College Algebra -Summer 2006
Grade Allocation :
The "±" will be included only to improve your grades
You understand that changes may be made to the syllabus in order to meet the needs of the students in the class and that it is your responsibility to attend class every time it meets to keep abreast of any such changes.
· Last day to withdraw : June 5th
· Holiday (no classes or office hours) – May 29th
· Test 1: Friday, May 26th
· Test 2: Friday, June 16th
· Final Exam is Friday, June 30th in Bldg. 10-Room 1343, 10:50-12:30pm. It is comprehensive and worth of 25% of your grade.
TECHNOLOGY: A graphing calculator may be needed for homework and in class exams.
ATTENDANCE: is required; parts of this class may be in a
cooperative learning format. You will be assigned group work in and out of
class. Repeated absences (more than 4 unexcused) will result in lowering your grade
in the course. Students absent for university sponsored events or must make
arrangements for making up the work they will miss before they are absent.
HOMEWORK: is required. Problems to be turned in are assigned in class. Reminder: I suggest that a minimum of 3 hours of homework should be completed for each hour of class. Late homework will not be accepted.
General Education Outcomes:
MAC 1105 is designed to satisfy the following criteria from the Central Student Outcomes of General Education:
We will reach these goals by learning standard techniques of algebra: manipulating expressions, solving equations and inequalities, manipulating functions and graphing functions. The techniques you learn will be applied to solve various word problems and standard math problems. You will defend your answers on quizzes and homework by showing the work and thought processes leading to your results.