## math 108 webpage - fernando schwartz

###
email address

fernando@math.duke.edu
### office hours

Thursdays 10-11am and 4:30-5:30pm

or by appointment

Room 225 of Physics Building (West Campus)
### course materials

syllabus, homework and exam dates sheet
a basic matlab example
a basic maple example
### course info

grades will be posted in
blackboard
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

help
during exams or quizzes.
### grading system

letter grades will be assigned only at the end of
the

semester, once the block final has been
graded and

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

### useful links

math information for first-year students