Math.496 + 696 Matrinomials
Spring 2018 Course Information

Teacher Info

Dan Kalman
222 DMTI 
Phone 885-3122           Email: 
Office Hours (Drop In):  11:00AM - Noon Wed+Fri.  See schedule below.
Office Hours (Appts):  11:30AM - 12:30PM Tues, 2-3PM  Thu
Office Hour Policy:
 ● Please visit during Drop In office hours if possible.
 ● No prior appointment needed for Drop In office hours.
 ● To make an appointment, please send me an email at least 4 hours (and prefereably 24 hours) before you intend to show up. 
 ●  Check the twitter feed on our main course webpage for updates about office hours.. 

Feel free to phone my office anytime, make an appointment, drop in, or send me an email

Course Info

Text: No formal text.  Lecture notes and handouts will be posted on blackboard

Objectives:  See this webpage.

Academic Integrity (cheating and its consequences): See this webpage.

Grades: Final Exam - 35%, Midterm Exam - 35% each, Four Problem Sets  - 30%

Course Webpage: Go to and click the link for Matrinomials

Attendance & Missed Exams: See this webpage



See this webpage.

Exam Dates




Midterm Exam



Final Exam   (11:20 AM)


Office Hours Schedule