Dror Bar-Natan: Classes: 2002-03: | FEEDBACK |

**Agenda:** Understand calculus and its rigorous foundations.

**Instructor:** Dror Bar-Natan, drorbn@math.toronto.edu,
Sidney Smith 5016G, 416-946-5438. Office hour: Tuesdays 3-4.

**Classes:** Tuesdays 10-11 and Thursdays 9-11 at University
College 140.

**Tutorials:** Mondays at 2-4, in three groups divided by the last
non-zero digit of your student number:

digit | tutor | place | |

1-3 | Muhammad Ahsan, ahsan@math.toronto.edu, SS 4052, 8-3484 | UC 144 | |

4-6 | Ching-Nam Hung, cnhung@math.toronto.edu, SS 4052, 8-3484 | UC 244 | |

7-9 | Cristian Ivanescu, cristian@math.toronto.edu, SS 6027, 8-2095 | UC A101 |

# | Week of ... | |

Fall Semester: | ||

1 | September 9 | First week of classes - no tutorials!
Handout: About This Class Handout: The 13 Postulates Homework Assignment 1 (due date postponed to September 24th at 2PM because of the missing texts). My Partial Solution of Homework Assignment 1 and Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 1. Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 |

2 | September 16 |
Homework Assignment 2
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 2.
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 |

3 | September 23 |
Handout:
Visualization
Homework Assignment 3 and Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 3. We took our Class Photo this week! Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 |

4 | September 30 |
Homework Assignment 4
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 4.
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 |

5 | October 7 |
Homework Assignment 5
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 5.
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 |

6 | October 14 |
Monday is Thanksgiving.
Friday October 18 is the last date to drop down to Math 133 or Math 135. Homework Assignment 6 Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 |

7 | October 21 |
Sample Term Exam 1
Monday: Term Exam 1 took place in the tutorials. See the Solution of Term Exam 1. Homework Assignment 7 and Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 7. Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Friday October 25 is the last date to drop down to Math 137. |

8 | October 28 |
Homework Assignment 8
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 8.
HW8: Solutions of Just for Fun Problem (by Andrew Whitehead, Eric DeGiuli and Wang (Neo) Ying). Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 |

9 | November 4 |
Homework Assignment 9
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 9.
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 |

10 | November 11 |
Homework Assignment 10
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 |

11 | November 18 |
Handout:
A Little on Convexity
Homework Assignment 11 and Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 11. Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 |

12 | November 25 |
Homework Assignment 12
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 |

13 | December 2 |
About the Second Term Exam
Monday: Term Exam 2 took place in the tutorials. See the Solution of Term Exam 2. Handout: Integration Homework Assignment 12a Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 |

Winter Semester: | ||

14 | January 6 |
No tutorials this week!
Handout: Welcome Back! Homework Assignment 14 and Travis Li's Solution of Homework Assignment 14. Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 |

15 | January 13 |
Homework Assignment 15
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 15.
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 |

16 | January 20 |
Homework Assignment 16
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 16.
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 |

17 | January 27 |
Homework Assignment 17
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 17.
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 |

18 | February 3 |
Homework Assignment 18
Handout: π is Irrational Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 |

19 | February 10 |
Monday:
Term Exam 3
took place in the tutorials. See the
Solution of Term Exam 3.
Homework Assignment 19 and Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 19. Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Sunday February the 16th: Last day to drop this course! |

Reading | February 17 | |

20 | February 24 |
Homework Assignment 20
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 20.
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 |

21 | March 3 |
Homework Assignment 21
and
Wang Ying's Solution of Homework Assignment 21.
HW21: Solution of Just for Fun Problem (by Norm Townsend). Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 |

22 | March 10 |
Homework Assignment 22
and
Eric DeGiuli's Solution of Homework Assignment 22.
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Handout: Series |

23 | March 17 |
This week's office hours are on Thursday 2-3PM and Friday 3-4PM.
Homework Assignment 23 Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 |

24 | March 24 | Monday:
Term Exam 4
took place in the tutorials. See the
Solution of Term Exam 4.
Homework Assignment 24 and Sacha Kapoor's Solution of Homework Assignment 24. Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 |

25 | March 31 |
Web-only handout:
What Went Wrong with Term Exam 4?
Homework Assignment 25 and Sacha Kapoor's Solution of Homework Assignment 25. Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 |

26 | April 7 |
No homework assignment this week!
Class notes for this week: 1 2 3 4 5 |

Study | April 14 | Sample Final Exam |

Study | April 21 | On Thursday April 24 and Friday April 25 I will hold extended office hours at the math aid center (SS 1071) from 3PM until 6PM or until the last student drops, whichever is the later. All graded homework assignments and term exams will be available there. Also, bring your own CD-R and burn a complete copy of this web page on it! |

Final | April 28 | Monday: Final Exam, 9-12 at the Ramsay Wright Zoology Labs. Students with last names beginning A-Mak at RW 110 and Mat-Z at RW 117. See the Solution of the Final Exam. |

**Further resources:**

- Last year's Math 157 web pages: Fall, Winter.
- Undergraduate Information at the UofT Math Department. In particular, Other Math Courses.

September 24, 2002

"I loved MAT 157. It was an interesting and elightening class. It's too bad that the professor had to keep going and bringing up calculus, it really put a damper on learning if people could outrun lions, or how a six-legged roach could move when pinned down."

-- A Student.