News and Announcements
12/18/2004 Ben's answers to the final exam.
12/13/2004 Mike also wrote answers for the review sheet he made.
12/12/2004 Final exam week office hours:
Th 9am-2pm, 5-8pm
F 12-1pm (last minute questions only!)
12/12/2004 The solutions to the review package I gave you in class, as well as hw#10 and hw#11, are outside my office now. You can pick them up starting Monday morning. The department door (the Thayer St. entrance) will be open starting at around 8-8:30am until 5pm, M-F.
12/10/2004 Review stuff: Ben Walter has gathered all the review material from all sections on this webpage. The new link on top of the page will direct you there as well.
12/09/2004 Free dinner and movie: tonight at 7pm in Wilson 105 for Math 17, Math 18 and Math 20 students. We'll have pizza from Pizza Pie-er, Indian food from Kabob'N'Curry, and wonderful desserts from Meeting Street Cafe.
12/09/2004 You can pick up your graded hw's and solutions to the review package (but unfortunately, not the review sheet) from outside my office starting Monday morning after 10am.
12/09/2004 Extra credit: Today I handed out, among other things, a review package with 14 problems that is in the exam format. This package can be turned in for extra credit. How it works: do the problems in conditions as close to exam environment as possible: closed book, closed notes, 3 hour time limit. Come to my office hours next week to discuss your solutions (bring them with you!). If you talk to me about it and I see that you really tried to solve the problems, you get 60 points extra credit on your homework.
12/09/2004 Today I also handed out a review sheet that another MA 17 instructor, Mike Lauzon, put together. For each topic, review the appropriate concepts and do the suggeted problems. If you have trouble with any particular topic, if you feel you don't really master the material, do more exercises on it (the textbook has plenty to choose from!). And this is what office hours are for: come and ask me about it. I'll be happy to go over any part of the material. Also, I'll be happy to address any other questions, concerns, comments, etc...
12/07/2004 Final exam: Friday 12/17,
2-5pm in MacMillan 117. Please be there by 1:50pm so we can start at 2pm.
12/07/2004 Review session for all sections: Tuesday 12/14, 7-10pm in Foxboro auditorium.
11/18/2004 The solutions for the second midterm are posted.
11/11/2004 Here are some additional problems that you might want to work on.
11/11/2004 The handout about infinite series is supposed to help you review the material from chapter 11. It is not a complete list of things you need to know, so don't rely on it only. But make sure you know everything on it. Fill in the statements of the different tests and answer all the questions in there.
The true/false handout is designed to help you clarify some facts about series. By answering those questions you will know not only the statements of the rules about series, but also how they work.
The review handout is based on the second midterm from last year. By the way, read the "disclaimer". Again, doing these problems does not guarantee that you will do well on the midterm, but if you do them you will have acquired some essential calculus skills. Try to solve all the problems in 1 hour, without notes, books, calculators, just like in an actual exam.
11/11/2004 Reminder: the second midterm is Tuesday 11/16, 7-8:30pm, in B&H 166, 168.
11/10/2004 Review session: Sunday 11/14, 3pm in KH 105.
11/09/2004 Attention! HW#9 is due Tuesday 11/16.
11/02/2004 Reading assignment for Thursday, 11/04:
- first 2 pages in section 11.6 (740-741).
09/30/2004 Attention! HW#4 is due Tuesday 10/12.
09/27/2004 Please read for tomorrow's lecture:
- Mixing Problems (p. 605-606);
- Application to Electric Circuits (p. 636-636).
09/23/2004 The first midterm is scheduled for Wednesday, October 13 at 7pm, in B&H166, 168.
09/15/2004 THE TEXTBOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE AT THE BOOKSTORE!
09/15/2004 Prof. Kapouleas has office hours W 1-3pm. Once again, his office is in Kassar House, room 315. Now you know where to find him...
material by Prof. Zucker. Misconceptions and advice about learning
09/09/2004 Algebra review (pdf).
Things you should know.
09/09/2004 HW#1 is
board is now online!
09/09/2004 The textbook is now on reserve in the Science Library.
09/09/2004 Syllabus (pdf)
Instructor: Alina Bucur
Office: Kassar House 012
Phone: x3 7956
Office Hours: Tu 11am-1pm, 3-4pm
and by appointment
Head Instructor: Nicos Kapouleas