KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS
MATH
011 SYLLABUS
TERM 032
PreRequisite 
HIGH SCHOOL ALGEBRA 
Textbook 
College Algebra &
Trigonometry by Aufmann /Barker/Nation, 4^{th}
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. 1418 
P1 
The Real Number System 
1,6,11,24,30,36,42,58,73 

2 
Feb. 2125 
P2 
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. 28Mar. 3 
P3 
Integer and Rational Number
Exponents 
8,20,42,48,54,85,90,103,111,122,127, 135 

P4 
Polynomials 
15,20,33,46,52,61,67,82 

4 
Mar. 610 
P5 
Factoring 
7,18,25,36,44,53,57,74,83 

P6 
Rational Expressions 
6,14,19,36,56,62,70 

5 
Mar. 1317 
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. 2024 
1.3 
Quadratic Equations 
9,12,18,31,36,38,45,62,74,80,06,109,123 

7 
Mar. 2731 
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. 37 
2.1 
A TwoDimensional Coordinate
System and Graphs 
15,22,29,38,43,54,65,73,84,91,106 

9 
Apr. 1014 
2.2 
Introduction to Functions 
7,9,18,21,38,39,43,49,92, 

10 
Apr. 1721 
2.3 
Linear Functions 
10,14,25,37,49,67,70,84,87 

2.4 
Quadratic Functions 
6,12,16,26,30,44,73,77,81 

11 
Apr. 2428 
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 15 
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 812 
3.3 
Zeros of Polynomial
Functions 
4,9,17,26,37,45,76 

14 
May 1519 
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 2225 
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
prepyear affairs ( 1^{st} warning: 3
absences; 2^{nd} 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 PR108), 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 . 