math 108 webpage - fernando schwartz
Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm or by appointment
Room 225 of Physics Building (West Campus)
syllabus, homework and exam dates sheet
a basic matlab example
a basic maple example
grades will be posted in
the duke community standard
is taken very seriously.
make certain you are familiar with it.
homeworks: you are encouraged to work in groups to
exchange ideas and help each other understand how
to approach problems, but the student's work must be
his or her own. copying or dictating is not allowed.
homework is collected on a daily basis.
exams: students are not allowed to have any outside
during exams or quizzes.
letter grades will be assigned only at the end of
semester, once the block final has been
a curve has been defined.
student's grade depends on the amount of points
obtained throughout the semester.
there will be 3 tests, each worth up to 100 pts
homework grade is the average of all but the worst
assignment grade. it is worth up to 60 pts.
homeworks are COLLECTED DAILY
late homeworks are NOT accepted.
the final exam is worth up to 200 pts
the maximum class score is 560 pts
test grade revision is accepted only in written and
within 1 week of the day you got your test back
math information for first-year students