MATH 102 LEC EW1 (MWF 12–12:50 IN CEB 321) WINTER 2010 Instructor: Suneeta Vardarajan Office: CAB 699 (Central Academic Building) E-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: MW 10:30-11:30 (or by appointment). Website: http://www.math.ualberta.ca/~vardarajan/Math102.html Text: Elementary Linear Algebra, Applications Version (9) by Anton & Rorres Marks: Final Midterm Labs 55% 35% 10% Please note: The final grade for the course will be posted by the Registrar at http://www.ualberta.ca/WEBCT/science/index.html Calculators: In fairness to all the students, no calculators or other electronic aids are permitted during examinations. Labs: Labs are run for all sections by our graduate students. The first labs will take place on or after January 13, 2010. Exam Dates: (Set by Faculty of Engineering) COMMON MIDTERM: 14:00 - Saturday, February 27 COMMON FINAL: 09:00 – Friday, April 16 Please Note: There is no deferred midterm exam. If the midterm is missed for a valid reason, the weight will be transferred to the final. Students who miss the final exam must apply to their faculty (in writing) for permission to write a DEFERRED EXAM. If granted, the exam will be written on: Saturday, May 8, 2010, Time: 9a.m. Room TBA Final Re-exam Policy: In addition to the requirements set out in section 23.5.5 of the Academic Calendar, students wishing to be considered for a reexamination must have, excluding the final, completed at least one-half of the term work. Term performance will be considered in the decision to grant a reexamination. Homework Policy: Once we get going there will be weekly homework assignments. The details will be given in class. Some of the questions will be used for part of the exams. Solutions will be posted on the web. Syllabus: Course covers topics from Chapters 1 to 10 of the text. Specific sections covered are 1.1-1.6, 2.1-2.3, 3.1-3.5, 4.1-4.3, 5.1-5.6, 6.1-6.3, 6.5-6.6, 7.1-7.3, 10.1-10.4 Final Remarks: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) Course-related material will be posted on my U of A web site whose URL is in the previous page. You are encouraged to have a look at old 102 exams. In this course there are common exams and grading amongst all the sections. Unless exceptional circumstances arise, grades will be awarded based on the long time statistics for the overall performance in Math 102. It is therefore possible for every student in a specific class to do very well! Do not get behind. Do the homework, attend the labs. This is very important. Try to learn the concepts, rather than just memorizing formulas. The University of Alberta is committed to the highest standards of academic integrity and honesty. Students are expected to be familiar with these standards regarding academic honesty and to uphold the policies of the University in this respect. Students are particularly urged to familiarize themselves with the provisions of the Code of Student Behaviour (online at www.ualberta.ca/secretariat/appeals.htm) and avoid any behaviour which could potentially result in suspicions of cheating, plagiarism, misrepresentation of facts and/or participation in an offence. Academic dishonesty is a serious offence and can result in suspension or expulsion from the University. There will be no formula sheet allowed at the exams.