**Course Description:**
This is a course in pre-calculus where you will learn about functions,
trigonometry, and logarithms.

**Course Coordinator:** Ljudmila Kamenova (kamenova@math.sunysb.edu)

**Schedule:** The meeting time of all lectures and recitations with
instructor names
can be found under MAT 123 at __http://www.math.sunysb.edu/schedules/currentsem.html__.

**Office hours: ** You can find the office hours of all instructors and
all TAs here: http://www.math.sunysb.edu/office-hours

**MLC Office hours: ** You can find the MLC office hours of all TAs here: http://www.math.sunysb.edu/mlc/center-hours.php

**Syllabus: ** Your lecturer will determine what is covered in each
lecture but here is a tentative
schedule.

**Required materials:**

- Axler,
*"Precalculus"*, 2nd edition *WebAssign Code for Axler's Precalculus*

- Exam 1* (20%) Tuesday, 9/23 at 8:45 PM covering 1.1, 1.4, 1.5,
2.1, 2.2, 2.4;
Midterm 1 will be held in the following rooms: ESS 001 for Lec 01 and Lec 02, JAVITS 100 for Lec 03 and Lec 04

Regrade policy: For regrades of all assignments, exams, etc., the regrade must be requested at the end of the class period in which the assignment or exam is returned. At that time the assignment or exam must be returned to the instructor or TA for regrading. Any assignment or exam that is returned for regrading after that class period will be refused.

- Exam 2* (20%) Wednesday, 10/29 at 8:45 PM covering 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4,
4.5, 4.6, 6.1, 5.1, and 5.2;
Midterm 2 will be held in the following rooms: SB Union 123 for Lec 01 and Lec 02, JAVITS 100 for Lec 03 and Lec 04

- Final Exam* (40%) Wednesday, 12/10 at 2:15PM covering 3.1,
3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.7, 2.5 and all sections covered on previous exams.
The final exam will be held in the following rooms: SB Union 123 for Lec 01 and Lec 02, JAVITS 100 for Lec 03 and Lec 04

*Calculators are prohibited on all exams for this course during this semester.

- WebAssign (15%): After purchasing your code from the bookstore,
directions and assignments are available at
**www.math.sunysb.edu/~artem/mat123-spring13/Using_WebAssign.html**For questions related to WebAssign, please email Professor Kahn at david.kahn@stonybrook.edu - Paper Homework and class participation (5%): Here are the homework problems from our textbook for the course. Please consult your TA for his/her policy regarding how to obtain credit for completing assignments. You should try to complete the homework for a particular section from the textbook within a week of seeing the material in your lecture hall. Your TA will give you precise due dates based on what your lecturer has covered.

**Stony Brook University** expects students to maintain standards of personal integrity that
are in harmony with the educational goals of the institution; to observe national, state,
and local laws as well as University regulations; and to respect the rights, privileges,
and property of other people. Faculty must notify the Office of Judicial
Affairs of any disruptive behavior that interferes with their ability to teach,
compromises the safety of the learning environment, or inhibits students' ability to learn.

**DSS advisory.** If you have a physical, psychiatric,
medical, or learning disability that may affect your ability to carry out
the assigned course work, please contact the office of Disabled Student
Services (DSS), Humanities Building, room 133, telephone 632-6748/TDD.
DSS will review your concerns and determine what accommodations may be
necessary and appropriate. All information regarding any disability
will be treated as strictly confidential.

Students who might require special evacuation procedures in the event of an emergency are urged to discuss their needs with both the instructor and DSS. For important related information, click here.

To satisfy the **QPS** learning objective, students must pass a QPS
certified course with a letter grade of C or higher.
Learning Outcomes for "Master Quantitative Problem Solving":
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such
as formulas, graphs, tables, or schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually,
numerically, and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as algebra, geometry,
calculus, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limits of mathematical and statistical methods.
A certified course must meet at least four of the above
outcomes.