Algebra & Trigonometry
Algebra & Trigonometry MAT 150
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Syllabus for Mat 150 Algebra and Trigonometry Fall 2010 MTWRF 130220 Faculty Hall 303 Instructor Dr Scott Lewis Office Faculty Hall 6C14 8093719 ScottLewismurraystateedu Office Hours Mon 10301230 Tues 2304 Wed 10301230 2304 Th 230330 Fri 10301200 Please take advantage of my office hours by coming to see me whenever you have questions It is important to keep up with the assignments and sections we are covering Text Algebra and Trigonometm Second Edition Young Prerequisite ACT math standard score of at least 22 Bulletin Description Course is an intensive study of college algebra and trigonometry A combination of Mat 140 and Mat 145 it s a fasterpaced course for students with some familiarity with the subjects Mat 150 may be used as a refresher course to help prepare students for Mat 250 Restriction A student who receives credit for Mat 150 may not receive credit for Mat 130 140 or 145 Credit orthe combination of Mat 140 and Mat 145 will substitute for Mat 150 Course Content We cover equations and inequalities graphs functions including polynomial exponential logarithmic and trigonometric functions trigonometric identities and equations and solving triangles This is much of chapters 18 in the book Blackboard I will post class notes announcements syllabus quiz and test dates homework assignments and your grades for assignments attendance quizzes and tests on Blackboard Make sure that you change your email address on Blackboard if you use an email address different from the murraystateedu account so that I can email you for important class information Tests The four tests are scheduled for the following days Wednesday September 8 Tuesday Sep 28 Tuesday Oct 26 Monday Nov 22 Tests will consist of problems requiring calculations and explanations similar to the homework problems In order to be fair to the class everyone will take the tests on the scheduled dates If some University business prevents you from taking the test on the scheduled day notify me well in advance so that we can find a time for a makeup before the regularly scheduled time You must also provide a note from a faculty sponsor saying why and when you must be away from campus If some emergency arises which prevents you from taking the test at the scheduled time you must come to see me or call me and leave a message ifl am not in when you call before the scheduled test time You should also provide written documentation for these circumstances In the case of an absence excused by a doctor the doctor must state that you were unable to take the test on the scheduled day Final Exam The nal exam is a cumulative exam scheduled for Thursday December 9 at 1 30 Grading Procedures Your grade is based on grades on the four tests the nal exam and your classwork 3 Highest Tests 100 points each Lowest Test 50 points Final Exam 150 points Classwork 150 points Grade Scale A 90100 B 8089 C 7079 D 6069 E Below 60 I will grade the answers provided and the work shown to arrive at those answers Classwork Your classwork grade consists ofthe sum of your homework quizzes in class assignments and attendance points but your lowest homework quiz or assignment score will be dropped Homework Quizzes lnclass assignments Homework including textbook reading will be assigned almost every class and you are expected to keep up with the assignments given When I collect homework I will notify you the class before it is due Homework is due at the beginning of class the day it is collected any assignment turned in after that is considered late and may receive up to 7 out of10 points Quizzes and tests will be based on homework problems so you should ask questions about problems you couldn t solve We will often have some time to go over questions from the previous homework We will also have some inclass group assignments where you will typically work in groups of three and turn in one solution as a group during class Attendance Policy I will take attendance 15 times throughout the semester for a grade Those present will earn 1 point toward his or her classwork grade Please be on time for class Refer to the Attendance Policy in the current MSU Undergraduate Bulletin page 9 Academic Honesty Policy No one will give or receive information to or from another during a test or quiz Take home assignments including homework must be completed by the individual student Working with other students is acceptable but the assignment should not be copied or transcribed from another student s work or any other source including the solutions manual An instance of academic dishonesty will result in zero points for the assignment or a grade of E for the course Refer to the Academic Honesty Policy in the current MSU Undergraduate Bulletin page 9 Nondiscrimination Policy Murray State University endorses the intent ofall federal and state laws created to prohibit discrimination Murray State University does not discriminate on the basis ofrace color national origin gender sexual orientation religion age veteran status or disability in employment admissions or the provision of services and provides upon request reasonable accommodation including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford individuals with disabilities equal access to participate in all programs and activities For more information contact the Director of Equal Opportunity 103 Wells Hall 270 8093155 voice 270 8093361 TDD Calculator You will need a graphing calculator for this course and any of the versions of the TI 83 or TI 84 is recommended You should bring it to class every day and it can be used for all quizzes inclass assignments tests and the nal exam Cell Phones Please turn off your cellphone and other electronic devices and put them away before the start of class Do not read or send text messages during class See the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Policy on Cell Phones and Other Electronic Communication