MA 165 -- Calculus
Meeting Time: TR 10:30-11:45 and WF 11:00-11:50 -- KT 220
Office: KT 290, tel.
481-6382, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: TR 10:00-10:30 am, 5:30-6:00 pm, and WF 10:00-11:00 am
Book: James Steward -- Calculus:
Concepts and Contexts - 2nd ed.
Course Description: I shall cover
chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.1-5.5. The main content of the course is devoted
to functions and models, limits and continuity, derivatives and their
applications Physics, Economics, etc., as well as integration and
the relation to differentiation, in particular the Fundamental Theorem of
Calculus and its applications.
Grading: There will be five tests, ten quizzes, and a comprehensive final.
The contribution of each is as follows: quizzes -- 10%; best four tests -- 60%;
homework -- 5%; Final
-- 25%. The grade for the course is according to the scale:
A 90 -100; B 80-89; C 70-79; D
60-69; F below 59.
No make up tests or quizzes will
be given (unless proper excuse is provided).
Homework: Homework will be collected and graded weekly. It is the instructor's
experience that keeping up with the homework is an essential part of the preparation
for the course. The problems on the tests and the quizzes will be similar
to the homework.