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Syllabus Col Alg OSU Fall 2011

Syllabus Col Alg OSU Fall 2011 - SYLLABUS Oklahoma State...

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SYLLABUS Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. OK Fall 2011 College Algebra Math 1513 Section 027 Call # 12376 Day and Time: Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 – 11:45 Agricultural Hall 002 Instructor: Naomi French Office: MCSC 511 Office Hours: Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Office phone: (405) 744- 1800 e-mail: [email protected] Course Web Page: oc.okstate.edu Syllabus Attachment: OSU has compiled useful information that applies to all classes at http://academicaffairs.okstate.edu/images/documents/sylatfa.pdf This website includes add/drop/withdrawal dates, university holidays, accommodations for students with disabilities, academic resources, and much more. A copy of the Syllabus Attachment is attached to this class syllabus. COURSE DESCRIPTION College Algebra Prerequisite(s): Two years of high school algebra or intermediate algebra. Quadratic equations, functions and graphs, inequalities, systems of equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, theory of equations. No credit for those with prior credit in 1715 or any mathematics course for which 1513 is a prerequisite. REQUIRED TEXTBOOK The textbook package for the course which consists of the textbook , College Algebra Graphs and Models , 4 th edition, M. Bittinger, J. Beecher, D. Ellenbogen and J. Penna, Addison Wesley Longman, 2009 and the manual Graphing Calculator Manual by J. Penna, 2009. REQUIRED SUPPLIES Graphing calculator, TI-83 Plus is recommended, textbook, paper, pencil , graph paper, ruler. You may check out a TI-83/TI-83 Plus graphing calculator from the Mathematics Department (401 MS) for use during the semester while the supply lasts; there is NO charge. COURSE OBJECTIVES After completion of college algebra, the student will be able to: 1. Apply analytical reasoning and problem solving techniques to mathematical situations. 2. Solve linear, quadratic, rational and radical equations and linear, quadratic and rational inequalities . 3. Identify and work with functions, including identifying the domain and range of a function, operations with functions, zeros of functions, composition of functions. 4. Graph linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential, rational, absolute value, logarithmic and piece-wise defined functions. 5. Understand and use exponential and logarithmic functions. 6. Graph linear equations, circles, parabolas, ellipses and hyperbolas in the Cartesian coordinate system. 7. Solve systems of equations by substitution, elimination and by using matrices ATTENDANCE Regular attendance and active participation in class is very important to your success in this class. It is difficult and sometimes impossible to succeed in a college course without regular attendance. To benefit from attending
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class you need to be mentally alert and prepare for class by reading the section of the book to be presented. Attendance will be taken every class session.
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