Math 3210 M Winter 2003 Course Information

Announcements:

  • (May 1) Unofficial grades are now available. The are posted by last 5 digits of student number. Click here to view them.

  • (Mar 31) Quiz 4 was returned today in class. The following will help you assess your relative performance.
    Quiz scores:
     
          
        2.0    6.0    6.0    7.5    8.0    8.0    9.0    9.5   10.0   11.0   11.0 
       11.0   11.0   11.5   13.0   13.0   14.0   14.0   15.0   15.0   15.5   15.5 
       20.0   20.0 
     
     Descriptive statistics:
     
                     N     MEAN   MEDIAN   TRMEAN    STDEV   SEMEAN
                    24   11.521   11.000   11.568    4.287    0.875
     
                   MIN      MAX       Q1       Q3
                 2.000   20.000    8.250   14.750
     
     Graphical representation:
     
                                           :
                  .          :   . :  .. . : .   :  :  ::            :
               -------+---------+---------+---------+---------+---------      
                    3.5       7.0      10.5      14.0      17.5      21.0
    
  • (Mar 12) Quiz 3 will be returned today in class. The following will help you assess your relative performance.
     Grades in order:
          
        4.0    5.0    5.0    5.0    5.5    6.0    6.5    7.0    7.5    7.5    8.0 
        9.0   10.0   11.0   11.0   11.5   11.5   14.5   14.5   15.0   15.5   18.0 
       18.0   18.5 
     
      Descriptive statistics for grades:
     
                     N     MEAN   MEDIAN   TRMEAN    STDEV   SEMEAN
                    24   10.208    9.500   10.114    4.604    0.940
     
                   MIN      MAX       Q1       Q3
                 4.000   18.500    6.125   14.500
     
      Graphical representation of grades:
     
                       .
                   .   :. . .. : .  .  .   ::         : . .       : .
               -+---------+---------+---------+---------+---------+-----      
              3.0       6.0       9.0      12.0      15.0      18.0
    
  • (Feb 25) Midterms will be returned tomorrow in class. The following will help you assess your relative performance.
     Grades in ascending order.
    
        11    28    29    34    34    38    39    44    44    46    49    49    49 
        51    54    54    61    63    67    69    73    78    80    84    84    85 
        85    98    99 
     
     Descriptive statistics for grades.
     
                     N     MEAN   MEDIAN   TRMEAN    STDEV   SEMEAN
                    29    57.90    54.00    58.11    22.49     4.18
     
                   MIN      MAX       Q1       Q3
                 11.00    99.00    41.50    79.00
     
     Graphical representation of grades.
     
                                       .
               .         ..  :  :  : . :. :   ..  ..  .  .. ::       ..
               ---+---------+---------+---------+---------+---------+---        
                 16        32        48        64        80        96
    
  • (Feb 6) Quiz 2 will be returned tomorrow in class. The following will help you assess your relative performance.
    Quiz scores in ascending order:
     
           
        2.5    2.5    2.5    3.0    3.0    3.5    4.0    4.5    4.5    7.0    8.0 
        8.5    9.0    9.5   10.0   11.0   12.0   12.5   12.5   13.0   13.0   13.5 
       13.5   14.0   14.5   15.0   16.5   17.0   17.5   19.0   20.0   20.0 
     
    
    Descriptive statistics:
     
                     N     MEAN   MEDIAN   TRMEAN    STDEV   SEMEAN
                    32   10.516   11.500   10.411    5.574    0.985
     
                   MIN      MAX       Q1       Q3
                 2.500   20.000    4.500   14.375
     
    Graphical representation of scores: 
                 .
                 : :.. :      .  .. .. . .  . :: :.. .   . ..   .  :
               -----+---------+---------+---------+---------+---------+     
                  3.5       7.0      10.5      14.0      17.5      21.0
     
    

    Lecturer: Eli Brettler
    Office: South 508 Ross
    Telephone: 736-5250 Extension 66321
    E-mail: brettler@mathstat.yorku.ca
    WWW: http://www.math.yorku.ca/Who/Faculty/Brettler/
    Normal Office hours: M W noon - 1:00 p.m. and by appointment.

    Lectures: MWF 10:30 - 11:20 a.m. in Petrie Science 317

    Tutorials: Wednesday, 9:30 - 10:30 in N501 Ross (tentative location)

    Text: Bartle and Sherbert, Introduction to Real Analysis (Third Edition).

    Syllabus: The course will begin with a review of Chapters 3 and then cover material from Chapters 4 - 9.

    Homework:

    Homework problems will be assigned but will not be collected for grading.

    Evaluation:

    QuizzesJanuary 17, January 31, March 7, March 2625%
    Midterm TestFebruary 1430%
    Final ExamExamination Period45%

    Note: There will be no makeups for missed quizzes or tests. If you miss a quiz or test and provide a certificate indicating clearly that you were unable to write the test for reasons beyond your personal control, the weight of the test will be transferred to the final exam. Otherwise, the mark for the missed test will be 0.

    The last date to drop the course without academic penalty is March 7. It is extremely important to realistically assess your course performance prior to this date.

    Quizzes and Midterm Solutions:

  • Quiz 1: January 17
    Solutions in postscript and pdf will be made available.
  • Quiz 2: January 31
    Solutions in postscript and pdf will be made available.
  • Midterm: February 14
    Solutions in postscript and pdf are available.
  • Quiz 3: March 7
    Solutions in postscript and pdf are available.
  • Quiz 4: March 26
    Solutions in postscript and pdf are available.

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    Resources:

  • Proof Discovery Journal

    This note outlines the genesis of a proof that the sum of a positive number and its reciprocal is always at least 2.
    Click for    (postscript)    or     (pdf)   versions.

  • Winter 2002 materials:
    Eli Brettler