NEWS

Hope you had a great summer. I look forward to another chance to teach this course.

This is an Honours level course that both covers the material of MATH 221 and MATH 152 but adds some theoretical material. The grading standards (for me) are roughly those of MATH 221 and so some judicious scaling will be used. It will be substantially more work than MATH 221 but hopefully much more interesting.

Please note that this course cannot be taken for credit if you have already taken MATH 221 or MATH 152.

The first midterm is October 7. You will get a break with Thanksgiving. The second midterm is November 9.

I will be putting many course materials on the web in pdf format to supplement the text. The text has some excellent explanations but note that the problems tend to be much too elementary.

The notes look authoritative when typed so be wary. They may look perfect but may still contain errors! I don't have an editor.

I arrive most days by 9:00. Obviously I'll have to arrive a little earlier than that for teaching! I have an office hour 4-5 on Thursdays in MATH ANNEX 1118 (near my office) and imagine many assignments will be due Fridays. Other office hours will be available. I do not reliably read my email from home (i.e. evenings and weekends) nor every hour at work.

Various Notes. Often for material not in text or at least not in the order we follow.

How to slice a bagel Use edible ink.