There will be 11 homework assignments during the semester. The best of 10 homework grades will be counted.

The homework will be assigned and graded on MathXL. Each student is required to register on MathXL ( using the access code that comes with your copy of the textbook (if you bought a used copy, you may purchase a stand-alone access code from the bookstore. However, the additional cost of the access code might warrant the purchase of a new book).

Please select the correct course and section information when you register. You will be asked to make your own login id and password. We advise you NOT to use your UofA ccid or password, nor your student id. We also advise you to use your real name so that the instructor can properly identify you on the online gradebook.

Once you login to MathXL, you will be able to see the homework assignments and when a homework is available and due. After an answer is entered on MathXL, you will get an instant response as to if your answer is correct. You are allowed two tries before a final answer is recorded and a grade is given. Various forms of online help such as hints, step-by-step help, and similar examples are are provided on MathXL while you work on homework.

Please report any technical issues related to using MathXL either to your instructor or to the course coordinator. We will try our best to have them resolved in a timely fashion.

You are also encouraged to get help on your homework questions from your instructor.

Please complete your homework before the due date.