347, Section C1, Spring 2015
Text book: Paul J. Sally,
Tools of the Trade: Introduction to Advanced
Mathematics 2008, ISBN-13 9780821846346, ISBN-10 0821846345
Professor: Eugene Lerman
Office: 336 Illini Hall
Phone: (217) 244-9510
email: lerman at math uiuc edu
(the best way to contact Eugene Lerman)
Home page: https://faculty.math.illinois.edu/~lerman
homework assignments and review sheets are posted at
I may also occasionally scan my lecture notes and post them on the
Office Hours: see my calender and/or
Section C1H MWF 10 am, 443 Altgeld Hall
Prerequisites: A certain amount of mathematical maturity
See this page
for places to buy the book.
The plan is to cover chapters 1, 3, 4 and 5.
Homework: Homework problems are to be assigned
once a week. They are due the following week in class. No
late homework will be accepted.
Attendance: of lectures/discussions is expected.
Exams: There two midterms and a final. There may
be occasional quizzes. All exams will be closed book.
The midterms will take place on
March 2 and April 20 (the dates are
not likely to change).
The final, according to the non-combined final
examination schedule is to take place on
7-10 pm, Tuesday, May 12
Requests for a make-up exam require a serious documentation and are
Grade: The formula for the course grade is roughly
There is no plan for a curve.
However, if you do significantly better on the final than your course
average grade, I will take that into account.
final exam = 35 %
2 midterms at 20 % each = 40%
homework, quizzes = 25%
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