Instructor 
Xiaochun Li 
Office 
342 Illini Hall 
Lectures 
MWF 12:0012:50 in 153 M. E. BLDG. 
Office Hours 
MW 11:0011:55.

TA  TBA

Textbook 
Richard A. Brualdi, Introductory Combinatorics,
5th Edition,

Grading 
In order to obtain credit for the course, a student has to take
the final exam. The final grade is calculated as follows:
Final exam : 50 percent
Midterms: 40 percent (20% for each)
Homework: 10 percent

Exams 
Exam I will be on Friday, Oct. 6, in class. It covers
Chapters 2, 3, 5.
Exam I will be on Friday, Nov. 10, in class. It covers
Sections 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 6.16.5, 7.1, 7.4.

Homework 
Here is the
assigned homework for the class.
The homework assigned in each week will be due in class on the next Friday.

Syllabus 
Here is the
syllabus of the class.
