Prof. Vladimir Dobrushkin
Department of Mathematics
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Syllabus

Topics in Mathematics Spring 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
Jan 23   1.1 1 -- 22
Jan 28   1.2 1 -- 14
Feb 4   1.3 1 -- 16
Feb 11   1.4 & 1.5 1.4: 1 -- 12, 1.5: 1 -- 7
Feb 18 Feb 20, Exam 1 Review  
Feb 25   2.1 1 -- 9
Mar 3   2.2 1 -- 15
Mar 10   2.3 1 -- 15
Mar 17-23 Spring Break    
Mar 24 Last day to drop Mar 24   Review and project due Mar 26, Exam 2: Mar 27
Mar 31   3.2 & 3.2 3.1: 1 -- 30; 3.2: 1 -- 26
Apr 7   3.3 & 3.4 3.3: 1 -- 36; 3.4: 1 -- 22
Apr 10   3.5 1 -- 22
Apr 17 Exam 3 Apr 26   Review and project due Apr 24
May 12 Final exam   at 11:30am