MATH 1111 COLLEGE ALGEBRA

Instructor:         Gloria Kittel

Phone Numbers:      770-459-6570 Home-No calls after 9:30 PM, please

770-830-2183 Office-room 312

Office Hours:       M,W,F 8:30-9:00, 11:00-11:50; M,W 2:00-3:30

Th 10:30-12:30, 1:30-2:30; other times by appointment

Prerequisites:      None; however, a graphing calculator and basic

skills in using it are required

Attendance:         Regular attendance is expected; for 5 or fewer

To be counted present the student must be in the

classroom when roll is called.  This may be at the

beginning or at the end of class.

Homework:           Assigned every class meeting; test questions are

based on homework problems.

Evaluation:         Four tests at 100 points each

Four quizzes at 35 points each

Final exam at 200 points

NO MAKEUP TESTS OR QUIZZES-the lowest quiz grade

and the lowest test grade will be dropped.  The

will be zero.  The only exceptions to this policy will

be for absences due to scheduled school activities

when proper documentation has been provided or if

there are extreme extenuating circumstances, such as a

death in the family.  The instructor will decide these

situations on a case by case basis.

Tentative Schedule: Jan. 6   1st class              Mar. 26  Quiz 3

Jan. 27  Quiz 1                 Mar. 31  Test 3

Jan. 31  Test 1                 Apr. 21  Quiz 4

Feb. 21  Quiz 2                 Apr. 25  Test 4

Feb. 26  Test 2                 Apr. 28  Last class

Feb. 27  Last day to withdraw   May 2    Final exam

As a matter of common courtesy to your classmates and to the

instructor you are expected to be on time for class and to remain

entering the classroom.

# Learning Outcomes

1. An understanding of how to solve inequalities including absolute value inequalities
2. An understanding the equations of circles and lines and using these to graph
3. An understanding of functions and how to graph functions
4. An understanding of operations on functions including function composition
5. An understanding of polynomial and rational graphs, including intercepts and asymptotes
6. An understanding of how to find the zeros of polynomials and factoring polynomials
7. An understanding of inverse functions and how to find them graphically and algebraically
8. An understanding of the properties of exponential and logarithmic expressions and
9. An understanding of how to solve a system of linear equations