Math 116 - Plante Syllabus

Math 116 - Plante Syllabus - worth 150 points. All exams...

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MATHEMATICS 116 SPRING 2011 INSTRUCTOR: J. Plante (302 Phillips, [email protected] , 962-1268) OFFICE HOURS: MWF 11:00-11:45 and by appointment. TEXT: Basic Calculus from Archimedes to Newton…, by Hahn http://www.nd.edu/~hahn COURSE TOPICS: Euclidean geometry* (1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 2.2, 3.2) Ancient algebra (1.xC, 3.3) Conic sections* (3.1) Geometry of the parabola (3.4) Analytic geometry* ( 4.3, 4.4, 5.1) ---exam--- Tangent lines and derivatives (5.2, 5.5, 8.3) Area and integrals (5.6, 6.1, 6.2) Continuous and differentiable functions* (8.2, 8.5, 8.7, 10.6) ---exam--- Analytic theory of polynomial functions* (Numbers in parentheses indicate relevant sections in the text. Relevant materials located solely in the end of chapter exercises are denoted with x. For topics marked with * there will be supplementary material provided on Blackboard. ) EXAMS: There will be two mid-term exams worth 100 points each and a final exam
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Unformatted text preview: worth 150 points. All exams will take place in the regular classroom. Make-up mid-term exams will not be given. The time of the final exam has been set by the registrar and any alteration requires the approval of a dean. GRADE: Your final course grade will be the total of your exam scores and a composite quiz/attendance grade of approximately 100 points. You will be assigned problems to help you prepare for the quizzes. HONOR CODE: It is expected that each student in this class will conduct herself or himself within the guidelines of the UNC Honor Code. COMMENTS:In order to be successful in this course you need to study adequately (5 to 10 hours per week depending on the quality of your background), study carefully (actively rather than passively), attend every class, and formulate questions (and ask them if no one else does)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course MATH 116 taught by Professor Plante during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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