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Grading policy:
The final grade will be based on homework, partial exams, and the final exam, according to the following weights:

  • Homework Sets:                           20 %      
  • Midterm Exams (non-cumulative):       40 %       (see Syllabus)       
  • Final Exam (cumulative):                     40 %        


The Homework Sets are expected to be independent work. Its fine to seek a hint from a friend once in a while, however, plagiarism and/or carbon copies will not be tolerated, and will result in a grade of zero for that HW. Excessive teamwork should be considered as self-defeating.

 Partial exams are not cumulative, and the scores of each will be renormalized to an uniform distribution.

All exams are closed books. Calculators will be allowed. Using or attempting to use unauthorized assistance, material or study aids in examinations is a violation of the Code of Academic Integrity and will result in a zero grade for the exam. 

The exams of previous years are available on Blackboard (with the answers).

Late Policy:


Homeworks are due Wednesdays at 12:00 pm, at beginning of class. No late homeworks will be accepted.

Lateness due to sickness or other major issues should be noted to Dr. Van der Spiegel by email prior to the HW deadline. Medical or other signed note will then be expected afterwards at your own convenience.

Questions about grading of midterms must be presented to the instructor or the TA within one week after the tests have been returned. After one week, no changes of grade will be made.

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