Syllabus | HW Assignments | Projects | Exams |

Text | Lectures | Instructors |
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Homework | Memos | Exams |

Grades | Honor Principle | Disabilities |

Course Description |
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This course is an introduction to several topics in finite mathematics, namely, logic, sets and counting, probability, and the mathematics of finance. A major goal of this class is to illustrate some of the applications of mathematics to the real world. We will spend roughly three weeks on each of the three topics.

Textbook |
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(Available at Wheelock Books)

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Scheduled Lectures |
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MWF 08:45 - 09:50
x-hour*: Th 09:00-09:50 |

Location: Moore 110 |

* The x-hours will be used as needed.

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Instructor |
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Alison Setyadi |

Office: 1M Bradley Hall |

Office Hours: Tu 13:00-14:30, Th 14:00-15:30, F 10:00-11:30,
and by appointment |

Email: alison.setyadi@dartmouth.edu |

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Homework Policy |
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There will be two types of homework assigned in this course. For each day of class, there will be an assignment posted on the homework page and due the following class period. You may work together on these assignments, but you must write up your answers individually. Clearly indicate the page and/or problem that you are solving.

You will also need to do a project for each of the main topics of the course (logic, probability, and the mathematics of finance). A description of each of the projects will be posted on the projects page. You may talk to other people in the class about these, but you must write up your answers individually and clearly indicate the people with whom you worked.

All homework assignments and projects are due at the

The daily homework assignments will be graded on a scale of 0 - 2 as follows:

- 0 means major errors and/or little to show,
- 1 means significant errors and/or partially complete, and
- 2 means substantially complete and correct.

Memos |
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There is a memo due by 08:45 every Monday (including July 4). The purpose of these memos is to help both you and the instructor keep track of your progress in the course. Submit each memo by email, and do

- your feelings about the pace of the class (too slow, too fast, just right),
- how comfortable (or uncomfortable) you feel about the material covered during the past week,
- how an exam went (too hard/too easy, how you think you did, whether your performance accurately reflects your knowledge of the material, etc.),
- other concerns that you may have.

You may wait to submit your last memo until you have finished with the final if you want to include your comments on the class as a whole and on the final itself. The last memo of the term is due by 17:00 (5:00 pm) on Monday, August 29.

Exams |
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There will be one exam and a final scheduled as follows:

Exam | Wednesday, July 27 | 08:45-09:50 | Moore 110 |

Final | Monday, August 29 | 08:00 - 11:00 | TBA |

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Grades |
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The course grade will be based on the scores on homework, exam, projects, final, and memos as follows:

number | points each | total points possible | |

Daily Homework | 24 | 2 | 48 |

Exams | 1 | 50 | 50 |

Projects | 3 | 10 | 30 |

Memos | 10 | 2 | 20 |

Final | 1 | 100 | 100 |

Total | 248 |

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The Honor Principle |
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Collaboration on homework is permitted and encouraged, but it is a violation of the honor code for someone to provide the answers for you. In other words, you should feel free to talk to other students while thinking about a problem, but you should write up your solutions independently. You are also on your honor not to talk to another student about an exam or final until both you and the other student have handed in the exam or final.

Disabilities |
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Students with disabilities who will be taking this course and may need disability-related classroom accommodations are encouraged to make an appointment to see the instructor as soon as possible. They should also stop by the Academic Skills Center in Collis Center to register for support services.