Mathematics 435: Geometry

Rutgers University, Fall 2013

Anders Buch (asbuch at math dot rutgers period edu)

MTh3, Monday and Thursday 10:20 - 11:40 AM in ARC-206

Course web site:


Brannan, Esplen, and Gray, Geometry (2nd ed.)

Office Hours:

Monday 1:20-2:20 pm, Tuesday 3:20-4:20 pm, and Friday 11-12 noon in Hill 234.

My office hours will continue until the final exam.

Final Exam Information:

Here is some advice for studying.

The following formula sheet will be available during the final exam.

Review session:

Friday, December 13, 11am-1pm in Hill 423.


Midterm, Thursday October 24 in class, 35%
Final exam, Monday December 23, 2013, 8-11 AM, in ARC-206, 45%
Weekly Homeworks, 20% total.

Homework Policy:

1) Late homework is not accepted.

2) It is fine to discuss the problems with others, but writeups must be individual. If you have received help for solving a problem, then cite your source(s).

3) It is acceptable to submit homework by email if these instructions are followed.

Homework assignments will appear on the course web site.

Assigned homework sets:

Review problems for linear algebra (for practice, not graded). Solutions: page 1, page 2, page 3, page 4, page 5, page 6.
Homework set 1 due September 23 in class. Solutions to classification problems.
Homework set 2 due September 30 in class.
Homework set 3 due October 7 in class.
Homework set 4 due October 14 in class.
Homework set 5 due October 31 in class.
Homework set 6 due November 7 in class.
Homework set 7 due November 14 in class.
Homework set 8 due November 26 in class.
Homework set 9 due December 5 in class.
Practice problems do not turn in. Solutions.