Welcome to the syllabus for Math 111 Spring 2020.
The math department expects that you will give this course 12-14 hours per week of your undivided attention, in addition to class time.
|4/28/2020||The MTH111 final exam will be available from Thursday, April 30 at 7 pm to Friday, May 8 at 5 pm. It is cumulative, consisting of 40 multiple choice questions. You will have 3 hours to complete this exam but in only one sesson. There will be no makeups so please contact your instructor if you cannot take the exam during this 8 day window. Please see the Sakai announcement sent out on April 27 for more details.||4/15/202020td>||Exam 3 Part 1 will be given through Sakaki and will cover Chapters 5 and 7. The instructions were sent out in a Sakai announcement yesterday. Exam 3 Part 2 will be given online at the end of next week (in the same manner as Exam 2 Part 2) and will cover Chapters 5, 6 and 7. Look for a Sakai announcement early next week.||3/31/2020||Additional Sakai chat tutoring hours have been added. Please see the Sakai announcement for details or go to the Tutoring/Resources tab below.||3/26/2020||Exam 2 Part 2 will be available online beginning at 8:00 pm tonight for all classes and will cover all of Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 (including 3.7) plus the unit on Polynomial and Rational Inequalities. Please see the Sakai announcement for details.||03/20/2020||IMPORTANT UPDATE! Remote Learning starts Monday, March 23. Here is the link to the Plan. Please read and review and send your questions to your instructor. Also, the Tutoring/Resources tab has been updated with additional resources. Remote Learning||3/2/2020||Exam 2 Part 1 will be given on 3/5 for TH classes or 3/6 for MWF classes and will cover the material in Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 up to and including 3.6. Exam 2 Part 2 will be given after Spring Break on 3/20 at 6:00 pm for all classes and will cover all of Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 (including 3.7) plus the unit on Polynomial and Rational Inequalities.||2/10/2020||Exam 1 Part 1 will be given on 2/13 for T, H classes or 2/14 for MWF classes and will cover the material in Chapter 1. Exam 1 Part 2 will be given on Thursday evening, 2/20, from 6 - 7:30 pm in Beaupre 100 for all classes and will include material from Chapter 1.|
|1/21/20||The Diagnostic Test will be given on the first day of class for the TH classes and the second day of class for MWF classes. This test allows students to understand their level of pre-requisite skills. You must score a 70% or above to pass and receive 50 points towards your final grade. If you receive a score less than 70%, or you don't take the exam, you will be enrolled in the CAE (College Algebra Enhancement) Project in which you will have the opportunity to earn these points back.|
|1/21/20||The first day of class is Wednesday, January 22, 2020! Our textbook is available as a link on this page - don't buy one!|
This website is the course syllabus. Pre-Calculus is a coordinated course with common evening exams. This course is designed for students who need to strengthen their background in mathematics before taking Calculus. Earning a C- or better in MTH 111 is a prerequisite requirement for both MTH131 and MTH 141. Please use this course website to familiarize yourself with the policies, procedures and components for this course. If you have any quetions, please consult your instructor.
This course uses an online text book. Please click the image to view your textbook.
*** CALCULATORS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THIS COURSE ***
According to the University Manual section 8.51.11 :Students who plan to be absent from classes or examinations for religious holy days that traditionally preclude secular activity (see 6.20.11 for how such information is made available) shall discuss this with the appropriate instructor(s) in advance of the holy day. The instructor(s) shall then make one of the following options available: a. the same quiz, test, or examination to be administered either before or after the normally scheduled time; b. a comparable alternative quiz, test, or examination to be administered either before or after the scheduled time; c. an alternative weighting of the remaining evaluative components of the course which is mutually acceptable to the student and instructor(s).
According to the University Manual section 8.51.12:Students who expect to be absent from classes or examinations for University sanctioned events shall discuss this with the appropriate instructor(s) at least one week in advance of the sanctioned event(s). The instructor(s) concerned shall then offer the student an alternative listed in section 8.51.11. For these purposes, University-sanctioned events shall be those events approved for class excuses by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, a Vice President, a Dean, or the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. No event shall be regarded as University sanctioned until the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs has been notified. Disagreements over the validity of an event being categorized as University sanctioned shall be mediated by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. If agreement cannot be reached, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs shall decide the matter and that decision shall be final.
|Exam part 1
|In class Exam 1 Part 1||for TH classes 02/13 for MWF classes 02/14|
|In class Exam 2 Part 1||for TH classes 03/05 for MWF classes 03/06|
|In class Exam 3 Part 1||for TH classes 04/09 for MWF classes 04/10|
The questions are not multiple choice but test concepts similar to the multiple choice evening exam questions. This does NOT replace or add points to your exam grade. These points are separate from your exam points and are REQUIRED points.
|Exam Part 2 (Evenings)||Time/Date||Location by Section Numer|
|Exam 1 Part 2||6:00pm - 7:30pm Thursday February 20||All sections, Beaupre 100|
|Exam 2 Part 2||6:00pm - 7:30pm Thursday March 19||All sections, Beaupre 100|
|Exam 3 Part 2||6:00pm - 7:30pm Thursday April 16||All sections, Beaupre 100|
According to the University's Student Manual:
Students are expected to be honest in all academic work. A student's name on any written work, quiz or exam shall be regarded as assurance that the work is the result of the student's own independent thought and study. Work should be stated in the student's own words, properly attributed to its source. Students have an obligation to know how to quote, paraphrase, summarize, cite and reference the work of others with integrity. The following are examples of academic dishonesty:
|Exam 1 Part 1||50 points|
|Exam 1 Part 2||100 points|
|Exam 2 Part 1||50 points|
|Exam 2 Part 2||100 points|
|Exam 3 Part 1||50 points|
|Exam 3 Part 2||100 points|
|Final Exam||200 points|
|Online WebWork Homework||200 points|
|Classwork - The particular breakdown of classwork points will be given by your instructor.||50 points|
|Diagnostic Test / CAE Program||50 pts|
|TOTAL|| 950 points
To pass with a C- and move on you need 665 points.
|Letter Grade||Numerical Values|
|A||(92% - 100%)|
|A-||(90% - 91%)|
|B+||(87% - 89%)|
|B||(82% - 86%)|
|B-||(80% - 81%)|
|C+||(77% - 79%)|
|C||(72% - 76%)|
|C-||(70% - 71%)|
|D+||(67% - 69%)|
|D||(60% - 66%)|
|F||(0% - 59%)|
Math Department: Update for Spring 2020: MTH111 Sakai chat tutoring is available, please see your sections Sakai announcement for days and times.
URI Academic Enhancement Center (AEC): See: https://web.uri.edu/aec/tutoring/ for more information.
Resources identified in remote learning planmathispower4u Inequality Lecture Notes Polynomial Inequalities Video Rational Inequalities Video Unit Circle Blank Unit Circle
Check out these websites for additional help on topics covered in class!Embedded Math Purple Math Math - TV MathIsFun Khan Academy