COURSE:  Precalculus Mathematics II (MATH 122)  
TIME/PLACE:  Winter
2011 
MTW F  10 a.m.  KRH 345  
TEXT:  Precalculus, 4th ed., by M. Dugopolski  
INSTRUCTOR:  T. M. Thompson  KRH 332  ph: 2181  
OFFICE HOURS:  TBA  
BULLETIN: 
Study of college
precalculus including trigonometric functions and graphs; trigonometric
identities; matrices; determinants;
progressions;
mathematical induction; and the binomial theorem. Credit will not
be allowed for both MATH 117 and MATH 122. Prerequisite:
MATH 121. 

OBJECTIVES: 
After finishing this course, the student should have a basic understanding of trigonometry, including both the theory and elementary applications; matrices and determinants, including basic manipulations; and have been introduced to: mathematical induction, and the binomial theorem.  
EXAMINATIONS:  3 onehour exams:  25 Jan (Tue) 
8 Feb (Tue) 
1 Mar (Tue) 

1 twohour final:  15 Mar (2 p.m. Tue)  
HOMEWORK (computer): 
Each
WeBWorK
assignment
is
worth
10 points. 

HOMEWORK (handwritten):  Each handwritten assignment is worth 10 points and is due on Monday unless otherwise stated.  
ASSIGNMENTS SUGGESTIONS 
Late homework (MORE THAN ONE CLASS DAY LATE) is deducted at the rate of two points per class day late  see me about late work due to illness.  
No homework may be handed in after the beginning of the class period on the Monday of the last regular week of the term.  
Paper should be approximately 8.5 by 11; one or both sides may be used.  
Must be neat.  
Must be done in pencil to be accepted.  
Due at the beginning of each class period.  
Papers are to be folded as a book with name and assignment number on the outside as illustrated.  
GRADING:  Homework: 1/6 of grade (lowest score is deleted).  
Hour Exams: 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 = 1/2 of grade.  
Final: 1/3 of grade.  


Appropriate (to me) modification of these percentages may be made in individual cases for progress, unusual circumstances, etc.  
ELECTRONIC DEVICES: 
Cell phones, computers, personal organizers, and all* other electronic devices are not to be used by students during class. Doing so may affect your grade.  
DISABILITIES:  If you have a physical and/or learning disability and require accommodations, please contact me or the Disability Support Services at 5272366. Furthermore, this syllabus is available in alternative print formats upon request. 