Instructor Lecture Time (MWF) Location
Ed Dewey A 8:00 - 8:50 A.M. CENTR 101
Adam Bowers B 11:00 - 11:50 A.M. PCYNH 109
David Quarfoot C 2:00 - 2:50 P.M. LEDDN AUD
Ko Um D 4:00 - 4:50 P.M. PCYNH 109

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(Fall 2016)   Welcome to Math 20A!  The first day of instruction is Friday, September 23.  (Discussion sections will not meet Thursday, September 22.)  Please see the course calendar for more information. 

Textbook Information

The required textbook for the course is Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals (3rd Edition), by Jon Rogawski; published by W.H. Freeman and Company; 2015. (We will cover parts of Chapters 1-5 of the text.)

You can buy a physical copy in the UCSD Bookstore or you can buy ELECTRONIC ONLY access directly from the publisher. (Link opens in a new window. Select "Student Pricing" for purchasing options. HOWEVER, you cannot make any purchases until the course is active.)

Exam Information

The following are examples of what exams in this class might look like. They are NOT practice exams. They may differ in form and content from the exams given this term.

Note:  These sample exams were taken at a time when students were required to use a Blue Book. We will not be using Blue Books this quarter, and consequently the format of the exams will be different.

Class Links

  • Class Syllabus: Information and policies regarding the course. (You are responsible for knowing the information and policies given in the syllabus.)
  • Course Calendar:   Important dates for the course in a convenient calendar format.
  • Homework List:   A list of suggested homework problems. These problems will not be collected but may be the source of quiz or exam questions.

Student Resources

  • Calculus Interactive Examples:   A resource provided courtesy Professor Al Shenk.
  • Calculus Tutoring:   Information about the Math Department's Calculus Tutoring Lab and other tutoring resources
  • OASIS:   UCSD's Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services
  •   Automatic Calculus Derivatives and Integrals
  • Khan Academy: Video resources on everything from basic algebra to calculus
  • Wolfram|Alpha:   A powerful computational knowledge engine
  • How to Study Mathematics:   Useful advice from the Mathematics Department at The Ohio State University