Math 125 - Calculus

Fall 2002 - Section 9
MWF 3:00-3:50 pm, PAS412.

Instructor: K. Lux

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Text: Calculus, Third Edition by Hughes-Hallett et al. published by Wiley.


Calculator: A graphics calculator is an important tool that will be used in this course. Students are expected to have a working calculator for each test and exam. No calculator swapping is permitted during examination periods.

Exams: There will be three in-class exams and a final exam. The in-class exams are scheduled for Wednesday, September 18; Friday, October 18; and Wednesday, December 4. The University has scheduled the final exam for Monday, December 16 from 2:00 to 4:00. Each in-class exam will be worth 100 points and the final exam worth 200 points.

Homework: Homework will be assigned regularly. Selected homework will be graded and a final score equivalent to one test, 100 points, will be assigned. Homework is an essential component of the course and students should complete all assignments whether they are graded or not.

Quizzes: There will be regular quizzes. The final score of one test, 100 points, will be assigned.

Attendance: Students are expected to attend every scheduled class, and to be familiar with the University Class Attendance policy as it appears in the General Catalog. It is the student's responsibility to keep informed of any announcements, syllabus adjustments or policy changes made during scheduled classes

Grades: The total number of points available on exams, homework, and quizzes is 700.

The point cutoffs for grades will be no higher than those set forth in the following table

630 points (90%) for A

560 points (80%) for B

490 points (70%) for C

420 points (60%) for D

Students withdrawing from the course before October 18 will receive the grade W if they are passing at the time. Students will be considered to be passing at the time of withdraw if they have scored at least 50% on the work completed at that time.

The grade of I will be awarded if all the following conditions are met:

1. The student has completed all but a small portion of the required work.

2. The student has scored at least 50% on the work completed.

3. The student has a valid reason for not completing the course on time.

4. The student agrees to make up the material in a short period of time.

5. The student asks for the incomplete before grades are due, 48 hours after the final exam.

K. Lux / Department of Mathematics / University of Arizona / last revised 23th of August, 2002