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Faculty of Science
Department of Mathematics
Course Archive 2010-2011
MATH 110 / 003
Differential Calculus
Instructor: David Kohler
Office: AA 120
Class schedule: Mon Wed Fri
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Classroom: IBLC 261
Office hours: by appointment
Course pages

Welcome to the course's wiki for the academic year 2010/2011.

Math 110 is a two-term course in differential calculus with additional material designed to strengthen understanding of essential pre-calculus topics. In addition to regular lectures, students in MATH 110 are assigned to workshop sections which meet weekly under the guidance of graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants.


  • The results for the calculus concept test are available, check out the associated wiki page to find out about your performance.
  • The results for the second Basic Skills Test are available, check out the associated wiki page to find out about your performance.

Basic Informations

  • Textbook: A custom edition of Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Single Variable by Briggs and Cochran is the required textbook. (The custom edition is simply an abbreviated version of the regular edition.) The accompanying custom Student Solutions Manual is also required, as is a supplementary text, the 3rd edition of Just-In-Time Algebra and Trigonometry for Calculus by Mueller and Brent. All of these resources may be purchased as a package from the UBC Bookstore.
  • Clickers: This course will make use of iClickers. A lot of various courses at UBC make use of this technology. You can get your iClicker at the UBC Bookstore. Have a look at the Clickers documentation page on this wiki for more details.

What you will find in this wiki

So far, the following pages have been created.

  • If you are a new student who just enrolled in this course, please read the Getting Started page.
  • Most administrative issues such as grading schemes, important dates and the course outline are discussed and described on the Administration page.
  • The Learning Goals page describes the precise learning objectives of this course.
  • There will be an assigned homework almost every week. The Homework Assignment page will contain all the relevant information.
  • You'll be working in teams, have a look at the Teams page to see what's going on.
  • The Math Forum page offers the possibility to ask and answer mathematical questions related to the course. This is mainly meant for students to ask questions related to the homework, the reading assignments or the topics explored in the course in general.
  • All the course notes can be found on the Notes page. These can only get better with your help, don't hesitate to add your comments or general feedback on the discussion pages of the notes.
  • The Practice Problems page gives a list of exercices, classified by learning goals, that you should work on to study the material.
  • The Course policies page contains all the rules that have been agreed on by the class.