Math 104--Geometry Spring 2006 MWF 9:20-10:35 AM

Lecture 4 hours

Catalog Description:The student will study and demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts of geometry, emphasizing deductive reasoning, and including lines, planes, angles, triangles, circles, congruence, similarity, parallelism, perpendicularity, lengths, areas, and volumes.

Prerequisite: Math 103 or Math 103R with a grade of C or better.

Text College Geometry by Musser/Trimpe

Calculator requirements: You will need a scientific calculator, a compass, and a protractor for the course. If you need to buy a calculator, I suggest theTI-83 since you will probably need it for the sequential courses.

Instructor: Mrs. Joane Anderson

Office Hours: MWF 8:30-9:15 AM (SM 27)

SM 27 Telephone: 741-2560

email address: joane_anderson@wvmccd.cc.ca.us

Grading: 3 tests will be given during the semester.

The comprehensive final exam will count as much as two tests.

The quiz average will count as much as one test.

A homework-attendance grade will count as half of a test.

90-100% A, 80-89% B, 70-79% C, 60-69% D

If you are having trouble with the course material, please get help

early. Come in to office hours or take advantage of tutoring in the

Math Lab. Forming a study group with other students will help.

No make-ups are given. No late papers are accepted.

Homework is due at the beginning of class.

If you miss a test, please come in and talk to me as soon as possible. If you miss a class, you are responsible for finding out what was covered. Please record the phone number of several classmates to call for that purpose.

West Valley College makes reasonable accommodations for persons with documented disabilities. College materials will be available in alternate formats (Braille, audio, electronic format, or large print) upon request. Please contact the Disability and Educational Support Program at (408) 741-2010 (voice) or (408) 741-2658 (TTY) for assistance.

You may be dropped for excessive absence, but it is your responsibility to drop if you decide not to continue with the course.The last day to drop is April 28.

The final exam is Monday, May 22, 9:40-11:40 AM