Precalculus, m151 §2 (crn 34036) —
Spring 2017 —
Mr. Lane

class information | ||

class meeting | 11:00–11:50 am in Math 103 | Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday |
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website for class | lennes.math.umt.edu/151 | URL does not begin with "www." |

graded online homework | lennes.math.umt.edu/webwork2/ | select
and bookmark the URL151-Lane |

instructor's contact information | ||

office | Math 005 | basement of Math Building |
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office hours | noon to 12:50 pm Mon, Wed, Fri | Math 005 (my office) |

other times — by appointment | perhaps some time between 8am & 10am | |

office phone | 406 – 243 – 5207 | voice-mail after 4 rings |

e-mail address | Dick dot Lane at umontana dot edu | replace "dot" with "." and "at" with "@" |

- assignments: weekly schedules with assignments for study and problems
- PDF documents, e.g., syllabus, slideshow about using WeBWorK
- syllabus for all sections of m151 (Precalculus) in Spring 2017
at the University of Montana
**midterm Exams**(during class):**10 February**,**3 March**,**31 March**,**21 April****Final Exam**: all m151 sections take same Final Exam on**9 May**, Tuesday, from**6 to 8 PM**.- Official Dates & Deadlines (add/drop, audit, change grade option, etc.): 31 Jan, 10 Feb, 3 Apr, 5 May

- Homework & Quizzes —
supplement to syllabus for section 2 of m151
- contribution to grade (maximum of 200 points out of 800 for course)
- Homework and quizzes for the first half-semester (until 12 March) will be combined and rescaled on percentage basis: max=100 points.
- Homework and quizzes for second half-semester (13 March to end) will be combined and rescaled on percentage basis: max=100 points.

- graded homework
- The assignment for each day of class will specify part of the
text to be studied — your first study of such assigned
reading should be done
**before**that class. Almost all reading assignments will have some*Reading Questions*to complete**before**class. - WeBWorK, a free online system, will be used to present and grade homework problems for daily assignments.
- A few problems in the text will be assigned each week to have
**written work, solutions, & interpretations**submitted at start of class (usually on Friday). Written homework will be graded & returned with solutions. Incomplete work has the potential to earn some partial credit.

- The assignment for each day of class will specify part of the
text to be studied — your first study of such assigned
reading should be done
- quizzes will be given one or more times per week
- Some quizzes will be scheduled,
some will be spontaneous (
*pop*) and a few may be*take-home*. - For each half-semester, the lowest score for an in-class quiz will be dropped.
- There will be no make-up quizzes.

- Some quizzes will be scheduled,
some will be spontaneous (

- contribution to grade (maximum of 200 points out of 800 for course)
- The Math Learning Center in Math 011 is open weekdays for individual or group study. Free tutoring is available there: 9am–4pm on Monday through Thursday, and 10am–1pm on Friday.

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