AS/AK/Mathematics 2580 6.0AY AS/AK/Mathematics 2580 6.0AY
MATHEMATICS OF INVESTMENT AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCE
2000-2001

Time: MWF 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: S137R
Professor:Richard L.W. Brown (416) 736-5250 ext. 66085; mathrlwb@yorku.ca
Office Hours:MWF 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., N515 Ross
Text Book:Mathematics of Finance by Zima and Brown, 4th-edition, McGrawHill
Optional Texts:Solutions Manual to text
EXCEL User's Guide
Mathematics of Finance by Ayres, Schaum
(all texts mentioned are on reserve in the Steacie library)
Syllabus:Chapters 1 to 9 plus any additional material covered in class.
Students will use a spreadsheet, EXCEL, available in the micro-computer laboratory
in the Steacie Building. No previous computer experience is assumed.
Evaluation:Assignments 8%;
four class tests: 13% + 13% + 13% + 13% = 52%;
Final Exam 40%
Note: If a class test is missed with a documented valid excuse then a test mark
will be made up from the scores on those questions of the final exam that cover
the same part of the course. There will be no make-up tests.
Test Dates:Friday October 20; Friday February 9; Friday March 30; Monday May 7
Important Dates:Monday September 11 - First day of classes
Saturday September 23 - last day to enrol without permission of course director
Monday October 9 - holiday, no class
Friday October 20 - last day to enroll with written permission of course director
Friday October 20 - Class Test #1
Monday January 12 - start of remediation for Fall term
Friday February 9 - Class Test #2
Monday February 12 - last class of remediation for Fall term
Tuesday February 13 to Friday February 23 - Exams, no classes
Monday February 26 - Winter term starts
Friday March 30 - Class Test #3
Monday May 7 - Class Test #4
Friday May 11 - last class
Saturday May 12 to Saturday May 26 - examination period


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