announcements

a review session for the final exam will be held next Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 3 to 5 at EH2132.

solutions to the semester review problems.

the final exam would take place on Dec. 16 at from 2.00 to 4.00 in room SH267 you can work on these problems to prepare for it. you can bring a full page (both sides of an 11 x 8.5 in sheet) of notes. no calculators are allowed.

the third midterm exam would take place in class on Wednesday, November 23rd you can work on these problems to prepare for it. you can bring a full page (both sides of an 11 x 8.5 in sheet) of notes. no calculators are allowed.

the second midterm exam would take place in class on Friday, Octorber 28th you can work on these problems to prepare for it. you can bring a full page (both sides of an 11 x 8.5 in sheet) of notes. no calculators are allowed.

the first midterm exam would take place in class on Friday, September 30th you can work on these problems to prepare for it. you can bring a page (one side of an 11 x 8.5 in sheet) of notes. no calculators are allowed.

the tutoring center has moved to JR 254

tutoring center: free tutoring for math 150A is available at Live Oak 1319 Mon  Thurs 10  5.30 and Fri 10  4

online tutoring through moodle

class starts on Monday, Aug. 29th
staff
meeting times and office hours

lecture: MWF 2.00  3.25 PM at CR 5124

office hours: MW 12.00  1.00 at SN 416, other times by appointment
about the course
 course overview. math 150A is a 1st semester calculus course. The course emphasizes computational skills, conceptual understanding, and applications. Math 150A provides students with the calculus background they need for subsequent courses in math, science and engineering.
 prerequisites: passing score on or exemption from the Entry Level Mathematics Examination or credit in MATH 093, and either a passing score on the Mathematics Placement Test or completion of MATH 105, or both MATH 102 and 104, at CSUN with grades of C or better. Students who transfer the equivalent of MATH 105, or both MATH 102 and 104, with a C or better are required to achieve a passing score on the Math Placement Test.
 textbook: Calculus, by James Stewart, 7th edition, Brooks/Cole Publishing.
 homework: webwork homework will be assigned and collected in class each week on Fridays. Students may work together in groups and discuss the homework problems with each other, but each student should submit their own solutions. Homework amounts for 20% of the final grade.
 grading policy
homework assignments

homework #1  due 09/09: sections 1.5 and 1.6

homework #2  due 09/16: sections 1.7 and 1.8

homework #3  due 09/23: sections 1.4 and 2.1 and 2.2

homework #4  due 09/30: sections 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5

homework #5  due 10/14: sections 2.6, 2.7, and 2.8

homework #6  due 10/14: sections 2.8 (retake), 2.9, 3.1, and 3.2

homework #7  due 11/09: sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, and 3.7

homework #8  due 11/16: sections 3.9, 4.1, and 4.2

homework #9  due 11/23: sections 4.3, 4.4, and 4.5

homework #10  due 12/07: sections 5.1, 5.2, and 5.3
examples
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