Prof. Ilya Kofman 
Office: 1S209 phone: (718) 9823615
Email: ikofmanmath.csi.cuny.edu Website: http://www.math.csi.cuny.edu/~ikofman/ 

Mondays 12:20pm  2:15pm in 1S219 Wednesdays 12:20pm  2:15pm in 1S107 
Textbook: Larson, Hostetler, Edwards, Calculus, Eighth Edition, 2006, which contains both single and multivariable calculus.
Homework: Problems assigned from the textbook are listed on the syllabus. Any changes or additional assignments will be announced in class and then posted on this website. Answers to oddnumbered exercises are in the back of the book. I highly recommend working jointly on homework problems with fellow students.
WebWork: Computergraded homework software that students are required to use in this course: Webwork website
MATLAB: Powerful computeralgebra software available by Login through CSI. Four MATLAB projects are described in a project booklet, which you can get from me or available online. The due dates for the projects are listed on the syllabus.
Grading: The course grade will be determined as follows: 25% Webwork, MATLAB, and other assignments + 45% Exams + 30% Final Exam.
Without exception, you must pass the exams to pass this course, and you must take the final exam at the time scheduled by the university.
Help: My office hours are on Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30pm  6pm in my office, 1S209. Also, free math tutoring is available.
Optimal Method of Study: (1.) Come to class (attendance is mandatory). (2.) Read the relevant sections after class. (3.) Do the homework. (4.) Compare your solutions with other students. (5.) Come to office hours or the help room with any remaining questions.
Exam 1 was on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. Here are some sample problems for Exam 1 and Solutions
Exam 2 was on Wednesday, October 22, 2008. Here are some sample problems for Exam 2.
Exam 3 was on Monday, November 24, 2008. Here are some sample problems for Exam 3.
The FINAL EXAM will be on Thursday, December 18, 2008 1:30pm3:30pm in 3S101. Here are some sample problems for the Final Exam, and Solutions.
Example from class about the trajectory toward a tower.
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