M 121 
Description:  Covers standard topics of college algebra including linear and quadratic functions,
polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions.

Prerequisites:  Prerequisite: M 095 or required test score. In addition, I expect you have the following skills before entering the classroom: Solving linear equations, Graphing points and equations, understanding of the slope of a line, Slopeintercept form of a line, Interval Notation, how to compute square roots and nth roots, Area and perimeter formulas for rectangles, triangle, and circles. 
Instructor: 
Brent Donoven bdonoven1@mtech.edu Office: Museum 102 Office hours: MF 1:002:00, W 11:0011:50, or by appointment 
Classes:  Monday  10:00  10:50am  Lecture  S&E 113 
Wednesday  10:00  10:50am  Lecture  S&E 113  
Friday  10:00  10:50am  Lecture  S&E 113 
Resources:  Textbook  College Algebra, Seventh Edition, by Stewart, Redlin, and Watson. ISBN: 9780357381250 Consult resources tab for book access instructions 
Class Website  http://katie.mtech.edu/classes/M121/  
Moodle (for grades and assignment submission)  Moodle 
Evaluation: attendended class > 80%  Test 1  20% 
Test 2  20%  
Test 3  20%  
Test 4  20%  
Test Average or Final  20%  
Staff discretion (participation and extracredit)  ±?% 
Evaluation: attendended class < 80%  Test 1  20% 
Test 2  20%  
Test 3  20%  
Test 4  20%  
Final  20%  
Staff discretion (participation and extracredit)  ±?% 
Letter Grades:  
A  90.0092.99  93.00100.00  
B  80.0082.99  83.0086.99  87.0089.99 
C  70.0072.99  73.0076.99  77.0079.99 
D  60.0062.99  63.0066.99  67.0069.99 
F  0.0059.99 
Late Policy: 
Exams must be taken at the scheduled date and time. If you are unable to take the exam at the scheduled time, for a very valid reason, contact me in advance and we will work it out. See the assignments page for the late policy regarding assignments. NOTE: Assignment due dates are listed on the assignments page. 
Academic Honesty: 
Cheating will not be tolerated and can result in failure of the course. Exams are to be strictly your own effort. No electronic devices are allowed in written exams. 
Page last updated: January 10, 2022