Discrete Math II, MAT 351, Spring 2003
This is the home page and first day handout for MAT 351, section 001, meeting
from 9:30 -- 10:20 in CBC C316. My name is Dr. Arthur Baragar.
My office is CBC-B 308 and I can be reached at 895-0378.
Important information announced in class will also be posted on this web
page (URL listed below.)
Text: Edward R. Scheinerman, Mathematics, A Discrete Introduction,
Brooks Cole Publishing, 2000.
Grading Scheme: The grading in this course is as follows:
Number theory and public key codes (including parts of Chapters 7 and 8).
Combinatorics, lattices, and graphs (including parts of Chapter 9).
There is no preset correlation between numerical grades and your final
letter grade. A letter grade (without + or -) will be included with the
return of each exam and will cover all exams up to then. Late homework
will be accepted, but there is a penalty (to be explained in class).
Programing, 10%. Program
Exam 1, Monday, February 24th: 16%.
Exam 2, Monday, March 31st: 16%.
Exam 3, Friday, May 2nd: 16%.
Final, Friday, May 16th, 8:00 am: 32%. *** Please note
the corrected time and date. ***
Office Hours: If you need to see me, please look for me during
the office hours posted below, or please make an appointment. If there
is no one in my office during the last half of the office hour, I will
feel free to leave, so please arrive early. Office hours begin the second
week of classes. Exam week office hours (if any) will be posted later.
Other Important Dates:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
10:20 -- 10:40 (preference given to MAT 351 students),
12:40 -- 2:00 (before 1:00, preference will be given to MAT 182 students),
... or by appointment.
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Jan 21: Instruction and late registration begin.
Jan 27: Final date for late registration, course additions, changes,
or fee payment (with late penalty). None of these will be accepted after
January 27. Last day to inform me of absences due to religious
Feb 17: Washington's Birthday recess.
Mar 17-23: Spring Break.
Mar 28: Final date to drop or withdraw from classes, except short
courses (see class schedule).
May 5-9: Study Week.
May 12-17: Final examinations.
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