MA 303 001, Spring 2014, Room 2235 SAS Hall, 10:15--11:30 pm

1.   Instructor:  Jack W. Silverstein
Office:  4214 SAS Hall
Office Hours:  Tues. Thurs. 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm
Phone Number:  515 7864
E-mail address:

Practice exam for first exam

Solutions for practice exam

Practice exam for second exam

Solutions for second practice exam

Solutions to homework due on 4/15

Practice exam for the final

2.  Goals and Objectives:

      To introduce students to linear difference and differential equations.

3. Textbook:

    Introduction to Linear Analysis by Dr. Nicholas Rose
    For price, call NCSU bookstore at 919-515-2161

4. Syllabus:

    Final exam will be given on Thursday May 1, 8-11am.

5. Tentative schedule of reading assignments

    Students are expected to read sections of the text at the same
    time they are covered in class.

6. Tentative schedule of homework due dates, quizzes and tests

    Homework is assigned almost every day.

      Each of the three exams will count 30% each. The final exam will also count 40%.

      Attendance:    Required

8. Policy on incomplete grades:

    Incomplete grades will not be given.

9. Policy on absences (excused and unexcused) and scheduling makeup work:

The attendance policy is consistent with the Academic Regulations which can be found at (link)
Concerning the H1N1 flu, please follow the draft contained in the "Class Attendance Policy" section of (link)
10. Course Prerequisites / Restrictive Statements:
More information is available at (link)
11. Academic Integrity Statement:
Students are expected to follow university guidelines available at (link)

12. NC State policy on working with students with disabilities:
Information can be found at (link)

13. Statement on laboratory safety or risk assumption in courses requiring physical activity or field trips:
14. Statement on "pass-through" charges e.g. , lane rental at bowling alley, field trip costs, etc.: