MAT 095 Intermediate Algebra,  Section 01, CRN 46161, Fall 2005

Class meets MWF 08:30am - 09:20am  in SAC 3165.

Instructor:  Serban Raianu

Office: NSM A-123; Office phone number: (310) 243- 3139

Office hours: Monday, Wednesday: 9:30-11:00, Friday: 4:15-5:15, or by appointment.

Textbook: Introductory and Intermediate Algebra Custom Edition for CSUDH, by Lial, Hornsby, McGinnis. Addison Wesley. ISBN # 0536 86183. (Includes Algebra Review Cards and MathXL). MathXL is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment system that is available to students on the web at http://www.mathxl.com

Quizzes, homework, attendance, class participation, etc. = 15 pts total

Cumulative Final Exam = 54 points (12 multiple choice problems @ 2pts ea, 6 show work @ 5 pts ea.)

Passing score: 49 points or more.

Rubric for correcting show work problems:

• 2 pts for correct set-up
• 2 more pts for correct calculations, if set up is also correct
• 1 more pt for correct units and clear presentation, etc., if set-up and calculations are correct.

Other resources:

Department syllabus at http://www.csudh.edu/math/003_009/remedTextBasedCourse.html

"CLASS" Free Tutoring Service see http://www.csudh.edu/class/

California State University maintains an extensive "math success website" at http://csumathsuccess.org/

Tentative schedule and homework assignments

M 8/29:           10.3 #1-20

W 8/31:           10.4 #1-26

F 9/2:               10.5 #All

M 9/5:             Labor Day

W 9/7:             10.6, 10.7. In 10.6 #1, 2, 39-48, in 10.7 #19-36

F 9/9:               9.1, 9.2. In 9.1 #13-16, 19-38, 51-80 (use a calculator). In 9.2 #19-45, 91, 92

M 9/12:           9.3 #87-90, 99, 100

W 9/14:           11.1 #9-20, 31-38

F 9/16:             11.2 #5-22, 28

M 9/19:           11.3 #1-42, 53-56

W 9/21:           11.4 #5-16, 19-30

F 9/23:             11.5 #7-24, 28-43

M 9/26:           11.6 #43-50, 57, 58

W 9/28:           Review

F 9/30:             Final exam (75 minutes)