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Mathematics 105 Mathematics for Business and Economics

Fall 2007
Instructor: Alan Stein



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Meeting Times

Section 31 — MW 8:00-9:15AM
Section 32 — MW 9:30-10:45AM


Finite Mathematics & its Applications
By Goldstein/Schneider/Siegel
Prentice Hall

Listserv Mailing List

The class has a listserv mailing list set up. The name of the list is WMA105-L and it is hosted on listserv.uconn.edu. Every member of the class will be automatically signed up for the list upon filling out the and is expected to participate in the discussions.

Posting a Message to the Mailing List

To post a message to the mailing list, simply address it to WMA105-L@listserv.uconn.edu. Other than that, it may be handled in the same way as any other email message.

Notes for This Course


There are a number of sets of available. The following sets of slides specific for this class are also available. Each set is available in a normal size text format as well as the slides used in class.

These slides will be created as the semester progresses.



Problem Sets, Quizzes and Examinations

There will be approximately three hour long exams during the course of the semester and a comprehensive final exam at the end of the semester. The exams will be announced at least two classes beforehand, and will probably be announced even before that on the class mailing list. There may also be some graded problem sets during the course of the semester. Each problem set will be worth 50 points. Specific policies regarding the completion of problem sets are available elsewhere on this web site.

It is important to note that each set will have a due date. It is permissible to submit completed sets prior to the due date; no sets will be accepted after the due date.

Problem Set 1Solutions

Despite what is stated above, this particular problem set will count for 100 points and will be treated in the same way as a regular exam when calculating averages.

Study Guides

Group Projects

There may be some group projects given during the course of the semester.

Final Examination

The final examination will be comprehensive, although more emphasis will be placed on the material covered later in the course and which was not included in any earlier exam than in the earlier material.

Mathematics 105-31 (8:00-9:15 Class): Final Examination Monday, December 10, 9:00 - 11:00

Mathematics 105-32 (9:30-10:45 Class): Final Examination Wednesday, December 12, 9:00 - 11:00