Prof. Vladimir Dobrushkin
Department of Mathematics
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Syllabus

Topics in Mathematics Fall 2008 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 8   1.2 1 -- 14
Sep 15   1.3 1 -- 16
Sep 22   1.4 & 1.5 1.4: 1 -- 12, 1.5: 1 -- 7
Sep 29 Feb 20, Exam 1 Review  
Oct 6   2.1 1 -- 9
Oct 13   2.2 1 -- 15
Oct 20   2.3 1 -- 15
Oct 27      
Nov 3 Last day to drop Oct 29   Review and project due Mar 26, Exam 2: Mar 27
Nov 10 No class Nov 12 3.2 & 3.2 3.1: 1 -- 30; 3.2: 1 -- 26
Nov 17   3.3 & 3.4 3.3: 1 -- 36; 3.4: 1 -- 22
Nov 24 Thanksgiving Recess    
Dec 1 Exam 3 Apr 26   Review and project due Apr 24
Dec 8 Last class   Review
Dec 12 Final exam   at 11:30am and at 2:30pm