Instructor:  
Textbooks:  textbook: MTH05 Basic Concepts of Mathematics by Professor Uma Iyer: textbook alternate textbook: Set of lecture notes by Professor Andrew McInerney: McInerney05text0216a.pdf another alternate textbook : The Hutchison Series in Mathematics: Elementary and Intermediate Algebra, 5th Ed., Baratto, Bergman, McGrawHill, ISBN 9780073384467 
Syllabus:  math05syllabusSP14.pdf 
Supplementary handouts: 
Right triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem:
math05RightTriangles.pdf 
my office hours: 
Place: CP 122 please note that the dates/time are updated Time: Tuesday, 12:00 pm  1:00 pm Friday, 12:00 pm  1:00 pm 
Tutoring Lab (TBA) hours: 
Monday  Thursday: 10am to 8 pm at Learning Commons ME SB003 Friday, Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm at Learning Commons ME SB003 Sunday: 10am to 3 pm at CP 303 
Attendance policy: 

Homeworks:  Homeworks will have to be done and submitted online. WeBWork allows to use any device that has internet connection to work on the homework assignments. Instructions on how to access WeBWork: link: https://wwm01.bcc.cuny.edu/webwork2/MTH05_Fall2016_Novak/ User name: firstlast example: Jane SmithJohnson would be janesmith Note: no spaces, no capitalization, hyphens stay in, apostrophes are taken out (e.g Audrey O'brien would be audreyobrien) Password: same as the user name After loginin: 1) Please change your password using the 'password/email' link in the menu on the left, 2) add your preferred email address (same location as for item 1). It is especially important to add the email!!! If you have trouble signing in, make sure that your last name is in all lower case letters, and that the last four digits of your social security number are correct, and you are using this same correct format for your password. If you have verified that this is correct and you still cannot sign in, you may email charysse.redwood@bcc.cuny.edu for assistance. 
Tests: 

Grading:  (approximate weights) HWs 20% Tests 45% Final Exam 35% Please, note that in order to pass MTH05 class you need to get at least C grade (70%) as MTH05 course grade 
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