KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS
REVISED SYLLABUS (SEPTEMBER 23)
MATH 001 (031)
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 
Sep. 1317 
P1 
The Real Number System 
1,5,12,24,33,36,48,52,64 
2 
Sep. 2025 
P2 P3 
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 
P3 
Integer and Rational Number
Exponents 
22,31,39,50,78,85,94,103,112,127,136 
P4 
Polynomials 
6,16,22,29,48,50,60,73,84 

4 
Oct. 48 
P5 
Factoring 
8,18,22,38,44,50,56,67,74,80 
P6 
Rational Expressions 
6,21,36,38,44,58,69,72 

5 
Oct. 1115 
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. 1822 
1.3 
Quadratic Equations 
3,12,21,30,35,42,48,62,75,80,88,104, 113,115,118 
7 
Oct. 2529 
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,


8 
Nov. 15 
2.1 
A TwoDimensional
Coordinate System and Graphs 
6,16,22,29,43,65,71,76,90,104,107 
9 
Nov. 812 
2.2 
Introduction to Functions 
5,9,16,22,35,38,39,43,49,59 
RAMADHAN VACATION NOVEMBER 1429


10 
Nov. 30 Dec. 3 
2.3 
Linear Functions 
8,12,26,38,41,50,68,70,87 
2.4 
Quadratic Functions 
8,18,24,33,43,65,73,81 

11 
Dec. 610 
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. 1317 
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. 2024 
3.3 
Zeros of Polynomial
Functions 
5,15,26,38,41,47,61,76 
14 
Dec. 2731 
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. 36 
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 


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. ( 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. 

Note
# 3: During the first week, exam week, and the final week (weeks # 1, 7, and
15), the 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. 