Multivariate Calculus - Fall 2017
(MA 225)
Section B

Meets on: Tuesday, Thursday/ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm at CAS 224

Discussion Sections: To be held by TBA
• Wednesday 9:05 am - 9:55 am CAS 235
• Wednesday 1:25 pm - 2:15 pm CAS 116
• Wednesday 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm PSY B47
• Thursday 8:00 am - 8:50 am CAS 424
• Thursday 9:30 am - 10:20 am PRB 146

Teaching Fellow
• Angus Mcandrew
• Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2pm - 3pm, to be held in MCS B24 (Note that this is NOT Angus' office!)

Office Hours (at MCS 232)
• Wed: 11 am - 12 pm

Textbook

• Weir, Hass, and Heil, Thomas’ Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 13th ed. Pearson ISBN: 978-0-321-88407-7. To receive a discounted price for the textbook go to www.mypearsonstore.com and purchase ISBN 1323006982, the enter the Discount Code “terriers” (lower case letters). We will be covering chapters 12-16.
• Or, if you were in MA 124 last semester then you can get an online version of the textbook: Go to http://pearsonmylabandmastering.com/ and click the Student button in the Register section. Enter the Course ID buma124s1303941 and click Continue. Finally, enter the Username and Password which you used in MA 124 and then click Sign In.

Homework/Quiz

Below you will find suggested homework problems from the book. The homework WILL NOT BE COLLECTED, however there will be QUIZZES in the discussion sections (the dates of the quizzes will NOTbe announced, and each section will have their independent quiz dates! meaning; section 1 on Wed didn't have a quiz doesn't mean section 2 won't have it either), which will be based on the homework problems.

Q. How is the quiz grade calculated?
• There will be 7 quizzes in total.
• Each quiz is out of 10 points.
• I will take the worst 3 quizzes out when calculating the final average.

Q. I have questions about the material in class, what should I do?
• Come to my of youar TA's office hours.
• Get help at the Tutoring Room (CAS B24, The schedule is here).
• Get a free peer tutor through the Educational Research Center.
• Wayne Snyder is offering a Math/Stats (for every 100/200 level class) help night at the Rich Hall Cinema Room, 277 Babcock Street every Tuesday 7:30 - 10:30 pm. You can go and ask questions there as well.

Quiz Solutions:

• A tentative syllabus is here. Note that the syllabus is subject to change as we move along.

• There will be two midterms, a final and weekly quizes. Their weights will be:
• Final: 30%
• Midterms: 25%
• Quiz: 20%

Exam Dates
• First Midterm: Oct 12
• Second Midterm: Nov 21
• Final: December 16 (12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

• Missed exams?
Don't miss an exam unless otherwise is inevitable (Makeups tend to be much harder than the exam itself.)!  If there is an unavoidable circumstance that will force you to miss an exam you need to get an official letter explaining the situation (from your doctor and/or dean) and send me an email immediately.