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Unformatted text preview: Math 32A: General Information: Math 32A treats topics related to differential calculus in several variables, including curves in the plane, curves and surfaces in space, various coordinate systems, partial differentiation, tangent planes, and direc- tional derivatives. The course culminates with the solution of optimatization problems with the method of Langrange multipliers. Instructor : Zhen-Su She, Professor, MS7620C, 310-8258576, [email protected] Office Hours : Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3-4pm at MS7620C for the Instructor. For special appointment, you may contact the instructor by email or phone. Grading will be based on : • top 6 out of 8 weekly quizzes (total of 20% of the grade) • 2 (50 minuits each) mid-term exams (20% each) • 3-hour final exam (40%). • Final course grades will be assigned in roughly the following percentages: 30% A’s, 30% B’s, and 40% C’s and below. The Mathematics Department uses plus-minus grading, that is, A+, A, A-, B+, B, B-, etc. Exam Schedule: • Midterm 1, Wednesday, Jan. 30, class time; • Midterm 2, Wednesday, Feb. 20, class time; • Final, Monday, Mar. 17, 11:30am-2:30pm Quizzes and Exams Policies: • There will be no make-up exams or quizzes. Please make sure that you are able to attend both exams and the final. Absence due to special circumstance should be approved in advance by the instructor.and the final....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course MATH 32A taught by Professor Gangliu during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.
- Winter '08
- Differential Calculus