Math 126 Sections B and C: Calculus with Analytic Geometry III

Autumn 2017


Joonyong Choi (TA for Sections BA and BB) is having extra office hours at PDL C401 from 1-4pm Saturday, Dec. 9 before the final exam.

The Final Exam will be given on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 5:00-7:50pm.
It will cover Taylor Notes, Ch. 10, 12, 13, 14 and 15.
The exam rooms are KNE 210 for Section B and KNE 220 for Section C.
See review3, review2 and review1 for topics in the Final Exam.

Please print out a copy of
Taylor Notes before Monday, November 27, 2017 when we will start using the Taylor Notes.

If you have any suggestions and comments, please email James at ( or call at 206-616-1378.

Instructor: James Zhang

Phone: (206) 616-1378 (Office)
Office: Padelford Hall, Room C-420
Office hours: Monday and Thursday 4:00-4:50pm in PDL C420.

Teaching Assistants:

JoonYong Choi for Sections BA and BB
Office: PDL C-111
Office hours: 1:30-3:30pm on Friday at PDL C-111.

Zhan Shi for Sections BC and BD
Office: PDL C-543
Office hours: 1:30-3:30pm on Tuesday in MSC.

Ruqian Chen for Sections CA and CB
Office: PDL C110
Office hours: 3:30-5:30pm on Tuesday in MSC.

Li Li for Sections CC and CD
Office: PDL C-430
Office hours: 10:20-11:20am on Wednesday and Friday in MSC.


MWF 10:30-11:20 at GWN 301 (Section B)
MWF 11:30-12:20 at KNE 210 (Section C)


Your grade is determined by how you do relative to the class as a whole. Grades will be based on the following:


Homework will be assigned and collected via Webassign for all Math 126 classes. Homework will be due at 11:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
If you want to purchase Webassign, please go to Webassign.
If you want to learn how to use Webassign, please check the website How to use Webassign.
To access and submit your homework, please check the website Homework.
No late homework will be accepted.


Quizzes will be given on Tuesday in week 3, 7, and 10.
  • Quiz 1 on Oct. 10 will cover a part of Chapter 12.
  • Quiz 2 on Nov. 7 will cover Chapters 13 and 10.
  • Quiz 3 on Nov. 28 will cover Chapter 15 and Taylor Series notes.

  • Exams:

  • The first Midterm Exam will be given in week 5 (Thursday Oct. 26). It will cover up to Chapter 13.
  • The second Midterm Exam will be given in week 8 (Thursday Nov. 16). It will cover up to Chapter 15.
  • The final exam will take place on Saturday, December 9, 5:00-7:50pm in KNE 210 and 220. The final exam will cover "Taylor Notes" and Chapters 10-15. You must bring your Photo ID to all exams.
  • Students who are unable to take the exam at this time must petition to take the make-up final. Petitions may be obtained from the Math Student Services Office. Note that the deadline to petition for the make-up is November 3.

  • Rules for taking exams:

    Text and Material:

    "Multivariable Calculus", 7th edition by Stewart. This is a custom edition available in the University Bookstore. There are two volumes: Vol. 1 (Calculus) covers Math 124/5; Vol. 2 (Multivariable Calculus) covers Math 126/324. We need Vol. 2.
    You may purchase a hard copy of the text at the bookstore or use the electronic version that comes with Webassign.
    We recommend students to read the textbook before and after each lecture.

    "Taylor Notes" "Taylor Notes" is available at Math126 Material Website

    You can get help from Math Study Center

    It is located in B14 Communications Building.

    Autumn 2017 hours:

    Suggestions and comments are very welcome.

    back to the top