Instructor: Igor Pak
firstname.lastname@example.org (add .edu at the end, put "Math 61" in the subject line (without quotes), see more on the bottom of this page)
Class schedule: MWF 11:00 - 11:50, FRANZ 1178
Discussion Sections: Tu or Th 11:00 - 11:50, various locations
Office Hours: M 2-2:50 pm, MS 6125
Bar Roytman (Emails: zchao3, alexmennen, barroytman at math.ucla.edu)
TA Office Hours: Chao: Th 1-2 pm in MS 3949, Mennen: Tu 12-1 pm in MS 2954, Roytman: Tu 12-1 pm in MS 2361.
Textbook: Richard Johnsonbaugh (RJ), Discrete mathematics, 7th Edition (multiple copies on reserve).
Additional reading will be posted on this page if necessary.
Grading: All scores and grades will be available on MyUCLA website. The course grade will be determined by the cumulative percentage of scores at the end of the quarter. This is calculated by taking the BETTER of the two schemes:
Difficulty: This is an introductory course in Discrete Mathematics. The students are expected to learn the theory and solve problems on the homeworks.
The assignments will be posted here (on the course web page) in .pdf format. Unless announced otherwise, you need to return them in writing right before the Wed class. No late assignments will be accepted.
Warning: Only selected HA problems will be graded, chosen by the instructor.
There will be two in-class midterms and one final. Midterm dates: Wed April 26, Fri May 19.
Mid1. Solutions: Mid1-sol.
Mid2. Solutions: Mid2-sol.
Final: Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
Warning: no calculators, books, notebooks, phones, or any other equipments is allowed on the exams. The only items allowed are pens/pencils and erasers. The paper will be provided.
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Last updated 5/21/2017.