Dr. Jonah Ostroff
email: ostroff [at] uw [dot] edu
Office: Padelford C-548

Office Hours

Tuesdays, 10:00 AM–12 PM
Wednesdays, 4:00–6:00 PM


Smith Hall, room 120
Section E:
    MWF, 1:30 PM–2:20 PM
Section F:
    MWF, 2:30 PM–3:20 PM

Teaching Assistants

Sections EA and EB:
    Nikolaos Eptaminitakis
Sections EC and ED:
    Alexander Hornof
Sections FA:
    Jair Taylor
Sections FB and FC:
    Jize Zhang

Exam dates:

Midterm 1: April 21st (quiz section)
Midterm 2: May 17th (quiz section)
Final exam: June 4th
    5:00 PM – 7:50 PM, room TBA


May 27: Here's a list of topics for the final exam.

May 24:
The solutions to midterm two are available here.

May 18:
For the last few weeks of the quarter, we'll be using these Taylor notes instead of the textbook.

May 9:
There's a midterm next week, on May 17th! As before, you should:
    • Look through the list of topics.
    • Practice old midterms from the archive (and perhaps consult this forum post).
    • Try the Daily Fake Exam Problems.
    • Come to a review session Monday afternoon (May 16th), 4 PM to 6 PM in Miller 301.

April 25:
The solutions to last week's midterm are available here.

April 19:
There's an exam on Thursday! Some things you should be doing to prepare:
    • Look through this list of topics.
    • Practice old midterms from the archive.
    • Try the Daily Fake Exam Problems.
    • Come to a review session Wednesday afternoon, 4 PM to 6 PM in Miller 301.

April 11:
Hey, I made you a game to practice working with vectors (inspired by Assignment 4, Problem #5). It's called Vector, Scalar, or Nonsense?

March 30:
Here's an overview of vectors. It will be updated periodically over the next week as we learn more things.

Also, if you're still trying to register for a section of Math 126, here are the first three homework assignments, each due next Tuesday.
    Chapter 12.1
    Chapter 12.2
    Chapter 12.3

March 28
: Hey, welcome to Math 126! Please acquaint yourself with the following links:
    • WebAssign, where you'll be completing homework.
    • The Catalyst discussion forum, where you can ask me questions outside of class.
    • Google Drive (Section E; Section F), where you can access the lecture notes.


Syllabus: Section E, Section F

Class discussion forum
    (login required)

Homework (via WebAssign)

An Approximate Calendar

Lecture notes: Section E, Section F

WebAssign Advice

Math 126 Resource Page

Taylor Notes

Old exams: Midterm #1

Old exams: Midterm #2

Old exams: Final exam

Daily Fake Exam Problems