Topics: We will investigate the topology and geometry of surfaces, especially in relation to Euclidean, spherical and hyperbolic geometry.

Exams: There will be two in-class midterm exams on Feb 12 and Mar 26. The final is Thursday, May 8 at 9am.

Homework: With some possible exceptions, homework will be assigned every week on Wednesdays and will be due on the following Wednesday in class. Late homework will not be accepted, but I will omit your lowest homework grade from the final tabulation. You are strongly encouraged to collaborate on homework, but solution must be written up individually.

Grading: 20% homework, 20% each midterm, 40% final

Students with disabilities If you have a disability and would like accommodation in this course, please contact either
• Kathy Duggan, (617) 552-8093,, or
• Paulette Durrett, (617) 552-3470,
Kathy Duggan is at the Connors Family Learning Center and specializes in learning disabilities and ADHD, while Paulette Durrett is in the Disability Services Office and handles all other types of disabilities, including temporary disabilities. Their offices do require advance notice and documentation.

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