## Syllabus - Calendar - Diagnostic Test Results -Tests -Grades## Course DescriptionThis course focuses on solving problems using linear, quadratic and exponential models with an introduction to the concept of a function. Topics include solving and graphing solutions to polynomial and exponential equations, systems of linear equations, equations and involving rational exponents. We also will study quadratic equations and inequalities in detail and have an introduction to logarithms.## On-Line Homework Requirements (15% of your Grade):Students typically register and log into CourseCompass from the CourseCompass website, www.coursecompass.com . To get started, you will need the CourseCompass ID for this course, which is hagopian26073, and the CourseCompass Student Access Kit that comes with the Sullivan textbook or can be purchased separately at the bookstore. Each CourseCompass Student Access Kit consists of a card with instructions for the enrollment process and a student access code. Each code can be used to enroll one student in one CourseCompass course. **Product Support Staff**Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Sunday 5:00 PM to 12:00 AM toll-free at 1-800-677-6337**Prentice Hall Tutoring**Center Sunday- Thursday 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM toll-free at 1-800-877-3016 (You'll need your Access Code)
## In-Class Quizzes (10% of your Grade):There will be weekly in-class quizzes on the material we’re studying and this will comprise 10% of your grade. ## Exam Requirements (70% of your Grade):There will be 7 regular exams (about 1 every 2 or 3 weeks - see the schedule) plus a comprehensive final exam. ## The Math/Science Study Center in Room Math 4:If you want to take advantage of the excellent math tutoring services then you need to sign up for Math 97 or Math 98. You'll find these courses listed in the College of the Desert Class Schedule. ## Attendance Requirement (5% of your Grade):## If you’re not there, you missed it. To encourage your appreciation for the importance of attending class, for every two unexcused absences, you’ll lose 1%, for a maximum of 5%.## Course Summary:
## Required Materials:1. 2. A scientific calculator. You will need the ability to compute logarithms, so look for a “log” and “ln” key. You will not be able to use a graphing calculator. |