**Problems 1-2**

These problems will help to codify your thinking about working word problems.

**Problems 3-6**

Translate into symbols and then simplify as shown in Example 1.

**Problems 7-10**

Translate into symbols and then simplify as shown in Example 2.

**Problems 11-14**

Following the steps in the “procedure for problem solving in algebra” to set up and work these problems. These are attempting give you basic problem-solving practice.

**Problems 15-16**

Translate into symbols and then simplify as shown in Example 3.

**Problems 17-24**

Translate into symbols as shown in Example 2.

**Problems 25-29**

Remember you are not just asked for an answer, but you are illustrating a procedure, as shown in Example 1.

**Problems 30-33**

Remember you are not just asked for an answer, but you are illustrating a procedure, as shown in Example 4.

**]Problems 34-37**

Following the steps in the “procedure for problem solving in algebra” to set up and work these problems. These are attempting give you basic problem-solving practice.

**Problems 38-39**

Following the steps in the “procedure for problem solving in algebra” to set up and work these problems. These are attempting give you basic problem-solving practice. See Example 7.

**Problems 40-42**

Following the steps in the “procedure for problem solving in algebra” to set up and work these problems. These are attempting give you basic problem-solving practice. See Example 5.

**Problems 43-48**

Following the steps in the “procedure for problem solving in algebra” to set up and work these problems. These are attempting give you basic problem-solving practice. See Example 4.

**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.

**Algebra.help**

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.

**http://www.algebrahelp.com/**

**Quick Math**

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

**http://www.quickmath.com/**

**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.

**http://mathforum.org/**