Math 17 Course Information and Syllabus Summer 2014

Name: Karla Karstens Office: Henry Marcus Lord House Room 302 Phone: 878-7322 (Home) 656-8543 (Office) e-mail: kkarsten@uvm.edu Office Hours: By appointment th Text: excursions in Modern Mathematics by Peter Tannenbaum, 7 edition Quizzes: There will be an in-class quiz every class. The average of your 7 best quizzes will be used to calculate your in-class quiz grade. THERE WILL BE NO MAKE UP QUIZZES! If you are unable to attend class, the quiz on that day will count as one of your dropped quizzes. Tests: There will be a Midterm and Final Exam for this course. Make-up tests are possible if there has been adequate notice, but should not be assumed. Students with special needs are responsible for talking to me about necessary arrangements for any accommodations. Academic Honesty: Violations of Academic Honesty, such as copying, plagiarizing, and storing information will not be tolerated. The rules are clear and the consequences are stiff.

Grading:

33%

In-Class Quizzes

33%

Midterm Exam

33%

Final Exam

Course Schedule
M T W Th M T W Th M T W Th M T W Th July 14 July 15 July 16 July 17 July 21 July 22 July 23 July 24 July 28 July 29 July 30 July 31 August 4 August 5 August 6 August 8 Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 3 Voting Methods Weighted Voting Systems Fair Division Fair Division

Quiz 1 Quiz 2

Quiz 3 Quiz 4 Quiz 5 Midterm Exam Quiz 6 Quiz 7 Quiz 8 Quiz 9 Quiz 10 Final Exam

Chapter 4 The Mathematics of Apportionment Chapter 10 Finance Chapter 10 Finance Review for Midterm

Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Chapter 17

Collecting Statistical Data Descriptive Statistics The Normal Distribution

Chapter 5 Euler Circuits Chapter 6 Hamilton Circuits Review for Final Exam

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