Time and Place: MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am, MS 6229
E-mail address: matthiasmath.ucla.edu
Office: MS 5614
Office Phone: (310) 206-8576
Office Hours: W 1 pm-2:30 pm, or by appointment. (I will not
hold 'virtual' office hours.)
Discussion Section: T 10:00
am-10:50 am, MS 6229
Teaching Assistant: Sam Miner
to download the course handout.
Rigorous introduction to foundations of real analysis; real numbers;
point-set topology in Euclidean space, functions, continuity.
32B, 33B. Recommended: 115A.
There will be 9 problem
sets assigned over the course of the quarter. The problems will
range in difficulty from routine to more challenging. Completed
solutions are to be handed in at the beginning of class on
Wednesday's lecture, beginning in Week 2. No late homework will be accepted.
However, your lowest homework score will be dropped when
computing your grade. You are encouraged to work together on the
exercises, but any graded assignment should represent your own
Put the following information in the upper right hand corner of
the first page:
Math 131A, Homework # number.
On each additional page, put your name in the upper right-hand
corner. Work single-sided, that is, write on only one side of
each sheet of paper. STAPLE any homework that is more than one
page long. Remove all perforation before submitting. Write
legibly. Label the chapter + section number as well as the
problem number (e.g., 1.1 #1.12). Homework that fails to meet the above requirements
will be marked "Unacceptable'' and returned unread.
, due Friday, October 4
, due Friday, October 11
, due Friday, October 18
, due Friday, October 25
, due Friday, November 1
, due Friday, November 8
, due Friday, November 15
, due Friday, November 22
, due Wednesday, November
, not to be handed in
There will be two hour
examinations, on Friday,
October 18 and Friday,
November 8, in class. There will be a final exam on Wednesday, December 11, 3
pm-6 pm, in our regular classroom. Extra office hours
Monday, December 9, 2 pm-3 pm.
No make up exams will be given
under any circumstances.
No books, calculators, scratch paper or notes will be allowed
Grading policy: Homework: 20%. Hour Exams: 20% each. Final Exam:
All scores and final grades will be available on the MyUCLA gradebook.
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