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  • 6/9/14
    • I will be in my office this week on Thursday (6/12), 10am-11am, if you would like to stop by and ask questions.
  • 6/6/14
    • Solutions to the second midterm are posted here.
  • 6/4/14
    • We will be checking student ids at the final exam.
    • Grades for the second midterm exam are available on TED: ted.ucsd.edu. Here is the scale used for this exam (out of 25):
      A B C
      20-25 15-19 10-14
  • 5/30/14
    • Important information for the final:
      • The exam will be held Friday, June 13 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.
      • Sections A01 - A03 will take the exam in our usual classroom (Warren Lecture Hall 2005). Sections A04-A06 will take the exam in Center Hall Room 119.
      • You will need to bring your student id and a Blue Book to the exam. You may use one page (8 1/2 in x 11 in) of handwritten notes (front and back), but no books or other assistance during this exam.
      • The exam is cumulative. You are responsible for all sections listed on the homework page. There will be a slight emphasis on material from Chapters 9 and 10.
      • The following practice exams are provided "as is", exactly as they appeared when administered and without answers; in addition, they may differ in form and content from the exams given this term.
  • 5/27/14
    • Professor Kemp will give the lecture on Wednesday (5/28) and I will not have my usual office hours that day. I have my usual office today (5/27, 10am) and I will hold an additional office hour on Thursday (5/29) at 9am.
  • 5/21/14
    • Sections 11.3 and 11.4 should not be in the "emphasis" part of the exam. It has been corrected below. However, as with all sections covered on the previous midterm, you are responsible for that material.
  • 5/19/14
    • Solutions to the first midterm exam: Exam 1. Please let me know if you spot any typos.
  • 5/14/14
    • Important information regarding the upcoming Midterm 2:
      • The exam will be held during normal lecture time (11:00 am - 11:50 am) on Friday, May 23 in our usual room (WLH 2005).
      • You will need to bring a Blue Book to write the exam. You may use one page (8 1/2 in x 11 in) of handwritten notes (front and back), but no books or other assistance during this exam.
      • The exam covers covers Sections 5.2 - 5.6, 6.1 - 6.3, 7.1, 7.2, 7.4 - 7.6, 7.8, 11.3, 11.4, 10.1, 10.2 and Supplement 1.6, 2.2, 3.2, 4.4, and 5.6, with an emphasis on Sections 7.2, 7.4 - 7.6, 7.8, 10.1, 10.2, and Supplement 1.6, 2.2, 3.2, 4.4, and 5.6.
      • The following practice exams are provided "as is", exactly as they appeared when administered and without answers; in addition, they may differ in form and content from the exams given this term.
      • You do not need to memorize or copy to your notes sheet the page of trig integrals (page 410 in your textbook. In the event that such a formula is necessary, I will provide it, or expect you to solve it using the methods in Supplement. One exception would be a problem involving the Pythagorean identity. For example, evaluating the following integral, $$\int \cos^3(x) ~\mathrm{dx}$$. This could also be solved using the methods of complex integrals in the Supplement.
  • 5/6/14
    • Grades for the first midterm exam are available on TED: ted.ucsd.edu. Here is the scale used for this exam (out of 33):
      A B C
      28-33 23-27 18-22
  • 4/29/14
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  • 4/21/14
    • Because it is an exam week, I will have an extra office hour on Thursday 10am-11am.
  • 4/17/14
    • The answer to 6.2, exercise 53 is wrong in the textbook. The correct answer is 159.03 (rounded).
    • The first midterm exam is Friday, April 25. You will need to bring a Blue Book to write the exam. You may use one page (8 1/2 in x 11 in) of notes (front and back), but no books or other assistance during this exam. The exam covers Sections 5.2 - 5.6, 6.1 - 6.3, 7.1, 11.3, and 11.4. The following practice exams are provided "as is", exactly as they appeared when administered and without answers; in addition, they may differ in form and content from the exams given this term.
  • 4/15/14
    • Here is the solution to the last problem from yesterday's class: Trig Integral. It turns out that IBP is not the most efficient way to compute this integral. I'll leave it as a challenge to find a way to use IBP to solve it.
  • 4/6/14
    • I'm permanently moving my Monday office hours to Wednesday (2pm - 3pm). I will keep my Tuesday office hours, but this week only I will need to hold them on Thursday (10am - 11am).
  • 3/31/14
    • Welcome to Math 20B!

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