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
If you have questions and need help, send an email to my TA Erin
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 April 26. You should view 3 lectures per week to remain on schedule..
The due dates for the assignments are
Assignment 1 after Chapter 2 - February 1
Assignment 2 after Chapter 4 - February 22
Assignment 3 after Chapter 6 - March 22
Assignment 4 after Chapter 8 - April 15
The final exam will be given on May 1 - May 7 at the DE Proctor Center at your convenience during that time period. If you require a remote proctor, contact the DE Proctor office early in the semester to make arrangements.
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