Mathematics 63, Winter 2009

General Information


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Instructor: Vladimir Chernov

Contact information: My office is 304 Kemeny Hall. You can also contact me by telephone (603) 646 2421, or by e.mail (preferred)

Tentative Office hours: Tuesday 4:30-6 PM, Wednesday 4:30-6 PM, Friday 4-6 PM and by appointment. I am very flexible with appointments, so do not hesitate to schedule one if needed.

Lectures: This course meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 12:30-1:35 PM in Kemeny 108, X-period is Tuesday 1 -1:50 PM. We will try to use the X-hour as rarely as possible. If we meet during the X-hour this will be announced


Textbook: “Principles of Mathematical Analysis”by Walter Rudin, third edition, published by McGraw-Hill, Inc. Available at Wheelock Books.


Midterm exam

 100 points

Final exam 

 150 points


 50 points


 300 points



There will be a takehome Midterm Examination and a takehome Final Examination. The Midterm Exam will be distributed on Friday January 30 and it will be due on Wednesday February 4. The Final Exam will be distributed on the last regular class day Monday March 9 and it will be due on Sunday March 15.


Regular homework will be assigned at every lecture and it will be collected at the second lecture of the following week, i.e. usually it will be collected on Wednesday of the next week. The last homework assignment set will be due on Monday March 9.

The homework assignment will be posted at

Late Homework will not be accepted (except for emergency cases).

Unexcused late and missing homework counts zero.

Honor policy:

On Exams: No help given or received. Calculators are not allowed.

On Homework: Collaboration is permitted and encouraged, but NO COPYING .

If you aren't sure if something is a violation of the Honor Principle, ask before doing it.


Students with disabilities:


Students with learning, physical, or psychiatric disabilities enrolled in this course that may need disability-related classroom accommodations are encouraged to make an office appointment to see me before the end of the second week of the term. All discussions will remain confidential, although the Student Accessibility Services office may be consulted to discuss appropriate implementation of any accommodation requested. At such a meeting please provide me with a copy of a disability registration form, which lists the accommodations recommended for the student by Student Disability Services within the Academic Skills Center The person you might want to contact at the Academic Skills center is Ward Newmeyer, Interim Director of Student Accessibility Services 301 Collis Center - (603) 646-9900.

Students’ Religious Observances:


Some students may wish to take part in religious observances that fall during this academic term.  Should you have a religious observance that conflicts with your participation in the course, please come speak with me before the end of the second week of the term to discuss appropriate accommodations.