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Final Exam (You must score at least a 60 to pass the course)

  • The third test is at 8:00pm on Friday 5/21/2021 to 7:59 pm 5/23/2021
  • All work is your own. No collaboration.
  • Possibility of 2 attempts
    • You must start the exam within the first 24 hours of the exam opening in order to receive a second attempt 24 hours later.
    • If your first attempt is within the second 24 hours of the exam opening, you will NOT be granted a second opportunity to take the test.
      • If your first attempt is after 8:00 pm on 5/22, you will not be granted a second test attempt.
    • You may begin a test attempt at 7:59pm on 5/23 at latest without a hard cutoff.
  • I hope you’ve been keeping up to date on Rederly and taking full advantage of the Sample Final Exams.
  • Be sure to practice creating PDF files of all your work. I will not accept work in improper format.
  • If you are going to show submit your work in Rederly
    • One photo per question.
    • Show photo ID on first page.
  • Submit to this DROPBOX REQUEST LINK
    • You must submit work for ALL tests, at most 30 minutes after you’ve taken them. Rederly keeps timestamps of your attempts. and I can see when you’ve tried to submit your work.
    • Late work is -20 on the final exam grade.
  • Online programs like MathWay, Photomath, etc. are banned. (Automatic 0 + Faculty Action Report on your Academic Record if I recognize usage of the program).
    • At best, I will allow you to use Desmos online calculator, but you still need to show ALL written work.
    • With you needing at least a 60, now would not be a good time to attempt it.

10% Rederly submission.

  • Go on Topics -> Final Exam.
  • Be sure to write all solutions and SHOW ALL WORK on separate sheets of paper. You will lose points on your written work for not having answers on your paper. The Math Department grades this exam after I do.
  • *DO NOT SUBMIT unless you’ve answered ALL QUESTIONS!*
  • Rederly questions last 120 minutes.

Oral Defense (Up to 30% of your test score)

  • Until 5/27. Students need to sign up for math classes during the summer session beginning May 28. If you do not interview by May 28, then “whatever happens happens”, there will be NO EXTENSIONS.
  • Sign up here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12E6X0vOua6cI6Yo6zqCKk2SA4QxU5dBk1MP4WoZ_wwE/edit?usp=sharing
    • Timeslots in blue and green represent other Zoom locations I will be in.
  • Be prepared to discuss three questions from the test. The quality of your answers will determine the remaining portion of your grade.
  • If you do not interview, you will lose the points you could have had.
    • e.g. If you scored 100 average on the written and WeBWorK portion of the test, then you will receive only 70% as a grade without the interview since the WeBWorK and the Written Work for the test count as 70% of the overall test.
    • e.g. If you averaged a 70 on the written and WeBWorK portion of the test, you will then only receive a 49% as a grade.

Yes, we will have a short class review before the exam at 6pm, though I will be in the classroom at 5pm . Be prepared with questions from the review.

Test 3 Corrections (due 5/21/2021)

Hello class,

I said that I would be allowing test corrections for test 3. This only applies to students who actually submitted written work for the test.

Best,
Professor Lee

Week 13,14 Notes

Hello class,

Notes

Exponential Functions
Logarithmic Functions
Logarithm Properties
Compound Interest
Exponential Equations- Basic
Exponential Equations- Calculator

Course Hub– Lessons 25-28
Video Links– Lessons 25-28
Textbook– Lectures
23-25

Assignments

  • Associated WeBWorK on Rederly Assignments
  • Sample Final Exam on Rederly
    • One Test per day, 24 hours between each attempt. (The math department sets it up, I cannot change it.)
    • The exam produces a different randomization for each attempt.
      • e.g. you might receive a Law of Sines question, when on another test, you might see a Law of Cosines question.
    • 2 hour test.
    • I implore you to take as many tries as you can.
    • Final day for you to take practice exams is May 18. On May 19, finals begin for the entire school.

Prep for Next Class (Please look at Sample Final Exam and prepare questions for the next class).

