generally require techniques that do not have textbook examples.  There are many sources for homework help on the internet.

Here is a site where technology meets mathematics. You can search a particular topic or choose lessons, calculators, worksheets for extra practice or other resources.

Ask Dr. Math
Dr. Math is a registered trademark. This is an excellent site at which you can search to see if your question has been previously asked, or you can send your question directly to Dr. Math to receive an answer.

Quick Math
This site provides online graphing calculators. This is especially useful if you do not have your own calculator.

The Math Forum @ Drexel
This site provides an internet mathematics library that can help if you need extra help. For additional homework help at this site, click one of the links in the right-hand column.

Problems 1-10
These are a bit different from the IN YOUR OWN WORDS problems that open most problem sets. This time they are to make you think and react to what you have read in this section.
Problems 11-14
See “First Calculating Tool” at the beginning of this section. Do not just write down the answer, but practice actually doing it using your hands.
Problems 15-33
The answers for these question come from a careful reading of the material of this section. You can also check some sources for homework help on the internet (see LINKS).
Problems 34-45
Don’t be afraid to assert your opinion when answering these questions.
Problems 46-50
Think about each of these before you answer. Even though these are multiple choice questions, you should be able to explain your answers to these questions.