Your grade for the course will be computed from your scores on the weekly problem sets, the two quizzes, the midterm exam, the final, and class participation. See the course calendar for the schedule of the quizzes, exams, and problem set due-dates. See the registrar's schedule for the time and location of the final exam.
The components have the following weights:
Your lowest problem set grade will be dropped before your grade is computed. A late or missing assignment will count as a zero. There will be no makeup exams except under truely exceptional circumstances, and then only with a written excuse from an appropriate authority.
Problem Sets 40 % Quizzes 5 % Midterm Exam 20 % Final Exam 30 % Class Participation 5 %
The department has a policy of not giving final exams early, regardless of the reason. Recently, many math finals have been scheduled on the last day of exams and you should make travel plans accordingly.