Math
2R3, Fall 2019

General Announcements

Lecture schedule and practice problems

Online assignments

Instructors:

__Course meeting time:__
MW 2:30 and F 4:30 in TSH B128

Teaching assistants:

Jarvis Kennedy and Steven Lazzaro

Office hours: Jarvis, 2 pm, Tues and Steven, 12:30, Fri in the Math Cafe or by appointment

E-mail: kennej18@mcmaster.ca and lazzaros@mcmaster.ca

General Announcements

- The final exam is Dec. 13 at 4 pm. Check mosaic for the
exact seating in the Ivor Wynne Centre. The exam

will be 2 and a half hours.

- The sections to be covered on the final exam are: 4.1 - 4.5, 5.1 - 5.3, 6.1- 6.4, 6.6, 7.1 - 7.5 (Note: the Hessian and categorizing critical points is not covered on the exam) and 8.1 - 8.5.
- Regarding complex numbers on the final, although the use of complex number is integral to understanding the material of the course, the final exam will not contain questions which solely involve the arithmetic of complex numbers. This material was covered as review and tested in test 1.
- You are allowed to have the standard McMaster calculator, Casio FX 991MS or MS Plus (no communication capability). No other aids are allowed. Please bring your ID with you.
- The best gauge of the level of the exam is to look at the lecture notes, homework and practice problems.
- There will be a review session at 1:30 on Thurs. Dec. 12 in HH
109. Please email me questions in advance.

- Dr. Hart will have office hours 12:30 - 1:30 on Thurs, Dec. 12.

- Steven will have office hours 1 - 3 on Wed. Dec. 11 in the Math
Cafe and Jarvis will have office hours 3 - 5 on Thurs, Dec. 12 in
the Math Cafe.

- In addition to all the questions posted so far this term, good practice problems would be those close in number to the ones I have already posted. All true/false questions at the end of the sections are a good check if you understand the basic notions.
- Here is a practice exam; here are the solutions.
- Here is the third test and here are the solutions.
- The third test will be Nov. 27 at 2:30 (during class) in the UH
213 if your last name begins with the letter A - M and T13 123 for N
- Z.

- The test will be 50 minutes long.

- The topics covered will be those
found in sections sections 8.4, 8.5, 7.1, 7.2 and 7.5.

- You are allowed to have the standard McMaster calculator, Casio
fx-991 (no communication capability). No other aids are
allowed. Please bring your ID with you.

- The best gauge of the level of the test is to look at the lecture
notes, homework and practice problems.

- Jarvis will have office hours 3 - 5 on Tuesday, Nov. 26 and Steven will have office hours 12:30 - 1:30.
- There will be a review class on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 5:30 in TSH
B128. Please email hartb@mcmaster.ca
with suggested review topics and questions.

- I will have extra office hours on Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 2:00 - 3:00 (note the time change). There will be no office hour on Wednesday.
- Extra practice problems beyond the practice problems for each section in the lecture schedule: Each section has a T/F section in the problem section - do these for each section. Additionally, from the supplementary problems in each chapter, look at Chapter 8, #15, 19, 25 and Chapter 7, #3, 5, 9, 10, 11, 13.
- Here is a practice test; here are the solutions. Try the test first before looking at the solutions!
- Here is the second test and here are the solutions.
- The second test will be Nov. 6 at 2:30 (during class) in the UH
213 if your last name begins with the letter A - M and T13 123 for N
- Z.

- The test will be 50 minutes long.

- The topics covered will be those
found in sections 6.4, 6.6 and 8.1 - 8.3.

- You are allowed to have the standard McMaster calculator, Casio
fx-991 (no communication capability). No other aids are
allowed. Please bring your ID with you.

- The best gauge of the level of the test is to look at the lecture
notes, homework and practice problems.

- Jarvis will have office hours 3 - 5 on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Steven will have office hours 12:30 - 1:30.
- There will be a review class on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 in TSH
B128. Please email hartb@mcmaster.ca
with suggested review topics and questions.

- I will have extra office hours on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 1:30 - 2:30. There will be no office hour on Wednesday.
- Extra practice problems beyond the practice problems for each section in the lecture schedule: Each section has a T/F section in the problem section - do these for each section. Additionally, from the supplementary problems in each chapter, look at Chapter 6, #17 and Chapter 8, #5, 7,9, 13, 19, 25.
- Here is a practice test; here are the solutions. Don't look at them until you try the test!
- Special note: there is no class or no tutorials on Friday, Oct. 11 - Happy Thanksgiving!
- Here
is the first test and
here are the solutions.

- The first test will be Oct. 9 at 2:30 (during class) in the UH 213
if your last name begins with the letter A - M and T13 123 for N -
Z.

- The test will be 50 minutes long.

- The topics covered will be those found in sections 4.1 - 4.5, 5.1
- 5.3 and 6.1 - 6.3 (not including the section on QR-decomposition
in 6.3) as well as the review of complex numbers (appendix B and
supplementary material).

- You are allowed to have the standard McMaster calculator, Casio
fx-991 (no communication capability). No other aids are
allowed. Please bring your ID with you.

- The best gauge of the level of the test is to look at the lecture
notes, homework and practice problems.

- Jarvis will have office hours 3 - 5 on Tuesday, Oct. 8 and Steven
will have office hours 12:30 - 1:30.

- There will be a review class at 5:30 on Tuesday, Oct. 8 in TSH
B128. Please email me suggested review topics.

- I will have extra office hours on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 1:30 -
2:30.

- Extra practice problems beyond the practice problems for each
section in the lecture schedule: Each section has a T/F section in
the problem section - do these for each section.
Additionally, from the supplementary problems in each chapter, look
at Chapter 4, #7,8, 11 - 13; Chapter 5, #1, 13 - 15, 20; Chapter 6,
#2, 3, 5, 6, 8 - 10, 14.

- Here is a practice test; here are the solutions although you should try the practice test before looking at the solutions.
- First class, Wednesday, Sept. 4! See you then.
- Change: Tutorials start on Sept. 13.

Lecture schedule and practice problems

Online assignments

Instructors:

Office: Hamilton Hall 420

Office hours: MW 11 or by appointment

Tel. extension: 23411

E-mail: hartb@mcmaster.ca

Teaching assistants:

Jarvis Kennedy and Steven Lazzaro

Office hours: Jarvis, 2 pm, Tues and Steven, 12:30, Fri in the Math Cafe or by appointment

E-mail: kennej18@mcmaster.ca and lazzaros@mcmaster.ca

Website: ms.mcmaster.ca/kennej18

Tutorial:
F at 3:30 in T34, 103 and TSH B128.