Math 121: Intermediate Calculus (Spring 2023)

This course is focused on integration techniques, series, and parametric/polar equations.

I previously taught this course in Spring 2018. At the link, you can find some materials from that version of the course.

Time and location

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11:00-11:50am in SMUD 204.

Help hours

  • My office hours in SMUD 401:
    • Tuesday 2:00-3:30
    • Wednesday 2:30-4:00
    • Friday 1:30-2:30
  • We have three wonderful Math Fellows (TAs) for 121, with office hours as follows. All Math Fellow hours are in SMUD 204.
    • Monday 6:00-7:30 (Admire Madyira)
    • Tuesday 6:00-7:30 (Admire Madyira)
    • Wednesday 7:30-9:00 (Aidee Hernandez)
    • Thursday 6:00-7:30 (Ali Sbeih)
    • Thursday 7:30-9:00 (Aidee Hernandez)
    • Friday 6:00-7:30 (Ali Sbeih)

Handouts and other items

Review handouts and extra review problems

The review handouts below are gratefully borrowed from Danielle Benedetto.


Problem sets will be posted here. All problem sets are due at 10pm, on Gradescope.


There will be three midterms and a three hour final exam. Further information and sample exams will be posted here.

  • Midterm 1 will be in class on Friday 2/24.
  • Midterm 2 will be in class on Friday 3/31.
    • You are allowed a one page notesheet, front and back, so that you don’t need to memorize formulas. Put some time into it – deciding what to put on the note sheet is a very useful study process!
    • Coverage: anything covered from Monday 2/20 to Friday 3/24 (Sections: 7.4, 7.8, and 11.1-7).
    • Review packet / Solutions
    • Practice exams: Spring 2020 (skip 1(e)), Fall 2020, Fall 2022 (this one was take-home, and longer than usual)
  • Midterm 3 will be in class on Friday 4/28.

  • The final exam will be on Tuesday 5/16, 2pm-5pm, in SCCE E210.