MATH 206-03, Fall 2008

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Instructor: Jake Wildstrom
Office: Natural Sciences Building 231
Primary office hours: Wednesday 10–11, Thursday 13–14
Secondary office hours: Wednesday 11–12, Thursday 12–13
Phone number: (502)852-5845 (x5845)
Lecture: MTR 2:30–3:45 PM in Natural Sciences Building 212E
Prerequisites: MATH 205, EAC 101, or ENGR 101.
Description: Continuation of MATH 205; introduction to infinite series.
Textbook: Calculus, Early Transcendentals by James Stewart, sixth edition, chapters 5–11.
Objectives: In this class, we will learn techniques of integration and applications of the integral, and be introduced to differential equations, polar coordinates and infinite series.
Responsibilities: You are responsible for attending class on a regular basis and maintaining comprehension of the scheduled class objectives for each day. You are expected to be active participants in class, and to attend examinations. Assignments are provided for your benefit and you are expected to work on them as necessary to grasp concepts for the course.
Special needs: Any scheduled absence during a quiz or examination, or any other special needs, must be brought to my attention during the first week of class. Unscheduled absences will be handled on a case-by-case basis, with exceptions generally made only for documented emergencies.
Calculators: Calculators are unnecessary for any in-class work, and may not be used on quizzes or examinations. Calculators will also be unnecessary for most homework problems, but may be used at your discretion. For any calculation more complicated than the evaluation of functions, you are expected to show your work.
Honesty: There are many resources available to help you succeed in this class, including consultation during office hours, secondary textbooks, and cooperation with other students. It is important, however, that all papers handed in be the result of your individual comprehension of the course material. Duplication of others' work is both a disservice to your own education and a serious violation of the university's academic honesty policy.
Grades: Homework is ungraded and is provided for study purposes. Quizzes will be based on the homework problems, and will account for 25% of your grade. The three midterm examinations will each be worth 15%, and the final examination is worth 30%. A 90% overall guarantees a grade of A–, 80% guarantees a B–, and 70% guarantees a C–.
Changes: The syllabus is subject to change. Changes will be announced in class and updated online.

Course schedule

This schedule is tentative and may not reflect our progress at any particular time in the class; treat this as a rough guide only.

Week Monday Tuesday Thursday
August 25
August 26
Section 5.5
August 28
Section 6.1
September 1
Labor Day
September 2
Section 6.2
September 4
Section 6.3
Quiz #1
September 8
Section 6.5
September 9
Section 7.1
September 11
Section 7.2
September 15
Section 7.3
September 16
Section 7.4
September 18
Section 7.5
Quiz #2
September 22
Section 7.7
September 23
Section 7.8
September 25
Exam #1
September 29
Section 8.1
September 30
Section 8.2
October 2
Section 8.3
Quiz #3
October 6
Section 8.5
October 7
Section 9.1
October 9
Section 9.2
October 13–14
Midterm break
October 16
Section 9.3
Drop date
Quiz #4
October 20
Section 9.4
October 21
Section 9.5
October 23
Exam #2
October 27
Section 9.6
October 28
Section 10.1
October 30
Section 10.2
Quiz #5
November 3
Section 10.3
November 4
Section 10.4
November 6
Section 10.5
November 10
Section 11.1
November 11
Section 11.2
November 13
Section 11.3
Quiz #6
November 17
Section 11.4
November 18
Section 11.5
November 20
Section 11.6
November 24
November 25
Exam #3
November 27
December 1
Section 11.8
December 2
Section 11.9
December 4
Section 11.10
Quiz #7
December 8
December 9
November 11
No class
Wednesday, December 17
Final exam, 11:30AM–2:00PM

Schedule of assignments

Boldface problems are particularly advanced and will test problem-solving skills beyond the core of the course material.

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