MATH 21B (SECTIONS A001-A006), 198 Young, 8-8:50 MWF, Thursday Discussion




Instructor: Dr. D. A. Kouba

Last Updated: January 11, 2017


Text: Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals (13th edition) by Weir, Hass, Giordano

Office: 3135 MSB

Phone: (530) 601-4444x2007

Regular Office Hours: Variable (announced in class and sent via e-mail) or by appointment

  • Here is a list of Exam ID Numbers .

  • Here is a link showing the days and times for the Math 21ABCD Calculus Room , where TA's are available to answer your questions.


    TA OFFICE HOURS Monday 2:10-3:10 p.m. Drew Gallatin 3217 MSB
    Tuesday 5-6 p.m. Joe Corliss 2139 MSB
    Thursday 3-4 p.m. Ji Chen 3131 MSB
    Friday 2-3 p.m. Jianping Pan 2232 MSB


    EXAM DATES :



    The course will likely cover the following sections in our textbook : 4.8, 5.1-5.6, 6.1-6.6, 7.1, 7.2, 8.1-8.5, 8.7, 8.8, and 11.1-11.4

    SOLUTIONS TO ALL HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS AND HOUR EXAMS CAN BE VIEWED ON THE INTERNET at Math 21B Homework and Exam Solutions . In addition, you may look at a copy of solutions during my office hours (or appointment) in 3135 MSB.

    Here is a copy of the Course Syllabus .

    Here is a copy of the Schedule of Lectures .

    Here are copies of Basic Derivative Formulas From Math 21A and Trig Identities .

    Here are copies of Supplementary Class Handouts .

    Here are copies of Discussion Sheets .

    Here are Practice Exam 1 and Solutions .

    Here are Practice Exam 2 and Solutions .

    Here are Practice Exam 3 and Solutions .



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    THE CALCULUS PAGE .

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    The following homework assignments are subject to minor changes.

    EXAM 1 is Friday, January 27, 2017. It will cover handouts, lecture notes, and examples from class, homework assignments 1 through 6, discussion sheets 1, 2, and 3, and material from sections 4.8 and 5.1-5.6 in the book which was presented in lecture notes through Wednesday, January 25, 2017. MOST of the exam questions will be homework-type, discussion sheet-type, practice exam-type questions.

    TYPES OF QUESTIONS FOR EXAM 1 FOR SPRING 2015 (THIS IS SUBJECT TO UNANNOUNCED CHANGES.)



    HERE ARE SOME RULES FOR EXAM 1.




    SOLUTIONS TO EXAM 1 ARE POSTED ON THIS WEBPAGE.

    THE GRADING SCALE FOR SPRING 2015 EXAM 1 IS :

    A+ ...... 100 - 110

    A ...... 90 - 99

    A-/B+ ...... 85 - 89

    B ...... 68 - 84

    C ...... 50 - 67

    D ...... 40 - 49

    F ...... 0 - 39

    EXAM 2 is Friday, February 17, 2017. It will cover handouts, lecture notes, and examples from class, homework assignments 7 through 13, discussion sheets 4, 5, and 6, and material from sections 6.1-6.6 in the book which was presented in lecture notes through Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

    TYPES OF QUESTIONS FOR EXAM 2 FOR Spring 2015 (THIS IS SUBJECT TO UNANNOUNCED CHANGES.)



    HERE ARE SOME RULES FOR EXAM 2.



    SOLUTIONS TO EXAM ARE POSTED ON THIS WEBPAGE.

    THE GRADING SCALE FOR SPRING 2015 EXAM 2 IS :

    A+ ...... 100 - 108

    A ...... 90 - 99

    A-/B+ ...... 84 - 89

    B ...... 63 - 83

    C ...... 45 - 62

    D ...... 34 - 44

    F ...... 0 - 33

    EXAM 3 is Friday, March 10, 2017. It will cover handouts, lecture notes, and examples from class, homework assignments 14 through 20, discussion sheets 7, 8, and 9 (problems 1-5 only), and material from sections 7.1, 7.2, 8.1-8.5, and 8.7 in the book which was presented in lecture notes through Wednesday, March 8, 2017.



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    TYPES OF QUESTIONS FOR EXAM 3 FOR SPRING 2015 (THIS IS SUBJECT TO UNANNOUNCED CHANGES.)



    HERE ARE SOME RULES FOR EXAM 3.



    SOLUTIONS TO EXAM 3 ARE POSTED ON THIS WEBPAGE.

    THE GRADING SCALE FOR SPRING 2015 EXAM 3 IS :

    A+ ...... 100 - 108

    A ...... 88-99

    A-/B+ ...... 84 - 87

    B ...... 68 - 83

    C ...... 45 - 67

    D ...... 33 - 44

    F ...... 0 - 32

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    Your comments, questions, or suggestions can be sent via e-mail to Kouba by clicking on the following address :

    kouba@math.ucdavis.edu .