Math 2940 ? Course Information ? Fall 2009 Read and Save Professors: Louis Billera, 501 Malott, 255-6369, firstname.lastname@example.org Michael Stillman, 537 Malott, 255-7240, email@example.com Lectures: Read the reading assignment before the corresponding lecture! Prof. Billera: MWF, 10:10 ? 11:00, Kimball B-11. Prof. Stillman: MWF, 12:20 ? 1:10, Phillips 101. Website: http://www.math.cornell.edu/~web2940 Textbook: Otto Bretscher, Linear Algebra with Applications, 4th edition, Pearson Prentice Hall Examinations: Prelim 1: Thursday, October 1, 7:30 ? 9:00 pm. Prelim 2: Thursday, November 19, 7:30 ? 9:00 pm. Final Exam: Thursday, December 10, 7:00 ? 9:30 pm. Locations of these exams will be put on our web site before each exam. You risk getting an ?F? on an exam if you miss the exam for any reason and then try to explain later. Homework: Homework is due every Tuesday at 5 pm in Thurston 102; please put it in the mailbox with your TA?s name and section number on it. You may work together on homework, but your write-up must be your own. Solutions will be posted on the webpage. Grading: Your grade will be determined by your two prelim grades, your final exam grade, and your recitation section grade. Each prelim will be worth 100 points, the final exam will be 150 points, the recitation section grade (which includes section attendance, participation, homework, and quizzes) is 100 points, for a total of 450 points. Office Hours: All T.A.?s office hours will be in 102 Thurston. Hours will be announced on the website. You should see whichever TA is there, not just your own TA. Professor office hours will be in their offices. Additional Course Help: In addition to the help that is available during office hours, there are: Students may register and receive one credit for the Academic Excellence Workshop (AEWs), meeting two hours weekly, in which problems relating to the material covered in class are done. AEWs begin the week of September 7 and can be added through the add/drop period if space is available. Additional infor- mation on AEWs can be found at http://www.engineering.cornell.edu/student-services/learning/academic- excellence-workshops/index.cfm. Contact Alice Rockey in Engineering Learning Initiatives, 167 Olin Hall: firstname.lastname@example.org, 5-9622. Free tutoring may be obtained at the Mathematics Support Center located in 256 Malott Hall, 255-4658. For more information, see: http://www.math.cornell.edu/msc. Free tutoring may be obtained from Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society. Please contact Samuel Johnson at email@example.com. Or access the TBP website at http://www.tbp.cornell.edu/. Calculators and computers: No electronic devices (e.g. calculators, computers, cell phones, pagers) are allowed in the exam rooms! Academic integrity: Each student in this course is expected to abide by the Cornell University Code of Academic Integrity. Any work submitted by a student in this course for academic credit will be the student?s own work. More information about this code is at http://cuinfo.cornell.edu/Academic/AIC.html. blurb.dvi
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