Office: 4-112 Mathematics Building
Dept. Phone: (516)-632-8290
Time and place: 12:50-:2:10 in Physics P-112
This is the honors version of MAT 132. It goes faster and is more theoretical (i.e., it includes proofs). There will be two midterms and a final as well as weekly homework asignments and quizzes. It also uses a different text. The main topics we will cover are: transcendental functions, methods of integration and infinite series.
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Sylabus: dvi file , postscript file , pdf file
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First midterm is Friday, Oct 7 in class. There are no calculators or notes allowed on the exam. A sample exam is available in two formats: postscript file , or pdf file
Second midterm is Friday, Oct 11 in class. There are no calculators or notes allowed on the exam. A sample exam is available in two formats: postscript file , or pdf file , partial solutions
THE FINAL IS 11:30-1:00, FRIDAY DEC 16, ROOM P-112 in Physics (our usual lecture room).
practice final pdf file,
Link to first year math coures information
Link to history of mathematics
Some specific topics from the history of math site: history of `e' , The Brachistochrome problem , Isaac Newton , Gottfried Willhelm von Leibniz , A brief history of calculus , The fundamental theorem of algebra , A brief history of mathematics , Jean Fourier , The number `Pi' , Discovery of Neptune and Pluto , ,