Math 15B Fall 2001
The quiz during
Thanksgiving week has been moved
from the day before Thanksgiving (11/21)
to the Monday before Thanksgiving (11/19).
Important links: Schedule Homework Academic Integrity Old exams
Help with math: reading
"if ... then"
and negation proofs
- Lecture: MWF
10:10 AM in Center 214
- Discussion: Tues in
WLH 2110 (#1, 4:40 PM; #2, 5:45 PM)
- Office Hours:
Prof: Ed Bender email
AP&M 6111 Hours: MW 11:30 to 1:00
TA: Matt Cecil email AP&M
6349C Hours: M 3:30 to 4:30 and F 11:00
for Algorithms and System Analysis
E.A. Bender and S.G.Williamson. text
on line solutions
are expected to read material BEFORE it is lectured on.
AND EXAMS: Academic
Integrity Guidelines for exams
Exams are closed book. Calculators are
You may bring a page of notes for exams, but not for quizzes.
* The lowest quiz will be dropped.
Not handed in or graded.
at end of Wednesday or Friday lecture*
Your ID number needed for quizzes.
Fri. 10/26 at 10:10 in Center
8AM Thursday 12/6 in Center 214
Q: I did poorly on the
midterm exam, but I did well on everything else. Does this
mess up my grade?
A: Probably not. When
I assign course grades, I try to take into account the fact that
someone may have had a bad day.
Q: I did well on my exams
but had trouble with quizzes because it takes me more time to
learn the material.
A: If you took the
quizzes, but did much poorer on them than on the exams, I'll make
Q: Can I be excused from quiz
___ because of ___?
A: A quiz is excused for reasons
similar to those which allow you to get an incomplete in a course;
e.g. health problems. The lowest quiz (which is zero for
a missing quiz) is dropped.
Q: I didn't understand
some material in Section ___ at first, so I did poorly on that
quiz. What can I do?
A: The lowest quiz grade is
WHERE TO GET HELP:
Help with Mathematical Problems:
- It is assumed that you are trying seriously
to solve the assigned problems.
- Section: Ask questions
in section --- that's one of the main reasons sections exist.
- Office Hours: Professor
and TA office hours exist so students can get personal help.
- Classmates: Sometimes
a classmate can help. Sometimes you can learn by working things
Help if Personal Problems Affect Work: Talk
to the professor or your college provost.