COURSE OUTLINE

MATH 1014.30 M W

WINTER 2000

Schedule

Homework

Tests & Solutions


Lecturer:

Dr Kunquan Lan
Office: S514 Ross Building Mailbox: N520 Ross Building
Telephone: 736-2100 ext. 33956 e-mail: kunquan@yorku.ca
Web page: http://www.math.yorku.ca/Who/Guests/Lan/1014/1014.html
Office Hours: Monday, 9:30-10:30; Wednesday, 9:30-10:30; Friday, 9:30 - 10:30 in S514 Ross Building.

The lecturer is available at these times for individual assistance and consultation. (Available at other times by appointment.)

Lectures: MWF 8:30 - 9:20 AM, in Curtis Lecture Hall C.

Prerequisite: AS/SC/MATH 1013 3.0 Applied Calculus I.

If you failed MATH 1013 then you should retake it this term and take MATH 1014 in the summer.

Tutorials:

  • Tutors for all calculus courses are available at the ``Math Lab'' in S525 Ross Building: Monday to Thursday from 11:00 to 1:30, and Friday from 11:30 to 1:00. (Begins January 10.)
  • Weekly 50-minute question and problem sessions in a smaller group. Times and locations will be announced in class.

Text:

''Calculus with Analytic Geometry'' (6th or 7th Edition) by D. Varberg and E.J. Purcell, Prentice Hall Publishers. This book also has a Student Solutions Manual, which is recommended (but not required). These items are available on two-hour reserve at Steacie Library.

Grading:

  • Four term tests, 15% each = 60%
  • Final exam (April) = 40%

Tentative dates for tests: January 24, February 9, March 6, and March 27. The overall grade will be done ''on a curve.''

Books on Reserve:

Some references are available on two-hour loan in Steacie Science Library:

  • ''Calculus with Analytic Geometry'' by Varberg and Purcell (text and solutions manuals)
  • ''Calculus and Analytic Geometry'' by Thomas and Finney
  • ''Schaum's Calculus'' by Ayres and Mendelson (3000 worked problems)
  • ''Calculus'' by D. Hughes-Hallett et al. (concept-oriented)

There are also of unreserved books on the library shelves, having call numbers beginning with QA 303.

1. Each student should do at least two hours of independent study for every lecture hour. It is recommended that each student read the relevant sections of the text before each lecture.

2. Homework problems will be assigned for each topic, but they will not be graded.

3. There is a lot of new material in this course, so Keep up with the homework. Attend the tutorials and make good use of the tutors. Consult the instructor or the Calculus Lab tutors for additional help.

4. The last date to withdraw from this course without academic penalty is March 3.

5. Students majoring in Applied Mathematics should take the accompanying one-credit course MATH 1017 1.0W Applied Mathematics Module II.