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Unformatted text preview: Math 127 Calculus 1 for the Sciences Fall 2009 Objectives: 1. To give a thorough discussion of differentiation and integration, the basic processes of Calculus, and their application in a wide variety of contexts. 2. To give you experience in writing well-organized and readable mathe- matical solutions, so that you will be able to communicate mathematical or technical ideas. 3. To give you experience in reading mathematics books (for example, the course text), so that you will be able to learn and use mathematics independently, whatever your field of endeavour. Text: Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 6 th edition, by James Stewart. We will cover Appendices A-E, Chapters 1-6 and Section 7.7. Assignments: There will be 10 assignments, which will be due on Wednesdays each week except for the first week and test weeks. Depending on your instructor, you will hand your assignments in to a drop box or in class. A subset of the problems will be marked. Website: We will use UW-ACE for the purpose of distributing assignments, solu- tions, and for the occasional announcement (for example, test locations). https://uwangel.uwaterloo.ca/uwangel/default.asp Tutorials: The tutorials are held on Mondays from 5:30-6:50, and will involve extra examples, hints, and/or one-on-one help with the assignments. Students are strongly encouraged to start working on their assignments before com- ing to the tutorials. The first tutorial will be on September 21 st . Tests: Test Date Time Topics Covered Test 1 Mon. Oct. 26 5:30-6:50 Appendices A-D and Chapters 1 and 2. Test 2 Mon. Nov. 23 5:30-6:50 Chapters 3 and 4. Exam TBA TBA All of the course material. Final grade: Final exam 60%, Tests 30%, Assignments 10% Calculators: Not allowed on the tests or exam. Instructors: Below are the instructors, by section. Be sure to write down your instruc- tors office hours, once they are known. Sec. Time/Room Instructor Office Ext. Email (*=uwaterloo.ca) Office hours 001 9:30 MC2034 Wentang Kuo MC 5059 37202 wtkuo@math.* 002 10:30 MC4045 Bernard Anderson MC 5056 36133 b7anders@* M12:30-1:30 T2:30-4,W1-2:30 003 1:30 MC2035 Shengda Hu MC 5089 35573 hshengda@* 004 12:30 MC2038 Paula Smith MC 3012 35536 ptsmith@* MW 2-4 most F 2-4 005 8:30 MC2034 Maria Wesslen DC 2163 33418 msmwesslen@* 006 1:30 MC2034 Timothy Rees MC 5115 37850 twrees@math.* 007 11:30 E21303 Andrew Beltaos DC 2136 33418 abeltaos@math.* MF 12:30-1:30 W 9:30-10:30 008 10:30 MC2038 Joe West MC 4007 37207 jjwest@* MWF 2-3 009 10:30 MC2034 Maria Wesslen DC 2163 33418 msmwesslen@* Note: The rooms and instructors sections above are subject to change. See Quest for the latest schedule. Schedule: Here is an approximate weekly schedule of the topics which will be covered....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2009 for the course MATH 127 taught by Professor Prof.smith during the Fall '09 term at Waterloo.
- Fall '09