Math 166 Precalculus FAQ

Here is an FAQ for this class:

Q. How do I get into Lumen OHM?

A. You can go to https://ohm.lumenlearning.com and you will need this document:

Lumen OHM registration information

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

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

Q. What are the due dates for the homework?

A. The homework is due the day before the test. Due dates can be found here:

https://www.nr.edu/chalmeta/classpage_166DE.html

Q. Where can I take the test?

A.
The test can be taken at either of our testing centers. (Dublin library or the Mall in Christiansburg) Be sure to show up at least two (2) hours before they close or they won't give you the test.

Q. Can I take the tests early?

A.
You can always take the test as early as you would like. The dates on the schedule are the LAST day to take the test. The test can be taken at either of our testing centers. (Dublin library or the Mall in Christiansburg) Be sure to show up at least two (2) hours before they close or they won't give you the test.

Q. What do I do if I live too far to take the tests in one of your testing centers?

A.
You can request a proctor from the Distance Education department. Proctor Request Form: This form is date sensitive. Applicable students will need to complete the form and submit it within the first week of the semester.

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

A. I answer questions in my office, by email (pchalmeta@nr.edu) 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. Two textbooks are used for the class:

College Algebra 3/e Corrected Edition July 2013 Stitz and Zeager.
Book available free: http://stitz-zeager.com/

Trigonometry by Pablo Chalmeta
Book available free: http://www.nr.edu/chalmeta/trigonometry/Trigonometry_book.pdf



166 Precalculus with Trigonometry FAQ / pchalmeta@nr.edu