Math 115b Section 1H(Spring 07) Instructor: Kerima Ratnayaka Email : firstname.lastname@example.org@email.arizona.edu Phone : 626-2107 Office : MTL 124B ( Math Teaching Lab) Office hours : Tuesdays 11-12 & 4-5, Wednesdays 3-4, Thursdays 2-3 or by appointments Class web page: http://www.math.arizona.edu/~kerimarhttp://www.math.arizona.edu/~kerimar Business Mathematics web page( Course web page): http://business.math.arizona.edu/~busmath
Course Materials The textbook Math 115b files (Course web page) A USB mass storage device or blank CD- R's or CD-RW’s, Syllabus (Course web page) (Math 115b files-UA Bus Math II.ppt)
E-text Release 1.0, 2003, Thompson and Lamoureux, MAA Installation CD (MBD files) and Student Notebook Texts available at the U of A bookstore Required to bring installation CD to all class meetings
Class Attendance Mandatory Class roll will be taken Daily YOU MUST READ THE RELEVANT LESSON BEFORE YOU COME TO CLASS All students must come ON TIME for class and NO TALKING DURING THE LECTURE You are responsible for all information Provided in class In the course files Course web page(Common Business Math) Class web page
Exams Two midterm examinations ( 100 each) Midterm dates (Tentative dates) Test 1 –February 21(Wednesday) Test 2 –April 23(Monday) Missed exams(Makeup tests are given only at the discretion of the instructor) Unless there are extraordinary circumstances, a missed midterm examination or a missed final examination will result in a score of zero for that work. Final Exam-Wednesday, May 9 from 8 pm to 10 pm(200 points)
Exams- Contd. . If a student earns a higher percentage on the final examination than on one of the midterms, then the student’s lowest midterm score will be replaced by the percent scored on the final examination.
Teams 4-5 members in each team You need to form your own teams If you cannot find a Team please let me know as soon as possible(via email) Once your team is formed you need to send me an Email giving the names and emails of your team members
Team Contracts Mandatory for all teams Sample of the Team Contract is available on class web page All teams should submit a printed copy of their Team Contracts
Team Projects Two major Team projects Each Team will have 4-5 members Each Project is worth total of 150 points Preliminary Report-10 Final Oral Report-60 Final written Report & Excel file-60 Project quiz(Individual)-20
Team Homework Each assignment will be 10 points Must include the signature page( If you don’t sign it you will not earn credit for the team HW) Must be computer generated Must be Stapled Must include the Cover page (Front Page) Must show all supporting work to earn full credit If Excel work is part of the HW, you must include sample data/results/graphs Late Assignments will not be accepted Team Homework will be worth 100 points
In-Class Quizzes Frequent pop quizzes Quizzes may be announced or unannounced No make-up quizzes Quizzes will be worth 50 points Pop quiz formula
Academic Integrity. All students must abide by, all University of Arizona policies and procedures Particularly the Code of Academic Integrity and the Student Code of Conduct. Students found to be in violation of any of these policies will be appropriately sanctioned. No cheating please ! The Price you will pay is too high
Course Grades Mid Terms - 200 Common Final - 200 Team Projects - 300 Team Homework - 100 In Class Quizzes - 50 850 ( No Extra Credit is Permitted)
Important If you earn at least 55% of the total points for individual work and at least 55% of the total points for teamwork, the following grading scale will be used. A: 90% of total points B: 80% of total points C: 70% of total points D: 60% of total points Otherwise, you will receive a failing grade for the course.
Important-contd. For course grade purposes, Individual work-midterm/final/Project and pop quizzes Teamwork-preliminary and final reports on the projects and the team homework.
Important-contd. If you are dissatisfied with a grade you are welcome to discuss it with me during office hours. Class time will not be used for this purpose. You must make an appointment and discuss the grade within 7 academic days of receiving the relevant exam/project/quiz back from me.
Turnitin.com All students must create a Turnitin user profile and to join the Turnitin class created for your section of Business Mathematics II.(You will get 5 in-class quizz points for this assignment) All teams must submit an electronic copy of the written report to Turnitin.com web site. If a team fails to submit the written report to Turnitin.com web site on time there will be a penalty of 10 project points. Each Team will be required to submit 2 written reports (Proj. 1& 2) More details will be posted on the class web page.
Syllabus MWF Syllabus, MWF Menu January 10 (W): January 12 (F): January 15 (M): January 17 (W): January 19 (F): January 22 (M): January 24 (W): January 26 (F): January 29 (M): January 31 (W): February 2 (F): Introduction to Course Introduction to Project 1 (Teams Formed) Martin Luther King Day—no classes Preliminary Reports on Project 1 Graphing Functions Trend Lines Demand, Revenue, Cost, & Profit Differentiation (material continues)
Syllabus MWF Syllabus, MWF: page 2 Menu February 5 (M): February 7 (W): February 9 (F): February 12 (M): February 14 (W): February 16 (F): February 19 (M): February 21 (W): February 23 (F): February 26 (M): February 28 (W): March 2 (F): Differentiation Using Solver Integration Marketing Example Test 1, material through February 16 Discussion of Project 1 Reports on Project 1 (material continues)
Syllabus MWF Syllabus, MWF: page 3 March 5 (M): March 6 (Tu): March 7 (W): March 9 (F): March 12–16: March 19 (M): March 21 (W): March 23 (F): March 26 (M): March 28 (W): March 30 (F): Introduction to Project 2 Last day to drop the course. Distributions Spring Break—no classes Preliminary Reports on Project 2 Variance The Sample Mean Normal Distributions (material continues) Menu
Syllabus MWF Syllabus, MWF: page 4 April 2 (M): April 4 (W): April 6 (F): April 9 (M): April 11 (W): April 13 (F): April 16 (M): April 18 (W): April 20 (F): April 23 (M): April 25 (W): Normal Distributions Simulating Normal Random Variables (Focus on the Project) Simulating Normal Random Variables (Focus on the Project) Hospital Administration Example Test 2, material from March 5 through April 16 Discussion of Project 2 (material continues) Menu
Syllabus MWF Syllabus, MWF: page 5 University of Arizona Menu (material ends) April 27 (F): April 30 (M): May 2 (W): May 9 (W): Reports on Project 2 Final Examination, All course material Final examinations in all sections of Math 115b will be given at a common time, Wednesday, May 9, 2007, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Your instructor will notify you about the location of the examination.