Spring Quarter 2006, Math 34B, Lect. 3, Calculus for Life and Social
TuTh 11:00am-12:15pm, PSYCH 1824
6724 South Hall, (805) 893-3844
Wed. 10:00am-12 noon
Daryl Cooper, Calculus and mathematical reasoning for social and
We shall aim to cover Chapters 9, 12, 13, and 15 in the text. Homework
problems may also be assigned from other chapters as appropriate.
Rena Levitt (email@example.com)
Chad Wiley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Levitt: SH 6431D
Wiley: SH 6431N
Office hours (TA):
Levitt: Mon. 10am--11am (in office); Mon., Tues. 2pm--3pm (in Mathlab).
Wiley: Tues. 2pm-3pm (in office); Thurs. 2pm--3pm, 4pm--5pm (in Mathlab).
Attendance at a discussion
section is mandatory. All discussion sections are held on
Mondays, and each section meets once a week. The
sections are as follows:
Sect. 01, Levitt, M 8:00am-8:50am, PHELP 1420.
Sect. 02, Wiley, M 7:00pm-7:50 pm, PHELP 1420.
Sect. 03, Levitt, M 5:00pm-5:50pm, PHELP 1420.
Sect. 02, Wiley, M 6:00pm-6:50 pm, PHELP 1420.
IMPORTANT: You must write your name, the name of your
TA, and the time of the discussion section that you are attending on
EVERY piece of work that you hand in (including
Homework will be assigned each week via the online system Webworks,
During the first week of the quarter, you will receive an email
message containing your login name and password.
In general, homework that is assigned during a particular week will be
due by 11:59pm on Tuesday of the following week. Exceptions to this
rule will be announced as they occur.
PLEASE NOTE THAT LATE HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS WILL NOT BE
There will be one midterm examination during the course. It will be
held in class on Thursday, May 4th.
The final examination for the course will be held on Wednesday, June
14, 12 noon--3:00pm in the regular classroom PSYCH 1824.
You may bring one 3x5 note card (on which you may write anything you
wish) with you to the examination.
Electronic calculators will not be permitted during any
examination in this course.
PLEASE NOTE THAT NO MAKEUP EXAMINATIONS WILL BE GIVEN
IN THIS COURSE.
Solutions to the Midterm Examination:
The midterm examination took place as scheduled. The average score was
35.7 out of 42. Most people experienced the greatest amount of
difficulty with Question 5.
The following links will take you to solutions of the two different
versions of the examination:
The final grade on the course will be determined as follows: homework
20%, midterm 40%, final exam 40%. You
will not receive letter grades for the midterm examination; letter
grades will only be awarded at the end of the course and will be based
on your overall score. An overall score of 60% or more on the course
will guarantee at least a ``C''; an overall score of 80% or more
will guarantee at least a ``B-''; an overall score of 90% or more will
guarantee at least an ``A-''.