Ma 8:  Problem Solving in Calculus (Fall 2016-17)

ANNOUNCEMENTS


COURSE DESCRIPTION

Ma 8 is a three-hour per week hands on class for those students in Ma 1 needing extra practice in problem solving in calculus.


PREREQUISITES

None


SCHEDULE

TR 19:30 - 20:55, 269 Lauritsen.


INSTRUCTORS

Elena Mantovan
PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS
262 Sloan
626-395-4342

 

Seunghee Ye
GRADUATE STUDENT
160 Sloan
626-395-4366


OFFICE HOURS

TBA


POLICIES

Ma 8 is a 3 unit Pass/Fail course. There will be no homework or exams for this course. The final grade (of P or F) will depend solely on attendance. Absences will not be excused without a letter from the Infirmary or from the Dean (or Associate Dean).


TOPICS COVERED


TEXTBOOKS

This course does not have an official textbook. Below are two textbooks recommended for Ma 1a.

Apostol, Tom M., Calculus, Volume 1, 1991, Wiley, ISBN:  0-471-00005-1.

Katz, Nets Hawk, Official Course Lecture Notes for Ma 1a (under construction).


LECTURE NOTES

Date Description
Sept 29 Week 1
Oct 6 Week 2
Oct 13 Week 3
Oct 20 Week 4
Oct 27 Week 5
Nov 3 Week 6
Nov 10 Week 7
Nov 17 Week 8
Nov 30 Weeks 9, 10
Dec 4 Final Review