KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS

Dammam Community College, Prep-Year Math Program

MATH 011 SYLLABUS

TERM 032

 Pre-Requisite HIGH SCHOOL ALGEBRA Textbook College Algebra & Trigonometry by Aufmann /Barker/Nation, 4th Edition, Houghton Mifflin, (2002) Objectives The students are expected:    to comprehend the material of this course.                                               to improve their computational skills in basic Algebra and Trigonometry                                               to demonstrate their writing ability in Mathematics with logical steps. Please note that the medium of instruction will be strictly ENGLISH from the first day of classes.

Week#

Date

Text Sections

Topic

Homework Problems

1

Feb. 14-18

P-1

The Real Number System

1,6,11,24,30,36,42,58,73

2

Feb. 21-25

P-2

Intervals, Absolute Value and Distance

2,6,14,20,21,35,44,57,60,69,78,86, 100

P.3

Integer and Rational Number Exponents

3

Feb. 28-Mar. 3

P-3

Integer and Rational Number Exponents

8,20,42,48,54,85,90,103,111,122,127,

135

P-4

Polynomials

15,20,33,46,52,61,67,82

4

Mar.  6-10

P-5

Factoring

7,18,25,36,44,53,57,74,83

P-6

Rational Expressions

6,14,19,36,56,62,70

5

 Mar. 13-17

Mar. 13-17

1.1

Linear Equations

3,11,20,26,34,36,44,52,55,70,76

1.2

Formulas and Applications (Examples #1 and #2) and (table 1.1**) ONLY

2,8,15,20,23,25

6

Mar. 20-24

1.3

9,12,18,31,36,38,45,62,74,80,06,109,123

7

Mar. 27-31

1.4

Other Types of Equations

8,12,21,24,30,36,40,44,58,67

1.5

Inequalities

7,16,19,28,34,43,62,70,86,92,96,97

MIDTERM EXAM THURSDAY APRIL 1 ( Chapter P- 1.5 )

8

Apr. 3-7

2.1

A Two-Dimensional Coordinate System and Graphs

15,22,29,38,43,54,65,73,84,91,106

9

Apr. 10-14

2.2

Introduction to Functions

7,9,18,21,38,39,43,49,92,

10

Apr. 17-21

2.3

Linear Functions

10,14,25,37,49,67,70,84,87

2.4

6,12,16,26,30,44,73,77,81

11

Apr. 24-28

2.5

Properties of Graphs

4,11,15,20,25,30,38,42,51,56,59,78

2.6

The Algebra of Functions

5,9,25,36,47,62,75,76

12

May 1-5

3.1

Polynomial and Synthetic Divisions

4,16,21,34,43,49,59,61,70,72,75

3.2

Polynomial Functions

5,9,37,41,46,56,64

13

May 8-12

3.3

Zeros of Polynomial Functions

4,9,17,26,37,45,76

14

May 15-19

3.4

The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

8,20,41,46,47,57,67

3.5

Rational Functions and Their Graphs

4,5,18,25,32,35,41,44,54,69

15

May 22-25

4.1

Inverse Functions

4,8,12,28,38,41,54,65,67

May 26

Review

Last Day of Classes

 Evaluation Policy Midterm Exam (MCQ): 24 points Final Exam (Comprehensive & MCQ): 36 points Class Work: (2 written class tests, at least 4 WRITTEN quizzes, Homework, Class Attendance, etc): 40 points Note # 1: A student will be awarded the GRADE “DN” after missing EIGHT classes without an OFFICIAL excuse.                  It is the responsibility of the student to keep the record of his absences. Students will have ONLY 6 days to submit their   excuses to the prep-year affairs                  ( 1st warning: 3 absences; 2nd warning: 6 absences; “DN”:  8 absences) Note # 2: To check your warnings (WEEKLY), Homework Solutions, Exam Locations, and other Math announcements,                   Please visit Portable 3, Math Bulletin Board (beside PR-108), or www.kfupm.edu.sa/mathprep.

 **: The students are asked to memorize the top 5 formulas of (table 1.1,page 72) and understand the bottom 5 formulas .