Lectures MWF 12.10-1 PM, LKH 105

Labs: All meet Tue & Thu in math lab ASB-B first floor:
Sec 7 at 8.10 am, Sec 8 at 11.10 am, sec 9 at 1.10 pm

**YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND EACH LAB CLASS**

Instructor: SANKAR SITARAMAN

email: ssitaraman (AT) howard.edu

OFFICE: 219 ASB-B (behind Locke Hall) ; (202) 806-6832

OFFICE HOURS (official) MWF 1.10am-2pm; Call 806-6832 at
other times.

Click here to get the latest
including homework problems, chapters covered in class, **solutions for
tests** etc.,

** SYLLABUS WITH DAY-TO-DAY SCHEDULE**

USE THIS TO SEE WHAT SECTION WAS COVERED THEN WORK ON CORRESPONDING SECTION IN ALEKS

CELL PHONE / LAPTOP USE IN CLASS PROHIBITED UNLESS REQUESTED BY INSTRUCTOR

Intensive College Algebra Course covering a review of real numbers, algebra and geometry, equations and inequalities, graphs -including graphs of lines and circles, and functions, including quadratic, polynomial and rational functions, and a bit of exponential functions.

This course requires the following:1)

You also need a class code for this specific class. It is also below. Use the code below to sign up and register for this class. You can and should start doing assignments right away.

GO TO ALEKS.COM AND CLICK ON "SIGN-UP NOW" AND THEN USE THE CLASS CODE. AFTER THAT YOU WILL BE ASKED FOR ACCESS CODE:

Section 7: class code HLN3Y-QPTW3 ; access code (ONLY 14 DAYS!) 26961-675A6-92BDC-44AC0

Section 8:class code FCQ4F-CHXQX ; access code (ONLY 14 DAYS!) 68EBD-115CF-9EA51-8EB30

Section 9:class code VYPFM-DFL34 ; access code (ONLY 14 DAYS!) 0362F-BFE7F-B2C6E-84EAE

REQUIRED TEXT: College Algebra and Trigonometry, 1st edition, by Julie Miller and Donna Gerken, McGraw Hill.

(The ebook and the ALEKS code are included in the cost of this course).

ALEKS is a tested and proven learning system that will also serve as our online homework system. You are expected to work on ALEKS every day of the semester.

You can get help during the lab hours from the tutors.

**YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND EACH LAB CLASS**

It can be used for the whole year (includes software and e-book) and serves college algebra 2 or precalculus as well.

FOR SOLUTIONS FOR OLD TESTS from FALL 2010, FALL 2011 AND SPRING 2013:

Click on OLD COURSES and then click on the desired course

**Tutoring schedule**
**TBA**

**Quizzes, Tests, and grading**

In this course we will try to do many examples and problems. Example problems will be worked out in every class. You will be expected to work on them during class and do other recommended problems at home using ALEKS, by yourself or with your study group. It is highly recommended that you form a study group and meet with students in your study group atleast once a week.

The total points out of all the homeworks handed out in tutorial lab along with material on ALEKS will count to 20% of the final grade.

There will be 4 tests (also IN CLASS) and the best 3 will count towards final grade. No make-ups unless in a serious emergency. Test dates are in the Syllabus above and will also be announced on UPDATE page

**Writing only answers in test, will fetch only small
amount of credit. Please always explain your work and present solutions
step by step. This will also help you to get partial credit even if answer
is wrong.**

**Grading:**

Total: 600 points (ALEKS + HW: 100, Tests: 300, Final: 200 )

A: 540-600

B: 480-539

C: 420-479

D: 360-419

F: Below 360

Final exam Tue Dec 6