MA 229 -- Applied Calculus I

SYLLABUS

Instructor: Dr.Peter Dragnev

Meeting Time: MTWR 5:30-7:15 PM -- KT 216

Office: KT 290, tel. 481-6382, e-mail: dragnevp@ipfw.edu

Office Hours: MTWR 5:00-5:30 p.m.

Book: Calculus - An Applied Approach, 7th ed. by Larson and Edwards.

Course Description: I shall cover chapters 1-5. The main content of the course is devoted to functions and graphs, limits and continuity, derivatives and applications, and integrals.

Grading: There will be three tests (100 pts each), three quizzes (20 pts each), and Homework: (total 50 pts). The grade for the course is based on the scale:

A 360 - 410 pts, B 320-359 pts; C 280-319 pts; D 240-279 pts; F below 239 pts.

Make up tests or quizzes (unless proper excuse is provided) will be on 90% bases (a score of 80 pts will be recorded as 72 pts).

Here is a tentative teaching schedule.

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

May 16

0.1-0.5, Review

May 17

1.1, 1.2

May 18

Quiz 1, 1.3

May 19

1.3, 1.4

May 20

May 23

1.5, 1.6

May 24

2.1, 2.2

May 25

2.3, 2.4

May 26

Test 1

May 27

May 30

Holiday

May 31

2.5, 2.6

June 1

2.7, 3.1

June 2

Quiz 2, 3.2, 3.3

June 3

June 6

3.4, 3.5

June 7

3.6, 3.7

June 8

3.7, 3.8

June 9

Test 2

June 10

Last day 
to Withdraw

June 13

4.1, 4.2

June 14

4.3, 4.4

June 15

4.4, 4.5

June 16

Quiz 3, 5.1, 5.2

June 17

June 20

5.2, 5.3

June 21

5.4, 5.5

June 22

5.5, 5.6

June 23

Test 3

June 24

Disabilities Statement: If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. Contact the Director of Services for Students with Disabilities (Walb 113, telephone number 481-6658), as soon as possible to work out the details. Once the Director has provided you with a letter attesting to your needs for modification, bring the letter to me. For more information, please visit the web site for SSD at http://www.ipfw.edu/ssd .