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Text: Calculus, by James Stewart. (8th edition - early transcendentals version). We will cover chapters 5, 6, 7, 8 and 11. Since the book has been changed from Rogowki which was used for calc. 1, an online version of Stewart will be available for free through webassign.
Homework and Webassign: Homework Assignments will be done with webassign. To login. use the class key: (which is coming) Homework will be assigned every class day. It is important to keep up with the assignments. The best way to learn math is to struggle with lots of problems. The homework will count as much as a test.
Tests: There will be four hour tests, plus a comprehensive final exam.
Grades: The 4 tests and the homework will each count for 16% of the grade and the final exam 20% of the grade. Neither tests nor the homework will be dropped. On the homework, I will not count all of the available points, so anyone who works faithfully at it will get a good homework grade. Grades will be computed on a scale no more stringent than the standard university scale of 90-100% A, 87 - 89% A-, 83 - 86 B+, 80-82% B, 77 - 79% B-, etc. Some consideration will be given to steady improvement throughout the term; of course consideration will also be given to a steady decline throughout the term.
Calculator: You should have a graphing calculator for this course. The Math Dept recommends the TI-84, But you are not required to have this particular model. For example, any TI graphing calculator (the TI - 81 or 82) or Sharp or Casio is fine. You will always be allowed to use a calculator on tests, but you may only use a calculator that does not have symbolic algebraic routines, so no TI-89's, Ti-92's or the like.
Make Up Policies: If you miss a test due to an emergency, please notify me as soon as possible to schedule a make-up.