Math 163 Prealculus FAQ

Q. How do I get into WebAssign?
A. You can go to and you will need

WebAssign Class Key

Q. What are the due dates for the homework?

A. The homework is due on the day before you take the test.

Q. What is the story with the homework list? Do we need to turn those in?

A. Those homework problems are for extra practice. Only the WebAssign homework is graded.

Q. Can I take the tests early or late?

A. No. There are no make-up tests. If you miss a test that grade is replaced by the final.

Q. Do you have lectures I can see online?

A. I do. You can find them here: The lectures are available on video (click).

Q. If I have problems with the material will you answer my questions?

A. I answer questions in my office, by email ( and on the phone (phone should be your last resort). You only need to make an appointment if you can't make my office hours.

Q What textbook do you use for this class?

A. Calculus I With Precalculus
Author: Larson, Ron/ Hostetler, Robert P./ Edwards, Bruce
Edition: 3rd, 2012

ISBN 978-0-8400-6833-0