**Math 444 (Sections B13 and B14):
Elementary Real Analysis**

**Fall 2021**

**Instructor:** Florin Boca

**Office:** 371 Altgeld Hall

**E-mail:** fboca at illinois dot edu

**Textbook:** R.G. Bartle and D.R. Sherbert, Introduction to Real Analysis, John Wiley & Sons,
Inc. (4th edition)

**Prerequisites:** Math 241; MATH 347 or MATH 348, or equivalent.

**Course description:** Careful treatment of the theoretical aspects of the
calculus of functions of a real variable intended for those who do not plan to take graduate
courses in Mathematics. Topics include the real number system, limits, continuity, derivatives,
and the Riemann integral. 3 or 4 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Credit is not
given for both MATH 444 and either Math 424 or MATH 447. 4 hours of credit requires
approval of the instructor and department with completion of additional work of substance.

For lecture notes, HW solutions, test scores etc. you should sign at Compass

**Lectures:** 119 David Kinley Hall, MWF 11:00-11:50 am.

**Office hours:** Monday 4-5 pm (371 Altgeld, in person), Tuesday 4-5 pm (online), or by appointment.

**Course materials:** Compass

**Academic integrity:** Student code

**Grading policy:** Comprehensive final exam: 35%;
Best two midterm scores (out of three tests): 40%;
Homework: 25%.

**Homework and quiz policy:** There will be 14 HW assignments. Assignments ⋕ 2,4,6,8,10,12,14 will be collected.
Assignments ⋕ 1,3,5,7,9,11,13 will not be collected. Instead, a 15 min quiz with two problems from that assignment will be given in class.

Only the best 10 (out of 14) scores will count. As a result HW extensions or make-up quizzes will not be normally allowed.

**Grader:** Vivek Kaushik (vskaush2 at illiniois dot edu)

**Midterm exams calendar**(during class time): **Midterm 1:** Sep 29
**Midterm 2:** Oct 27 **Midterm 3:** Dec 1.

**Final exam:** 1:30-4:30 pm, Friday Dec 10.

Last modified:* August 16, 2021*