MATH 1552 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS II

  HOMEWORK     QUIZZES

Section 4 Section 6 Instructor: Dan Cohen Phone: 388-1576
M-F 9:30-10:30 M-F 11:30-12:30 Office Hours: M-F
and by appointment
E-mail: cohen@math.lsu.edu
276 Lockett 134 Lockett Office: 372 Lockett URL: http://www.math.lsu.edu/~cohen

Text: Stewart, Calculus, Early Transcendentals Version, 3rd Edition.
We will cover (portions of) Chapters 7-11, and possibly Chapter 12.

Description: The second semester of the Calculus sequence covers three distinct topics. In the order in which we will discuss them, these are: techniques and applications of integration (Chapters 7 and 8); infinite series (Chapter 10); and two- and three-dimensional analytic geometry (Chapters 9 and 11). As time permits, we may discuss partial differentiation (Chapter 12), and applications of the above topics, such as Kepler's Laws.

Homework: I will assign homework problems essentially every class. Homework will not be collected. The first few homework assignments are included below. Homework assignments will be announced in class, posted on my web page, and occasionally discussed in class as necessary.

Quizzes: There will a number of short (approximately 10 minute) quizzes in class throughout the semester. Quiz problems will be similar to the problems you encounter in the homework. There will be no make-up quizzes, but your lowest quiz score will be dropped. In total, the quizzes will be worth 100 points.

Exams: There will be four hour-long, in-class exams, each worth 100 points. These exams will tentatively take place during the weeks of September 6, September 27, October 25, and November 15. Exam dates will be announced in class. No make-up exams, except in extreme cases. If you must miss an exam, you should notify me before the exam takes place.

Final: There will be a comprehensive final exam worth 200 points.
For Section 4, the final exam is scheduled for Thursday, December 9, 3:00-5:00 pm.
For Section 6, the final exam is scheduled for Friday, December 10, 7:30-9:30 am.

Grade: Your course grade will be out of the 700 possible points outlined above. I typically curve course grades. However, 90-100% is assured an A, 80-89% a B, and so on.    

Important Dates:

August 30 last day to drop September 6 Labor Day
September 1 last day to add October 21-22 Fall Holiday
November 5 last day to withdraw November 25-26 Thanksgiving

Notes: Some problems that we cover in Calculus II, such as techniques of integration and convergence of series, are substantially less algorithmic than problems you encountered in Calculus I. A certain amount of familiarity is necessary to successfully solve these problems. There is a tried-and-true method for developing this familiarity: Do the homework! In general, to stay on top of the material, it is also important that you attend class and read the text regularly.
This is a general education course designed to fulfill part of the analytical reasoning requirements of the university.
Bear in mind that you are taking this course under the guidelines of the Code of Student Conduct.


Dan Cohen
Fall 1999
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