Excursions in Mathematics

Math 116 (call number 40153-5)

Autumn Quarter, 2005

Instructor: Sergei Chmutov

Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:40 - 12:00 at C-200.

TEXTBOOK: Excursions in Modern Mathematics , 5-th ed, by P.Tannenbaum. Pearson Education, Inc. (2004)
You should read sections of the book before they are studied in class.

Homework: There will be daily assignments. Your solutions will not be collected. I encourage you to work with your classmates on the assignments.

Tests and quizzes: Every Friday will be a test or a quiz. Each quiz will consist of problems selected from the assignments. On the quiz you may use any material in you own handwriting, including class notes and assignment solutions.
There will be two midterms and one final exams. You may use your calculator. You may not use your text, notes, or solutions to assignments. Except for extraordinary reasons, you must take the examinations at the scheduled times.

MIDTERM I Friday, October 21.
MIDTERM II Friday, November 18.
FINAL EXAM Monday, December 5, 6:00-7:48 pm

TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE: Each quiz will be graded out of 50 points. The lowest grade will be dropped and the average of the remaining quiz scores will be the total quiz grade.

Quizzes 50
Midterms 2x100
Final exam 150

A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D
90 87 83 80 77 73 70 67 63 60

Tentative daily schedule

Border patterns

Homework #15

Practice exam #2

Review for final