Real Analysis 2123 Winter 2014

Course information

Rasul Shafikov, MC 112, (all email inquiries will be answered within 48 hours).
Office hours: Wednesday, April 16, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM in MC 112.
Course Coordinates:
Course meets MWTh 9:30 - 10:20 AM in UC 204. OWL Login (marks updated on April 23)
Mathematics 2122 with ≥ 60%
Homework = 30%, Midterm = 30%, Final = 40%
We will cover the following topics: differentiation, integration, series, functional sequences.
What is expected of a student?
The goal of Mathematics 2122a and 2123b is a good understanding of the fundamental concepts and methods of mathematical analysis, as well as facility in reading and writing proofs. Key expectations:
  1. Class attendance is required, class participation is expected. The latter includes both asking questions and responding to instructor’s questions.
  2. Preparation for each class will involve reading your class notes and the textbook. This should be done with paper and pencil at hand, both for recording any comments or questions that may occur to you and for checking any claims that are made in proofs and examples.
  3. Your success in this course will depend in great measure on your doing all the assigned (and unassigned too!) exercises and keeping up-to-date.


Homework will be assigned biweekly. Any questions concerning marking should be addressed to Somnath Chakraborty
  1. Assignment 1 Due January 23 in class.
  2. Assignment 2 Due February 6 in class. (New version posted Jan 27, 21:15 PM to fix a typo in Problem 1.)
  3. Assignment 3 Due February 27 in class.
  4. Assignment 4 Due March 13 in class.
  5. Assignment 5 Due March 20 in class.
  6. Assignment 6 Due April 3 in class.
  7. Assignment X This assignment is optional. It can be completed to obtain extra credit that will be applied toward your overall homework mark. Due April 7 in class.


Midterm: Friday, Feb 28, 6:30 - 8:30 PM in MC 108. ,
Final Exam: Thursday, April 17, 9 AM - 12 PM in TH 3154.

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