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Math 427 Advanced Calculus I.


 Syllabus

 In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
-- John von Neumann, Nobel Prize winner.

 

  • Time and Place: 5 pm TTR at 516 Smith Hall. 
  • Instructor: Peter Saveliev (call me Peter)
  • Office: 778F Smith Hall (in the alley)
  • Office Hours: TR 2:00-4:30, F 2:00-3:00 (tentative), or by appointment, or any time I am there (usually in the afternoon)
  • Office Phone: x4639
  • Home Phone: 697-7827 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
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  • E-mail: saveliev@marshall.edu (put Math 427 as the subject)
  • Class Web-Page: http://saveliev.net/m427.htm.
  • Prerequisites: the ability to understand and write proofs.
  • Text: A First Course in Real Analysis by Protter and Morrey (Chapters 2-5,9).
  • Goals: good familiarity with the foundations of Calculus (i.e., mathematical analysis), ability to work in the definition-theorem-proof format, some "mathematical maturity".
  • Evaluation: 2 tests, final exam, weekly homework, quizzes.
  • Grade Breakdown:
        - homework + quizzes: 40%
        - 2 exams: 15% each
        - final exam: 30%
  • Letter Grades: A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60

 

MTH 427 - 3 - Advanced Calculus I
A rigorous study of the real number system, continuity and differentiability of functions of a single variable, integration of functions of a single variable, infinite series. (PR: MTH 231 and 300, REC: MTH 330)