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

Winter 2020


The final exam is canceled due to COVID-19. Grades will be based on the following:
Quizzes total -- 16 %
Homework -- 16 %
Exam one -- 34 %
Exam Two -- 34 %
Your grades will be available on Monday (March 16).

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: Thursday 3:00-5:00pm in PDL C420.

Teaching Assistants:

Kuan-Ting Yeh for Sections CA and CB
Office: PDL C-430
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 11:30-12:30 at Math Study Center.

Zijian Li for Sections CC and CD
Office: PDL C-8B
Office hours: Tuesday 3:30-4:30pm and Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm at Math Study Center.

Nora Gilbertson for Sections DA and DB
Office hours: Monday 10:00-11:00am and Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm at Math Study Center.

Alexander Hornof for Sections DC and DD
Office hours: Tuesday 2:30-3:30pm and Wednesday 9:30-10:30am at Math Study Center.


MWF 10:30-11:20 at AND 223 (Section C)
MWF 11:30-12:20 at AND 223 (Section D)


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 2, 5, and 8.
  • Quiz 1 on Jan. 14 will cover Chapter 12.
  • Quiz 2 on Feb. 4 will cover Chapters 10, 13 and 14.
  • Quiz 3 on Feb. 25 will cover Chapter 15 and Taylor Series notes.

  • Exams:

  • The first Exam will be given in week 3 (Thursday Jan. 23). It will cover Chapters 12 and 13.
  • The second Exam will be given in week 6 (Thursday Feb. 13). It will cover Chapters 10, 13 and 14.
  • The final exam will take place on Saturday, March 14, 5:00-7:50pm. 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 is Friday in the fifth week.

  • Accomodations:

  • If you need accommodations because of a disability, please contact Disability Resources for Students.
  • For religious accommodations, please see this page.

  • Rules for taking exams:

    Text and Material:

    "Multivariable Calculus", 8th edition by Stewart. This is a custom edition available in the University Bookstore.
    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.

    Winter 2020 hours:

    Suggestions and comments are very welcome.

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