Welcome to MA 103. During the semester, you will mail in 4 assignments to me; these will count for 70% of your grade. At the end of the semester, you will have to take a final exam (open notes) on campus or with an approved proctor. I will provide more information about the final exam later in the semester.
The text book for the course is: Excursions in Modern Mathematics, 7th edition, by Tannenbaum
You will view the lectures on-line at MA103 lectures
You may also view the lectures at lectures
Make sure that you check your NCSU Unity e-mail regularly for course announcements
Mail your assignments to me at the following address:
Dr. T. Lada
N. C. State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-8205
I will grade your work and return it along with the next assignment.
The assignments (called tests) are also attached below as pdf files.
Pace yourself to complete the course by August 1.
The due dates for the assignments are
Assignment 1 after Chapter 2 - June 7
Assignment 2 after Chapter 4 - June 24
Assignment 3 after Chapter 6 - July 12
Assignment 4 after Chapter 8 - July 26
The final exam will be given on August 5 - August 6 at the DE Proctor Center on the NCSU campus. Information can be found on the NCSU DE web site. If you are far from campus, you can arrange for a remote proctor via the same web site. If you need a remote proctor, you should make arrangements early in the semester.
Here is a link to a list of TOPICS that are covered in each lecture.
If you need to speak with me during the semester, my office phone number is (919) 515-8773.
My e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
TEST 1 (assignment 1) after Chapter 2
TEST 2 (assignment 2) after Chapter 4
TEST 3 (assignment 3) after Chapter 6
TEST 4 (assignment 4) after Chapter 8