PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA MAC 1140
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DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS STUDENT SYLLABUS MAC 1140 sec 1 14 FALL 2011 V WF Lecture at 1115 am or 125 pm in 101CAR INSTRUCTOR Dr Mary Kutter Tuesday Lab Classes in 113 or 114HTL OFFICE 111 MCH enter thru 115MCH email kuttermathfsuedu OFFICE HOURS MF 9 10 am MW 230 330 pm and R 130 230 pm or by appointment ELIGIBILITY You will be deemed eligible for this course if 1 you have credit for MAC 1102 or MAC 1105 or an equivalent course in College Algebra with a grade of C or better or 2 you have scored in AMP Group A3 or higher or 3 you scored 600 or higher on the quantitative SAT test or 26 or higher on the math ACT test It is the student s responsibility to check and prove eligibility Ineligible students will not be allowed to take this course Advisement assistance is available in 222 LOV ATTENDANCE Students whose names do not appear on the class roll cannot attend classes Students are expected to attend classes and students with excessive excused or unexcused absences will not be given a passing grade or a grade of I REFERENCE TEXT Precalculus Enhanced with Graphing Utilities Special Edition for FSU s MAC 11051140 by Sullivan amp Sullivan REFERENCE NOTES On line course notes at httpwwwmathfsuedustilesssfiles Login ssfiles pw stiles CALCULATOR POLICY Calculators may not be used on any tests Any person using a hand held calculator or a computer calculator on a testquiz will be given a grade of zero on the testquiz A graphing calculator might be helpful for checking homework problems AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT Within the first week of classes students with disabilities needing academic accommodations should 1 register with and provide documentation to the Student Disability Resource Center SDRC and 2 bring a letter to their instructor from SDRC indicating the need for accommodation and what type Each student must meet with his her lecturer to discuss hisher particular situation and the available testing options Accommodations will be provided within one week of that meeting The eGrade software used in this course is not fully accessible for students with visual impairments Visually impaired students are referred to the SDRC for interim accommodations This departmental syllabus and instructor written class materials can be made available in alternative format upon request For more information about services available to FSU students with disabilities contact the Student Disability Resource Center 874 Traditions Way 108 Student Services Building Florida State UniversityTallahassee FL 32306 4167 850 644 9566 voice 850 644 8504 TDD sdrcadminfsuedu httpwwwdisabilitycenterfsuedu INTERNET ADDRESSES httpwwwmathfsuedukutter instructor s home page httpwwwmathfsuedukutter1 140 course homepage httpeinsteinmathfsuedu8140 practice tests httpwwwmathfsuedustilesssfiles course notes httpwwwmathfsuedubasicmath useful information COURSE CONTENT Unit I 31 38 41 TEST1 Tuesday September 27 Unit I Unit II 42 47 91 94 TEST2 Tuesday October 25 Unit II Unit III 101 105 111 113 TEST3 Tuesday November 29 Unit III Unit IV 114 115 All unit tests will be given in the assigned lab classes on the date indicated It is not possible to take your test with another lab class even on a onetime basis FINAL EXAM Covers Unit I IV Computerized final exams will be taken during the week of December 12 th Students must register on line for exam times and locations Further information is given below COURSE OBJECTIVES This course is intended to give students important mathematical background needed for the study of more advanced courses in mathematics engineering and computer science PRACTICE TESTS Practice tests are available over the Internet at the following URL httpeinsteinmathfsuedu8140 The questions on the in class unit tests will be very similar to questions on the on line practice tests Working online practice problems is very important UNIVERSITY ATTENDANCE POLICY Excused absences include documented illness deaths in the family and other documented crises call to active military duty or jury duty religious holy days and official University activities These absences will be accommodated in a way that does not arbitrarily penalize students who have a valid excuse Consideration will also be given to students whose dependent children experience serious illness TESTQUIZ POLICIES No makeup tests or early tests or quizzes will be given A test absence or quiz absence will be excused only if the student presents sufficient verifiable evidence of acceptable extenuating unavoidable circumstances An acceptable medical excuse must state explicitly that the holder should be excused from class Students missing class because of a family death must show evidence of the death and evidence of the relationship to the deceased Students will not be given excused absences to attend family functions or non university activities If a test absence is excused then the final exam grade will be used for the missed test grade The final exam grade minus a penalty will be used for an unexcused test grade If a quiz absence is excused then no grade will be assigned to the missed quiz A grade of zero will be assigned for an unexcused quiz grade No quiz or test grades will be dropped Students must bring FSU ID cards to all tests GRADING There will be three unit tests a cumulative final examination