Autumn Quarter, 2007

**Instructor:** Sergei Chmutov

- Telephone x4287
- email: chmutov@math.ohio-state.edu
- http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~chmutov/07-08/m150/math150.htm
- Office Hours: Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

**Classes:** Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:40 - 12:00
at M-7.

**TEXTBOOK:** *Precalculus - Mathematics for Calculus*,
OSU edition, by
* J.Stewart, L.Redlin, S.Watson*.

ISBN 0-495-29487-X

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

**CALCULATORS:** A graphing calculator is a required component of this
course. Texas Instruments TI-83 (or TI-83+) would be the best choice.
Note: TI-89, TI-92, or any calculator that uses a Computer Algebra System
is not allowed.

**Homework:** There will be daily assignments.
The solutions will be collected on Friday.

**Tests:**
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.

**TENTATIVE EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:**

MIDTERM I | Friday, October 19. | MIDTERM II | Friday, November 16. |

FINAL EXAM | Monday, December 3, 6:00-7:48 p.m.. |

**TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE:**

Homework | 100 | Midterms | 2x100 | Final exam | 200 | 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 |