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Spring 2012  Math 1313 Course Syllabus
Section number:
13566
Delivery format:
facetoface
Instructor name:
Dr. Melahat ALMUS
Website:
www.math.uh.edu/~almus
Email:
[email protected]
Office:
609 PGH
Conference hours:
See my website; main page.
Conference hours are held at CASA; 222 Garrison Gym.
Textbook:
College Mathematics for the Managerial, Life and Social Sciences, 5th edition
by Tan.
This text can be found
online
at www.casa.uh.edu.
It is not available at the bookstore.
Course Objectives:
The student will mater the following topics: Straight Lines and Linear Functions, System
of Linear Equations and Matrices, Linear Programming:
A Geometric Approach,
Mathematics of Finance, Sets and Counting, Probability, Probability Distributions and
Statistics
Whenever possible, and in accordance with 504/ADA guidelines, the University of Houston will
attempt to provide reasonable academic accommodations to students who request and require
them. Please call 7137435400 for more assistance.
Assignments:
A student in this class is expected to complete the following assignments:
1.
Course Policy Quiz – online on your CASA account –
you must make 100% on the
course policy quiz in order to have access to the other online assignments in the
course, including Test 1
. The answers to the quiz may be found in the “Math 13xx Course
Policies” document on your instructor’s website.
2. 4 Regular Exams
3. Final Exam
4. Online Quizzes – 12 quizzes, starting the second week of classes.
5. Homework – Multiple choice assignments covering one section of the text each.
Homework will be turned in by recording your answer choices on an EMCF form in your
CASA online account. No late homework is accepted. See the Department Policies for
Math 13xx for more details.
6. Poppers – inclass quizzes given daily starting the 3rd week of classes.
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GRADING
Components and Weights of Semester Assignments:
Daily Poppers 10%
Homework 10%
Quizzes 12%
Test 1: 8%
Tests 2 – 4:
14% each
Final Exam 18%
Total: 100%
Grading Scale:
If you call your average “x” and you made 60% or better on the final (including extra credit) your
grade is:
A
93 < x < 100
B
80 < x < 83
D+
67 < x < 70
A
90 < x < 93
C+
77 < x < 80
D
63 < x < 67
B+
87 < x < 90
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course MATH 1313 taught by Professor Constante during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.
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