College Algebra, Math 1148 (class number 11612), Autumn Semester 2017

Instructor: Sergei Chmutov

Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:45 - 11:00 AM at O-101.

TEXTBOOK: College Algebra & Trigonometry by J.Miller, D.Gerken, (MacGraw-Hill), Looseleaf package with Connect Math Access Card, ISBN: 9781259976612
You should read sections of the book before they are studied in class.

Homework will be assigned through Carmen: https://carmen.osu.edu and the online system ConnectMath.

Tests and quizzes: Every Friday will be a quiz. There will be three 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.

Calculators: A graphing calculator is a required component in this course. It is recommended that you use a TI-83, TI-83 plus, or a TI-84. Note that the TI-89, TI-92, and calculators that use a Computer Algebra System are not permitted.

TENTATIVE EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:
MIDTERM 1 Friday, September 15. MIDTERM 2 Friday, October 20.
MIDTERM 3 Friday, November 17. FINAL EXAM Wednesday, December 13, 8:00-9:45 AM

TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE:
Homework 100 Quizzes 100 Midterms 3x100 Final exam 200 TOTAL 700

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


GE information:
This Mathematics course can be used, depending on your degree program, to satisfy the Mathematical or Logical Analysis category of the General Education Requirement (GE). The goals and learning objectives for this category are:

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