# Math 1B, Fall 2015

This is the homepage for the Fall 2015 Math 1B discussion sections 105 and 109.

**Instructor:** Kyle Miller

**E-mail:** kmill at math.berkeley.edu

**Meeting times:**

For 105, MWF 10-11 am in 9 Evans

For 109, MWF 12-1 pm in 85 Evans

**Office hours:** T 2-3pm, Th 1-2pm in 1066 Evans, or by
appointment. *For RRR week, office hours are T and Th, 1-4pm.
There is also a review session on Wednesday, December 9th,
noon-2pm, in 3 Evans.*

The math department publishes a rough course overview. There is also a collection of some past exams.

## 1. Exams

- Midterm 1 (20%) is Monday, September 21.
- Midterm 2 (20%) is Monday, October 26.
- Final Exam (45%) is Monday, December 14, 11:30-2:30.

Update: second midterm has been dropped. Rather than *per
cent*, the grades are now *per octogesimus* (that is, out of
eighty).

## 2. Worksheets

The department publishes worksheets on the Lower Division Course Outlines page, Math 1B Worksheet (pdf).

## 3. Extra

- Aug 31. Solution to 11.1 problem 90
- Aug 31. Solution to 11.1 problem 91
- Sep 2. Note about the sum of convergent and divergent series
- Sep 14. Note about a series from lecture
- Sep 14. Note about the “log test”
- Sep 18. Midterm 1 Review
- Sep 19. Note about a series from lecture (update)
- Sep 23. Note about uniqueness of a solution in 11.9
- Sep 28. The Most Common Errors in Undergraduate Mathematics (external). For getting some mathematical maturity, consider looking at A Concise Introduction to Pure Mathematics by Liebeck (I have a copy if you want to look at it).
- Oct 12. Examples of numeric integration on a computer
- Oct 21. Hydrostatic pressure in a cylindrical tank
- Oct 23. Midterm 2 Review
- Oct 28. Midterm 2 Solutions
- Oct 30. Spring cart
- Nov 4. Terminal velocity of a water droplet
- Nov 21. Homogeneous linear differential equations with constant coefficients
- Dec 8. Final exam review