Math 141 Videos
Course Videos
Each of these links send you to a play list of the videos for that chapter. The videos are listed both by section number and topic.
Chapter R  This chapter covers:

union, intersection, complement of sets

subsets of the real numbers

properties of the real numbers

domain

laws of exponents

geometry formulas

add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomials

synthetic division

special products

factoring difference between squares and trinomials

factor by grouping

factor by factoring out binomial factors

completing the square

add, subtract, multiply and divide rational expressions

simplify complex rational expressions

simplify radicals

simplify expressions with rational exponents
Chapter 1  This chapter covers:

solve linear and rational equations

solve quadratic equations

use the discriminant to determine the number and type of solutions

solve radical equations

learn about extraneous solutions

learn how to write the solution to an inequality in interval notation

solve linear inequalities

solve absolute value equations and inequalities

mixture word problems

distance, rate, time word problems

investment word problems

perimeter, area and other geometry word problems

work rate word problems
Chapter 2  This chapter covers:

distance and midpoint formulas

graphing techniques

intercepts of a graph

graphing a line

finding the equation of a line

parallel and perpendicular lines

find the equation of a circle

graph a circle

complete the square to put the equation of a circle in standard form

solve variation problems  direct, inverse and joint
Chapter 3  This chapter covers:

definition of a function

domain

difference quotient

graph basic functions

determine if a function is even, odd or neither

locate local minima and maxima of a graph

determine when a graph is increasing, decreasing or constant

find average rate of change

find the equation of the secant line

graph a function using transformations:

graph parent function

multiply or divide x or y coordinates (if needed)

then move up, down, right or left (if needed)

come up with an equation that models a real life situation

write one variable as a function of another variable
Chapter 4  This chapter covers:

determine the average rate of change (slope) of a line

solve linear application problems

complete the square to put a quadratic function in standard form  often called vertex form

determine the vertex of a quadratic function using x= b/(2a)

determine the maximum or minimum of a quadratic function without graphing

use quadratic models to solve real life situations

solve quadratic inequalities
Chapter 5  This chapter covers:

graph a monomial function

find zeros and multiplicities of a polynomial

use the leading term to determine the end behavior of the graph of a polynomial function

graph a polynomial using it's leading term, zeros and their multiplicities

determine where a rational function will have hole, xintercepts, and vertical asymptotes

determine the horizontal or slant asymptote of a rational function

use a sign graph as an aid in graphing a function

domain of a function

graphing rational functions near different types of asymptotes

solve polynomial and rational inequalities

use of the Remainder Theorem to determine other zeros of a function

use of the Intermediate Value Theorem to help in determining zeros of a function

use of the Rational Zero Test to find the possible rational zeros of a function

find the real zeros of a polynomial function

find the complex zeros of a polynomial function

find a function with known zeros
Chapter 6  This chapter covers:

find the composition of functions

find the inverse of a function

graph an exponential function

graph a logarithmic function

work with properties of logarithms

solve exponential and logarithmic equations

find the domain of a logarithmic function
Chapter 7  This chapter covers:

graph a parabola

find the directrix, focus and latus rectum of a parabola

graph an ellipse

find the foci of an ellipse

graph a hyperbola

find the foci, and equations of the asymptotes of a hyperbola

complete the square to change the equation of a conic section from general form to standard form

derive the equation of a conic section
Chapter 8  This chapter covers:

solve a system of linear equations

find the partial fraction decomposition for a rational expression

solve a system of nonlinear equations
Chapter 9  This chapter covers:

find the terms of a sequence

determine the formula for a sequence or series

find the value of a series

recognize arithmetic and geometric sequences and series

prove statements using mathematical induction

use the binomial theorem to expand a power of a binomial

use the binomial theorem to find a specific term in the expansion of the power of a binomial
