StudentGuide - MAC 1147 Student Guide Summer B 2010...

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Unformatted text preview: MAC 1147 Student Guide Summer B 2010 Contents: Syllabus Calendar Assignments Sample Exams MAC 1147 Syllabus COURSE CONTENT: MAC 1147 is a fast-paced review of algebra and trigonometry designed to prepare students for calculus-in particular, MAC 2311, Calculus I for science and engineering majors. Students who desire a slower pace may take MAC 1140 and MAC 1114. Note: a student can receive at most four hours credit for both MAC 1147 and MAC 1140 and at most four credit hours for MAC 1147 and MAC 1114, and at most five credit hours for MAC 1147, MAC 1140 and MAC 1114. Students taking this course for Gordon Rule or general education credit, and who do not need precalculus for their major or as preparation for calculus, might consider taking MGF 1106 or MGF 1107 instead. TEXTBOOK: Precalculus with Limits (2007 copyright) by Larson and Hostetler. New books are prepackaged with online homework codes at a discount, or you may purchase an online homework code at www.webassign.net . E-LEARNING SYSTEM (ELS): Student grades will be posted on ELS by your instructor, and may be accessed through lss.at.ufl.edu . ELS is not to be used as a substitute for meeting with your instructor to verify or discuss grades, and ELS scores are merely a reflection of what appears on official gradesheet kept by your instructor, so that you can easily check the accuracy of recorded grades. Once new scores are posted, you have one week to contact your instructor if you believe there has been an error. LECTURES: Course lectures are given from Monday through Friday (exceptions are indicated in the course calendar in this booklet). They will follow closely the calendar and lecture outline given in this booklet, but may vary slightly. Attendance in lecture is required. If you miss a lecture, it is your responsibility to learn the material covered in your absence. Lecture notes will be available at Target Copy Center. DISCUSSION SECTIONS: Discussion sections meet each Tuesday and Thursday. These provide opportunity for open discussion of homework assignments and material from the lectures. These classes are required; a significant portion of the points that determine your grade in the course are earned in your discussion section. Your main resource person is your discussion leader. He is available during his scheduled office hours to help you and is responsible for keeping records of all quiz, homework, and exam scores. As mentioned above, you should check with your discussion leader and E-Learning periodically to verify that your scores have been properly handled and recorded. Be certain that you agree with your total points at the end of semester and that your grade correctly reflects your scores in the course. TEACHING CENTER MATH LAB , located in SE Broward Hall, is a free, walk-in tutorial service, staffed by competent tutors. The lab provides individualized help with homework and your mathematics questions; you may want to attend different sessions to...
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