MA 135 College Algebra
FA 2012 HOB
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. in Mathematics University of California, RiversideM.A. in Mathematics University of California, Los AngelesB.S. in Mathematics Portland State University
Science Hall 306
Mon 2-3pm; Tues, Wed, and Thurs 2-4pm; Fri 10-11am
August 20 to December 7 2012
MA 125 or equivalent
College Algebra, 5/E
Robert F. Blitzer, Miami-Dade Community College
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: All homework must be completed using the online program MathXL.
Before you begin, make sure you have the access code that comes with your MathXL Access Kit. If you don't have an access kit, you can buy the code online by clicking Buy Now at www.mathxl.com.
To register, go to the www.mathxl.com for MathXL, click the Register button, and then follow the instructions on the screen.
After registering, log in to MathXL with your username and password. To enroll in this course, enter the following Course ID:
The Course ID for your course is: XL0Y-Z1M0-401Y-4JC2
To view a complete set of instructions on registering and enrolling, go to www.mathxl.com and visit the Tours page.
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mathematics students must be active learners. They must work many problems both
inside and outside of the classroom. The problems assigned should vary in
difficulty so that every student is challenged but not overwhelmed. Students
should seek out help before becoming discouraged.
(using MathXL): 10%
Quizzes (in every class): 10%
Exams (two): (20% each) 40% total
Final Exam: 40%
The grading scale will be no worse than the following:
90-100% = A
80-89% = B
70-79% = C
60-69% = D
Below 60% = F
Late Submission of Course Materials:
No late submissions or make ups are allowed except in the case of an unplanned
documented emergency. (documentation will be required in the form of a doctor's
note, accident report, etc.)
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Please silence all electronic
devices and refrain from talking except to participate in class.
Review for Exam 1
No Class Fall Break
Review for Exam 2
No Class Thanksgiving
Week of 12/10
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Last Updated:8/11/2012 7:05:30 PM