and several short quizzes Numerical course grades will be determined by the larger of AVI and Av2 where Av1 5UQ4E10 Av2 4UQ5E10 U 2 test average 2 T1T2T33 Q 2 quiz average E 2 final exam grade Letter grades will be determined from rounded numerical grades as follows A 90 100 B 80 89 C 70 79 D 60 69 F 0 59 PlusMinus grades will be assigned to highlow numerical grades for example 775 794 would be a C 695 724 would be a C analogous grades would be assigned to other numerical grades HELP CENTER The Help Center is located in 110 MCH The operating hours are MTWR 200 700 pm The Help Center is closed on Fridays and on weekends The Help Center opens the second week of classes ACADEMIC DISHONESTY The Florida State University Academic Honor Policy outlines the University s expectations for the integrity of students academic work the procedures for resolving alleged violations of those expectations and the rights and responsibilities of students and faculty members throughout the process Students are responsible for reading the Academic Honor Policy and for living up to their pledge to be honest and truthful and to strive for personal and institutional integrity at Florida State University Florida State University Academic Honor Policy found at httpdoffsueduhonorpolicyhtm The academic honor system is followed strictly Students possessing unauthorized notes using prohibited calculators or givingreceiving unauthorized assistance on an exam will be dealt with according to FSU Honor Code policy COMPREHENSIVE FINAL EXAM The Final Exam is comprehensive Your Final Exam might not be scheduled in your lab classroom but will be given in one of the four computer equipped classrooms in HTL or in 107 MCH The Final Exam will be given M F of Exam Week Dec 12 16 You will register on line for a final exam time Exam Registration will open at 7 am on Wednesday November 9 You must schedule an exam time before 1200 noon on Wednesday November 30 During this 3 week period you will be able to change your exam time depending on available times You must check your exam schedule carefully After final exam registration closes changes without penalty will be made only for conflicts that involve documented changes in the exam schedule for your other classes That is changes will be made only if an instructor in one of your classes changes the time of the final exam from that given in the Directory of Classes and this change conflicts with your selected MAC 1140 exam time A 15 penalty will be imposed on your exam for any other changes made after registration closes this includes students who fail to register before the deadline changes in travel or because of airline ticket purchases The link for the on line registration will be at the URL given below This URL will not open until 700 am on Nov 9m https www math fsu edusecurebellenotmac l l O 5 exam SYLLABUS CHANGE POLICY Except for changes that substantially affect implementation of the evaluation grading statement this syllabus is a guide for the course and is subject to change with advance notice ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT MAC1140 sec 1 14 Lab Class meets in a computer equipped classroom 113 HTL each Tuesday at the time assigned for your section as listed below Section 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Meeting 800 850 9301020 11001 1 50 12301 20 2 250 PM 335 425 515 605 Time AM AM AM PM PM PM Room 113HTL 113HTL 113HTL 113HTL 113HTL 113HTL 113HTL Section 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Meeting 800 850 9301020 11001150 12301 20 2 250 PM 335 425 515 605 Time AM AM AM PM PM PM Room 114HTL 114HTL 114HTL 114HTL 114HTL 114HTL 114HTL Lab Proctors The first meeting of your recitation class will be Tuesday August 30 Important You must attend the recitation section for which you are registered You may change sections only during DROPADD Lecture At this time I will present new material examples and will take questions on homework problems In order to prepare for lectures do the assigned homework from the sections covered in the previous lecture Doing homework problems and keeping up with the material is an important part of any mathematics course No homework will be collected An igtCicker will be required for lecture attendance records and quizzes Please Note You may be eligibile for an igtCicker rebate save your receipt For more information on igtCicker registration and use click the appropriate links in the blackboard class or on my home page at wwwmathfsuedu kutter Lab Class All Unit Tests will be given in Lab Class On Tuesdays in which no Unit Test is scheduled a quiz will be given Quizzes and Tests in recitation will be given using eGrade For more information on eGrade click the Homework button in the blackboard class Material covered on weekly quizzes is tentative Check the weekly on line Practice for Lab Class quiz for the specific topics covered before each recitation quiz TEST DATES ARE NOT SUBJECT TO CHANGE Dateg Quiz covers Dateg Quiz covers Dateg Quiz covers 830 orientation 104 42 45 111 101 103 96 31 33 1011 45 47 118 103 105 913 34 36 1018 92 93 1115 105111 920 37 38 41 1025 Test2 1122 112 113 927 Test 1 1129 Test 3 126 114 115 FSU ID and sharpened pencils are needed for all tests and quizzes CALCULATORS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON TESTS OR QUIZZES Registration for the Final Exam will begin on Wed November 9 See course syllabus
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