Short Calculus MAT 16A, Section 1
MWF 1:10 - 2 pm, KLEIBR 3


Instructor : Amitabh Basu
Office Hours : Thursday 3:00 - 4:00 pm, Friday 3:00 - 4:00 pm, email for appointment. Office Hours will be in my office : Mathematical Sciences Building (MSB) 3111.
Email : abasu [at] math [dot] ucdavis [dot] edu
Teaching Assistant : Mathematical Sciences Building (MSB) 1118 (Calculus Room) is available from 11 am - 6 pm, Monday - Friday.
Text : Calculus (16 Series), by Larson and Edwards
Syllabus and Schedule : We will follow the department syllabus.
Drop Deadline : April 27, 2012.


  • I will have extra office hours on Friday, June 8, from 2 - 4:30pm. My office hours on Thursday, June 7, 3-4pm have been CANCELED.
  • FINAL EXAM INFO : Room SCOSCI 1100, June 12, Tuesday from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.
  • I have put up a Practice final. (see below)
  • Midterm II solutions are up (see below).
  • Midterm II grades are out ! Please check SmartSite.
  • Office Hours on May 31, Thursday, have been CANCELED.
  • Section 8.3 is NOT included in the syllabus for Midterm II.
  • The solutions for the Practice Midterm are up (see below).
  • Practice Midterm II is up (see below).
  • Midterm I solutions are up (see below).
  • I will be holding Extended Office Hours on Thursday, May 17 from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm.
  • Special office hours on Tuesday, April 24 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm !! Clarify any doubts before the midterm on Monday.
  • I have put up a Practice Midterm. Please see below !
  • I have put up some Practice Problems to try from the textbook. Like I said in class, these are all the problems in the textbook that you should be able to attempt, based on what is covered in the lectures. I will keep updating this list as we move on.
  • The Student Disability Center asks that students interested in serving as paid notetakers for this course please contact Russ Zochowski at rjzochowski [at] ucdavis [dot] edu. Notetakers are paid a stipend of $25 per unit. Students are asked to put notetaker, the course title and number, and instructor's name in the subject lines of their emails. Their information will be passed along to the SDC student in need of notes, and if they are interested they will contact each student accordingly.


    There will be 2 in-class examinations (Midterm I and Midterm II) and a Final exam. In addition, I will assign homeworks after each lecture which will be due on Mondays.

    Problems to try from the textbook Homeworks Midterms and Final Grades


    You can use the form below to give me any feedback anonymously. Your feedback can be about anything related to course - pace of lectures, homework, exams etc. I welcome your suggestions !