Math 129 - Calculus II

Fall 2006 - Section 6
MWF 10:00-10:50 am, PSYCH 307 .

Homework is due Monday, the 6th of November, Section 10.3, 11.1

Instructor: K. Lux

Homework Assignments


Text: Calculus, fourth edition by Hughes-Hallet et al. published by Wiley

Calculator: A graphics calculator is an important tool that will be used in this course. Students are expected to have a working calculator for each test and exam. No calculator swapping is permitted during testing periods.

Tests: There will be three in-class tests and a final exam. The tests are scheduled for Wednesday, September 13; Wednesday, October 11; and Friday, November 17. The University has scheduled the final exam for Monday, December 11 from 8:00 - 10:00 am. (The University's Exam regulations for final exam week will be strictly followed, in particular those regarding students with multiple exams on a single day. See ) Each test will be worth 100 points and the final exam will be worth 200 points.

Homework: Homework will be assigned regularly. Selected homework will be graded and a final score equivalent to one test, 100 points, will be assigned. Homework is an essential component of the course, whether it is assigned for grading or not.

Quizzes: There will be regular quizzes. The final score of one test, 100 points, will be assigned.

Attendance: Students are expected to attend every scheduled class and to be familiar with the University Class Attendance policy as it appears in the General Catalog. It is the student's responsibility to keep informed of any announcements, syllabus adjustments or policy changes made during scheduled classes. Students are expected to behave in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and the Code of Academic Integrity. The guiding principle of academic integrity is that a student's submitted work must be the student's own. University Policies can be found at

Grades: The total number of points available on exams, homework, and quizzes is 700.

The point cutoffs for grades will be no higher than those set forth in the following table

630 points (90%) for A

560 points (80%) for B

490 points (70%) for C

420 points (60%) for D

Students with disabilities: If you anticipate issues related to the format or requirements of this course, please meet with your instructor to discuss ways to ensure your full participation in the course. If you determine that formal, disability-related accommodations are necessary, it is very important that you be registered with Disability Resources (621-3268; You should notify your instructor of your eligibility for reasonable accommodations by Friday, September 1. You and your instructor can then plan how best to coordinate your accommodations.

Students withdrawing from the course: If you withdraw from the course by September 15, the course will be deleted from your enrollment record. If you withdraw from the course by October 13, you will receive a grade of W. The University allows withdraws after October 13, but only with the Dean's signature. Late withdraws will be dealt with on a case by case basis, and requests for late withdraw with a W without a valid reason may or may not be honored.

Incompletes: The grade of I will be awarded if all the following conditions are met:

1. The student has completed all but a small portion of the required work.

2. The student has scored at least 50% on the work completed.

3. The student has a valid reason for not completing the course on time.

4. The student agrees to make up the material in a short period of time.

5. The student asks for the incomplete before grades are due, 48 hours after the final exam.

K. Lux / Department of Mathematics / University of Arizona / last revised 18th of August, 2006