Take good notes in class. If you do, you don't need the text. All information is
covered in the lectures. Take your own notes, you learn better that way. If you
study your notes, you can pass this course.
When you come in first for the quizes, move in to the center. You won't get
stepped on as much.
Do the homework, its an easy 20 points!
If you have a question, or don't understand something, ASK! Everybody in
the department is willing to help you.