Business Mathematics I
Math 115 A  Section 03  Fall 2000
 Instructor:
Dr. Joceline Lega
 Office: Mathematics 511
 Phone: 6214350
 email:
lega@math.arizona.edu
 Location:
 ECON 103
 Time:
 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00  10:50
am
 Office Hours:
 Tuesdays 9:00  9:50 am
 Thursdays 2:00  2:50 pm
 Fridays 2:00  2:50 pm
 or by appointment.
 Text:
Business Mathematics I, electronic text by R. Thompson.
 Tests:
There will be two tests and a final exam. Each test will
be announced in class one week in advance. The tests are
scheduled for Wednesday, October 4 and
Wednesday, November 29.
The University has scheduled the final exam for Friday, December 8
from 11am to 1pm. Each test will be worth 100 points and the final
exam worth 200 points.
 Test # 1: Click on the links below to
download test # 1 and its solution
 Test # 2: Click on the
links below to download test # 2 and its solution
 Homework:
Doing the homework well and on a regular basis is
critical in this course.
Homework will be assigned regularly. Homework will be graded and
a final score equivalent to one test, 100 points, will be assigned.
 Projects:
There will be two projects, each worth 150 points.
Teams
Team Number 
Team members 
1 
Jules Doumbya 
Harisimran Khalsa 
Richard Martinez

Dainon Woudstra 
 
2 
Kim Beach 
Ketan Patel 
Nick Tarrab 
Paul Snodgrass 
 
3 
Michael Sabol 
Mike Shoemaker 
Phil Zautke 
Matt Zuckerman 
 
4 
Eric Beaver 
Janet Gitu 
Saul Maskey 
Lucian Teo 
 
5 
Matt Bracconeri 
Scott Burns 
Amy Carnes 
Nicole Silvas 
Kelley Velasquez 
6 
Angela Allen 
Burke Eiteljorg 
Aura Poulsen 
Frances Santamaria 
Lacey Schicker 
Data for Project I
Data for Project II
 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 responsability to
keep informed of any announcements, syllabus adjustments or policy
changes made during scheduled classes.
 Grades:
The total number of points available on tests and homework
is 800. Grades will be no lower than those set forth in the following
table:
680 < points  85% to 100%  A 
600 < points < 679  75% to 84%  B 
520 < points < 599  65% to 74%  C 
440 < points < 519  55% to 64%  D 
points < 439  0% to 54%  E 
The grade of I will be awarded if all the following conditions are
met:
 The student has completed all but a small portion of the required
work.
 The student has scored at least 50% on the work completed.
 The student has a valid reason for not completing the course on time.
 The student agrees to make up the material in a short period of time.
 The student asks for the incomplete before grades are due, 48
hours after the final exam.
 Assignments (except homework assignments):
 August 23:
 August 25:
 Read the information contained in "UA Bus Math I"
 Familiarize yourself with the computer text
 August 28:
 Download the data for your team's project
 Prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which you introduce your team,
present your project, and indicate what your team's preliminary decision
is (that is whether your recommend foreclosure or work out).
 October 4:
 Get ready for the first test
 You may want to take a look at the test that I gave last semester
to my Business Math I class
 November 29:
 Get ready for the second test
 You may want to take a look at the test that I gave last semester
to my Business Math I class
 December 8:
 Get ready for the final exam
 You may want to take a look at the exam that I gave last semester
to my Business Math I class
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