Final Exam

Mar 13, 2013

The final exam is Friday March 22, 8am-11am in SOLIS 109. Please make sure to bring your own Blue Books. No calculators are permitted but you may use one handwritten sheet of notes during exams.

The exam covers all the material from this course, including homework and quizzes.

Below you can find some old exams and solutions. Note that the material covered in previous years is different from this quarter.

I'll be holding office hours (AP&M 5121) on Monday March 18 by appointment, Wednesday March 20 2pm-4pm, and Thursday March 21 10am-12pm to answer questions as you prepare for the exam. David will hold office hours Thursday 2pm-5pm in his office.

Midterm Exam 2 Corrections

February 22, 2013

As announced by email, you are encouraged to write up corrections for the midterm exam on unused pages of your Blue Books (please do NOT change or erase any of your graded work from the exam). Corrections submitted in class by Friday March 1 will be graded and can contribute up to 50% of your missed points in the midterm exam. Corrections should include observations about where you made a mistake as well as a complete solution.

Exam 2

Feb 13, 2013

The second midterm exam is Friday February 22, during the usual lecture time and place. Please make sure to bring your own Blue Books. No calculators are permitted but you may use one handwritten sheet of notes during exams.

The exam covers the material in Chapters 4, 6, 7 (and some of 0 and 31) of Gallian's book; corresponding to lectures through Friday Feb 15 and Homeworks 4,5.

Below you can find some old exams and solutions. Note that the material covered in previous years is different from this quarter.

I'll be holding office hours (AP&M 5121) on Monday Jan 28 11am-1pm and Tuesday Jan 29 3:30pm-4:30pm to answer questions as you prepare for the exam. There will not be office hours on Wednesday Jan 30 after the exam.

David will be holding extra office hours on Wednesday and Thursday 4pm-5pm.

Midterm Exam 1 Corrections

February 4, 2013

As announced in class, you are encouraged to write up corrections for the midterm exam on unused pages of your Blue Books (please do NOT change or erase any of your graded work from the exam). Corrections submitted in class by Friday February 8 will be graded and can contribute up to 50% of your missed points in the midterm exam. Corrections should include observations about where you made a mistake as well as a complete solution.

Exam 1

Jan 23, 2013

The first midterm exam is Wednesday January 30, during the usual lecture time and place. Please make sure to bring your own Blue Books. No calculators are permitted but you may use one handwritten sheet of notes during exams.

The exam covers the material in Chapters 0,1,2, and 3 of Gallian's book; corresponding to lectures through Friday Jan 25 and Homeworks 1,2,3.

Below you can find some old exams and solutions. Note that the material covered in previous years may be slightly different from this quarter.

Welcome!

Jan 1, 2013

Welcome to MATH 103A. This webpage will be your main source of information for this course. It will be updated frequently with announcements and assignments, so check back often. In particular, after homework is due, the solutions to it will be posted on this website.

Important information about the textbook, homework, and exams is on the Schedule and Syllabus page. Also there, you can find a calendar with the current information on important dates for this course.

Below you can find all homework assignments and any additional handouts.

Homework

  • Homework Assignment 1 (Due Jan 11)

    Assigned reading: Chapter 0       Download assignment sheet  .pdf       Download solutions

  • Homework Assignment 2 (Due Jan 18)

    Assigned reading: Chapters 1,2       Download assignment sheet  .pdf       Download solutions

  • Homework Assignment 3 (Due Jan 25)

    Assigned reading: Chapters 1,2,3   Download assignment sheet  .pdf     Download solutions

  • Homework Assignment 4 (Due Feb 4)

    Assigned reading: Chapters 3,4       Download assignment sheet  .pdf     Download solutions
    *Note: typo in Question 4 fixed and new version uploaded Feb 2*

  • Homework Assignment 5 (Due Feb 15)

    Assigned reading: Chapters 6,7       Download assignment sheet  .pdf     Download solutions

  • Homework Assignment 6 (Due March 1)

    Assigned reading: Chapters 0,31,5       Download assignment sheet  .pdf     Download solutions

  • Homework Assignment 7 (Due March 8)

    Assigned reading: Chapters 6, 8       Download assignment sheet  .pdf     Download solutions

  • Homework Assignment 8 (Due March 15 Postponed until Mar 18)

    Assigned reading: Chapters 9, 10       Download assignment sheet  .pdf     Download solutions

Handouts

Instructor: Prof. Mia Minnes

Office: AP&M 5121
Website: math.ucsd.edu/~minnes
Email: minnes@math.ucsd.edu
Office Hours:
Tu 3:30pm-4:30pm, Wed 12pm-1pm,
Fri 12pm-1pm, and by appt

Discussion Section:

TA David Marcus
Office: AP&M 5412 (back corner)
Email: dmmarcus@ucsd.edu
Office Hours:Th 3pm-4pm and 5pm-6pm

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