Math 11
Multivariable Calculus for First-Term Students with BC Calculus
Last updated June 27, 2016 13:25:41 EDT

General Information Syllabus HW Assignments WeBWorK Login Documents and Demos

General Information

The Textbook Scheduled Lectures Instructors
Examinations Homework Policy Grades
Honor Principle Tutorials Special Considerations


Multivariable Calculus (seventh edition) by James Stewart
(Available at Wheelock Books)

A note from Wheelock Books: The publisher of Stewart; Multivariable Calculus has adopted a very restrictive returns policy. Students have many choices as to where to purchase their books including online suppliers. I am committed to making sure that students have the books before class, but I can only order as many as are purchased from our website by Monday, August 26th.

It is also important to note that books purchased in advance on our website are fully refundable during the add-drop period to accommodate students shopping around for classes-especially first year students who do not know their class schedule until orientation week.

Scheduled Lectures

(Section 1) Hanlon/Gillaspy (Section 2) Epstein (Section 3) Shemanske (Section 4) Adelstein
MWF 8:45 - 9:50
(x-hour) Th 9 - 9:50
MWF 11:15 - 12:20
(x-hour) Tu 12 - 12:50
MWF 12:30 - 1:35
(x-hour) Tu 1 - 1:50
MWF 1:45 - 2:50
(x-hour) Th 1 - 1:50
105 Kemeny 007 Kemeny 007 Kemeny 007 Kemeny


Professor I. Adelstein Professor J. Epstein Professor E. Gillaspy (P. Hanlon) Professor T. Shemanske
Office: 214 KemenyOffice: 239 KemenyOffice: 245 KemenyOffice: 337 Kemeny
Office Hours: here Office Hours: M, Tu: 1-2pm; F 2-3pm Office Hours: M 1-2p, Th 9 - 9:50 Office Hours: here
Contact via email Contact via email Contact via email Contact via email


There will be two "midterm examinations" and a final examination. The exams are scheduled as follows:

Exam 1 Oct 10, 4:00 -- 6:00pm Cook Auditorium (Murdough)
Exam 2 Oct 31, 4:00 -- 6:00pm Cook Auditorium (Murdough)
Final Exam Friday, Nov 22, 2013, 11:30am-2:30pm Location: Hanlon's section: Kemeny 008
Other sections Cook Auditorium (Murdough)

If you have a conflict with one of the midterm exams because of a religious observance, scheduled extracurricular activity such as a game or performance [not practice], scheduled laboratory for another course, or similar commitment, please see your instructor as soon as possible. If you must miss a class, it is your responsibility to submit all homework on time, and to arrange to get notes from a classmate.

Homework Policy


The course grade will be based upon the scores on the midterm exam, homework, and the final exam as follows:

Midterm Exams 100 points each
Webwork and written homework 25 points each
Final Exam 150 points
Total 400 points

The Honor Principle

Academic integrity is at the core of our mission as mathematicians and educators, and we take it very seriously. We also believe in working and learning together.

Collaboration on homework is permitted and encouraged, but obviously it is a violation of the honor code for someone to provide the answers for you.

On written homework, you are encouraged to work together, and you may get help from others, but you must write up the answers yourself. If you are part of a group of students that produces an answer to a problem, you cannot then copy that group answer. You must write up the answer individually, in your own words.

On WeBWorK assignments, each person in the class has the potential to receive a homework assignment distinct from anyone else's, but all cut from the same mold. For example if the problem were to find the minimum of ax^2 + bx + c, each student would receive their own values of a, b, and c. So help you receive from a fellow student will probably be more generic unless they do it for you (which is of course not allowed).

On exams, you may not give or receive help from anyone. Exams in this course are closed book, and no notes, calculators or other electronic devices are permitted.


The teaching assistants for this course are mathematics graduate students Zachary Evans, Tommy Khoo, and Justin Troyka. They will be available to answer questions and, in particular, to help with your homework, in TBA, Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings, 7:00pm-9:00pm in Carson L02. These tutorials will begin on Tuesday, September 17.

Also note that the Tutor Clearinghouse will have private one-on-one tutors available for Math 11. The tutors are recruited on the basis that they have done well in the subject, and are trained by the Academic Skills Center. If a student receives financial aid, the College will pay for three hours of tutoring per week. If you would like to have a tutor, please go to 301 Collis and fill out an application as early in the term as possible.

Special Considerations

If you have a disability of any sort and may need disability-related classroom accommodations, please make an appointment to see your instructor as soon as possible. All conversations will remain confidential, although we may consult the Student Accessibility Services Office . You can stop by the Student Accessibility Services Office in Collis Center to register for support services.

Thomas R. Shemanske
Last updated June 27, 2016 13:25:41 EDT