Department of Mathematics
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881-0816
Phone: 401.874.2709, Fax: 401.874.4454

MTH 131 Applied Calculus I
Spring 2004

  • Text: Hughes-Hallett, et. al., 2nd edition, Applied Calculus.
  • Calculators: A graphing calculator is required.
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Exam III: Thursday, Apr 29, 6 - 7:30 pm. Location for each section is as follows:
   Sections 3,5,6 (Libis, Croasdale)-- Chafee 277;
   Sections 1,2,4,7 (Dobrushkin, Gibbons,
   Kaskosz)-- White 113.

Final Exam: Monday, May 10, 3-6 pm, BISC AUD.

Riemann Sums

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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 on the following Thursdays: February 12, March 25, April 29, 6-7:30 pm. Students in all sections will take these exams. 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.

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