```
jiewu@math.upenn.edu
```

```
adj@math.upenn.edu
```

```
gheorghi@math.upenn.edu
```

A brief outline of the material covered in each lecture will be posted soon after the lecture under LECTURES. Corresponding MAPLE examples will be found in MAPLE Examples.

Homework assignments will be posted once a week under HOMEWORK.

**HOMEWORK.** The homework assignments are designed to help you
master the course and prepare for the exams. Homework assignments --
with the exception of two Maple assignments -- will **NOT** be
collected. However, you should write up your solutions in full and
come to recitation to join other students in presenting solutions and
discussing any points that are not clear.

I suggest that you try each homework assignment on your own at first, then get together with a small study group -- at least two but no more than four -- to review your solutions and to work out parts that you did not get on your own. A study group is right for you if you are sometimes a giver and sometimes a taker, but not always one or the other. If you have difficulty finding an appropriate study group, please ask your TA for help in forming one.

After working with the study group, finish your homework by
writing up your own version of the solutions. This last step is
*very important*. Do not neglect it as it is precisely what you
will be required to do on the exams. Keep in mind that the exams will
primarily be based on the homework, so if you have done the homework
well, you should do well on the exams.

**EXAMS.** All sections of Math 150 will have **five**, **common
one-hour exams**, approximately one
every two weeks. The exams will be given in the evenings from 6:30 to
7:30. Locations will be announced later. The tentative schedule
is:

- 1st Midterm: Thursday, September 24
- Covers Chapters 1,2. NOTE that Chapter 12 has been eliminated from Exam 1.
**VERY IMPORTANT**: You may bring one page (8 1/2" x 11") of notes with you to the exam. Otherwise the exam is closed book. No calculators are allowed.**ROOMS for our Lecture 002:***********CHECK OUT THE LOCATION IN ADVANCE***********Stiteler Hall B6**- recitations 211 through 216**Stiteler Hall B21**- recitations 217, 218

- The exam will begin promptly at 6:30. The exam room will be open by 6:15. Please arrive early. We would like to have everyone seated by 6:20 so that we can start on time.
- Please leave
**ONE**seat between you and the next student on each side if possible, but no more than one. - This will be a multiple choice test lasting 90 minutes. You
must
**SHOW YOUR WORK**on every problem. We will take your supporting work into consideration in grading. A correct answer with no supporting work or incorrect supporting work will receive NO credit. On the other hand, correct work with an incorrect answer will receive partial to full credit, depending on the situation. - There will be FIVE DIFFERENT exams in the room with color coded top pages. We will make sure that your nearest neighbors have exams that are a different color from yours. Our objective is to prevent cheating by removing all temptations. We want to know what you are able to do (and you should want the same!).
- 2nd Midterm: Wednesday, October 7, 7, 6:30-8:00, NEGB AUD. The exam room will be open by 6:15. Please arrive early. We would like to have everyone seated by 6:20 so that we can start on time.
- Covers course through Ch 3 and Ch 12 Sec 1&2 with emphasis on material since last exam.
- 3rd Midterm: Wednesday, October 28, 6:30-8:00,
- Covers course through Chapter 4 with emphasis on material since last exam.
- 4th Midterm:
**Tuesday, November 10, 6:30-8:00,** - Covers course through Chapter 5 with emphasis on material since last exam.
- 5th Midterm:
**Tuesday, December 1** - Covers course through Ch 6 with emphasis on material since last exam.

** DRL A1-** recitations 211 through 215,

** DRL A8-** recitations 216 through 218.

** DRL A1-** recitations 211 through 216,

** DRL A2-** recitations 217, 218.

** DRL A1-** recitations 211 through 216,

** DRL A2-** recitations 217, 218.

**Rules regarding exams.**

- No calculators or computing devices will be allowed on the exams.
- Your lowest midterm exam grade will be dropped.
- NO MAKE UP EXAMS for midterms will be given.
- There will be a make-up exam for the final.
- Note card: one sheet of standard paper (both sided) will be allowed on the exam.

** FINAL EXAM:** Monday, December 21, 11:00-1:00 pm,
** Leidy Lab 10.**

You will have access to your own grades during the semester through the link GRADES. This is a secure grade file which requires your Penn ID for access to your grades.