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Course : Mathematical Analysis for Business, 9AM

Course Number
1203
Section Number
101
Semester
Fall 2021
Location
Bolin Hall, 109
Days & Times
Monday
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Friday
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Final Exam Day/Time
Monday, December 06, 2021 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Review of algebra, linear and quadratic equations, graphs, progressions and mathematics of finance, and matrix operations. These materials are covered in chapters 1-4 of the text and sections 5.1-5.3. 


For other instructor policies, please see the syllabus.



• Text: Finite Mathematics, Thirteenth Edition, by Barnett, Ziegler, and Byleen

• MyMathLab Access Code (Course Name: Math Analysis for Business, Course ID: hood33909)

 

A quiz will be given at the start of each class period over previous material. There will be 3 exams and a comprehensive final. The dates of these exams will be announced in as timely a manner as possible.

Homework:     20%
Quizzes:         15%   
Exams:           40%   
Final Exam:    25%
 

Scale: 90-100%  A, 80-89%  B, 70-79%  C, 60-69%  D, 0-59%  F

It is in your best interest to attend every class and to be on time.  Quizzes and homework are due at the beginning of class and will not be accepted late.  Furthermore, no make-ups will be given at any time, for any reason.  Attendance is taken in the form of the quiz or homework, and missing (or being late for) class will put you behind and it will be difficult to catch up.  The two lowest quiz/homework grades will be dropped, and any quiz/homework missed for an excused absence will not have to be made up, however you are still responsible for learning the material you missed.  Absences are not considered excused without a written note from a third party, on letterhead, with a (valid) reason for absence, signature and contact information.  Acceptance of absence excuse is at the discretion of the instructor.  If an exam is missed, you will be given the opportunity to make it up with your final exam.  If you arrive after the quiz is given or the homework is collected, are not excused for an absence or if you leave early without a valid excuse, your quiz/homework grade for that day will be forfeit.

 

 

Quizzes and homework are due at the beginning of class and will not be accepted late.  Furthermore, no make-ups will be given at any time, for any reason.  Attendance is taken in the form of the quiz or homework, and missing (or being late for) class will put you behind and it will be difficult to catch up.  The two lowest quiz/homework grades will be dropped, and any quiz/homework missed for an excused absence will not have to be made up, however you are still responsible for learning the material you missed.  Absences are not considered excused without a written note from a third party, on letterhead, with a (valid) reason for absence, signature and contact information.  Acceptance of absence excuse is at the discretion of the instructor.  If an exam is missed, you will be given the opportunity to make it up with your final exam.  If you arrive after the quiz is given or the homework is collected, are not excused for an absence or if you leave early without a valid excuse, your quiz/homework grade for that day will be forfeit.

Homework, Quizzes, and Exams will never be accepted late for any reason.

Note: You may not submit a paper for a grade in this class that already has been (or will be) submitted for a grade in another course, unless you obtain the explicit written permission of me and the other instructor involved in advance.

Plagiarism is the use of someone else's thoughts, words, ideas, or lines of argument in your own work without appropriate documentation (a parenthetical citation at the end and a listing in "Works Cited")-whether you use that material in a quote, paraphrase, or summary. It is a theft of intellectual property and will not be tolerated, whether intentional or not.

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As an MSU Student, I pledge not to lie, cheat, steal, or help anyone else do so."

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We consider it dishonest to ask for, give, or receive help in examinations or quizzes, to use any unauthorized material in examinations, or to present, as one's own, work or ideas which are not entirely one's own. We recognize that any instructor has the right to expect that all student work is honest, original work. We accept and acknowledge that responsibility for lying, cheating, stealing, plagiarism, and other forms of academic dishonesty fundamentally rests within each individual student.

We expect of ourselves academic integrity, personal professionalism, and ethical character. We appreciate steps taken by University officials to protect the honor of the University against any who would disgrace the MSU student body by violating the spirit of this creed.

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