**Antonella Grassi**

**Math 116 Fall 2016**

**Lectures:**MWF 9-10 am, Room DRL A2

**Office Hours:**Friday, 1:20-2:15, DRL 3E6

**TAs: Marcus Michelen, Esteban Paduro Williamson**

**TA Office Hours:**

Monday 12 - 1, Friday from 10 to 11 (Marcus);

Wednesday 1:00-2:00 and Thursday 12:00- 1:00 (Esteban).

**Textbook:**Tom Apostol, Calculus, volume I, second edition.

**Syllabus, Homework:**Course materials will be posted on Canvas.

**Homework:**Weekly homework assignments is due every Monday, 4:00 PM, in the TAs mailboxes, in the Math Department Office. No late homework is accepted. The lowest homework score is dropped.

**Homework policy:**Students are encouraged to work together but homework must be written independently. Students might be asked to present homework problems in class.

**Midterm policy:**No make up midterm will be given. If a note from the Dean's office is provided to justify the absence, the missed midterm will be replaced with the appropriate percentage of the other exams. Exams are closed books and closed notes.

The exams cover the material as covered in class and in the homework assignements.

**In the classroom:**No electronic equippment (laptop, cell phones, etc.).

**Grades:**Homework, quizzes (10%), class participation (5%), three midterm exams (25%, 30%, 35%). Each exam is cumulative. Grades will be posted on Canvas.

**1. First Midterm:**In class, Friday September 30.

**2. Second Midterm:**In class, Friday November 4.

**2. Third Midterm:**In class, Monday December 12.

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