The course syllabus | | | |
General information for these sections |
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Students in the course | | | |
Course diary Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 |
You should be keeping up with the syllabus. Your life will be better in this course if you glance at material ahead of time, before the lectures. And your life will be almost surely unsuccessful in this course if you don't do most of the homework problems: practice! |
Links to other class material |
Who teaches this stuff? |
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The final exam | Here is a version of the final exam, in a somewhat more
compact format. Mr. Apostolopoulos identified an error (the number of pieces in problem 5's
formulas) which has been fixed. According to university rules, the final exams must be kept but students may inspect their graded exams. Here is a discussion of the grades and grading. Information about assigning course grades, submitted to the Registrar's computer system late Monday afternoon, May 10, is here. | 5/10/2010 | ||||||||
Review material for the final exam
| 4/26/2010 | |||||||||
Answers to the second exam |
Here are detailed answers to version A of the first exam with
shorter answers for version B. Please tell me any
comments or corrections. Copies of the answers will be returned with
graded exams in lecture on Monday, April 19.
Here is a discussion of the grades and grading. | 4/19/2010 | ||||||||
The second exam | Here is a version of the second exam, in a somewhat more compact format. Graded exams will be returned in lecture on Monday, April 19. | 4/19/2010 | ||||||||
The third workshop |
Please hand in a writeup of the second
problem on Tuesday, April 6. In sketching the volume, please realize that a scaled sketch is a good response and perfectly adequate (10^{9} is much bigger than 10!). Remember, writeups will be graded both for mathematical content and exposition. Please use complete sentences, label your diagrams, and explain your computations. More is in your textbook, and here. | 3/31/2010 | ||||||||
Review material for the second exam
| 3/30/2010 | |||||||||
Specific data for each student is here:
| 3/9/2010 | |||||||||
The second workshop |
Please hand in writeups of two problems: the first
problem and the fourth
problem
of the second set of
workshop problems on Tuesday, March 9.
Problem 4 is the lecturer's favorite workshop problem, and the domain is slightly subtle. It was inspired by waiting on line at the post office. This is why. Remember, writeups will be graded both for mathematical content and exposition. Please use complete sentences, label your diagrams, and explain your computations. More is in your textbook, and here. | 3/3/2010 | ||||||||
Answers to the first exam |
Here are detailed answers to version A of the first exam with
shorter answers for version B. Please tell me any
comments or corrections. Copies of the answers will be returned with
graded exams in lecture on Monday, March 1.
Here is a discussion of the grades and grading. | 2/27/2010 | ||||||||
The first exam | Here is a version of the first exam, in a somewhat more compact format. Graded exams will be returned in lecture on Monday, March 1. | 2/27/2010 | ||||||||
Specific data for each student is here:
| 2/17/2010 | |||||||||
Review material for the first exam
| 2/15/2010 | |||||||||
The first workshop |
Please hand in a writeup of the third
problem on Tuesday, February 16. Be careful discussing a
point on a line which is tangent to the twisted cubic at a point! (The
logic is intricate!) Remember, writeups will be graded both for mathematical content and exposition. Please use complete sentences, label your diagrams, and explain your computations. More is in your textbook, and here. | 2/9/2010 | ||||||||
Specific data for each student is here:
| 2/3/2010 | |||||||||
If you did not attend the recitations on Tuesday, January 26, we (Mr. Nanda and I) strongly recommend that you follow the links on this web page, and print out the General Introduction and the four "Playing with ..." files. Then go to a Rutgers computer lab and work through the "Playing with ..." pages. It is probably easier and certainly more fun if you can do this with another person working at the same task on a nearby computer. Maple will be needed in several assignments in this course and it may help you explore and learn some of the course material. | 1/28/2010 | |||||||||
Information sheet | A form to be passed out on the first day of class. | 1/19/2010 | ||||||||
Previous to that semester, I last taught this course in spring 2006 with a different textbook but the order of the topics and the difficulty of the examples are much the same in both textbooks (the one used then and the one used in this course). So what's in this link is quite relevant. Again, there are old exams, review problems, solutions to most of the exam and review problems, a detailed diary, and other material. Less relevant but a bit more recent is material for an honors version of Math 251 which I taught in fall 2006. Here is a link to that material. |
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