MAT 21 A, Spring 2017
Instructors
Instructor: Eugene Gorsky, egorskiy AT math.ucdavis.edu.
Office hours: MWF 2 3pm at Math 2113
If you have a question and cannot come at office hours, write me an email to schedule an appointment.
Teaching Assistants:
Henry Kvinge (A01,A03), hkvinge AT math.ucdavis.edu, OH:
Eric Samperton (A02), egsamp AT ucdavis.edu, OH: Thu 34pm in Math 1118.
Calculus Room schedule:
RM 1118, Mathematical Sciences Building
MR 17pm, F 16pm
More details here .
Student Academic Success Center DropIn Tutoring:
16 South Hall, MTWR 9 am5 pm,
F 9 am  12 pm
More details
here .
General course information
Textbook
The textbook for the course is Thomas' Calculus (13th edition).
We will use the electronic version of the textbook bundled with MyMathLab (see below).
Math Placement Requirement
All students enrolled in this course must
fulfill the Math Placement Requirement .
Your total score for the Math Placement Exam should be 35 points or more ,
with Trigonometry subscore 3 or more . You will be administratively dropped from this course if you have not met the
Mathematics Placement Requirement.
Final exam
The Final will be on Tuesday, June 13, 8:0010:00 a.m. It will cover sections 14 of the textbook.
Practice problems: problems,answers.
Weighed average computation:
1. Add all your paper homework grades and your online homework grades.
2. Your weighed average is
0.4*(Final grade)/100+0.2*(1st midterm)/37+0.2*(2nd midterm)/50+0.2*(homework grade)/700.
Course grade table:
Letter grade 
F 
C 
C+ 
B 
B 
B+ 
A 
A 
Weighted average 
050 
5060 
6065 
6570 
7080 
8085 
8590 
90100 
Midterm 2
Midterm 2 will be in class on Wednesday, May 17. It will cover sections 3 and 4.1 of the textbook.
Practice problems: problems,answers.
Midterm 1
Midterm 1 will be in class on Wednesday, April 26. It will cover sections 1 and 2 of the textbook.
Practice problems: problems.
Final grade and exams
There will be two midterms on Wednesday, April 26 and on Wednesday, May 17.
The Final will be on Tuesday, June 13, 8:0010:00 a.m.
The final grade is based on your grades for the homework, midterms and the final:
Homework 
Midterm I 
Midterm II 
Final Exam 
20% 
20% 
20% 
40% 
The homework consists of two parts: paper homework and MyMathLab.
Paper homework should be handed in before the start of Friday lecture.
It must be legible, and written in connected sentences that explains what you are doing.
Just the answer (whether correct or not) is not enough.
ease put your name on every page and staple the pages together.
Homework should be handed in on time, late homework will not be graded.
Though it is fine to discuss the HW problems with others, you must always write up
the solutions in your own words. Copying will be penalized. Of course, in the exams
you must work on your own: no calculators, textbooks etc will be allowed.
MyMathLab homework is done online and is graded automatically.
The course ID is gorskiy82565 . The instructions
for the course registration can be found here.
Week 
Sections 
Written Homework 
Apr 3, 5, 7 
1.11.6 
HW 1 , Solutions 
Apr 10, 12, 14 
2.1, 2.2, 2.4 
HW 2 , Solutions 
Apr 17. 19, 21 
2.52.6 
HW 3 , Solutions 
Apr 24, 26, 28 
Review, midterm on Apr 26; 3.13.2 

May 1, 3, 5 
3.33.5 
HW 4 , Solutions 
May 8, 10, 12 
3.63.8 
HW 5 , Solutions 
May 15, 17, 19 
Review, midterm on May 17 

May 22, 24, 26 
3.9, 4.1, 4.2 
HW 6 , Solutions 
May 31, Jun 2 
4.34.4 
No class on May 29 (Memorial Day) HW 7 , Solutions 
Jun 5, 7 
4.54.7 

Disability Services
Any student with a documented disability who needs to arrange reasonable accommodations
must contact the Student Disability Center (SDC). Faculty are authorized to provide only
the accommodations requested by the SDC. If you have any questions, please contact the SDC
at (530)7523184 or sdc@ucdavis.edu.