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FINAL EXAM INFORMATION
Instructor: David Steinberg
Email: dsteinbe at math dot ubc dot ca
Office Hours : Tuesday and Thursday immediately following class, Wednesday 17:00-18:00 in LSK 202, and by appointment (e-mail me to make an appointment).
Lecture Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 15:30-17:00 in LSK 201
Drop-in Tutorials: The mathematics department runs a free tutorial centre staffed by teaching assistants, all of whom are capable of answering your calculus questions. For more details, go here.
Homework: Homework assignments will be posted online every week, and will be due at the beginning of class. For the sake of the environment, please write on both sides of the paper.
Grading Scheme: Final exam 50%; midterms 30% (2 midterms worth 15% each); homework 10%; workshops 5%; basic skills test 5% (see here for details concerning the basic skills test)
Workshops: Information regarding the workshops is available here.
Final Exam Date: Saturday, December 13th, 12:00pm, SWNG 221; Final exam information
Midterm Dates: Thursday October 2nd and Thursday November 6th (subject to change)
Calculators: No calculators or formula sheets are allowed on the final exam or midterm exams.
Missed Assignments and Midterms: If an assignment is missed for a documented medical or other acceptable reason, it will be ignored; otherwise, it will be given a grade of zero. Late assingments will not be accepted. Allowance for a missed midterm may be granted in the following two circumstances: (a) prior notice of a valid, documented absence (e.g. out-of-town varsity athletic commitment) on the scheduled date; or (b) notification to the instructor within 72 hours of absence due to medical condition. Original written documentation, for example a doctors note or letter from a coach, is required; otherwise, a score of 0 will be given for the missed assignment or midterm.
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