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Math 20
Syllabus Quiz

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1. Why is most homework assigned from the odd-numbered textbook problems? Brainstorm at least three resources available to help you find how to solve these odd-numbered textbook problems.

2. What is the difference between "prompt homework problems" and "enough homework problems"? (Hint)

3. Why is some homework turned in even though it is most effective to use the back of the textbook to correct your own homework after every few problems?

4. How much of your overall grade are the chapter quizzes? How many problems are on each of these "pop quizzes"?

5. How much of your overall grade are the chapter notes? How long do these need to be?

6. How much of your overall grade are the Midterms? What is the difference between the two parts of that test experience?

7. How much of your overall grade is the Final Exam?

8. Which item in the Study Skills section of the online lecture notes seems most helpful to you?

9. Which one the Student Responsibilities is most helpful for you to do better?

10. Which one of the Instructor Responsibilities would have been most helpful for past (or present) math instructors to have done better?

11. When and where is our final exam? (Hint)

12. What always allows an LCC student to ask for a final exam to be rescheduled? (Hint)

13. When does visiting the Math Resource Center become required? (Hint)

14. Give an example of one of your academic successes from the past term or two. How are you hoping this class might provide a similar opportunity?

15. Read the syllabus section entitled Truth, Wisdom, and Encouragement. Write a mentoring letter to a friend (real or imaginary) summarizing its key points. One or two paragraphs are probably sufficient.