Final Exam (You must score at least a 60 to pass the course)

  • The third test is at 8:00pm on Friday 5/21/2021 to 7:59 pm 5/23/2021
  • All work is your own. No collaboration.
  • Possibility of 2 attempts
    • You must start the exam within the first 24 hours of the exam opening in order to receive a second attempt 24 hours later.
    • If your first attempt is within the second 24 hours of the exam opening, you will NOT be granted a second opportunity to take the test.
      • If your first attempt is after 8:00 pm on 5/22, you will not be granted a second test attempt.
    • You may begin a test attempt at 7:59pm on 5/23 at latest without a hard cutoff.
  • I hope you’ve been keeping up to date on Rederly and taking full advantage of the Sample Final Exams.
  • Be sure to practice creating PDF files of all your work. I will not accept work in improper format.
  • If you are going to show submit your work in Rederly
    • One photo per question.
    • Show photo ID on first page.
  • Submit to this DROPBOX FOLDER
    • You must submit work for ALL tests, at most 30 minutes after you’ve taken them. Rederly keeps timestamps of your attempts. and I can see when you’ve tried to submit your work.
    • Late work is -20 on the final exam grade.
  • Online programs like MathWay, Photomath, etc. are banned. (Automatic 0 + Faculty Action Report on your Academic Record if I recognize usage of the program).
    • At best, I will allow you to use Desmos online calculator.
    • With you needing at least a 60, now would not be a good time to attempt it.

10% Rederly submission.

  • Go on Topics -> College Algebra Final Exam.
  • Be sure to write all solutions and SHOW ALL WORK on separate sheets of paper.
  • *DO NOT SUBMIT unless you’ve answered ALL QUESTIONS!*
  • Rederly questions last 120 minutes.

Oral Defense (Up to 30% of your test score)

  • Until 5/25. Students need to sign up for math classes during the summer.
  • Sign up here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12E6X0vOua6cI6Yo6zqCKk2SA4QxU5dBk1MP4WoZ_wwE/edit?usp=sharing
    • Timeslots in blue and green represent other Zoom locations I will be in.
  • Be prepared to discuss three questions from the test. The quality of your answers will determine the remaining portion of your grade.
  • If you do not interview, you will lose the points you could have had.
    • e.g. If you scored 100 average on the written and WeBWorK portion of the test, then you will receive only 70% as a grade without the interview since the WeBWorK and the Written Work for the test count as 70% of the overall test.

Yes, we will have a short class review before the exam. Be prepared with questions from the review.

Reminder: Final Date for Withdrawal (May 17)

Hello all,

Just a reminder, the final date to withdraw from a course with a grade of W is Monday, May 17, 2021. If you fail the course, it stays on your transcript and directly affects your GPA. An F grade at the end of the semester will not be erased and will be combined with the grades of your other classes. With a W, CUNY and City Tech will treat it as if you had never attended the class- no harm no foul.

Note: NYCCT will NOT be doing Credit / No Credit this semester. If you haven’t been attending class, you need to withdraw as soon as possible.

Just be sure to check with the Financial Aid Office in NG013 to see how you withdrawing will affect your financial aid.

You can either do this at the Office of the Registrar in NG015, or withdraw on CUNYFirst. Here are the directions.

How To Drop a Class on CUNYFirst

If you believe yourself to be failing this course, please email me at vilee@citytech.cuny.edu

-Professor Lee

Week 12 Notes/ Test 3 Info

Hello class,

Notes

Course Hub– Lessons 22-24
Video Links– Lessons 22-24
Textbook– Lectures
17,18,22

Assignments

Your classmates have been asking for how to solve the balloon question on Trig Applications. A solution can be found here.

Prep for Next Class (Please look at them and prepare questions for the next class).

Test 3

  • The third test is at 6:00pm to 7:30pm on Friday 5/7/2021.
  • All work is your own. No collaboration.
  • I hope you’ve been keeping up to date on Rederly and taking full advantage of the Test 3 reviews.
  • Be sure to practice creating PDF files of all your work. I will not accept work in improper format.
  • If you are going to show submit your work in Rederly
    • One photo per question.
    • Show photo ID on first page.
  • Submit to this DROPBOX FOLDER
    • Any submission after 8:00pm results in -20 on your final score.
  • Online programs like MathWay, Photomath, etc. are banned. (Automatic 0 + Faculty Action Report on your Academic Record if I recognize usage of the program.).

10% Rederly submission.

  • Go on Topics -> Test #3.
  • Be sure to write all solutions and SHOW ALL WORK on separate sheets of paper.
  • *DO NOT SUBMIT unless you’ve answered ALL QUESTIONS!*
  • Rederly questions last 90 minutes and will instantly cut off at 7:30pm on the 7th.

Oral Defense (Up to 30% of your test score)

  • Until 5/14(right before class, though I might be willing to interview someone after.)
  • Sign up here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12E6X0vOua6cI6Yo6zqCKk2SA4QxU5dBk1MP4WoZ_wwE/edit?usp=sharing
    • Timeslots in blue and green represent other Zoom locations I will be in.
  • Be prepared to discuss three questions from the test. The quality of your answers will determine the remaining portion of your grade.
  • If you do not interview, you will lose the points you could have had.
    • e.g. If you scored 100 average on the written and WeBWorK portion of the test, then you will receive only 70% as a grade without the interview since the WeBWorK and the Written Work for the test count as 70% of the overall test.

