Education is not the filling of a pail, it is the lighting of a fire. - W. B. Yeats

MATH 141, Spring 2008 - Calculus in Management Sciences

Final Exam | Office Hours | Schedule | Textbook and Calculator | Homework | Exam Information | Grading | Links

Course Coordinator: Kelly Chappell
Office: Weber 111
Phone: 970-491-6416
Email: chappell@math.colostate.edu

Sections
Section 1 -- 10:00-10:50 Instructor: Ziegelmeier, Room: Clark A101 email
Section 2 -- 11:00-11:50 Instructor: Chappell, Room: Clark A101 email
Section 3 -- 12:00-12:50 Instructor: Lynn, Room: Engineering 100 email

About This Course

Final Exam

The Final Exam is scheduled for Friday, May 16 at 7:00-9:00 AM. Be sure to bring a photo ID, or your exam will not be accepted!!! No one will be admitted to the examination rooms after 7:30 am. If you arrive to take the examination after 7:30 am, you will not be allowed to take the examination. So, set those alarm clocks. Maybe set two alarm clocks!
  • Section 001 (Lori's Class) Clark A201
  • Section 002 (Kelly's Class) Plant Sci 101
  • Section 003 (Becky's Class) Engr 100

Office Hours and Review Sessions

During the week of May 12-May 16 (Final Review Sessions):
  • Wednesday, 5:50 - 7:50 PM, Plant Science C101 (Kelly)
  • Thursday, 5:50 - 7:50 PM, Plant Science C101 (Becky)
NOTE: EXAM 4 IS SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, MAY 16, 7:00-9:00 AM. BE SURE TO BRING A PHOTO ID, OR YOUR EXAM WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!!! No one will be admitted to the examination rooms after 7:30 am. If you arrive to take the examination after 7:30 am, you will not be allowed to take the examination. So, set those alarm clocks. Maybe set two alarm clocks!

Schedule of Lectures

Be sure to follow along with the schedule of lectures. This schedule will help you to keep up with class material. In addition, in order to aid your notetaking, we are providing lecture overheads for your use. Print out these overheads before coming to class.

Textbook and Calculator

Calculus and Its Applications (9th edition)
M. Bittenger, D. Ellenbogen
Addison Wesley 2007, ISBN 0-32-139534-4

A copy of this textbook is on reserve in the library.

A graphing calculator is recommended. TI-83 and TI-83 Plus are used by instructors during classroom demonstrations and office hours. The use of the TI-83 and TI-83 Plus will be allowed on exams. The use of the TI-86, TI-84, or the older TI-82 will also be allowed on exams. TI-89 and above are not allowed on exams.

Homework

To see homework guidelines, click here.
Homework problems will be updated regularly. Be sure to check the website before beginning the homework each day.

If you are using a Mac, go to the Links below for further instructions for downloading the MathXL plugins.

If you are using a PC with Vista, you should be able to run the regular installation wizard for MathXL using the instructions distributed in class.

If you have any difficulty using the installation wizard you should contact Product Support at 800-677-6337 or at http://247pearsoned.com.

Exam Information

Exam Dates--A picture ID must be shown at all exams.
  • Exam 1 -- 13 February, Wednesday
  • Exam 2 -- 12 March, Wednesday
  • Exam 3 -- 16 April, Wednesday
  • Exam 4 -- 16 May, Friday at 7:00-9:00 AM
General Exam Rules -- You are responsible for knowing these rules for each exam.

Exam 1 Concepts
Exam 2 Concepts

Grading Procedure

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.

For example, suppose your four exam scores have values A,B,C,D. 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:
A 90 - 100, B 80 - 89, C 70 - 79, D 60 - 69, F 0 - 59.

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Useful Links

As the semester progresses, this will be a growing list of resources.