Autumn Quarter, 2009

**Instructor:** Sergei Chmutov

- Office: Ovalwood 365
- Telephone 755-4287
- email: chmutov@math.ohio-state.edu
- http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~chmutov/09-10/m130/math130.htm
- Office Hours: Wednesday, Friday, 9:10 - 10:10 a.m.

**Classes:** Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1:10 - 2:15 p.m.
at O-208.

**TEXTBOOK:** Mathematics of Finance, 3rd OSU custom edition, by
*Barnett, Ziegler, and Byleen*.
Pearson Custom Pub. (ISBN 0558391028)

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). TI 89 or TI 92 are not allowed.

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

**Tests:**
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, October 16. | MIDTERM 2 | Friday, November 6. |

MIDTERM 3 | Friday, December 2. | FINAL EXAM | Monday, December 7, 6:00 - 7:48 pm. |

**TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE:**

Homework | 100 | Midterms | 3x100 | Final exam | 200 | TOTAL | 600 |

**GRADING SCALE (Percent):**

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

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