Math 131, Section 2, Fall 2008

Instructor:  Ben Ford 
Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:25 - 3:45 p.m.
Darwin 103

The sample final exam is now available. The final two pages of the pdf is the key - don't look until you've tried the problems! Remember the login is your SSU login (like you're logging in to PeopleSoft).

The sample second exam is now available. The final page of the pdf is the key - don't look until you've tried the problems! Remember the login is your SSU login (like you're logging in to PeopleSoft).

The slides that accompany the text are now available. They don't include the clicker questions I ask, just the material from the text that we go over. You'll need to log in with your SSU ID to see them.

The Practice first exam is now available. You will need to log in with your SSU login to access it. Also available is the same file with the answers in red: Key to practice first exam

By the second class (September 3), you must have:


Syllabus (pdf format)

First Assignments (all exercises are on WebAssign):

Detailed WebAssign instructions:

To enroll in the class on WebAssign, you:

  1. In a web browser, go to www.webassign.com

  2. Click on the “Log In” button in the left column

  3. Click on the red button that says “I have a Class Key”

  4. Enter the key sonoma 7196 0010

  5. Click “Submit”

  6. Check that you've got the right class, and click “Yes, this is my class”

  7. Make sure the button next to “I need to create a WebAssign account” is checked

  8. Click “Continue”

  9. Complete the form to create your account. Don't forget your user name and password! Use your SSU ID number for “Student ID Number”

  10. You should then go to the class home page.

  11. Click on “Purchase an access code online”

  12. Click the checkbox to purchase an access code for this class

  13. Complete the purchase.

You're all set!


Now when you log in at www.webassign.com, you will see a page listing assignments waiting to be completed, a link for your grade info, and other useful information.