Prof. Vladimir Dobrushkin
Department of Mathematics
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Syllabus

Topics in Mathematics Fall 2007 MTH108

The following calendar gives a timetable for the course. Your class may be slightly behind or ahead at any given time.

Below the calendar is a list of sections in the textbook "For All Practical PurposesMathematics Beyond the Numbers" by George T. Gilbert and Rhonda L. Hatcher.

Some of these may be done in class, others as homework. You should attempt them all. (Note: In the problem lists, a notation like 3-9 means that all the problems 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 are assigned.)

 Week  Events  Section  Problems
Sep 3   1.1 1 -- 22
Sep 10   1.2 1 -- 14
Sep 17   1.3 1 -- 16
Sep 24   1.4 & 1.5 1.4: 1 -- 12, 1.5: 1 -- 7
Oct 1 Oct 3, Exam 1 Review Review and project due Oct 1
Oct 8 No classes Monday 2.1 1 -- 9
Oct 15   2.2 1 -- 15
Oct 22   2.3 1 -- 15
Oct 29      
Nov 5 Nov 7, Exam 2   Review and project due Nov 5
Nov 12 No classes Monday 3.2 & 3.2 3.1: 1 -- 30; 3.2: 1 -- 26
Nov 19 No classes Friday 3.3 & 3.4 3.3: 1 -- 36; 3.4: 1 -- 22
Nov 26   3.5 1 -- 22
Dec 3 Dec 5, Exam 3   Review and project due Dec 3
Dec 10  FINAL EXAM   section 02 final exam on Dec 14 at 11:30am
section 03 final exam on Dec 14 at 3:00pm