REVISED SYLLABUS 1-6-03
Instructor: Robert B. Brown
Office: Mathematics Tower MW 710, Phone 292-8888.
Office Hours: MWF 10:30-11:30, and by appointment.
Exception: No office hours Mon., Jan. 20.
Recitation Instructors: Michael Meagher and Jeffrey
Mills, who will announce their office
hours to you in recitation.
Class meetings MWF at 9:30 am everyone meets together
in Postle Hall 1180.
TuTh meet in small recitations in Cockins Hall 232. Attendance in theTuTh recitations is mandatory.
Texts: 1. Gary L. Musser, William F. Burger, and
Blake E. Peterson, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, 5th edition,
2. OSU Math 105/106 Supplements.
Week Sections Topics
1 & nbsp; 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 The Number Concept, Counting, using Sets
2 & nbsp; 3.1, 3.3, 4.2 Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers
3 & nbsp; 3.2, 4.2, 5.1 Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers, Prime Numbers
4 & nbsp; 5.2, long division Greatest Common Factor, Least Common Multiple
5 & nbsp; 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 Fractions
6 & nbsp; 11.1, 11.2 &nbs p; Probability and Counting
7 & nbsp; 11.3, 11.4 &nbs p; More Probability
8 & nbsp; 7.1, 7.2   ; Decimals
9 7.3, 7.4   ; & nbsp; Ratio and Proportion, Percent
Integers and Rational Numbers
Homework: Due once a week on MONDAYS in lecture,
except for the week of
January 20, when the homework will be due on January 21 in recitation. Solutions
will be posted on the website on Tuesday afternoons. Do talk to each other about
the homework, but do not copy each others homework.
Homework #1: due Monday, January 13.
Hand In: Ex 2.1B, # 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 16.
(Assigned homework will always be from the B problems. For most B
problems there are similar A problems, for which answers are given in the back
of the book.)
Exams: Midterms on Fridays during the regular class meeting.
Midterm I January 31
Midterm II February 28
Final Exam on Wednesday, March 19, 9:30 am-11:18
am in PH 1180.
Quizzes: Every Wednesday, except January 8. Towards
the end of the full class meeting in PH 1180.
Grading: Midterms, 100 points
& nbsp; Final Exam &nbs p; &n bsp; 150
& nbsp; Combined Recitation/Lab/Homework 100
& nbsp; Quizzes (5 best) &nb sp;   ; & nbsp; 50
Makeups: Please make arrangements for makeup exams
with the lecturer before the
regularly scheduled exam is given, except for unforeseen medical or family