MATH 9A  -  First-Year Calculus, First Quarter
Winter 2008

Section Call # Day Time Building / Room Instructor Office Office Hours
Lectures 001 15284 TR 2:10pm-3:30pm OLMH 1208 B. Engheta Surge 225 TR 11:30am-12:30pm,
T 3:30pm-4:30pm
Discussion 002 15285 F 5:10pm-6:00pm OLMH 1122 Chris Carlson Surge 281
Discussion 003 15286 F 2:10pm-3:00pm OLMH 1116 Chris Carlson Surge 281
Discussion 004 15287 F 11:10am-12:00pm OLMH 1122 Leo Chung Surge 283
Discussion 005 15288 F 4:10pm-5:00pm OLMH 1116 Leo Chung Surge 283

Principal Instructor: Bahman Engheta
Office Hours: TR 11:30am-12:30pm, T 3:30pm-4:30pm, or by appointment.
Assistants: Chris Carlson, Leo Chung
Course Website:
Textbook: 11th edition of Thomas' Calculus by Weir, Hass, and Giordano.
Addison Wesley Publishing Company, ISBN 0-321-22642-9.
Topics: Chapter 2 - Limits and Continuity
Chapter 3 - Differentiation
Chapter 4 - Applications of Derivatives
Prerequisite: MATH 005 with a grade of "C-" or better.
Major Exams: Midterm exam (tentatively) on Thursday, 2/7/2008, during regular lecture.
Final exam on Thursday, 3/20/2008 from 11:30am-2:30pm.
Note: All exams will be comprehensive. Calculators may not be used during exams.
Course Components:   400 points for daily homework assignments and quizzes,
300 points for the midterm exam,
300 points for the final exam.
Grading: 900-1000 points are required for the grade A,
800-899 points are required for the grade B,
700-799 points are required for the grade C,
600-699 points are required for the grade D.
Attendance Policy: Students are expected to attend every lecture and every meeting of their discussion section. Homework assignments are due at the beginning of each lecture. Quizzes may be given unannounced, during the lectures or the discussion sections. Work missed due to absence, lateness, or late enrollment cannot be made up. In particular, no late work will be accepted and there will be no make-up exams or quizzes.