College Algebra 1, Math 006, Section 14, Fall 2021
Department of Mathematics
MWF 9.10-10am, CHB 105 (chemistry building).
Instructor: Sankar Sitaraman
Office 219 ASB-B
VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS (phone number will be given)
3 TO 4 PM, MWF
UPDATE PAGE WITH INFORMATION FOR EACH CLASS
Email for other times (ssitaraman AT howard, NOT bison.howard).
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an intensive college algebra course, with applications to the natural sciences. It begins with a review of algebraic manipulations, and then introduces linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic equations and functions and their graphs.
WEEKLY HOMEWORK ON ALEKS IS PART OF GRADE. SEE BELOW ON HOW TO GET ALEKS.
Miller & Gerken, College Algebra & Trigonometry, e-book version with ALEKS code.
The use of ALEKS as an online homework tool is required. Students who buy their books from the bookstore automatically receive an ALEKS code. Students should go to the website https://www.aleks.com/ and enter their class code and buy the ALEKS license and ebook at that site.
Do not purchase a book elsewhere.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR GETTING ALEKS
SYLLABUS WITH SCHEDULE OF CLASSES AND EXAMS.
TESTS AND QUIZZES FROM SPRING 2018
Total: 600 points
2 out of 3 tests : 200points.
Assignments in ALEKS: 200 points.
Final Exam : 200 points
Grade; A 540-600, B 480-539, C 420-479, D 360-419, F < 360.
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Class Attendance Restricted to Registered Students: Only students whose names appear on the official course roster are permitted to attend class meetings. Students who are not registered are not permitted to attend or participate in course activities, do not have access to Blackboard, cannot submit course assignments, and will not receive a grade for this course. It is the students' responsibility to ensure that they are properly registered by the published registration deadline. Requests to add courses after the deadline will not be considered.
No copying, unauthorized use of calculators, books, or other materials, or changing of answers or other academic dishonesty will be tolerated. Cheating will not be tolerated. Anyone caught cheating will receive an F for the course and may be expelled from the university.
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