
Homework
Homework will normally be assigned approximately daily, and turned in during
the following class meeting.
Late homework assignments will be accepted until the class following their
due date (two classes after they are assigned). The first late homework will
be given full credit. Thereafter, the late assignments will be penalized. The
second will be given half credit, the third 1/3 credit, and so on. The tenth
late homework and any subsequent late homeworks will be given no credit.
Exams
The course will have a Final Exam on Friday 19 October. The Exam will be
closed book and calculators will not be allowed.
Class Participation
Attendance will be required for this course. A signin sheet will be passed
around during each class. You class participation grade will be based on the
percentage of classes you attend, with a bonus for being regularly engaged with
the class.
Grade Computation
The final grade for the course will be determined by your performance
on the homework, participation (attendance) in class and the final
exam. The weights for computing your final average will be:
Homework 60%
Final exam 25%
Participation 15%
Letter Grades
The grade cutoffs for assigning letter grades will be
A: > 85, B: 7584, C: 6574, D: 5064, R: < 49
for homework assignments. Grade cutoffs for the Final Exam will
be determined after the exam. Grade cutoffs for final grades will be
computed by averaging the grade cutoffs for each assignment.
