Calculus I - Honors
Professor Niloufer Mackey (nil.mackey AT wmich DOT edu )
|Office||6618 Everett; Phone (269) 387-4594.|
|Office Hours||MWF 11am - noon; TR 3 - 4 p.m.; Other times by appointment. Right before class is definitely not a good time to see me.|
|Class Time||MTRF 1 - 1:50p.m., Rood 3395. Please turn beepers and cell phones off during class. Regular attendance is required.|
|Prerequisite||Satisfactory score on an appropriate placement exam (ACT. SAT, WMU math placement exam) or the completion of Math 1180 (or an equivalent college level precalculus course) with a grade of C or better.|
|Text||Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals by Thomas, Weir, Hass. 13th Edition. Addison Wesley. Please bring this text with you to every class.|
|Free help available in Rood 3378, M -- F. Check http://www.wmich.edu/math/computer-tutor-labs for hours.|
Student Solutions Manual contains solutions to the odd-numbered problems. If the bookstore does not have it, look for it on-line.
Schaum's Outlines Series: 3000 solved problems in Calculus. Low-priced, with oodles of solved practise problems, used by generations of calculus students. Look for it on-line.
Another low-priced resource is How to Ace Calculus: A Streetwise Guide by Adams, Hass and Thompson. Summarizes the important ideas, gives frank advice with generous helpings of humor.
Finally, a no-cost resource is Calculus by Gilbert Strang, available on-line through the MIT Open Courseware project.
Course Policies, Class Handout
How to Stay on Course
Homework & Boardwork
Some Limit Problems
Tutorial on The Exponential Function. Read it with care, learn it perfectly.
Exam I: Fri Oct 2.
Differentiation Test: Tues Oct 27.
Exam II: Tue Nov 24.
The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus: Learn this perfectly!
Which of these integrals can be done by the substitution method?:
Final Exam: Wed Dec 16, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Rood 3395.
What Can I Do With a Math Degree?
[ home ] [ Math 1220 ] [ classes ] [ selected papers ] [ selected links ]