Math 8
Calculus of Functions of One and Several Variables
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Syllabus

The following is a tentative syllabus for the course. This page will be not be updated; any changes will appear on the Canvas web page.
The homework assignment due dates on the Canvas web page will always be accurate.


Lectures Comments Brief Description
3/28 Begin Unit 1 The Taylor Polynomial
3/29 (x-hour) Section 2 A Crash Course in Basic Calculus (Optional)
3/30   Limits of Taylor Polynomials
3/31 (x-hour) Section 1 Basic Calculus Question Session (Optional)
4/1   Taylor's Remainder Formula
4/4   Taylor Series as Functions
4/6   Integration Review
4/8   Riemann Sums
4/11   Volumes of Revolution
4/13   Integration by Parts
4/15   Applications of Integration
4/18 Begin Unit 2 3-Dimensional Coordinate Systems
4/20   Vectors
4/20 4:00 PM Exam 1 (through 4/15)
4/22   The Dot Product
4/25   The Cross Product
4/27   Lines and Planes
4/29   Curves and Surfaces
5/2   Derivatives and Integrals of Vector Functions
5/4   Arc Length
5/6   Motion Along a Curve
5/9 Begin Unit 3 Graphs and Level Sets
5/11   Functions of Several Variables: Limits and Continuity
5/11 4:00 PM Exam 2 (4/18 through 5/6)
5/13   Derivative as Linear Approximation
5/16   Partial Derivatives
5/17   Final Day to Withdraw from the Course.
5/18   Tangent Planes
5/20   The Chain Rule
5/23   Directional Derivatives and the Gradient Vector
5/25   Maximum and Minimum Values
5/27   Lagrange Multipliers
5/31   No Class: Memorial Day
6/2 11:30 Final Exam (Cumulative)


Marcia Groszek
Last updated March 09, 2016 13:38:27 EST