## ANNOUNCEMENTS

Registration for Spring term opens Thursday, February 23, 2016.

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## COURSE DESCRIPTION

Ma109c is an introduction to differential topology, which tells us about topology of manifolds using their differentiable structures. Most of the material in the textbook will be covered, and topics shall include Sard's theorem, Intersection theory, Poincare-Hopf theory, and differential forms.

## OFFICE HOURS

The professor's: Wednesdays 4-5pm or by appointment at 272 Sloan

The TA's: Thursdays 5-6pm at 307 Kellog

## POLICIES

### Grades

50% Homework, 20% Midterm, 30% Final

### Homework Policy

Weekly homework assignments. Homework is always due Friday at 2:00 pm

## TOPICS COVERED

Sections: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 (ongoing)

## HOMEWORK

Due Date | Homework | Solutions |
---|---|---|

April 7 (2:00 pm) | Section 1.5: 5, 10 | |

April 14 (2:00 pm) | Section 1.7: 13, 15 Section 1.8: 10, 14 | |

April 21 (2:00 pm) | Section 1.8: 7 Section 2.1: 5,6 Section 2.2: 6 | |

April 28 (2:00 pm) | Section 2.3: 6, 16 | |

May 5 (2:00 pm) | Section 2.4: 11, 14, 15 Section 2.6: 2 | |

May 12 (2:00 pm) | Midterm Exam - Section 1.7: 6 Section 2.3: 12 Section 2.4: 8, 10, 13 Section 2.6: 3 | |

May 19 (2:00 pm) | Section 3.3: 5, 9 | |

May 26 (2:00 pm) | Section 3.2: 11, 13, 17, 19 | |

June 2 (2:00 pm) | Section 3.3: 10 Section 3.4: 8, 10, 11 | |

June 9 (2:00 pm) | Section 3.5: 3, 14, 18 Section 4.2: 9 |