The marking scheme for this course consists of the following three components.
- WebWork (15 %) : These are web-based assignments graded by the computer.
- Quizzes (15 %) : There will be three quizzes scheduled during the tutorial of the following
— Quiz 1 : Between September 24 and September 28.
— Quiz 2 : Between October 22 and October 26.
— Quiz 3 : Between November 12 and November 16.
- Final Exam (70 %) : The precise date of the Final Exam will be announced later.
In case of a failed Final Exam, you may be admissible for a supplemental exam in March 2019.
Weekly problem sets will be posted on myCourses and their solutions will be covered during
the tutorials. You are strongly encouraged to attempt all of the problems by yourself before
showing up to the tutorial, as no one shall pass a university level math course without working
through a signiﬁcant amount of exercises !
Need Help ?
The course has weekly tutorials, which you are already signed up for. You are expected to
The Departmental Helpdesk, located in BURN 911, is also available to you, as well as FrezCa,
located on the 5th ﬂoor of the Schulich Library.
All instructors and TAs shall post some oﬃce hours on myCourses. You are strongly encouraged
to visit them during those time slots for any question regarding the course material. If your
instructor or TA’s schedule does not match yours, you may go and see any other instructor/TA.
In accord with McGill University’s Charter of Students’ Rights, students in this course have the
right to submit in English or in French any written work that is to be graded.
McGill University values academic integrity. Therefore all students must understand the meaning
and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic oﬀenses under the code of student
conduct and disciplinary procedures (see www.mcgill.ca/integrity for more information).
No calculators or smarter devices will be allowed during the quizzes or the Final Exam.
You must attend the quiz of the tutorial section that you were assigned to, unless a spe-
cial written arrangement has been concluded with your instructor, for reasons he/she judges
appropriate. Otherwise you will be reputed as having missed the quiz and will get mark of 0.
Absences to the Final Exam will be handled directly by your faculty, and your instructor has
no inﬂuence over them.
In the event of extraordinary circumstances beyond the University’s control, the content and/or
evaluation scheme in this course is subject to change.