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*In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.*

*-- John von Neumann, Nobel Prize winner.*

**Time and Place:**MW 5:00-5:50, TR 5:00-6:15 at SH 509**Instructor:**Peter Saveliev (call me Peter)**Office:**741A Smith Hall**Office Hours:**TR 3-5, or by appointment**Office Phone:**x4639**Home Phone:**697-7827 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)**E-mail:**saveliev@marshall.edu (put Math 229 as the subject)**Class Web-Page:**http://users.marshall.edu/~saveliev/m229.htm**Prerequisites:**excellent algebra skills, good understanding of functions**Texts:***Calculus*by Stewart 6 Ed. (most of Chapters 1 - 5),**Computer Requirements:**graphic calculator TI-83 (or TI-83+)**Goals:**good understanding of limits, the derivative and the integral, fluent differentiation**Quizzes:**based on the practice problems, every class period**Grade Breakdown:**TOTAL=.05×A+.20×Q+.15×E1+.15×E2+.15×E3+.30×F- attendance and participation: 5%
- quizzes: 20%
- 3 exams: 15% each
- final exam: 30%

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

**From the Catalogue:**

**MATH 229 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I**. An introduction
to analytic geometry. Limits, derivatives, and integrals of the elementary
functions of one variable, including the transcendental functions. (PR: MTH
ACT of 27 or above, or MTH 130 and 122, or MTH 127 and 122, or MTH 132)