Graphing Calculator is recommended -- TI-86, TI-83 (or the older TI-82) is a good choice.
Exam 1 - 15 February, Wednesday
Exam 2 - 8 March, Wednesday
Exam 3 - 12 April, Wednesday
Exam 4 (Final Exam) - 7:00 - 9:00 am Tuesday May 9 (see below for rooms)
Section 1 (Mertens) will take the exam in Clark A101.
(Rohrbacker) will take the exam in PLSC 101 (Plant Sciences 101).
(Karasa) will take the exam in either Clark A101 or PLSC 101 (Plant
depending on last name.
General Exam rules
Doing regular homework is essential in this course.
For homework instructions, click here.
For selected homework problems, click here.
The course grade is based entirely
on four one-hour Exams. Exam
4 is given at final exam time.
For each student, the lowest-score Exam counts one-half as much as each of the other three Exams.
Thus the lowest exam score counts 1/7 of the grade, and the other three exam scores count 2/7 each.
Suppose your four exam scores have
If D denotes your lowest exam score then your average will be determined by the formula:
Average = (2A + 2B + 2C + D)/7.
The Exams are graded by hand; work must be shown to get full credit; there are no multiple-choice questions.<>The grading scheme is traditional; no plus-minus grades are given:
What to study for
List of Problems and Concepts for the First Exam