Department of Mathematical Sciences,
Northern Illinois University
MATH 353 Spring 2017
Axiomatic Geometry (3 semester hours)
DuSable 310
Mon, Wed, Fri
1 1:50
Prof. Richard Blecksmith
Watson Hall 364
phone: 8157536762
email: richard@math.niu.edu
OFFICE HOURS
Wednesday 2:004:30
or by appointment
The final exam is on Wednesday, May 10, Noon  1:50 pm.
Special Handouts
Logic Notes
Logic Puzzles
Proof of Thm 6.4
Proof of Thm 7.4
Proof of Thm 7.5
Proof of Thm 8.3
Five Consequences of Thm 8.3
Proof of Thm 9.1
Proof of Thm 10.5
Proof of SideSideSide Triangle Congruence Theorem
Constructing perpendiculars
Polars
Isosceles Triangle Puzzler
Parallel Lines
Parallel Lines and Angle Sum
GRADES
Reqirement
 Points

Test 1
 100

Test 2
 100

Final
 100

Homework
 150

Attendance
 50

GRADING SCALE
Grade
 Points (out of 500)

A
 400

B
 350

C
 290

D
 240

You are allowed 2 unexcused absences.
You will lose 10 points for each unexcused absence after that.