# Foundations for College Mathmetics II

**This is an information sheet only, not the course
syllabus.
**

**COURSE DESCRIPTION**

Topics from elementary algebra and intermediate algebra: operations with algebraic fractions,

solving equations with algebraic fractions, radicals and rational exponents, complex numbers,

solving quadratic equations, variation, solving equations and inequalities involving absolute

value, function notation, graphing functions, inverse functions, exponential and logarithmic

functions, applications, and problem solving. (5 credit hours)

**PREREQUISITE**

1. MATH0481

(or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better

OR

2. A qualifying score on the mathematics placement test

**COURSE MATERIALS**

Required Textbook:

Beginning and Intermediate Algebra,2

Required Textbook:

Beginning and Intermediate Algebra,

^{nd}Edition, by Sherri Messersmith, McGrawHill,

2009.

**This is required for this course. A new textbook purchased**

Required Access to MathZone:

Required Access to MathZone:

from the COD bookstore should have a registration code for MathZone packaged with the

textbook. This website will be used to complete homework and take quizzes and

tests.

**COURSE OUTLINE**

Week |
Topics |
Activity |

1 | Factoring Review, Sec 8.1 and 8.2 | Quiz 1 |

2 | Sec 8.3, 8.4 and 8.5 | Quiz 2 |

3 | Sec 8.6 and 8.7 | Test 1 |

4 | Sec 10.1 and 10.2 | Quiz 3 |

5 | Sec 10.3 and 10.4 | Quiz 4 |

6 | Sec 10.5 and 10.6 | Test 2 |

7 | Sec 10.7and 10.8 | Quiz 5 |

8 | Sec 9.1 and 9.2 | Midterm Exam |

9 | Sec11.1, 11.2, and 11.3 | Quiz 6 |

10 | Sec 11.4 and 11.5 | Quiz 7 |

11 | Sec 11.6 and 11.7 | Test 3 |

12 | Sec 12.1 and 12.2 | Quiz 8 |

13 | Sec 12.3 and 12.4 | Quiz 9 |

14 | Sec 12.5 and 12.6 | Test 4 |

15 | Sec 13.1, 13.2, and 13.3 | Quiz 10 |

16 | Sec 13.4 | Final Exam |

**EVALUATION/GRADING
**A set of homework assignments are due each week and are submitted online through
MathZone.

Quizzes are taken online through MathZone. Tests are also taken online through MathZone, but

unlike quizzes, tests must be taken in person at an approved testing center. The midterm and

final exams are paperpencil

tests (not through MathZone) and must be taken at an approved

testing center.

Activity |
Weight |

Homework (due weekly) | 5% |

Quizzes (10) | 10% |

Tests (4) | 40% |

Midterm Exam | 20% |

Final Exam | 25% |

Grade | Scale |

**SATISFACTORY/FAIL OPTION
**The S/F grade option is available to students in this course. Contact the
instructor or refer to the

syllabus for details and conditions.

**INCOMPLETE GRADE POLICY**

The incomplete grade option is not available to students of this course.