Math 151 Section C

Instructor: Hui Yu

Office: 438 Carver Hall

E-mail: legendyu@iastate.edu

Office Hours: 5:00-6:00pm MTWR or by appointment (Out of town on June 7)

Class Time: May 14-July 6, MTWR 7:00-8:15 PM, Carver 0068

Textbook: Brief Calculus-An Applied Approach (8th Edition) by Michael Sullivan

Course Website:

Prerequisites: Satisfactory performance on placement exam, 2 years of high school algebra, 1 year of high school geometry.

Course Objective: The purpose of this course is to develop mathematical thinking as well as knowledge of specific topics. You will learn Differential Calculus and its Applications to Business, Economics and Social Sciences. The main topics emphasized in this course are

1.      Differentiation and integration of the functions and their applications;

2.      Exponential and Logarithmic functions and applications.

You can achieve the above objective by doing the following things:

1. Come to every class and ask questions in or after class if you have one.
2. Do homework timely and seriously. Homework will be posted on the course webpage and collected in class.
3. Seek help whenever you have questions. You could go to my office during my office hours, go to Math Help Room Carver 385 or discuss with your classmates.
4. Take Quizzes and Exams. They will happen in regular classes.

Homework:

Quizzes and Exams:

 Exam Date Content Quiz 1 May 22 §2.1-2.4 Quiz 2 May 29 §2.5-3.2 Midterm June 7 §2.1-3.4 Quiz 3 June 12 §4.1-4.3 Quiz 4 June 19 §4.4-4.8 Quiz 5 June 26 §5.1-5.5 Final July 5 §4.1-6.5 Remark Closed-book. Calculator free. No formula sheet is allowed. Each quiz contains 2-3 problems from the lectures in the previous week. Two exams are noncumulative. Midterm is 75 minutes. Final is 90 minutes.

 Total Homework Quizzes Midterm Final 200 points 50 points 50 points 40 points 60 points

 Letter Grades A B C D F 90-100% 80-89% 70-79% 60-69% Below 60%

Make-up policy: No Late Homework will be accepted. If there are emergencies, such as sickness, family emergency etc., you might be allowed to make up quizzes or exams. In any cases, a written explanation from doctors or family members will be required.

Academic Dishonesty: This course adheres to the policy of academic dishonesty set forth by Iowa State University. Specifically, cheating will not be tolerated and will result in at least a zero on the corresponding Homework, Quiz or Exam, and possibly a failing grade in this course.

Disabilities Statement: If a student has a disability that qualifies under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and requires accommodations, he/she should contact the Disability Resources (DR) office for information on appropriate policies and procedures. DR is located on the main floor of the Student Services Building, Room 1076; their phone is 515-294-6624.