Math 347 -- Fundamental Mathematics
Spring 2021 (on-line)
All classes will be live-streamed using Zoom, during the
official schedule class time, MWF 1:00-1:50 PM Illinois time.
The lecture will be recorded
for those who cannot attend the live sessions.
The Zoom ID and password will be provided to all students
enrolled in the course on the course Moodle page.
Most of the course information will be provided on
the course Moodle page .
This includes homework assignments/solutions, exams dates and details,
recorded lectures and additional lecture notes.
Donaldson and Pantano, An introduction to Abstract Mathematics.
It is a really good idea to buy the paper version of the text, it's
only $10 at the bookstore!
Why Calculus Works , supplemental
notes for the last part of the course kindly provided by David Lutzer. We will cover
Sections 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10.
The goal of the course is
to become a better problem solver and to become competent in writing
Math 241 or equivalent. Concurrent registration in Math 241 is acceptable.
Office Hours: On Zoom, to be announced
All assignment are due AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS and will be turned in electronically.
The graded assignments will also be returned electronically, and all of this
is done on Moodle.
NO LATE HOMEWORKS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR ANY REASON.
If you have a reasonable excuse for missing an assignment,
I will score it by the average of the other assignments.
ONE CANNOT PASS THE CLASS UNLESS ONE EARNS AT LEAST 60% AVERAGE ON THE
Midterm Exam 1: To be announced
Midterm Exam 2: To be announced
To be announced
Course grade calculation
Course grades are determined by homeworks (10%), midterm exams (30% each)
and the final exam (30%).
All grades will be numerical (e.g. 0--100). For final course grades,
90% guarantees you an A-, 80% guarantees a B-, 65% guarantees a C-, 50%
guarantees a D-.
Intermediate grades will also be given, e.g. 87% guarantees a B+.