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Unformatted text preview: Math 5A Syllabus
Lecture: MWF 12:00 - 12:50, EMBAR HALL
Text: Diﬀerential Equations and Linear Algebra, by Farlow, Hall, McDill and West, Prentice
Material to be covered: Chapters 4-7.
Instructor: Guofang Wei, South Hall 6503, Ext: 4282
Oﬃce hours: MWF 10:00—11:00 am or by appointment
TAs: Dave Valdman, SH 6432X, email: email@example.com
Tomas Kabbabe, SH 6432X, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Joules Nahas, SH 6431L, email: email@example.com, Oﬃce hour: R3-4
Discussions: You must sign up for one discussion session. Attendance is mandatory. Time:
R 8am (387 103), R 4pm (Trail 940) R 5pm (Phelps 3519), R 6pm (ARTS 1247) T 8am
(GIRV 2112), T 4pm (HSSB 1227), T 5pm (TRAIL 940) T 6pm (GIRV 2123), T 7pm
Quiz: There will be ﬁve 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 Friday’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:
Final: Friday, April 27
Friday, May 25
Tuesday, June 12, 12:00 noon–3:00 pm 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 and
Important Date: April 27–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 ...
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