TAMU MATH 147 - 147-501-syllabus-fall-17 (4 pages)

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MATH 147 501 502 503 Calculus I for Biological Sciences Fall 2017 Lecture MWF 9 10 10 00am in RICH 114 Recitation Section 501 Section 502 Section 503 Instructor Course webpage Office hours Teaching Assistant TR 8 00 8 50am in Liberal Arts and Humanities 372 TR 9 35 10 25am in C E 007 TR 11 10 12 00pm SCTS 215 Prof Anne Shiu Blocker 601E annejls tamu edu http www math tamu edu annejls teaching 147 fall17 html Mondays 1 30 2 30 and Wednesdays 1 30 3 00 and by appointment Nida Obatake nida math tamu edu Homework is posted on the course webpage We will also use piazza com No appointment necessary to attend regular office hours for appointments please contact the instructor at least one day in advance Required Text Calculus for Biology and Medicine 3rd edition C Neuhauser Pearson 2010 ISBN 0321644689 The textbook is available on reserve at the Evans library annex Course Description Introduction to differential calculus in a context that emphasizes applications in the biological sciences Topics will included limits continuity differentiation and applications integration and applications This course meets three times per week in lecture MWF and twice per week in recitation TR In recitation students will work on assignments exercises activities discuss homework questions and complete weekly quizzes Homework Homework will be due each week on Thursday at the beginning of recitation Staple your homework and remove frayed edges from paper torn from spiral notebooks otherwise the grader will deduct 20 points Additionally homework solutions must be clear and well organized the grader will impose a 10 penalty for solutions that are lacking in clarity Group work is encouraged but please write up your solutions independently Late homework is not accepted Help Session Math Department help sessions for MATH 147 will be offered This is an excellent source of help The schedule will be posted here http www math tamu edu courses helpsessions html Students interested in finding a tutor should ask Donna Hoffman in Blocker 241C Grading Exam I Exam II Exam III Final Exam Recitation 15 15 15 25 30 100 Final grade did you accomplish the learning outcomes 90 A 80 89 B or better the precise cut offs will be 70 79 C or better determined when final 60 69 D or better grades are assigned 60 F or better Recitation points come from homework quizzes and activities For each of these three categories the lowest two scores will be dropped Exams Exam I Exam II Exam III Final exam 1 1 1 3 3 1 3 5 4 1 tentative 4 2 4 8 5 1 tentative 5 2 5 6 2 1 2 3 6 1 tentative Comprehensive Thurs and Fri Sept 28 and 29 Thurs and Fri Oct 26 and 27 Tues and Wed Nov 28 and 29 Monday December 11 8 10am For each exam students are required to bring a 15 question Scantron form 815 E and pencils Calculator Policy



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