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Unformatted text preview: Math 5A Syllabus
Lecture: MWF 2:00 - 2:50pm, PSYCH 1824
Text: Diﬀerential Equations and Linear Algebra1 , by Farlow, Hall, McDill and West,
Prentice Hall, 2002.
Material to be covered: Chapters 3-7.
Instructor: Guofang Wei, South Hall 6503, Ext: 4282
email: [email protected]
Oﬃce hours: MWF 1:00—2:00 pm or by appointment
TA: Brian Sittinger, South Hall 6432E, email: [email protected]
Oﬃce hours Wed. 10-11 at SH6432E, Tu. 1-3 at Math Lab.
Discussions: You must sign up for one discussion session. Attendance is mandatory.
Time: T 8am (Phelp 1420), T 5pm (Phelps 1420), T 6 pm (Phelp 1420), T 7pm (GIRV
Quiz: There will be four quizzes in the discussions.
Homework: Homeworks are assigned in every lecture, also posted on the web page
http://www.math.ucsb.edu/∼ wei/teach/5A/home.html (please refer to the webpage
for further informations like exam solutions). The homeworks are due on each
Wednesday’s lecture. The graded home work will be returned to you at the discussion
session. In consideration of the reader, no late homework will be checked.
Exams Schedule: Midterm I:
Common Final: Friday, April 22
Friday, May 20
Tuesday, June 7, 7:30-10:30pm Check your schedule now, for there will be no makeup exams.
Grades: Quiz 10%; Homework 10%; Midterm 20% each; Final 40%.
Calculator: Calculators are not necessary but you may use them for the home works
Important Date: April 22–last day to drop class.
Math Lab: South Hall 1607, 12:00-5:00 pm, M-F. In the lab you can get assistance
on mathematical problems from this course and beyond.
Adding to the Class: The math undergraduate advisors handle the waiting list,
which is online at http://www.math.ucsb.edu/waitinglist
Tutorial Assistance: You can sign up at Building 477
1 see webpage http://www.people.cornell.edu/pages/bhw2/bhw2.htm for a list of errata ...
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