Study Sheet: Exam 3 This midterm covers material from: Chapter 5 (5.5, 5.6), Chapter 6 (6.1-­‐6.3, 6.5), Chapter 7 (7.1-­‐7.6), and Chapter 8 (8.1-­‐8.3). OBJECTIVES: 1. Solve polynomial equations by factoring, completing the square, and/or by using the quadratic formula. 2. Simplify an expression with negative or fractional exponents. 3. Simplify rational expressions and state the domain. 4. Multiply, divide, add, or subtract rational expressions. 5. Simplify radical expressions and state the domain. 6. Solve an equation involving a radical expression. 7. Perform operations on complex numbers. 8. Write and solve a word problem using polynomials. 9. Read and interpret a graph of a function modeling some event. Refer to the Practice Exercise sheet for sample problems and to help clarify the meaning of the stated objectives and serve as a starting place in your review of the material. Remember, the best way to prepare for the exam is to make sure you understand the material and can communicate that understanding with your work. What to expect on Friday, November 18th. • Exam 3 will be worth a total of 100 points. Some of the questions have multiple parts. • You should bring a pencil(s) and an eraser. • You should NOT bring a pen, calculator, cell phone, iPod, any other electronics, headphones, notes, scratch paper, etc. • You will be required to turn your ball caps with the brim backwards. • If anyone has any restricted material out during the exam for any reason they will receive a zero on the exam – No questions asked. (This includes cell phones, iPods, headphones, calculators, etc.) • It is unacceptable to talk during an exam. If you are talking during the exam will receive a zero on the exam. • You will not be allowed to leave the classroom until your exam has been turned in. • Once you have turned in your exam it will not be available to you until it has been graded. • Coming late to the exam results in less time to complete the exam. And you will not be allowed to take the exam if any person in the class has turned in their exam and left. • You will be assigned a seat for the exam.