Math 115b Section 1 & 4- (Summer 08) Instructor: Kerima Ratnayaka Email : email@example.com@email.arizona.edu Phone : 626-2107 Office : MTL 124B ( Math Teaching Lab) Office hours : 2-3pm(Mon-Fri) 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 Textbook:e-text Math 115b Files(includes the Syllabus- file name-UA Bus Math II.ppt) A USB mass storage device or blank CD-R's or CD RW’s, as needed for reports and homework Scientific or graphing calculator. Calculators that perform symbolic manipulations (such as the TI-89 or TI-92) are not permitted
Textbook Textbook. Mathematics for Business Decisions Part 2, Release 1.5, 2007 The material consists of a set of PowerPoint, Excel and Word files, along with many links to streaming video and internet sites. To obtain the e-text, go to the D2L site for your section of the course and click on MBD in the blue navigation bar. Then follow the on-screen directions for downloading and unzipping the files.
Class Attendance Mandatory Class roll will be taken Daily YOU MUST READ THE RELEVANT LESSON (As per syllabus) 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 –July 25 Test 2 –August 8 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- (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 5-6 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(or give the details to me in class)
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 5-6 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 2 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 10 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 Menu July 14 (M): July 15 (Tu): July 16(W): July 17(Th): July 18(F): July 21(M): July22(Tu): July23(W): Introduction to Course Introduction to Project 1 (Teams Formed) Graphing Functions Trend Lines Preliminary Reports on Project 1 Demand, Revenue, Cost, & Profit Differentiation Using Solver Integration SyllabusSyllabus (material continues)
Syllabus Menu July 24(Th): July 25 (F): July 28(M): July 29(Tu): July 30(W): July 31(Th): August 1(F): August 4(M): August 5 (Tu): August 6 (W): Project 1 quiz Discussion of Project 1 Test 1, material through Jul y 24th Reports on Project 1 Introduction to Project 2 Distributions Variance Preliminary Reports on Project 2/Variance The Sample Mean Last day to drop the course. Project focus/simulation Normal Random Variables Normal random Variables Syllabus: page 2
Syllabus University of Arizona Menu Syllabus: page 3 August 7(Th): August 8 (F): August 11 (M): August 12 Tu): August 13 (W): (Focus on the Project)/Discussion of Project 2 Test 2 Project 2 Quiz/Review Reports on Project 2 Final Examination, All course material (material ends)