Math 132, Calculus I, Sec 039, Fall 2018

MTH132 Common Webpage

Instructor Information:

Shiwen Zhang
Office: Wells Hall C320
Office Hours: Mon, Thu 4pm-5:30pm(to be modified if necessary); or by appointment

Lecture Information:

Room: A324 Wells Hall
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, 3:00pm-3:50pm


Common Exams:

Uniform 132 Final Exams

Monday, December 10th, at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Room: B104 Wells Hall

Practice Final for Section 39

Practice Final Solution

Extra Final Exam Review sessions for section 39:

I. Dec 6th Thu, 6:30pm-8:30pm; Room: Wells Hall C304.

II. Dec 8th Sat 2:00pm-5:00pm; Room: Wells Hall C304.



Uniform Exam 1

Monday October 8th, at 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM. Room Wells Hall B117 WH

Extra Exam 1 review session for section 39: Oct 4th Thu 6:30pm-8:30pm; Oct 6th Sat 2:00pm-5:00pm. Room: Wells Hall C304. Practice Mid 1. PracticeMid1 Solution.

Uniform Exam 2

Monday November 19th, at 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM. Room Wells Hall B117 WH.

Extra Exam 2 review sessions for section 39:

I. Nov 16th Fri, 6:30pm-8:30pm; Room: Wells Hall C329.

II. Nov 17th Sat 2:00pm-5:00pm; Room: Wells Hall C304.

PracticeMid 2.

PracticeMid2 Solution.

Important Dates:

8/29/2018 Classes begin for Fall semester 2018
9/3/2018 Holiday - University Closed
9/5/2018 Online open add period ends at 8 p.m.
9/5/2018-9/12/2018 Students go to Undergraduate office, C212 Wells Hall for Mathematics enrollment changes. (Late add’s, drop to lower course, section changes)
9/24/2018 End of tuition refund period for fall semester courses --no refund after this date.
10/17/2018 Middle of Semester; 8 p.m. – deadline to drop course for the fall semester with no grade reported.
11/22/2018 - 11/23/2018 Holiday - University Closed
12/7/2018 Classes end


There will be a quiz most weeks on Fri. Quizzes will begin on Sept 7th. There will be totally 12 quizzes. Two lowest scores will be dropped. No make-up quizzes. There will be 2-3 problems in each quiz based on contents from the previous week related to webwork and past exams.


WeBWork is an internet-based system of homework problems similar to the problems found in the text at the end of each section. Assignments can be found at More Details and Due dates for each webwork  assignment can be found in the webwork website.


Class Information:

Textbook:Calculus 7th, Special version for MTH 132, James Stewart

Grading Policy: Webwork: 10%; Surveys: 2%; Quizzes: 18%; Midterms: 40% (20% each); Final: 30%. See also.

No Make-Up Policy: There are NO MAKE-UP WEBWORKS and QUIZZES. TWO lowest quizzes will be dropped. NO MAKE-UP for COMMON EXAMS in general. Exceptional request has to be approved by the department no later than one weeek before the test. See Attendance Policies for details.

Other Information and Useful Link/Resources:

Tentative Webwork Schedule; Calculus I lecture notes; Common Tentative Weekly Schedule; RCPD Exams.

Previous Exams(14-18); Exam Formula Sheets;

Tips; Algebra to Review; Common Notes;

Tutoring; Academic Calendar;

MSU Mathematics Undergraduate Programs; MSU Mathematics Graduate Programs.