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MA 303 "Linear Analysis"

Instructor: Prof. Hoon Hong
SAS 3274, hong@ncsu.edu
Office hour: Mon 9:00-10:00 AM, Wed 1:30-2:30 PM, Fri 11:00-12:00 noon zoom link

Textbook/Reference: The lecture is self-contained. Optional reference: Introduction to Linear Analysis by Nicholas Rose
Objectives: Learn how to set up, solve and apply linear difference/differential equations.
Prerequisites: MA 241 (Credit not allowed if credit has been obtained for MA 301, 341 or 405)

Grading: The letter grade will be determined from the total numeric grade as follows:
Letter Grade A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- F
Total Numeric Grade >= 97 >= 93 >= 90 >= 87 >= 83 >= 80 >= 77 >= 73 >= 70 >= 67 >= 63 >= 60 < 60

The total numeric grade will be the sum of several numeric grades as follows:
Type Attendance Midterm 1 Midterm 2 Midterm 3 Final Total
Max Numeric grade 5.0 20 20 20 35 100

Midterm 1     Thursday Feb 9
Midterm 2     Thursday Mar 23
Midterm 3     Thursday Apr 20
Final Thursday Apr 27 3:30 PM -6:00PM

All tests are closed book/notes.
You should bring calculators (TI-83+ or above) to the tests.
However, you are NOT allowed to bring computer algebra systems such as Maple to the tests.
Attendance: Required .
If you have an official excuse, then give it to the TA and ask the TA to remove the absence mark from the record.
Neither instructor nor TA will provide extra-help on missed lectures, unless there is an official excuse.

Helps: Technology lending
Guide for Moodle
Covid related student health
Counseling center
University Regulations: We are required to adhere to University Policy and Regulations.
You are strongly recommended to read the regulations to learn about your rights and duties. In particular,
Absences and Missed works
Code of Student Conduct

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