Mathematics 320. Lecture 3

Fall 2008, MWF 1:20p, B239 Van Vleck.

Instructor Mikhail Feldman .
Office: 709 Van Vleck
Phone: 262-3747
Web page:

Office Hours: MW 12:20 - 1:10 pm or by appointment.

Text Book: Differential Equations and Linear Algebra, by C.H. Edwards, D.E. Penney, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall.

Material to be covered: :

Chapter 1: Sections 1--6
Chapter 2: Sections 1--4
Chapter 3: Sections 1--6
Chapter 4: Sections 1--4
Chapter 5: Sections 1--3, 5
Chapter 6: Sections 1--2
Chapter 7: Sections 1--3, 5
Chapter 8: Sections 1--2
Chapter 9: Sections 1--2

Homework and quizzes: Homeworks will be assigned each week on Monday lecture and will not be collected. Quiz on the material covered by the homework will be given on the following week discussion section.

Discussion Sections:
Louis Deaett and David Milovich are TAs in this course.

Exams: There will be two in class midterm exams and cumulative final. "Make-up exams" cannot be given except in the most unusual circumstances. The student seeking a make-up exam should discuss with the instructor in advance and get the approval before the exam. Programmable calculators are not allowed on the exams.

Approximate dates of midterms:
Monday October 6;
Friday November 14.

Final exam:
10:05 A.M. THU. DEC 18, in B130 Van Vleck.

The final grade will be determined by two in class midterm exams (100 points each), the final exam (200 points) and your grade in your discussion section (100 points). Thus the maximum number of points you can earn is 500.
Grades for the course will be assigned according to the following standard:
A - 450+
AB - 435+
B - 400+
BC - 385+
C - 350+
D - 280+
F - 0+