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MATH 17

COLLEGE ALGEBRA
AND TRIGONOMETRY
SECTION B

Mathematics Division
Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics
UP Los Baños

1st Semester AY 2012-2013


SEATING ARRANGEMENT
STAGE

1R 2R 3R 3R 4R 5R
LECTURER

JOMAR FAJARDO RABAJANTE

Website: http://jfrabajante.weebly.com/
Course Credit: 5 units

Class Type: 3-hour lecture,


2-hour recitation per week
GRADING SCHEME

• Prefinal grade:
 3 Long Exams: 60%
 Quizzes/ Exercises/ Assignments: 40%
(Recit Grade)
GRADING SCHEME
• Final grade:
If Prefinal grade is 75 and above, Final
grade=Prefinal grade (i.e., exempted in taking
Final Exam)
Otherwise, 70% Prefinal grade + 30% Final
Exam Score.
GRADING SCALE
Raw Score Equivalent
96-100 1.0 Excellent
92-95 1.25
88-91 1.5 Very Good
84-87 1.75
80-83 2.0 Good
GRADING SCALE
Raw Score Equivalent
75-79 2.25
70-74 2.5 Satisfactory
65-69 2.75
60-64 3.0 Pass
55-59 4.0 Conditional Failure
0-54 5.0 Failure (F)
INC
DRP
SCHEDULE OF EXAMS
First Long Exam – August 6 (2-4 or 4-6
pm) [Unit 1]
Second Long Exam – September 10 (2-
4 or 4-6 pm) [Unit 2 and 3]
Third Long Exam – October 8 (2-4 or 4-
6 pm) [Unit 4 and 5]

NO ID, NO EXAM!
CORRECTIONS
Corrections will not be
entertained
after 5 working days
COMPILATION OF EXERCISES
You need to compile all exercises in a long
brown envelope. Your recitation instructor
will keep your brown envelope, but you can
borrow it before the long exams.
If you did not return the envelope during the
Final Exams, you will get a grade of INC.
REFERENCE

Any College Algebra and Trigonometry book, for


example:

Stewart, J. et. al. (2012). Stewart’s Algebra and


Trigonometry. Cengage Learning.

Leithold, L. (2001). College Algebra and


Trigonometry. Addison Wesley Longman, Inc.
CHEATING

Any form of cheating will be


severely punished!
Even though your mentors are not showbiz
actors/actresses… even though Math classes
are not TV shows or game world… We will try
to make MATH exciting and enjoyable…

But just a caution: MATH IS NOT FOR THE


WEAK AND IMPATIENT!

At the end, it depends on YOU if you’ll learn or


not!!!
MATH IS NOT ABOUT SPEED...
NOR WINNING QUIZ BEES.
MATH IS NOT JUST ABOUT
NUMBERS... NOR ABOUT FORMULAS.
MATH IS ALSO ABOUT LOGIC...
MY
MATH IS THE STUDY OF PATTERNS...
Nasa UP ka man o wala...
Don’t forget

HONOR AND EXCELLENCE!!!

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