Mathematics 105 -- Winter 2003

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.

Class website: http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~rbbrown/math105wi03

Texts: 1. Gary L. Musser, William F. Burger, and Blake E. Peterson, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, 5th edition, Prentice-Hall.
2. OSU Math 105/106 Supplements.

Syllabus:

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

10              8.1, 8.2, 9.1             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 each            &nbs p;           200
& nbsp;    Final Exam            &nbs p;                           &n bsp;       150
& nbsp;    Combined Recitation/Lab/Homework      100
& nbsp;    Quizzes (5 best)            &nb sp;              ;             & nbsp; 50

& nbsp;    Total            &nb sp;              ;             & nbsp;            &nb sp;    500

Makeups: Please make arrangements for makeup exams with the lecturer before the
regularly scheduled exam is given, except for unforeseen medical or family
problems.