MTH142Syll09s - COURSE SYLLABUS FOR MTH 142.05 Calculus I...

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COURSE SYLLABUS FOR MTH 142.05 Calculus I (4 credit hours) Spring 2009 Instructor: Dr. Jianzhong Wang Meeting Time/Place : TT 12:30--1:45 & MW 12:00—12:50 / LDB 402 Office/Phone: LDB 417D/ 294-3521, (or call Math Office 294-1536) Email: mth_jxw@shsu.edu Web: www.shsu.edu/~mth_jxw Office Hours: MW 10:00-11:00 & 1:00-2:00. TT 2:00-3:00 ________________________________________________________________________ Textbook : Thomas’ Calculus , Finney, Weir, and Giordano, Eleventh Edition. Prerequisite : MTH 163, Plane Trigonometry, and MTH 170, Pre-calculus Algebra. Objective: This course provides the students with an understanding of the principles of calculus which are needed to solve problems in mathematics, science, and engineering. The students are also expected to use the graphing calculators to enhance the understanding of the mathematics and expected to master the techniques of using them in solving real-world type applications involving calculus. Description: This is the first semester course of the series of calculus courses. The successive courses are MTH 143 (Calculus II) and MTH242 (Calculus III). Topics of this course include functions and models, limits and derivatives, techniques for differentiation of elementary functions, applications of the derivatives, anti-derivatives, and an introduction to the definite integral. The course also includes two lab
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