259Syllabus-Fall2015 - Math 21-259 Calculus in Three...

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Math 21-259 Calculus in Three Dimensions Syllabus, Fall 2015 Times and Places : MWF 9:30-10:20 WEH 7500 MWF 10:30-11:20 WEH 7500 Instructor: Dr. Greggo M. Johnson Office: Wean Hall 8122 Phone: 412-268-1504 E-mail: [email protected] Class webpage: Office Hours: M 11:30am-1:00pm, W 11:30am-1:00pm, or by appointment Required Text . James Stewart. Calculus: Early Transcendentals , 7th Edition, Brooks/Cole, 2012. ISBN-10: 0-538-49790-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-538-49790-9 Course Content . Math 21-259 is the most advanced of the three basic calculus courses. We shall cover such topics as vectors, vector-valued functions, multiple integrals, line inte- grals and surface integrals, as well as various fundamental calculus theorems. The course covers chapters 12 through 16 of the textbook (see attached schedule). Due to the amount of material necessary to cover, this course proceeds at a various fast pace. Please don’t be afraid to stop me and ask questions. Homework . Homework is essential to understanding the material covered in this course. There will be both online homework and written homework each week. The online home- work system is a *FREE* program that I have used before with much success. 1. WebWork : This will be our online homework system. There will typically be two or three assignments due each week. The up-to-date list of due dates will be on blackboard in the announcements section. These are intended to be done on the day the material is covered in class, in order to reinforce the material. Below I will itemize the important things to know about webwork: Follow the link on blackboard for Webwork and log in to 21_259_Fall2015 . Your username and your password are both your andrew userID. For example, my username would be greggo and my password would also be greggo . Immedi- ately log in and change your password! When you log in you will see a number of open homework assignments. Do home- work 0 first. It is the orientation assignment so that you learn how WebWork works. This assignment should take 5 minutes and it counts for a grade.

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