King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Department of Mathematical Sciences
MATH 001  Preparatory Mathematics I HomePage
MATH 003  (505)
Homework 
Quizes 
Quiz1 
Solutions for first major 
GRADS 
FINAL GRADS 
Syllabus
KING
FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLUEM AND MINERALS
College
of Sciences, PrepYear Math Program
Syllabus
of
Math
003
Term 022
Prerequisite:
High School Algebra
Textbook : College Algebra with Trigonometry by Aufmann/Baker/Nation 4^{th} Edition, Houghton Mifflin 001 Objectives : The students are expected to develop the comprehension of the course material in English improve their computational skills and demonstrate writing ability of solutions with logical steps.
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Dates 
Text Section

Title 
Suggested
H.W. Problems 
1

Feb 2326 
P1
P2

The
Real Number System Intervals,
Absolute Value and Dstance 
1,4,6,9,23,30,33,45,48,58,63,64
3,14,23,58,59,69,77,85,86,87,90,97

2

March 15 
P3

Integer
and Rational Number Exponents 
5,11,33,39,50,53,59,85,93,102,126,136

3

March 812 
P4
P5

Polynomials
Factoring

15,20,29,49,57,61,70,74,84,85 4,13,22,25,37,46,49,59,74,82,86,90 
4

March 1519 
P6
1.3*

Rational
Expressions Complex
Numbers (page #8588) 
5,22,35,37,51,55,62,72 29,35,41,47,48,114,121 
5

March 2226 
1.1 
Linear
Equations 
10,22,25,26,35,54,56,72,75 
6 
March29 April 2 
1.2 1.3 
Formulas and
Applications (Example #1) Quadratic
Equations 
7,12,17,19,21,23,66 
7 
April 59 
1.4
1.5

Other
Types of Equations Inequalities 

8 
April 1216 
2.1 
A Two Dimensional
Coordinate System and Graphs 

9 
April 1923 
2.2
2.3 
Introduction
To Functions Linear Functions 

10 
April 2630 
2.4 2.5 
Quadratic
Functions Properties of
Graphs 

11 
May
37 
2.6 
The Algebra of
Functions 

12 
May
1014 
3.1 
Polynomial
Division and Synthetic
Division 

13 
May
1721 
3.2 3.3 
Polynomial
Functions Zeros of
Polynomial Functions 

14 
May
2428 
3.4 
The Fundamental Theorem Of Algebra 

15 
May31 June 4 
3.5 4.1 
Rational Functions
and Their Graphs Inverse Functions 

16 
June
7 



NOTES:
1. The suggested homework and cal problems are considered as minimum sets of
problems. It is the responsibility of the student to solve as many as he can
from the list of problems at the end of each required section including the
SOLVED EXAMPLES and RED EXERCISES.
2.The underlined problems will be discussed during the CAL HOUR.
Evaluation
Policy:
Exam
I (Written): 22 pts
Exam II(Written): 22 pts
Final Exam (Comprehensive & MCQ):36pts
Class
work: 20pts. ( At least 5 Quizzes,
CAL Activity, Homework, Class Attendance)
CAL: There is a separate syllabus for the weekly CAL Classes. Questions given in the CAL Syllabus may be asked in the Exams.Unexcused Absences: A student will be awarded the grade DN after missing/being late in Eight classes without an acceptable excuse. It is the responsibility of the student to keep the record of his absences
.