MTH 243 Multivariable Calculus
Sections 2, 4 Spring 2011

  • Text: McCallum,Hughes-Hallett,, Multivariable Calculus, Fifth Edition, with WileyPLUS.
  • Online Homework: We will use online homework WileyPLUS.
    See information below.
  • Calculators: A graphing calculator is required.
  • Instructor: Barbara Kaskosz, Lippit Hall 202J, 874.4445, Office hours: T 11-12, Th 2-4.

Exam 2: Tue, Apr 26.
Exam 2 covers through 16.5, including 16.5.

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Note About the Final

Check the Final Exam Schedule set by the Enrollment Services for the date and the time of your Final. The Final exam is comprehensive and covers everything through 18.3, including 18.3. WileyPLUS assignments for 17.1-17.3 are posted and are due the last day of classes. Assignments 18.1-18.3 are posted but without a due date. Assignments 18.1-18.3 are not graded; they are posted to help you study for the Final.

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Class notes:

Sec 13.3, 13.4       Sec 13.4 cont'd, 14.1, 14.2

Sec 14.1, 14.2 cont'd, 14.3       Sec 14.4, 14.5       Sec 14.6, 14.7, 15.1       Sec 15.3 - read only, will not be on exams.

Sec 16.1, 16.2, 16.3       Sec 16.4, 16.5       Sec 17.1 - 17.3       Sec 18.1 - 18.3

WileyPLUS Online Homework System

Registration URL for each section:

Sec 2, TR 9:30:

Sec 4, TR 12:30:

Please register. Assignments are posted as we progress with the material. Check often for new assignments..

We will be using WileyPLUS online homework system in this course. To sign up for the WileyPLUS system, you will need a WileyPLUS registration code.

If you buy a copy of our textbook at the URI Bookstore, a registration code for WileyPLUS will be included with the book at no additional cost.

If you buy a copy somewhere else and it does not include WileyPLUS code, you will need to purchase a WileyPLUS code separately. The cost of a registration code at the Wiley site: WileyPLUS is about $75.

If you buy only WlieyPLUS code, you will have access to an electronic version of the textbook.

If you have a registration code, you will be able to sign up for the WileyPLUS system by clicking on a link that will be provided on this page. The link will be posted about a week into the semester. Do not sign up for WileyPLUS until this link is provided as you may end up in the wrong section.

Exams and Evaluation

There will be two exams during the semester: Exam 1: Thu, March 10; Exam 2: Tue, Apr 26, in class. The final exam will be as scheduled by the Office of Enrollment Services for your section: Final Exam Schedule.

Your grade will be based upon a possible total of 650 points, as follows:

  • Two evening exams at 150 points each -- 300 points,
  • Final exam -- 200 points,
  • Quizzes and WileyPLUS Homework -- 150 points.

Available Help

There is help available during the semester: your instructor's office hours and tutoring at the Academic Enhancement Center. For schedules and other useful information click the following links:

Spring 2011 Tutoring Schedule    Instructors' Office Hours    Math Department Home Page

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 Mon-Thur 10 AM to 10 PM, Fri 10 AM to 1 PM, Sun 4 PM - 8 PM. For a complete schedule go to, call (401) 874-2367, or stop by the fourth floor in Roosevelt Hall.


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