SUNY Stony Brook

Office: 4-112 Mathematics Building

Phone: (631)-632-8274

Dept. Phone: (631)-632-8290

FAX: (631)-632-7631

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Time and place: lectures MWF 9:35-10:30, 144 Old Chem

recitation 1 TuTh 2:20-3:15 ESS 079, TA Matthew Young

recitation 2 MW 3:50-4:45 Psycology A 146 , TA Brandon Williams

We will follow the text `Calculus' by Jon Rogowski published by W.H. Freeman and Co. and cover Chapters 0-11.

My office hours will be MWF 10:40-11:30 in my office, 4-112 in the Math Building.

This is a Calculus course for people who have had some single variable calculus, but who are not quite ready for the next level of courses (linear algebra, differential equations, calculus of several variables). We will review the early chapters on limits, differentiation and integration very quickly and then slow down a bit to cover the chapters on exponentials, applications, differential equations and infinite series. Thus the course is a mixture of reviewing things that I expect you to know already and an introduction to other topics that you will study more carefully in later courses. Expect to move quickly and do lots of difficult problems.

Homework problems will be asssigned from the text and will be handed in at the recitation sections. The recitation instructors will grade and return the homework and go over the solutions as necessary. Unless otherwise stated, homework will be due at the Tuesday or Wednesday recitation of each week, starting in Week 2, Sept. 11 and Sept. 12.

There will be an in-class midterm, a two part exam on Monday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday Nov 7, and a final at 8:00-10:30am on Wednesday, December 19 (in usual lecture room, 069 ESS). The final will count 40% of your grade and the midterm and homeworks will count 30% each. Weekly Schedule (approximate)Below is a list of the weeks in the semester. For each week I list the chapter I plan to lecture on and the homework for that chapter that should be turned in at recitation on the Tuesday of the following week. Also listed are special events, such as exams and holidays. Note that Oct 19 is MAT drop down day; this is the last day you can drop to a lower numbered math class without a penalty. Please let me know if I have omitted anything important.

Homework problems are listed as ``Chapter.Section.Problem'', so 1.3.4 means ``Chapter 1, Section 3, Problem 4''. Similary 2.r.5 means ``Chapter 2 Review Problem 5'' and A.5 means ``Appendix A, Problem 5.

Week 1, Sept 3

Tuesday, Sept 4, first day of classes

Wednesday, Sept 5, first MAT 171 lecture

Chapter 1

Homework: 1.1.79, 1.1.80, 1.2.21, 1.2.52, 1.2.48,
1.3.36, 1.4.42, 1.4.53, C.4, C.12

Week 2, Sept 10

NO CLASSES Thurs and Fri (Rosh Hashanah)

Chapter 2

Homework: 2.4.6, 2.4.81, 2.4.82, 2.5.36, 2.5.54,
2.8.10, 2.8.32, 2.r.52, 2.r.54

Week 3, Sept 17

Chapter 3

Homework: 3.5.48, 3.5.50, 3.6.42, 3.6.50, 3.r.18, 3.r.38, 3.r.38, 3.r.58, 3.r.84, 3.r.86, 3.r.88

Week 4, Sept 24

Chapter 4

Homework: 4.6.13, 4.6.32, 4.7.7, 4.7.24, 4.r.4, 4.r.15, 4.r.21, 4.r.32,
4.r.63, 4.r.69

Week 5, Oct 1

Chapter 5

Homework: 5.4.23, 5.4.24, 5.4.37, 5.4.53, 5.6.65, 5.6.69, 5.6.82,
5.r.10, 5.r.11, 5.r.43, 5.r.45

Week 6, Oct 8

Chapter 6

Homework: 6.1.11, 6.1.22, 6.2.19, 6.3.23, 6.3.49, 6.4.33, 6.4.48, 6.5.18, 6.5.26, 6.r.20

Week 7, Oct 15

Chapter 7

Homework: 7.1.19, 7.1.31, 7.1.61, 7.1.74, 7.2.20, 7.2.35,
7.3.33, 7.3.59, 7.3.91, 7.4.24

Fri. Oct 19, LAST DAY FOR MAT DROP-DOWN

Week 8, Oct 22

Chapter 7

Homework: 7.5.6, 7.5.27, 7.6.8, 7.6.12, 7.7.6, 7.7.36, 7.7.50, 7.7.63, 7.8.66, 7.9.54

Review

Week 9, Oct 29

Start Chapter 8 and REVIEW

Week 10, Nov 5

MIDTERM on Monday and Wednesday

Homework: 8.1.8, 8.1.17, 8.1.26,8.1.41 , 8.2.12, 8.2.36,8.2.76,
8.3.7, 8.4.28, 8.4.66

Week 11, Nov 12

Continue Chapter 8

Homework: 8.4.13, 8.4.21, 8.4.26, 8.5.13, 8.5.22, 8.5.42, 8.5.67,

Week 13, Nov 19

Chapter 9

Homework:
8.6.12, 8.6.28, 8.6.80, 9.1.17, 9.1.48, 9.2.4, 9.3.28, 9.3.37,
Thurs-Fri, THANKSGIVING BREAK

Week 14, Nov 26

Finish Chapter 9, Chapter 10

Homework:
9.4.20, 9.4.24, 9.4.31, 9.4.43, 9.4.46, 10.1.12, 10.1.22, 10.1.45, 10.1.58, 10.2.12

Week 15, Dec 3

Continue Chapter 10, Chapter 11

Homework: 10.3.4, 10.3.5, 10.4.6, 10.4.14, 10.4.28,
11.1.27, 11.1.40. 11.1.76, 11.2.23, 11.2.36,

Week 16, Dec 10

Continue Chapter 11, REVIEW

Friday, Dec 14, LAST DAY OF CLASSES

Week 17, Dec 17

REVIEW SESSION ---- Mon Dec 17, 2pm, room P-131 Math Tower

FINAL EXAM ----- Wed Dec 19, 8am-10:30am, room 069 ESS (usual MWF lecture room)

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