Fall 2017

** Lectures: ** MWF 02:00PM-02:50PM at BENDM158

** Office hours: **
M at 11:00AM-12:00PM, W at 4:00PM-5:00PM, or by email appointment, held at Thackeray Hall 610.

** Content: **
This course is designed to introduce students from various disciplines to the applied world of mathematics within a discrete context.
In particular, students can expect to work with linear models including a basic algebraic introduction, solution of linear systems,
and matrix algebra techniques.

However, the Eleventh Edition and the Tenth Edition can be sufficiently used.

- Two midterm exams 50% (25% each)
- Final exam 30%
- Homework 20%

Monday Aug 28: First Class

Monday Sept 4: Labor day - no classes

Monday Oct 9: Fall Break - no classes

Tuesday Oct 10: Monday schedule classes - First Midterm

Monday Nov 20: Second Midterm

Wed. and Fri. Nov 22-24: Thanksgiving break - no classes

Friday Dec 8: Last Class

** Midterm I Cut-Off: ** The cut-off is Sessions 1-12, which correspond to Sections 1.1-1.4 and 2.1-2.6
of the textbook. The format of Midterm questions will be similar to the textbook Exercise problems.
A scientific calculator is allowed during the exam. The exam is a closed notes and textbook exam.

** Midterm II Cut-Off: ** The cut-off for the exam is Sections A.1-A.5, 5.1, 5.4, 6.1-6.4
and 7.1-7.5 of the textbook. The format of Midterm questions will be similar to the textbook Exercise problems.
A scientific calculator is allowed during the exam. The exam is a closed notes and textbook exam.

**
Midterm 1 Solutions in PDF **

**
Midterm 2 Solutions in PDF **

** Final Exam: ** The final will be cumulative and evenly distributed over all covered material.

** Final Exam date and place: ** Saturday 16 Dec. 2017, 8:00AM - 9:50AM, 158 Benedum Hall.

A scientific calculator is highly recommended.

Walk in tutoring is available in the Math Assistance Center (MAC) on the second floor of the O'Hara student center. Tutoring hours will be posted outside the MAC, as well as on the web here.

If you have a disability for which you are or may be requesting an accommodation, you are encouraged to contact both your instructor and the Office of Disability Resources and Services, 216 William Pitt Union (412) 624-7890 as early as possible in the term.

Cheating/plagiarism will not be tolerated. Students suspected of violating the University of Pittsburgh Policy on Academic Integrity will incur a minimum sanction of a zero score for the quiz, exam or paper in question. Additional sanctions may be imposed, depending on the severity of the infraction.