Skip to main content # ‘18.100A: Real Analysis’

## Table of contents

- Course Info
- Realistic Prerequisites
- Subject Matter
- Course Staff
- Lectures
- Problem Sets
- Exams
- Resources
- Grading
- Advice to Future Students

## Course Info

Class Size | 33 |

Hours/Week | 8.9 (15 responses) |

Instructors | Malo Jezequel |

Overall Rating | 5.8/7.0 |

## Realistic Prerequisites

- Students believe the content of 18.01 and 18.02 is required, and recommend having practice with proof writing.

## Subject Matter

- Most thought the content was very theoretical.

## Course Staff

- Course staff were willing to answer questions.
- Students wished there were more course staff to host more office hours.

## Lectures

- Most students did not find the lectures helpful, and ended up learning the most from psets and the textbook.

## Problem Sets

- Students found the psets to be comprehensive, and the correct level of difficulty.
- Students spent 6 to 8 hours a week completing these psets.

## Exams

- Students found that the exams were much easier than the problem sets, but graded much stricter.
- Exams did not require a lot of creativity.

## Resources

- Students used the textbook (Lebl’s Basic Analysis) and class recordings.

## Grading

- Grading was described as fair for psets, and harsh for exams.
- Students were unsure of grade cutoffs for the course.

## Advice to Future Students

*“Definitely take this class! I was afraid of pure math before taking it and I really liked it.”*