
Math 131 Applied Calculus I Fall 2004
 Text:
HughesHallett, et. al., 2nd edition, Applied
Calculus.
 Calculators: A graphing calculator is required.
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Final Exam: Thursday, Dec 16, 36 pm, in Biosciences Auditorium.



Calendar and Syllabus
Links, Downloads and Technology
Practice Test III is posted:
Practice Test I
Practice Test II
Practice Test III
Tips for the Final
There is plenty of help available: your instructor's
office hours, tutoring at the Academic Enhancement Center and at Tyler Hall.
For schedules and other useful information click the following
links:
Fall 2004 Tutoring Schedule
Instructors' Office Hours
Math Department Home Page
Technology will play an important role in this course and we will make extensive use of graphing calculators.
Be sure to bring your graphing calculator to each class and to every exam. The applets below may help you to understand some of the material.
THE ACADEMIC ENHANCEMENT
CENTER: The work in this course can be
difficult. You can seek help at the Academic Enhancement Center (AEC) in
Roosevelt Hall. AEC tutors can answer questions, clarify concepts, check
your understanding, and help you to study. You can make an appointment or walk
in anytime MonThur 10 AM to 10 PM, Fri 10 AM to 1 PM, Sun 4 PM  8 PM. For a
complete schedule go to www.uri.edu/aec,
call (401) 8742367, or stop by the fourth floor in Roosevelt Hall.
Description of the Course
MTH 131 is a calculus course primarily intended for students in
life or social sciences, such as biology, pharmacy, and economics.
Much emphasis will be placed on the practical interpretation of
calculus in numerical, graphical, and algebraic terms. The main
topics of the course are functions, differentiation, integration and
applications.
Exams and Evaluation
There will be three exams given in the evenings common to all sections. The exams are scheduled on Thursdays, 6:007:30 pm,
on October 7, November 4, and December 9. For each exam, room assignments for each section will be posted on this page. The final exam will be scheduled
at a common time for all sections. The time and the location will be
announced in class and posted on this page.
Your grade will be based upon a possible total of 600 points, as
follows:
 Three common tests at 100 points each  300 points,
 Final exam  200 points,
 Quizzes and work assigned by your instructor  100 points.

