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Unformatted text preview: MAC 1140 STUDENT GUIDE Spring 2011 CONTENTS: Course Policies Syllabus Contact Information COURSE POLICIES and SYLLABUS COURSE CONTENT. MAC 1140,precalculus, is a review of college algebra designed to prepare students for calculus. Students who successfully complete this course can directly advance to MAC2233, Survey of Calculus. For students pareparing for Calculus I, MAC2311, this precalculus course is the rst of a twopart precalculus sequence. Students must complete College Trigonometry, MAC1114 as well as MAC1140 before taking Calculus I. The sequence of both MAC1140 and MAC1114 covers the same material and uses the same text as the one semester, faster paced course, MAC1147. If you have already received credit for MAC1147, you can not earn credit for MAC1140 or MAC1114 again. Students taking this course for Gordon Rule or general education credit, and who do not need precalculus for thier major or as preparation for calculus, might consider taking MGF1106 or 1107, Math for LS major I & II. An online College Algebra course MAC1105 , is also available fall and spring semester. The content of this course is given precisely in the lecture outline in this booklet. PREREQUISITES. There is no speci c prerequisites for this course, however, students should be familiar with high school algebraic operations. The Math Department web page, math.u .edu/courses/advising/ ; link to Precalculus and Gordon rules, as well as a list of undergraduate math department advisors. You can also check with an advisor in your college, to be sure that this is the course you need. MAC 1140 begins with a short review of high school algebra topics (appendices A1 { A7). You should already be competent in working this material. Students who are having di culty with this reviewmaterial must work extra hard to master this part of the course. CONTACT INFORMATION: COURSE DISCUSSION COORDINATOR LEADER Ms. Chui OFFICE: LIT 376 PHONE(3920281): ext. 231 OFFICE HOURS: EMAIL(@u .edu): chui 1 Discussion Leaders (TAs) for the course: TA/ OFFICE PHONE EMAIL SECTIONs (3920281) (@u .edu) Basabe LIT 457 ext 321 iebasabe1 3026 3027 1613 Severa LIT 479 ext 300 wsevera 3024 3025 5292 Zhu LIT 433 ext 285 zplusj 3021 3022 3023 TEXTBOOK. A UF custom copy of the PreCalculus, 2nd edition , by Larson. The text can be purchased from the publisher or local bookstores. Homework problems from the text book will be assigned, collected and graded for points towards your course grade. Online homework from Webassign will be assigned and graded for points towards your course grade. Students will need to have access code for the required online homework. There are many options online and in bookstores to obtain a used copy of the text; you may purchase the necessary access code separately at www.webassign.net or together as a brand new bundle (which includes access code, text book and solution manual). Webassign provides a two week grace period to use the online homework system before you must purchase an access code.access code....
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 Spring '08
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 Calculus, Algebra

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