KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS

College of Sciences, Prep-Year Math Program

REVISED SYLLABUS (SEPTEMBER 23)

MATH 001 (031)

 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

Sep. 13-17

P-1

The Real Number System

1,5,12,24,33,36,48,52,64

2

Sep. 20-25

P-2

P-3

Intervals, Absolute Value and Distance

Integer and Rational Number Exponents

13,26,36,57,60,69,78,86,99

### Thursday September 25 will be considered as Normal Saturday Classes

3

Sep. 27- Oct.1

P-3

Integer and Rational Number Exponents

22,31,39,50,78,85,94,103,112,127,136

P-4

Polynomials

6,16,22,29,48,50,60,73,84

4

Oct. 4-8

P-5

Factoring

8,18,22,38,44,50,56,67,74,80

P-6

Rational Expressions

6,21,36,38,44,58,69,72

5

Oct. 11-15

1.1

Linear Equations

9,20,26,28,38,36,55,58,68,78

1.2

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

2,11,16,19,21,24,25

6

Oct. 18-22

1.3

3,12,21,30,35,42,48,62,75,80,88,104,

113,115,118

7

Oct. 25-29

1.4

Other Types of Equations

8,12,18,27,30,39,49,58,71

1.5

Inequalities

7,18,28,34,46,50,61,88,99,106

## Midterm Exam, Saturday November 1, 2003 [P1-1.5]

8

Nov. 1-5

2.1

A Two-Dimensional Coordinate System and Graphs

6,16,22,29,43,65,71,76,90,104,107

9

Nov. 8-12

2.2

Introduction to Functions

5,9,16,22,35,38,39,43,49,59

10

Nov. 30- Dec. 3

2.3

Linear Functions

8,12,26,38,41,50,68,70,87

2.4

8,18,24,33,43,65,73,81

11

Dec. 6-10

2.5

Properties of Graphs

6,12,16,28,29,56,57,59

2.6

The Algebra of Functions

11,28,34,43,47,58,64,77

12

Dec. 13-17

3.1

Polynomial and Synthetic Divisions

8,19,32,44,57,63,72,76

3.2

Polynomial Functions

4,14,17,35,48,51,64

13

Dec. 20-24

3.3

Zeros of Polynomial Functions

5,15,26,38,41,47,61,76

14

Dec. 27-31

3.4

The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

4,12,23,50,61,65

3.5

Rational Functions and Their Graphs

4,18,24,44,48,67

15

Jan. 3-6

4.1

Inverse Functions

6,10,21,37,42,51,57,64,70

Jan. 7

Review

Last Day of Classes

 Evaluation Policy Midterm Exam (MCQ): 30 points Final Exam (Comprehensive & MCQ): 42 points Class Work: (At least 6 WRITTEN quizzes, CAL Activity, Homework, Class Attendance, etc): 28 points CAL The syllabus of the weekly CAL Classes is on the back of this sheet. CAL Questions may be asked in the Exams. 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.                  ( 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. Note # 3: During the first week, exam week, and the final week (weeks # 1, 7, and 15), the CAL class will be                  Conducted as a regular class. **: The students are asked to memorize the top 5 formulas of (table 1.1, page 72), and understand the bottom 5 formulas.