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					                              Preparatory Year Program
                                 Mathematics Department
                          Math 001 – Syllabus
                           S.Y. 2010-2011 (101)
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Title:         Preparatory Mathematics I
Textbook:      College Algebra & Trigonometry edited by Dr. Azhari Ahmed, Dr. Ahmed
               Tabieh, Dr. Abdulrahman Kashif, Mr. Aijaz Amed and Mr. Ahmed Ezzat
               Matouk, (2010)
Course Objective:
The students are expected to comprehend the material of this course, improve their
computational skills in basic Algebra and Trigonometry and demonstrate their writing ability
in Mathematics with logical steps.


Grading Policy:

   1. Major Exam I: 20%
               Written Exam
               Exam Date: To be announced
   2. Major Exam II: 25%
               Written Exam
               Exam Date: To be announced
   3. Class Work: 15%
               Quizzes
               Homework
               Attendance
   4. Final Exam: 40%
               Comprehensive Exam
               The schedule of exam is to be announced by the Registrar

Exam Questions:
      The questions of the common exams are based on the examples, homework problems,
      recitation problems and the exercises of the textbook.

Missing one of the Two Common Major Exams I or II:
       No makeup exam will be given under any circumstance. When a student misses
       Exam I or Exam II for a legitimate reason (such as medical emergencies), her grade
       for this exam will be determined based on the existing formula which depends on her
       performance in the non-missing exam and in the final exam.

Attendance:
                   4 hours absences – 1st Warning
                   8 hours absences – 2nd Warning
                   A grade of DN will be given to the student for 12 hours unexcused
                    absences
      Students will have ONLY 6 days to submit their excuses to the prep-year affairs

Academic Integrity: All UOH policies regarding ethics apply to this course.
                                  Preparatory Year Program
                                      Mathematics Department
                                      Math 001 – Syllabus
                                       S.Y. 2010-2011 (101)

                       Text
Week#     Date                                      Topic                  Homework Problems
                     Sections
  1     Sept 25-29     1.1      Algebra and Real Numbers                 1,3,5,7,15,35

  2      Oct 2-6       1.2      Exponents and Radicals                   3,7,11,15,23,27,61,67

        Oct 9-13       1.3      Polynomials: Basic Operations            15, 17,25,35,37
 3-4
        Oct 16-20      1.4      Polynomials: Factoring                   7,9,11,17,19,21
                                Synthetic Division, The Remainder and
        Oct 23-27      1.5                                               7,15,35,45,51,57
                                Factor Theorems
  5
                                      Major Examination I: (20%)
         Oct 30 –
  6                    1.6      Rational Expressions: Basic Operations   5,11,23,45,61
          Nov 3
  7     Nov 6 -10      1.7      Complex Numbers                          7,19,25,22,29,53

                                   Eid Al-Adha : Nov 11-21

  8     Nov 22-24      2.1      Linear Equations                         9,13,15,25,49
        Nov 27 –
  9                    2.2      Linear Inequalities                      17,19,23,29,35,63
         Dec 1
         Dec 4–8       2.3      Quadratic Equations                      7,13,25,33,47
 10
                                      Major Examination II: (25%)
                                Absolute Value Equations and
 11     Dec 11-15      2.4                                               7,13,25,39,47
                                Inequalities
 12     Dec 18-22      2.5      Miscellaneous Algebraic Equations        7,33,47,53,59,65

 13     Dec 25-29      2.6      Polynomial Equations of Higher Degree 7,15,19,29,33,41

 14      Jan 1-5       2.7      Polynomial and rational Inequalities     7,15,31,37,55

                       2.8      Partial Fractions                        1,5,11,19,27
 15     Jan 8-12
                     Review     Last Day of Classes

                                  Final Examination: (40%)

				
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