MATH 17A Dr. Daddel
Q: I have never taken calculus
before. I did very well in trigonometry in 11th grade, and was
successful in AP Statistics my senior year. I also scored a 30
on the math placement exam with a trigonometry sub-score of 4. Is there anything that
you would recommend that I do to prepare for the class? Do you
think my background has adequately prepared me for this course?
If you had Precalculus and did well, you should have no problem,
otherwise I would recommend you to enroll also in MATH 12 and
both classes for two weeks, then decide which one you like to
Q: I wanted to ask
can you change my
discussion time of 7:10pm-8:00pm to an earlier time.Can I
go to the
discussion at 6:10-7:00pm? instead of one at 7:10pm-8:00pm.
Unfortunately all discussion sections are full and also you
take quizzes in your own registered section.
Please attend your own registered section.
Q: I was wondering if we
needed our books for both lecture and
It is up to you, if you think you use it, have it with you.
Normally we do
not need the text book at lectures time.
Q: Is it ok if we
the second edition of the
textbook or do we necessarily need the 3rd edition?
A: If you use the second edition of the text book, it is your
responsibility to match the HW assignments with the third addition.