Welcome to Section 101 of the courses
MATH 215 and MATH 255 on Ordinary Differential Equations! Please also regularly visit the common
webpage for the course.
- Term ends on Nov 28 and there will be no regular office hours thereafter. However, I will hold extra office hours on Thursday, Dec 5, 3 - 5.30 p.m. in LSK 303C.
- There will be no written homework assignment due the last week of classes, but there still is a WebWork assignment.
- Please take part in the course evaluation!
TIME AND PLACE
We meet in Mac Leod
202 (2356 Main Mall) on
- Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 8-9 a.m.
The first lecture is on Sept. 4 and the last one on Nov. 29. We
will finish 10 minutes to 9 so you can get to subsequent courses in
We will follow J. Lebl's online textbook, which means you do not have to buy a textbook.
Midterms will be on Oct. 4 and Nov. 8. They will take place in class (so you will have 50 minutes time).
Solutions for Midterm 1
Solutions for Midterm 2
In addition to your WebWork problems, which are due every Friday 8 a.m., you have to hand in written homework every Friday in class (except when there is a midterm). The first written homework is due on Sept. 13.
You are most welcome to come to my office hours
any questions about the course. You are also welcome to express
criticism or suggest any improvements to the course. The office hours
in room LSK
Office hours start the second week of term, i.e. the first
takes place on Sept. 9. If you have a valid conflict that hinders you
to come to my office hours at the dates announced, please write an
e-mail to emil(at)math.ubc.ca
for alternative arrangements.