Winter Quarter, 2007

**Instructor:** Sergei Chmutov

- Office: O-309
- Telephone x4287
- email: chmutov@math.ohio-state.edu
- http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~chmutov/06-07/m131w/math131.htm
- Office Hours: Wednesday, Friday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m

**Classes:** Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:40 - 11:45 a.m.
at O-147.

**TEXTBOOK:** Introductory Mathematical Analysis for Business,
Econimics, and the Life and Social Sciences, 11-th ed, by
* E.Haeussler and R.Paul*. Prentice-Hall
Inc. (2005).

You should read sections of the book before they are studied in class.

**CALCULATORS:** A graphing calculator is required (TI 81 -- TI 86
only, or an equivalent).

**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 three 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.

**TENTATIVE EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:**

MIDTERM 1 | Friday, January 19. | MIDTERM 3 | Friday, March 2. |

MIDTERM 2 | Friday, February 9. | FINAL EXAM | Monday, March 12, 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 | Final exam | 150 |

Midterms | 3x100 | TOTAL | 500 |

**GRADING SCALE (Percent):**

A | A- | B+ | B | B- | C+ | C | C- | D+ | D |

90 | 87 | 83 | 80 | 77 | 73 | 70 | 67 | 63 | 60 |