## MTH 1110 – College Algebra for Calculus Online

**Dr. Linda Sundbye**

**Metropolitan State University of Denver **

**Department of Mathematics and Statistics**

**Last updated:** *August 15, 2024
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**Text Info for Fall 2024:**

**Text:** Hornsby, Lial, Rockswold, *A Graphical Approach to Algebra & Trigonometry,MyLab Math with Pearson eText, 7th Edition,* Pearson, (2019).

MyLab 18 week (1 semester) access: ISBN: 978-013-5963609.

MyLab 2 year access: ISBN: 978-013-4693781

**MyLab contains the eText and the Student Solution Manual. You do not have to purchase the text unless you want one.** You must purchase either one semester access or full access to MyLab. This text is also used for MTH 1120 – College Trigonometry. If you need to take trig, then purchase the full access.

MyLab is linked with Canvas. And you will access MyLab from within Canvas.

You will have access to the class in Canvas and MyLab beginning **Saturday, August 17, 2024.**

There are options to purchase a hardcover or a loose-leaf text. Visit Pearson.

## Course Info for Fall 2024:

A TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is required for this course.

Course Information FALL 2024

Course Syllabus FALL 2024

**All class e-mail, my course lecture notes, homework due dates, class handouts, exam information, etc. will be conducted from within Canvas. Check Canvas regularly for course information.
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**My weekly class Online Lecture Notes are under “Learning Modules” on Canvas.**

## Prerequisites:

To register for the online course, you cannot be required to take the College Algebra Lab session. This means that you must have either

1) A score of 245 or higher on the Advanced Algebra and Functions Accuplacer (AAF) within the last 5 years, or

2) A score of 45 or higher on the College Level Math Accuplacer (CLM) within the last 5 years, or

3) An ACT score of 27 or higher within the last 5 years, or

4) An SAT score of 610 or higher within the last 5 years.

If you have not yet taken the placement tests, contact the Testing Center at 303-615-1700 or visit Testing Center at MSU Denver

The Math Dept. has review materials for the placement tests at: Review Materials for Placement Tests

Dear Algebra, Please stop asking us to find your X. She’s not coming back and don’t ask Y.

If I had a dollar for every time algebra has helped me, I’d have X dollars.

What if algebra teachers are really pirates, and they are using us to find the X.

“Only in math problems can you buy 60 cantaloupes and nobody asks what the heck is wrong with you.” Charles Shultz

“Algebra is about constants and variables and relationships between them. If numbers are soldiers, algebra sets the rules of engagement.” Clifford A. Pickover, *A Passion for Mathematics: Numbers, Puzzles, Madness, Religion and the Quest for Reality*, Wiley, 2005.