**Instructor:** Sergei Chmutov

- Office: Ovalwood 365.
- Telephone: 755-4287
- email: chmutov@math.ohio-state.edu
- http://www.math.ohio-state.edu/~chmutov.1/13-14/m1148/math1148.htm
- Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, 9:20 - 10:20 AM

**Classes:** Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 2:00 - 3:15 PM
at O-208.

**GEC INFORMATION:** This Mathematics course can be used, depending on
your degree program, to satisfy the Quantitative and Logical Skills
category of the General Education Requirement (GEC). The goals
and learning objectives for this category are:

*Goals:* To develop logical reasoning, including the ability to apply
mathematical concepts and methods and to use mathematical models.

*Learning objectives:*

Students learn mathematical methods
adequate to solve basic applicationoriented problems. Students learn
algebraic problem solving skills useful in more advanced mathematics and
science courses.

**TEXTBOOK:**Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 6th Edition,, by
*J.Stewart, L.Redlin, and S.Watson,*
(Cengage),
Looseleaf and Enhanced WebAssign [online homework] access for one
student. (Access to online homework with an eBook version of the textbook can also be purchased
separately. Contact Cengage for information.)

ISBN13: 9781133904489.

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

**Homework** will be assigned thorugh
**Carmen:**
https://carmen.osu.edu and
**WebAssign**

**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.

**Calculators:**
A graphing calculator is a required component in this course. It is
recommended that you use a TI-83, TI-83 plus, or a TI-84. Note that the
TI-89, TI-92, and calculators that use a Computer Algebra System are not
permitted.

**TENTATIVE EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:**

MIDTERM 1 | Friday, September 13. | MIDTERM 2 | Friday, October 18. |

MIDTERM 3 | Friday, November 15. | FINAL EXAM | Thursday, December 5, 6:00-7:45 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 |