**Math 444 Elementary Real Analysis (Sections E13-14 and F13-14)**

**Spring 2023**

**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 Canvas

**Lectures:**

**Office hours:** Wed 4-5 pm, Th 3-4 pm, or by appointment

**Course materials:** Canvas

**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

**Midterm exams calendar**(during class time): **Midterm 1:** February 24
**Midterm 2:** March 29 **Midterm 3:** April 28.

**Final exam:**

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