Basic College Mathematics

Math 104 (call number 19754)

Autumn Quarter, 2011

Instructor: Sergei Chmutov

Classes: Monday, Wedsday, Friday 10:40-12:00 at O-468.

TEXTBOOK: Beginning and Intermediate Algebra for The Ohio State University, 2nd edition, by Hall/Mercer, McGraw-Hill, ISBN 0077379055.
You should read sections of the book before they are studied in class.

CALCULATORS: A graphing calculator is a required component of this course. Texas Instruments TI-83 (or TI-84) would be the best choice.

Homework: There will be homework dayly assigned.

Tests and quizzes: Every Friday will be a test or a quiz. On quiz you may use any material in you own handwriting, including class notes and assignment solutions. There will be two midterms and one final exams. You may use your calculator. You may not use your text, notes, or solutions to assignments. Except for extraordinary reasons, you must take the examinations at the scheduled times.

TENTATIVE EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:
MIDTERM I Friday, October 21. MIDTERM II Friday, November 18.
FINAL EXAM Monday, December 5, 6:00-7:48 pm

TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE: Each quiz will be graded out of 50 points. The lowest grade will be dropped and the average of the remaining quiz scores will be the total quiz grade.

Homework 50Quizzes 50 Midterms 2x100 Final exam 200 TOTAL 500

GRADING SCALE (Percent):
A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D
90 87 83 80 77 73 70 67 63 60


Tentative daily schedule


Homework

HW#1     Sec.3.1, p.190: #10, 20, 30, 40, 58, Sec.3.2, p.206: #46, 48, 68, 80.
HW#2     Sec.3.3, p.219: #42, 54, Sec.3.4, p.229: #20, 36, Sec.3.5, p.239: #8, 14, 22, 26, 40.
HW#3 (Due Monday. Oct.3)
Sec.3.6, p.251: #6, 8, 30, 36, 42,      Sec.4.1, p.281: #38, 42, 44, 60.

HW#4 (Due Wednesday. Oct.5)
Sec.4.2, p.290: #50, 52, 54, 56,      Sec.4.3, p.298: #30, 60, 62, 70, 74.

HW#5 (Due Monday. Oct.10)
Sec.4.4, p.308: #2, 10, 28, 38,      Sec.6.1, p.420: #14, 22, 24, 26, 28.

HW#6 (Due Wednesday. Oct.12)
Sec.6.2, p.431: #18, 40, 48, 54,      Sec.6.3, p.438: #24, 48, 52, 60, 70.

HW#7 (Due Monday. Oct.17)
Sec.6.4, p.446: #36, 38,      Sec.6.5, p.452: #64, 78,      Sec.6.6, p.461: #20, 36, 40, 46, 48.

HW#8 (Due Wednesday. Oct.19)
Sec.7.1, p.481: #4, 8, 14, 18, 26, 28, 46, 56, 66.

HW#9 (Due Wednesday. Oct.26)
Sec.7.4, p.529: #10, 14, 20, 24, 44, 50, 54, 56, 70.

HW#10 (Due Monday. Oct.31)
Sec.7.5, p.542: #12, 16, 26,      Sec.7.6, p.553: #8, 12, 16, 26, 34, 44.

HW#11 (Due Wednesday. Nov.2)
Sec.7.7, p.567: #6, 14, 28, 42, 44, 70, 72, 74, 78.

HW#12 (Due Monday. Nov.7)
Sec.8.1, p.591: #14, 22, 32, 44, 62, 66, 80, 84, 86.

HW#13 (Due Wednesday. Nov.9)
Sec.8.2, p.600: #36, 40,      Sec.8.3, p.608: #36, 38, 66,      Sec.8.4, p.620: #12, 14, 18, 24.

HW#14 (Due Monday. Nov.14)
Sec.8.4, p.620: #36, 56, 66, 70,      Sec.8.5, p.628: #28, 34, 38, 58, 68.

HW#15 (Due Monday. Nov.21)
Sec.9.1, p.673: #12, 16, 20,      Sec.9.2, p.683: #12, 16, 20, 30, 40, 50.

HW#16 (Due Monday. Nov.28)
Sec.9.3, p.691: #32, 38, 62, 68, 70,      Sec.9.4, p.700: #10, 12, 14, 16.

HW#17 (Due Wednesday. Nov.30)
Sec.9.4, p.700: #20, 26, 30,      Sec.9.5, p.711: #18, 20, 40, 54, 58, 68.

Final Exam Review.

Autumn 2011 FINAL EXAM: Bromfield 212, Monday, December 5, 6:00--7:48 pm