# MAT 122, Overview of Calculus, Fall 2014

# Christopher Bishop

Office: 4-112 Mathematics Building

My Phone: (631)-632-8274

Dept. Office Phone: (631)-632-8290

Dept. FAX: (631)-632-7631

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Final Exam Location: Javits 102 (Sections 1, 2 and 4, TA's Lin
and Tang)
and Javits 101 (Section 3, TA Ianzano)

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Final Exam Time: 11:15am-1:45pm, Wed. Dec 10, 2014.

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Academic Calendar

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Final Exam Calendar

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Class Schedule
Email MAT 122 lecturer
(Prof. Bishop, lecture TuTh 10:00-11:20 Engineering 145)

Email MAT 122 TA
( Xingjia Tang, Recitiation 1, Tu 4:00-4:53 SocBehav Sci S228

Email MAT 122 TA
( Tsung-Yin Lin, Recitiation 2, M 10:00-10:53 Library N4006

Email MAT 122 TA
( Christopher Ianzano, Recitiation 3, W 10:00-10:53 Physics P116

Email MAT 122 TA
( Xingjia Tang, Recitiation 4, Tu 8:30-9:23 Harriman Hall 104

Email all MAT 118 instructors
(Bishop, Tang, Lin, Ianzano)

## Schedule change

## Chapter 5 exam will be on Thursday, Nov 20, 2014
instead of the originally scheduled Tuesday, Nov 25.

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Because of this
you may hand in the remaining Chapter 5 homework (sections 5.3 and
5.5) on Thursday, Nov 13 (the same day as the Chapter 4 exam).

TEXT: Applied Calculus, 4th Edition, by Hughes-Hallet et. al.,

First exam is Thursday, Sept 18 in lecture and will cover
1.1 to 1.7.

Final Exam: Wed. Dec. 10, 2014, 11:15-1:45. Room TBA (probably during
the last week of classes).

SBU final exam schedule, Fall 2014

Lecture Schedule, Homework, Exams, Office Hours

Histogram of Exam 1 scores .

Histogram of Exam 2 scores .

Histogram of Exam 3 scores .
Histogram of Exam 4 scores .
Histogram of Exam 5 scores .
Histogram of Best-4-of-5 exams .
These numbers are the sum of the best four out of
five chapter exams (total 100 possible).
Histogram of final exam scores (out of 50) .
Histogram of course totals (out of 200) .
Histogram of Pre-Final Scores .
These numbers are the sum of the best four out of
five chapter exams (total 100 possible) and the
homework so far (scaled to be out of 50 possible points).
Counting on
Coincidences these are lecture slides from a talk
about the Birthday Problem and some related problems that
I have a few years ago. I showed a few of these slides in
the first day of class (pages 4-10).

Link to
history of mathematics

Here are some blogs and essays people have posted
on why they think studying calculus is worthwhile.

why study calculus 1

why study calculus 2

why study calculus 3

why study calculus 4

why study calculus 5

Calculus Made Easy A 1914 text by Silvanus Thompson.

Wikipedia article on calculus

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### Diversified Education Curriculum:

This course (MAT 122) satisfies the Master
Quantitative Problem Solving / DEC C category.
To satisfy the QPS learning objective, students must pass a QPS
certified course with a letter grade of C or higher.

1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as
formulas, graphs, tables, or schematics.

2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually,
numerically, and verbally.

3. Employ quantitative methods such as algebra, geometry, calculus,
or statistics to solve problems.

4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.

5. Recognize the limits of mathematical and statistical methods.

A certified course must meet at least four of the above outcomes.