MATH 20A: Calculus for Science & Engineering
SPRING 2017 — MWF 1212:50 — 216 CENTER HALL
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INSTRUCTOR: Henry Tucker
OFFICE: 6311 Applied Physics & Mathematics Building (AP&M) in John Muir College
OFFICE HOURS: Wednesday 3:304:30 & Friday 12
EMAIL: hjtucker@ucsd.edu
TA: Kayla Orlinsky
OFFICE: 5218 AP&M
OFFICE HOURS: Thursday 13
EMAIL: korlinsk@ucsd.edu
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION LEADER: Summer Ng
SI HOURS:
— Monday 34: Teaching+Learning Commons room 1504 (Geisel library first floor)
— Wednesday 12: Center 316
— Friday 12: Center 316
EMAIL: s4ng@ucsd.edu
COURSE CALENDAR
— all section numbers and homework exercises refer to Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 5th ed., by Rogawski & Adams)
HOMEWORK + CLASS NOTES
— with solutions to select exercises.
PIAZZA
— Q+A board for our class; ask your questions (even anonymously) and get answers from your classmates, the TAs, or the instructor.
COURSE CALENDAR
Week  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

1 
Apr 3
1.11.6 
Apr 4 Discussion
 Apr 5
2.12.2, 2.4 
Apr 6  Apr 7
2.3, 2.52.6 
2 
Apr 10
2.72.8 
Apr 11 Discussion
 Apr 12
3.1 
Apr 13  Apr 14
3.2

3 
Apr 17
3.3 
Apr 18 Discussion
 Apr 19
3.43.5 
Apr 20  Apr 21
3.6

4 
Apr 24
Midterm 1 
Apr 25 Discussion

Apr 26
3.7 
Apr 27  Apr 28
3.8
Last Day to Drop w/o 'W' 
5 
May 1
3.9 
May 2 Discussion
 May 3
3.10 
May 4  May 5
4.1

6 
May 8
4.2 
May 9 Discussion
 May 10
4.3 
May 11

May 12
4.4

7 
May 15
4.5 
May 16 Discussion
 May 17
4.6 
May 18  May 19
4.6 
8 
May 22
Midterm 2 
May 23 Discussion

May 24

May 25  May 26
5.3 
9 
May 29
Memorial Day 
May 30 Discussion
 May 31
5.15.2 
June 1  June 2
5.15.2 Last Day to Drop w/o 'F' 
10  June 5
5.45.5

June 6 Discussion
 June 7
5.45.5 
June 8  June 9
Review

11  June 14
Final Exam
11:302:30 
HOMEWORK
Week 1: (Due: Monday, April 10)
— Appendix: Language of sets
— Class notes: Week 1
— Selected homework solutions: Week 1
2.1  7(b),(c)
2.2  20, 30, 52
2.3  20, 22, 26
2.4  20, 54, 58
2.5  10, 24, 29, 48
Week 2: (Due: Monday, April 17)
— Flowchart: Limits
— Appendix: Long division
— Class notes: Week 2
— Selected homework solutions: Week 2
2.6  24, 34
2.7  14, 27, 40
2.8  10, 12, 17
3.1  36, 40, 46
3.2  16, 19, 43, 46, 48
Week 3: (Due: Monday, April 24)
— Class notes: Week 3
— Selected homework solutions: Week 3
3.3  4, 12, 28, 42
3.4  18, 26, 28
3.5  16, 26, 32, 52
3.6  20, 32, 42
Week 4: (Due: Monday, May 1)
— Solution to Midterm 1
— Class notes: Week 4
— Selected homework solutions: Week 4
3.7  20, 34, 40, 46, 62, 70
3.8  22, 24, 28, 30, 40, 58
Week 5: (Due: Monday, May 8)
— Summary of derivatives
— Class notes: Week 5
— Selected homework solutions: Week 5
3.9  20, 34, 40, 48, 54
3.10  16, 25, 26, 30
4.1  20, 21, 24, 52, 54, 59, 60
Week 6: (Due: Monday, May 15)
— Class notes: Week 6
— Selected homework solutions: Week 6
4.2  16, 18, 22, 48, 54, 64
4.3  10, 12, 36, 44, 50, 56
4.4  10, 18, 22, 23, 24
Week 7: (Due: Monday, May 22)
— Solution to Midterm 2
— Class notes: Week 7
— Selected homework solutions: Week 7
4.5  22, 26, 32, 36, 40, 42
4.6  22, 28, 36, 44, 48, 5
Week 8: (Due: Tuesday, May 30, during discussion section Wednesday, May 31, during class)
— Class notes: Week 8
— Selected homework solutions: Week 8
4.7  12, 14, 16, 22, 42, 44, 48 (Section 4.7 will not be covered)
5.3  20, 26, 48, 52, 56, 60, 66, 68
Week 9: (Due: Monday, June 5)
— Class notes: Week 9
— Selected homework solutions: Week 9
5.1  16, 18, 20, 32, 34, 74, 75, 76
5.2  6, 8, 12, 14, 44, 56, 58, 60
Week 10: (Optional. May be handed in on the last day of class for extra credit worth one homework assignment.)
— Class notes: Week 10
— Selected homework solutions: Week 10
5.4  24, 28, 30, 34, 40, 42, 48, 56
5.5  8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 20, 30, 32
PRACTICE EXAMS
(Disclaimer: these sample midterms and finals are from previous 20A courses and do not necessarily reflect the content of our class's exams.)
Midterm 1: Practice #1 (see Solution #2), Practice #2 (Solution #2), Practice #3 (Solution #3), Practice #4 (Solution #4)
Midterm 2: Practice #1 (Solution #1), Practice #2, Practice #3 (Solution #3), Practice #4
Final: Practice #1 (Solution #1), Practice #2 (Solution #2), Practice #3 (Solution #3)
STUDY RESOURCES
Calculus Tutoring — Calculus Tutoring Lab and other resources from the UCSD Math Department
Calc101.com — gives step by step solutions to many integrals, derivatives, etc.
WolframAlpha — baby version of Mathematica in a web browser; very powerful
Paul's Online Math Notes for Calculus I
Khan Academy — wellknown and very welldone video lectures
MIT OpenCourseWare courses on single variable calculus from Fall '05 and Fall '06