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**Time and Place:**Section 112 MW 2:00-3:15 at 513 Smith Hall, Section 123 TR 5:00-6:15, at 514 Smith Hall**Instructor:**Peter Saveliev (call me Peter)**Office:**778F Smith Hall (in the alley)**Office Hours:**TR 1:30-4:30, or by appointment, or any time I am there (usually in the afternoon)**Office Phone:**x4639**Home Phone:**697-7827 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)**E-mail:**saveliev@marshall.edu (put Math 121 as the subject)**Class Web-Page:**http://saveliev.net/m121.htm.**Prerequisites:**high school math**Texts:***Mathematics, A Quantitative Reasoning Approach*by Bennett and Briggs, 3rd edition.**Goals:**the ability to recognize and apply math in real life.**Grade Breakdown:**-
- attendance and participation: 5%

- quizzes (including 7 essential skills tests): 30%

- 3 midterm exams: 10% each

- final exam: 25% **Letter Grades:**A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60

From the Catalogue:

MTH 121 - 3 - Concepts and Applications of
Mathematics |

A course for non-majors that develops quantitative reasoning skills. Topics include logical thinking, problem solving strategies, linear modeling, beginning statistics and probability, exponential and logarithmic modeling, financial and geometry concepts. (PR: MAT 097 or Math ACT 19 or above) |