MA 135 College Algebra
F2SS 2010 RA
Scagliola, David L.
BA - MathematicsMS - Operations Research
4:55 - 7:35
4:55 - 7:35 PM
MA 125 or equivalent
Textbook: College Algebra, Lial, Hornsby and Schneider, 10th edition (see office for ISBN)
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Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Homework - 10%, Presentation/Project - 10%, Quiz(s) - 20%, Midterm - 25%, Final - 35%
Late Submission of Course Materials: It is essential that homework be completed timely (no later than 1 week after assigned...no credit will be given to assignments 2 weeks late). Make-Up Examinations: on a case by case basis
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Polynomials and Rational Function
Sequences and Series, and Basics of probability and statistics
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