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Wayne County Community College District Mathematics Department MAT100 BASIC MATHEMATICS 3 CREDITS FALL 2013 CRN 80859 M&W 8:30-9:55 AM DOWNRIVER SIETZ Semester: Section Number: Time & Days: Instructor: Mailbox: Course web site: Contacting Instructor: Mobile Class Info: Office hours:

Fall 2013 August 20, 2013 – December 9, 2013 CRN 80859 Downriver Campus 8:30–9:55 AM Monday & Wednesday (No meetings September 2 and November 27) Richard Sietz (Michigan State University - Eastern Michigan University - Wayne State University) Main Office 2nd floor #121 email: (Send a message with MAT100 MW in the subject line.) Facebook: rsietz1 or Twitter: sietz or M W 1:00–2:30 and T R 10:00–11:30

Course Prerequisites: Textbook: Material:

None eBook or BASIC COLLEGE MATHEMATICS (Aufmann : Lockwood) Pencil instead of ink pen, 1 package of short Scantrons, 1 long Scantron for the exam.

Course Descriptions:

Building skills in the use of whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents. Solving problems utilizing arithmetic and basic elementary algebra concepts. To develop an understanding of the concepts of whole number, fractions and decimal to be applied in solving real-world calculations.

General Objectives: Homework: WebAssign: Attendance:

Homework will be assigned and the student is expected to use the completed work as notes. Class key: wcccd 5385 8185 Students are expected to attend all class sessions. When absence from class is unavoidable, it is the student's responsibility to make arrangements for makeup work and to determine whether announcements relevant to the course were missed during the absence.

Test/Makeup Policy:

If circumstances cause you to miss a test, you can take an alternate test after class on a later date without the use of notes.


Students are expected to show courtesy to and respect for each other. You should plan to stay in the room for the entire class period. Please do not bring children to class. No cell phone may be used in the classroom. You will loose any attendance points if you text or answer your mobile phone during class. You must master the required content to pass. Your grade will be based on attendance/class participation, quizzes/projects and tests according to the indicated scale below. If an emergency such as hospitalization prevents you from finishing the class a grade of incomplete can be given. However you must have had regular attendance and must have a passing grade. This grade must be requested in writing on the proper forms. If you are unable to pass the class and wish to withdraw you must initiate this yourself. Please note the deadlines.

Mobile Phones: Grades:


Assessments Final Attendance/WebAssign

Support Services:

Learning Resource Centers (LRC) are located on all campuses. They provide students and faculty with a collection of material selected to support the college curricula. There are videotapes for most math topics. College tutoring service available in the Tutoring Lab.

Dropping Classes & Drop Dates:

Monday, October 14, 2013 ...................................... Last Day To Withdraw From Classes With "W" Grade ................................................................................ (Without Instructor's Signature) Tuesday, November 19, 2013 ................................. Last Day To Withdraw From Classes with "W" Grade ................................................................................ (Instructor's Signature Required) Students desiring to drop classes must complete the appropriate form in the Office of Records/Registration at the campus. Please follow the drop procedure so that an E grade will not appear on your records


10-40 points each 50 points extra points

A: 100% - 90% C: 79% - 70% E: 54% -

B: 89% - 80% D: 69% - 55%

The above schedule and procedures stated in this course syllabus are subject to change.

MAT100 BASIC MATHEMATICS FALL 2013 CRN 80859 DR M&W 8:30-9:55 AM SIETZ PREREQUISITES: None TEXTBOOK: eBook or BASIC COLLEGE MATHEMATICS (Aufmann : Lockwood) SCHEDULE: Subject to minor changes [01] AUG 21 WebAssign + Mr. Sietz [02] AUG 26 Sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3

[03] AUG 28 Sections 1.4, 1.5

[XX] SEP 02 NO CLASSES LABOR DAY BREAK [05] SEP 09 Section 2.3

[04] SEP 04 Sections 2.1, 2.2

[07] SEP 16 Section 2.5 [09] SEP 23 Section 2.7 [11] SEP 30 Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 [13] OCT 07 Section 3.5 [15] OCT 14 Fraction Review [17] OCT 21 Section 4.3 [19] OCT 28 Section 5.2 [21] NOV 04 Section 5.5 [23] NOV 11 Section 5.5 [25] NOV 18 Section 6.1

[06] SEP 11 Section 2.4 QUIZ 1 + – x W HOLE NUM BERS [08] SEP 18 Section 2.6 QUIZ 2 REM AINDERS [10] SEP 25 Section 2.8 + Review QUIZ 3 EQUIVALENT FRACTIONS [12] OCT 02 Section 3.4 QUIZ 4 FRACTION ARITHM ETIC [14] OCT 09 Section 3.6 [16] OCT 16 Sections 4.1, 4.2 QUIZ 5 DECIM AL ARITHM ETIC [18] OCT 23 Section 5.1 QUIZ 6 FRACTIONS [20] OCT 30 Section 5.3, 5.4 QUIZ 7 RATIOS/PROPORTIONS [22] NOV 06 Review of FRACTIONS QUIZ 7 RATIOS/PROPORTIONS [24] NOV 13 Review of FRACTIONS

[27] NOV 25 Sections 7.1, 7.2

[26] NOV 20 Sections 6.2, 6.3 QUIZ 8 PERCENT & UNIT PRICE [XX] NOV 27 NO CLASSES

[28] DEC 02 Review for final exam



[30] DEC 09 Wrap-up 8:30 – 4:00 only if you are missing a quiz Disclaimer:

The above schedule is subject to change in the event of extenuating circumstances. My web site will post any chances to the schedule.

Quiz and Test Points with Current Average Item Score Points Total Average

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