Yes, we will have a short class after the exam.

Media Release form

Hey everyone, in order for me to record classes (I need you all to sign a Media Release Form. Here is a link to the form, which you need to download and sign.

Please submit the completed form here.
https://www.dropbox.com/request/VIDgtpi03zQ2M7zuqk0P

If you have a printer, you can print the pdf, sign it, and use the Dropbox app to scan, name, and upload the file the same way as the first assignment.

If you don’t have or want to print it, there are ways to mark up a PDF using various apps. You can use a drawing tool to submit a signature as best you can, save the file as a pdf, and then upload it to Dropbox.

If you can’t mark up a pdf, try inputting a Text Box and put in [Signed] before you type in your name.

At the top, fill out the form with this info:

  • Event: MAT1275 OL55 Class Lecture
  • Date: Spring 2021 Semester
  • Place: Zoom

When you upload, use Lastname_First Media Release.pdf. Ex: Hammer Bro will upload as BroHammer media release.pdf.

Please do this as soon as possible. Please email me if you have any questions. Thank you!

Professor Lee

Week 11 Notes

Hello class,

Notes

Course Hub– Lessons 20-22
Video Links– Lessons 20-22
Textbook– Lectures

Assignments

Prep for Next Class (Please look at them and prepare questions for the next class).

Course Hub– Lessons 22-24
Video Links– Lessons 22-24
Textbook– Lectures
17,18,22

I’m going to try something new for this class. EXTRA CREDIT
https://app.classkick.com/#/login/4YP6WS
Please answer the question as you did in the Trig Applications homework section before 5:00pm Friday. I will not care about how you solve them. (A bonus for somehow “brute forcing” your way through with the knowledge of trig we have just acquired). We will be using your work to hopefully explore our way through the next topic.

  • You can write on the Classkick, although it would be easier with a tablet and a stylus.
  • You could also write the work in your notebook, take an image of your work and paste it below the problem.
  • I will ask you to present your solutions in class.

Week 10 Notes

Hello class,

Notes

Definitions I forgot to mention:

  • co-terminal angles
    • angles that share the same initial and terminal side.
    • the terminal ray can be any integer number of full rotations.
      (one full rotation being 360 degrees or 2pi radians)
      • positive co-terminal is in counterclockwise direction and adds rotations
      • negative co-terminal is clockwise and subtracts rotations

Course Hub– Lessons 18-20
Video Links– Lessons 18-20
Textbook– Lectures 15-16

Assignments

Prep for Next Class (Please look at them and prepare questions for the next class).

Course Hub– Lessons 20-22
Video Links– Lessons 20-22
Textbook– Lectures

Week 9 Notes

Hello class,

Notes

Assignments

Prep for Next Class (Please look at them and prepare questions for the next class).

Course Hub– Lessons 18-20
Video Links– Lessons 18-20
Textbook– Lectures 16

Test 2 Information

A reminder.

  • The first test is at 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday 4/9/2021.
  • All work is your own. No collaboration.
  • I hope you’ve been keeping up to date on Rederly and taking full advantage of the test 1 review (in spite of two questions on there that will most certainly not be on the test). 
  • Be sure to practice creating PDF files of all your work. I will not accept work in improper format.
  • Submit to this dropbox request link.
    • Any submission after 8:00pm results in -20 on your final score.
  • Online programs like MathWay, Photomath, etc. are banned. (Automatic 0 + Faculty Action Report on your Academic Record if I recognize usage of the program.).

10% Rederly submission.

  • Go on Topics -> Test #2 .
  • Be sure to write all solutions and SHOW ALL WORK on separate sheets of paper.
  • *DO NOT SUBMIT unless you’ve answered ALL QUESTIONS!*
  • Rederly questions last 110 minutes and will instantly cut off at 8:00pm on the 9th.

Oral Defense (Up to 30% of your test score)

  • Until 4/16 (right before class, though I might be willing to interview someone after.
  • Sign up here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12E6X0vOua6cI6Yo6zqCKk2SA4QxU5dBk1MP4WoZ_wwE/edit?usp=sharing
    • Timeslots in blue and green represent other Zoom locations I will be in.
  • Be prepared to discuss three questions from the test. The quality of your answers will determine the remaining portion of your grade.
  • If you do not interview, you will lose the points you could have had.
    • e.g. If you scored 100 average on the written and WeBWorK portion of the test, then you will receive only 70% as a grade without the interview since the WeBWorK and the Written Work for the test count as 70% of the overall test.

Yes, we will have a short class after the exam.