In mathematics you don't
understand things. You just get used to them.
-- John von Neumann, Nobel Prize winner.
- Time and Place: TWRF
12:00-12:50 at 509 Smith Hall
- Instructor: Peter Saveliev (call me
- Office: 756 Smith Hall
(under the clock)
- Office Hours: W
2:00-5:30, TR 2:00-4:00, or by appointment, or any time I am there
- Office Phone: x4639
- Home Phone: 697-7827
(9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(put Math 230 as the subject)
- Class Web-Page: http:\\saveliev.net, then go to Math 230.
excellent algebra skills, good understanding of limits, the derivative and
the integral, fluent differentiation.
- Texts: Calculus by
Larson, Hostetler, Edwards, Mathematica Lab
Manual for Calculus
- Computer Requirements:
graphic calculator TI-83 (or TI-83+) or Mathematica
- Goals: fluent
integration, understanding infinite series, familiarity with the elements
of multivariable calculus
- Group Problems: due
weekly (please, staple!), last day of the week unless specified otherwise
- Quizzes: based on the practice
problems assigned daily, once or twice a week
- Grade Breakdown:
group problems + quizzes: 25% (1-2 quizzes may be
3 exams: 15% each
final exam: 30%
- Letter Grades: A:
90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60
From the Catalogue:
MATH 230 Calculus
with Analytic Geometry II. Applications of the
integral, techniques of integration, and infinite series. A study of conic sections, polar coordinates, and parametric
equations. (PR: MTH 229)
Assignment #1 (10 points):
- Go to saveliev.net, then
go to the class page.
- Read the Course
- Try to set up a group
(3-4 members) by Friday, then e-mail the list to
me. For this purpose you can use the list of students. If you don't have a group
you'll be assigned to a group at random.
- Visit my office during
the next two weeks to introduce yourself.