MATH 36  Insights
Into Mathematics
Spring Semester 2014
General Information: 

Instructor: 
Mrs. Pat Schulte 
Office: 
104 McAllister 
Office Phone: 
8657528 
Email: 
schulte@math.psu.edu 
Office Hours: 
Tuesdays 11:00AM  Noon, Wednesdays 11:00AM  Noon 

Otherwise by appointment 
Textbook: 
Excursions in Modern Mathematics, Sixth Edition, by Peter Tannenbaum 
Web Site: 
http://www.math.psu.edu/schulte 


Homework: 
A list of suggested homework problems appears on the 

Lecture Schedule and Assignments web page. 

You may choose to do either the problems assigned from the book or the homework assignment or both. 

13 homework assignments will be collected and 10 will count towards the Homework grade which counts for 10 points. 
Quizzes: 
Quizzes will be announced prior to being given in class or given as a take home quiz. 
Exams: 
Three inclass examinations will be given. The dates of these exams are: 

Exam 1 – Friday, February 14, 2014 
Exam 2 – Friday, March 28, 2014  

Exam 3 – Friday, April 25, 2014 

The final examination in the course will be comprehensive. 

The final examination will be given during Finals week, May 5  9, 2014 


Grades: 
Graded Event  Points 

Exam 1  100 

Exam 2  100 

Exam 3  100 

Homework  10 

Quizzes  90 

Final Exam  100 
Assignment for Wednesday, January 15, 2014
HW 1 or
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