# Christopher Bishop

## Professor, Mathematics SUNY Stony Brook

Office: 4-112 Mathematics Building
My Phone: (631)-632-8274
Dept. Office Phone: (631)-632-8290
Dept. FAX: (631)-632-7631

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

SUNY-SB Final Exam Calendar
SUNY-SB 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 ( Xingjia Tang, Recitiation 4, Tu 8:30-9:23 Harriman Hall 104

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

## 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).

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.

Calculus Made Easy A 1914 text by Silvanus Thompson.

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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.