Excursions in Mathematics

Math 116 (call number 40154-3)

Winter Quarter, 2008

Instructor: Sergei Chmutov

Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00 - 2:20 at M-5.

Carmen: https://carmen.osu.edu

TEXTBOOK: Excursions in Modern Mathematics , 6-th ed, by P.Tannenbaum. Pearson Education, Inc.
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. On 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, February 1. MIDTERM II Friday, February 29.
FINAL EXAM Monday, March 10, 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 TOTAL 400

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

Tentative daily schedule