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# MATH 147 PRECALCULUS

## COURSE PURPOSE AND DESCRIPTION

This course is de signed to help students acquire a solid foundation in algebra, inequalities /syllabus-of-prealgebra.html">preparing them
for other courses such as calculus, and business calculus. To show students how algebra can
model
and solve authentic real –world problems. To enable students to develop problem-solving
skills, while fostering critical thinking, within an interesting setting.

## COURSE TOPICS

Upon completion of this course, each student will be able to understand:

The fundamental concepts of algebra, polynomials, factoring polynomials , rational
expressions, equations, inequalities, and mathematical models , graphs and graphing
utilities, complex numbers, quadratic and other type of equations. linear, quadratic, and rational
inequalities, distance formula, basics of functions, graphs of functions, transformations of
functions, combinations, composite functions, dividing polynomials, zeros of polynomials ,
rational functions and their graphs, modeling using variation, exp onential and logarithmic
functions, system of linear equations, matrices and matrix solutions to linear systems , matrix
operations and their applications. In addition , the trigonometry part of this course introduces you
to both right triangle and unit circle trigonometry , including work with ideates, vectors, and
oblique triangles, the complex numbers, roots of unity , and trigonometric functions.

Method of evaluation :

10% Ten-minute quizzes. Paper and pencil work, and no techno logy are allowed . *
50% Hour exam, at least five will be given. **
20% Homework assignments. **
20% Comprehensive final exam.* *

Ten-minute quizzes are short exercises designed to verify that you have learned the minimum
baseline skills you need to succeed in this and later courses.*

60% D 68% D+ 70% C- 73% C 78% C+
80% B- 83% B 88% B+ 90% A- 93% A

## IMPORTANT NOTE:

If you need course adaptations or accommodations because of a disability, if you have
emergency medical information to share with me, or if you need special arrangements in
case the building must be evacuated, please make an appointment with me as soon as
possible.

Rules

1. No late homework assignments for any reason, three homework assignments with the
lowest score will be dropped. No homework assignments will be accepted for the day that
homework assignment is due and student does not attend the class, and due homework
assignments will be collected ONLY at the beginning of class period. ***
2. I will grade only selected problems from each homework assignments; you cannot
depend on my grading of your homework assignments to discover your
misunderstanding. Please, if you have any questions about your homework assignments,
stop by my office and ask for help.
3. No make-up quiz or test. ***
4. To earn full credit on all your homework assignments, quizzes, and tests you must show
all your work step by step and not only the final answers.
5. No food in the class room.

* Three Ten-minute quizzes with the lowest score will be dropped.

** There will be announced changes

*** Except for school related activities

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