|Instructor: Dr. Orlando Merino, Tyler Hall 220, 874-4442, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Text: James Stewart, Multivariable Calculus Concepts & Context, 3rd edition, Brooks/Cole, Chapters 9--13.|
|Prerequisites: MTH 142 or equivalent|
|Calculators: A graphing calculator is required|
Exam Dates and Suggested Homework Problems can be found HERE
MTH 243 is a third calculus course, with the focus on functions of 2,3, or more variables and the extensions of the ideas of elementary calculus to higher dimension. In this course we will use the Maple software, which is available in the computer lab located in the third floor of the Shepard Building (also available in Kingston's Campus). Our work with Maple will be organized into Maple projects that will be handed to you in class.
Objectives. At the conclusion of this semester you will be able to:
There will be two exams and a comprehensive final. The course grade will be computed as follows:
Key: E1, E2,
and E3 correspond to Exams, FE = Final Exam, CW
= Class Work.
Class Work may include collected homework, quizzes, Maple assignments or special projects.
At least 50% of the Final Exam will consist of questions on the material discussed after the second exam.
How to get help
I will be available in the Shepard Building for questions from 6:30 to 7:00 pm on Thursdays, at a location to be announced in class. Also, I may help you with questions during office hours in Kingston. Other times are possible with an appointment. Also, I will answer all questions sent by electronic mail.
Students who need special accomodations and who have documentation from Disability Services (874-2098) should make arrangements with Dr. Merino as soon as possible.
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