CALCULATORS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON TESTS, QUIZZES AND
Chapter 1 – Foundations of Algebra
Chapter 2 – Solving Linear Equations and Inequalities
Chapter 3 – Problem Solving
Chapter 4 – Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities
Chapter 5 – Polynomials
Chapter 6 – Factoring
I will be using a plus/minus scale. The grading
scale will be as follows:
**University policy dictates that a grade of C- or
better must be achieved to register for
subsequent math courses.
Attendance is MANDATORY for this class! Your
attendance grade will be based on the number
of days attended to total
number of class days in the semester. This will be included in your
class as one test score.
Late Work Policy:
50% WILL BE TAKEN OFF FOR ALL LATE ASSIGNMENTS.
Late as signments will not be accepted
after the day of the Unit test.
Assignments not turned in by the day of the unit test will be marked as
Students with documented disabilities, whether
physical, learning, or psychological, who
believe that they may need
accommodations in this class, are encouraged to contact Disability
Support Services at the Academic Support Center as soon as possible to
ensure that such
accommodations are implemented in a timely fashion.
Please meet with DSS staff to verify
your eligibility for any classroom
accommodations and for academic assistance related to your
Assessment is based on points earned from a
combination of computer assignments, written
checks, quizzes and tests. Your final grade is roughly calculated as
• 50% TESTS & QUIZZES:
Quizzes (10 points each): There will be a quiz on MathXL most Fridays.
There will be
NO make-up quizzes.
Tests (100 points each): There will be five unit exams and a
com prehensive final . In the event of an emergency, you must notify me by
phone or e-mail PRIOR to the
test to make arrangements.
Attendance (100 points).
• 35% HOMEWORK & NOTEBOOK:
Computer assignments (1/2 point per problem): Each section covered in
has a computer assignment. Once registered in MathXL, you
will be able to access
these assignments on-line. All homework must be
submitted before midnight the
night before an exam.
Notebook Checks (25 points each): There will be 4 notebook checks
semester. Notebook requirements will be handed out prior to
the first notebook
Notebook Quizzes (10 points each): Approximately 4 notebook quizzes
will be given
during the semester. Notebook quizzes will usually consist
of 5 questions to be
answered by referring to your completed notebook.
Required textbook problems: Required textbook problems will be graded
as part of
the notebook checks and quizzes.
Other homework as assigned
• 15% FINAL EXAM:
There will be a comprehensive final given at the end
of the semester. The final exam will
be worth 15% of your grade.
Everyone will be required to take the final exam.
The Academic Support Center is open as follows:
• Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Math tutors are available daily.