Section 5 | Instructor: Neal W. Stoltzfus | Email: stoltz@lsu.edu |
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Class: 138 Lockett | Office: 258 Lockett | URL: www.math.lsu.edu/~stoltz/Courses/06FM1550/ |

Lockett Office Hours: 9:30am MTWTh* | Office Fax: 225.578.4276 | Office Phone: 225.578.1656 |

*Course Information:* The latest course information will be kept here and on the
course Blackboard site available thru your PAWS account.

*Office Hours:* These times are especially reserved for you, but
other times can easily arranged by appointment. If you just drop by my office, Lockett 258, when I am there I am happy to discuss things, unless I have pressing deadlines. Please introduce yourself!

*Communication:* The best mode of communication is to ask questions in class. Electronic mail and telephone messages are also good for after-class short answer questions and emergencies.

*Text:* *Calculus,* 5th Edition by James Stewart. This calculus course covers Chapters Two thru Six & Eight. Review the material in Chapter One on your own as necessary.

*Advice to Students: * The motto of the author is: *Focus on Conceptual Understanding!* To do well in calculus, plan on spending two hours
each day reading the section(s) covered, reviewing your class notes and working
homework exercises. As this course meets every day, the amount of material
covered in one week is substantial.

I expect you to attend each regularly scheduled class and to keep up with the assigned work. Please discuss with me any emergencies requiring you to be absent, late to class or to leave early.

*Examinations: * There will be three one hour, in-class examinations, each worth 100 points and a two hour final examination.

Calculators, computers, etc. may not be used on the in-class exams, quizzes or final exam.

If you miss a test, please leave a message at 578.1656, before the test if possible. It is then your responsibility to request a makeup for legitimate absences. When a test is graded and returned, you should review it carefully. If you have any questions about the grading, please discuss them with me in a timely fashion.*Note:* The final examination will be
comprehensive. The in-class final exam is scheduled for Saturday, 16 Dec., 7:30 - 9:30 am.

**Blue Books:** For redistribution for the hour
tests, please bring four blue books to class on Friday, September 1st. Do
*not* write in the book or fill in the cover page.

Final: Section 5 | Saturday, December 16: 7:30-9:30am |

*Final Grade Determination:* Each hour examination will be
worth 100 points, homework will be an additional 100 points and the final 200 points for a total of 600
points.

*Homework:* This section of
Calculus I will use the computer package WeBWorK for the
assigning and grading of homework. The first graded WeBWorK assignment will
be given in the second week of classes.
Your WeBWork assignment for the first week of class is to successfully log
on at
`webwork.math.lsu.edu/webwork/MATH1550-05/`
and complete the introductory problem set. This initial
problem set (Set 0Introduction) is
designed to acquaint you with using
WeBWorK, and will not be graded. I will check near the end to the first
week of classes to make sure everyone has successfully completed this
problem set. If you are enrolled in the course, but are not able to
access WeBWorK, contact me (preferably by email).

Daily assignments from the books will also be made and posted on the course Blackboard web site. Homework problems are indicative of the problems you will see on quizzes and examinations. They are crucial to your development of a mastery of calculus. Homework will not be collected and graded. Work additional problems beyond those assigned if needed to develop better understanding or greater facility. The beginning of each class period will be devoted to questions concerning previously assigned work.

September 4: Labor Day Holiday | September 5: Last Day to Drop |
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September 7: Last Day to Add | October 5-6: Fall Holiday |

November 8: Last Day to Withdraw | November 23-24: Thanksgiving |

December 8: Last Day of Class | Final: Sect. 5: Saturday, December 16: 7:30-9:30am |

* General Education Disclaimer:* This is a general education course designed to fulfill part of the analytical reasoning requirements of the university.

* Departmental Disclaimer: * This is a five (5) hour
introductory calculus course designed primarily for engineering
majors and certain other technical or science majors. The student
is assumed to be capable and versed in the standard pre-calculus
topics: functions, graphing, solving equations, exponential,
logarithmic and trigonometric functions. No prior exposure to
calculus is assumed. Since this is a five hour class, the student
should expect at least four hour exams and a final exam.
Regarding the use of technology in the class room, no departmental
policy is presently in place.

Upon satisfactory completion of the course, a student should have:

- A basic understanding of limits and continuity for functions of a single real variable.
- The ability to differentiate the elementary functions and apply those derivatives to solve problems.
- An awareness of the foundations of area, the (Riemann) integral and its applications.

*Student Code of Conduct:* You are also responsible for adhering to the academic guidelines of the
Code of Student Conduct.

Section | Problems |

#1, 5-8, 11, 19, 23, 33, 37, 43, 53 | |

#1-4, 7, 15, 16 | |

#1, 3, 8, 11, 14, 17, 35, 45, 55 | |

#1-3, 8, 19, 20, 24, 25 | |

#1,3,5,7,8 | |

#4,7,10-13,15,21,30,36 | |

#2,3,7, 9,10,11-15,33,35,39,41,47,49,60 | |

#1,3,6,13,15,21,33,41 | |