** MAT-017A**

**Instructor:** Martin Gebert

**Email:** mgebert@ucdavis.edu

**Office** MSB 3151

**Office hours:** Tuesday 10-11:59am and Friday 10am-11:59am MSB 3151

**Lecture:** Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9-9:50am

**Book:** "Calculus for Biology and Medicine", Claudia Neuhauser,
third edition

To access the book through the **UC Davis Inclusive Access Programm** go to the link

https://canvas.ucdavis.edu/courses/256155/modules.

and login with your UC Davis credentials.

**Syllabus:**
https://www.math.ucdavis.edu/courses/syllabus_detail?cm_id=9

**Teaching assistants: **

1.Kayden Mimmack (kjmimmack@ucdavis.edu)

Office hours: Thursday 1-2pm (1317 Earth and Sciences Building)

2.Akshay Kamath (akamath@ucdavis.edu)

Office hours: Tuesday 10-11am (1317 Earth and Sciences Building)

3.Albie Sheng (jdsheng@ucdavis.edu)

Office hours: Friday 1-2pm (1317 Earth and Sciences Building)

4.Qianhui Wan (qhswan@ucdavis.edu)

Office hours: Thursday 3-4pm (1317 Earth and Sciences Building)

**Lead teaching assistant: **

Carl Corcoran (ctcorcoran@math.ucdavis.edu)

Office hours: Monday 11am-12pm (MSB 3202)

In charge of questions concerning the homeworks

**Homework assignments**

1. Homework Assignment 1 (Due to Monday Oct 1, 11:59am)

10 attempts per exercise

2. Homework Assignment 2
(Due to Tuesday Oct 9, 10:00am)

Exercise 1 just 1 attempt for the rest 5 attempts per exercise; exercise 11-12 cover material of the lecture Friday Oct 5

3. Homework Assignment 3
(Due to Tuesday Oct 16, 11:59am)

5 attempts per exercise

4. Homework Assignment 4
(Due to Tuesday Oct 23, 11:59am)

5 attempts per exercise

5. Homework Assignment 5
(Due to Tuesday Oct 30, 11:59am)

5 attempts per exercise

6. Homework Assignment 6
(Due to Tuesday Nov 6, 11:59am)

8 attempts per exercise

7. Homework Assignment 7
(Due to Tuesday Nov 13, 11:59am)

5 attempts per exercise

8. Homework Assignment 8
(Due to Tuesday Nov 27, 11:59am)

5 attempts per exercise

9. Homework Assignment 9
(Due to Tuesday Dec 4, 11:59am)

5 attempts per exercise

Helpful link using WeBWork

Available Functions in WeBWork

To login to WeBWork follow the instructions under

If you have problems with the homeworks go to the

Monday 4-7pm

Tuesday 10am-3pm

Wednesday 11am-3pm

Thursday 1pm-7pm

Friday 1pm-6pm.

You will find somebody there assisting you also with problems concerning Webwork.

**Exercise sessions**

Exercise discussion sheet 1 (not to be handed in for marking)

Exercise discussion sheet 2

Exercise discussion sheet 3 (not to be handed in, preparation for the midterm exam) Very detailed solution

Exercise discussion sheet 4

Exercise discussion sheet 5

Exercise discussion sheet 6 (not to be handed in, preparation for the midterm exam) Solution

Exercise discussion sheet 7

Exercise discussion sheet 8 (not to be handed in for marking)

Exercise discussion sheet 9 (not to be handed in for marking) Solution

Exercise discussion sheet 10 Solution

You are supposed to work on the exercise discussion sheets in groups of 4 people during the exercise session and hand in one (!) solution per group the following Thursday. The sheets will be graded according to 100%, 50%, 0%. The first exercise discussion sheet is not supposed to be handed in.

In order for your grade to be recorded correctly you have to go to the exercise session you are assigned to.

1.Either

download

2.Or

alternatively you can use the in browser application

** Exams**

There will be 3 exams:

**1. Midterm exam:** October 15, 9-9:50am Haring 2205, bring your student ID.
Solution first midterm exam

**2. Midterm exam:** November 5
Solution second midterm exam

**3. Final exam: ** December 13, 3:30-5:30pm, Haring 2205, bring your student ID.
Solutions

** Final grade:** The final grade constitutes of the performance in the homework assignments,
the exercise sheets and
the 3 exams according to:

**Homework assignments:** 10%

**Exercise discussion sheets:** 5 %

**1. Midterm:** 20%

**2. Midterm:** 25%

**Final exam: ** 40%

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | |
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9am – 10am | LectureHARING 2205 |
LectureHARING 2205 |
LectureHARING 2205 |
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10am – 12am | Office hoursMartin Gebert MSB 3151 |
Office hoursMartin Gebert MSB 3151 |
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12 – 4pm | |||||

4pm – 5pm | OLSEN 251 K. Mimmack |
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5pm – 6pm | WELLMN 212/OLSEN 251 J. Sheng/ K. Mimmack |
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6pm – 7pm | PYSIC 130/OLSEN 251 A. Kamath/ J. Sheng |
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7pm – 8pm | OLSEN 251 Q. Wan |
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8pm – 9pm | OLSEN 251 Q. Wan |

** Important notice:**

**
Prerequisites:**
All students enrolling in Math 17A are required to satisfy the
MPR. The MPR can only be satisfied by meeting the following
guideline:

Passing the Math Placement Exam with an overall score
of at least 30 AND a trig score of at least 2.

**All students who have not met the MPR will be ADMINISTRATIVELY DROPPED from the class.**

For more information on the Math Placement Exam, see http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/undergrad/math_placement

**Students with Disabilities:**

Any student with a documented disability (e.g. physical,learning, psychiatric, vision, hearing, etc.) 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 530/752-3184 or sdc@ucdavis.edu.