General Information

Textbook: Introductory Combinatorics, third ed., by Kenneth P. Bogart.


2 Midterms

25% (each)



Homework and Quizzes


Extra Credit

Up to 25%


There will be two midterm examinations and a final examination. These exams are scheduled as follows:

Exam 1

 Thurs. Jan 25



Exam 2

 Thurs. Feb. 15



The Registrar's Office schedules the final exam, which will occur during the period March 10-14. If you

must make travel plans before the schedule for final exams appears, do not make plans to leave Hanover

before March 14. Exams will not be given early to accommodate travel plans.

Homework and Quizzes:

Homework will be checked for completeness. It will be collected at the beginning of class every Friday. Late papers will not be graded under any circumstances. You will score 0-5points.

Weekly quizzes will consist of one or two problems directly from the homework. You will score 0-15 points.

Together quizzes and homework will count for a maximum of 20 points a week.

Only the top 5 best weekly scores will be counted.

Honor policy:

* Collaboration is encouraged during the process of thinking about homework problems, but is not acceptable while writing up your final solutions. That is, working together on homework is fine, but copying is not.

* No collaboration of any form is acceptable during exams.

Students with disabilities:

Any student with a documented disability needing academic adjustments or accommodations is requested to speak with the professor by the end of the second week of the term. All discussions will remain confidential, although the Academic Skills Center may be consulted to verify the documentation fo the disability.


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Last updated: Jan. 2, 2001.