21-115: Differential Calculus
The course will have two exams. The First Exam will be given in class on
Wednesday November 3. The Second Exam will be
given during the
finals period, on Tuesday December 14. There
will be an opportunity for students to take a retest to improve their score
on the First Exam.
Tests will be closed book and no calculators.
A student may reschedule an exam in case of documented illness or family
emergency or documented University sponsored trips.
Homework will be assigned for each class, and turned in at the
beginning of class. Normally, the homework will include
material covered through the previous lecture. While this set of problems
will be collected and graded, it should be taken as a minimal selection.
You should test your knowledge by doing other problems in the
Each student will be allowed to have at most two late homework assignments
during the semester.
The late homeworks will be accepted up to seven days after the due date,
with or without excuse,
and without penalty. No other late homeworks will be accepted---even with an
excuse. There will
be absolutely no exceptions to these rules.
The final grade for the course will be determined by your performance
on the homework, the three midterm exams, and the final exam according
to the following algorithm:
First Exam 30%
Second Exam 30%
Letter grades will be assigned according to the following guidelines:
R: < 49, D: 50-64, C: 65-74, B: 75-84, A: > 85
Adjustments to this scheme may be made if there is some operator-error in
making up the tests.
Any cheating on the mid-term or final exam
will, at minimum, result in failure on that test, at maxmum, in
failure for the course. The incident will be reported to the Dean of
Students per University policy.
Cheating includes, but is not limited to, receiving aid from another student,
giving aid to another student, or use of unauthorized materials.