Book: We will be following Prof. Reyer Sjamaar's lecture notes, more or less; additional likely topics includeOffice hours before the final: Monday 2:30-4:30 PM, Tuesday 1-3 PM in 515 Malott.
There were two little midterms (15% each) in class Sep 21 (test with answers here) & Oct 26 (test with answers here). Here's the final exam with answers.
Homework will be due on Fridays, in class, at the beginning of class. It'll be 30% of the grade.
Homeworks 1-11 (#11 due Friday Dec 4) are here. Answers to some of homework is here; I willl continue to add to it.
References for the diagram chases we used to prove Mayer-Vietoris:The final exam (40%) will be Wed, December 16 at 7:00 PM. I presume it's in the usual room, but have burned before: watch this space!
I usually set up my tests so that a B is ~50% and A is ~70%. There are many grounds on which you should welcome this, e.g., if you make a tiny error worth 5% that's very unlikely to be the difference between an A and a B. I'm warning you now so when you run into a problem you can't do, you'll just move on to another one.
Midterm 1: A 70%+, B 50%+, C 30%+