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MATH 1142 Short Calculus (Section 01) Summer 2005

Hours and Location: M-F 9:05am-11:00am Vincent Hall 209
Course URL: http://www.math.umn.edu/~math-sa-sara0050/teaching/05S/

Instructor: Vishal Saraswat, E-mail: vishal@math.umn.edu
Office: 524 Vincent Hall, Phone: (612) 624 - 0284
Office Hours: Monday: 11:10am - 12:00pm, Tuesday: 08:10am - 09:00am

Comprehensive Final Exam: Friday August 5th 2005, 9:05am - 11:00am, Vincent Hall 209





Overview: An eight week tour of differential and integral calculus in one variable, and differential calculus in two variables. Does not involve trigonometry. Emphasis on formulas and their interpretation and use in applications. 4 credits. 5 two hour lectures per week.
Please note that the class title does not mean the class requires less effort than other calculus classes. On the contrary, this class cover a wide range of topics, with the notable exception of trigonometry in just eight weeks.

Dropping dates: The schedule for dropping deadlines could be found at the following site:
http://www.onestop.umn.edu/onestop/Calendars/Refund_and_DropAdd_Deadlines/Summer_2005.html

Incomplete: These are given only on a special circumstances in which the students have fulfilled all but a small portions of the work in the course, have a compelling reason for the incomplete and must have a prior arrangements with the instructor before the end of the term as to how the incomplete will be removed.

Exams and Grading Policy: There will be 7 homeworks, 7 one-hour exams and a two-hour final exam. The final will be a common exam graded in common. It will NOT be multiple choice. The final counts for the 1/3 of the student's grade. Yes, the grading will be CURVED. Generally, a student fails if his score is less than 1/2 the best score in the class. Of course, just a little better than half does not guarantee passing. The approximate formula is as follows:

Absence from Exams and Quizzes: There are no make up Exams. However, you may miss one of the 7 scheduled exams.

Policy on Calculators: Only scientific calculators may be used in exams. A scientific calculator is one that can calculate the values of the standard algebraic and transcendental functions, but cannot display graphs of functions or do symbolic manipulations. In particular, graphing calculators are not allowed.

Textbook: Hoffman and Bradley, 2004, Calculus for Business, Economics, etc, 8th Ed.

Lecture, Exams and Homework Schedule: Homeworks will be due on Wednesdays at the beginning of the class. There will be 7 exams each on Wednesday, from 9.05am - 9.55am. These homeworks and exams will cover the work done until the previous Friday.
The following approximates our in-class activities. Check your e-mail(x-500) regularly for updates!

Week 1

9:05am - 9:55am

10:10am - 11:00am

06/13/05

1.1, 1.2

06/14/05

1.3, 1.4

06/15/05

1.4, 1.5

06/16/05

1.5, 1.6

06/17/05

1.6, Review of the week's work

Week 2

9:05am - 9:55am

10:10am - 11:00am

06/20/05

2.1, 2.2

06/21/05

2.3, 2.4

06/22/05

HW1 & Exam1 (Ch 1)

2.4, 2.5

06/23/05

2.5, 2.6

06/24/05

2.6, Review of the week's work

Week 3

9:05am - 9:55am

10:10am - 11:00am

06/27/05

3.1, 3.2, 3.3

06/28/05

3.3, 3.4

06/29/05

HW2 & Exam2 (Ch 2)

3.5

06/30/05

4.1, 4.2

07/01/05

4.3, 4.4, Review of the week's work

Week 4

9:05am - 9:55am

10:10am - 11:00am

07/04/05

(No Class)

07/05/05

5.1

07/06/05

HW3 & Exam3 (Ch 3&4)

5.2

07/07/05

5.3, 5.4

07/08/05

5.5, 5.6, Review of the week's work

Week 5

9:05am - 9:55am

10:10am - 11:00am

07/11/05

Review of Chapter 5

07/12/05

HW4 & Exam4 (Ch 5)

6.1

07/13/05

6.2

07/14/05

6.3

07/15/05

Review of the week's work

Week 6

9:05am - 9:55am

10:10am - 11:00am

07/18/05

7.1, 7.2

07/19/05

HW5 & Exam5 (Ch 6)

7.2

07/20/05

7.3, 7.4

07/21/05

7.4, 7.5

07/22/05

7.5, Review of the week's work

Week 7

9:05am - 9:55am

10:10am - 11:00am

07/25/05

Review of the First week's work

07/26/05

HW6 & Exam6 (Ch 7)

Review of the Second week's work

07/27/05

Review of the Third week's work

07/28/05

Review of the Fourth week's work

07/29/05

Review of the Fifth week's work

Week 8

9:05am - 9:55am

10:10am - 11:00am

08/01/05

Review of the Sixth week's work

08/02/05

HW7 & Exam7 (Ch 1-7; Demo Final) (Double weight-age)

08/03/05

Review of the Course

08/04/05

Review of the Course

08/05/05

Final Final Final Final Final Final Final Final

P.S. The students should do the Algebra Review at the end of the book by themselves.