|Instructors: Lubos Thoma, Li Wu|
|Office: Lippitt Hall 101|
Description: MTH 131 is a calculus course primarily intended for students in life or social sciences. The main emphasis will be on the practical interpretation of calculus in numerical, graphical, and algebraic terms, although important theoretical concepts will also be covered. The main topics of the course are functions, differentiation, integration and applications.
Objectives: At the conclusion of this semester you will be able to:
Syllabus, schedule, and class materials: Please login into sakai at URI.
Textbook: Hughes-Hallet, et. al., Applied Calculus, 4th edition, with WileyPlus. You must have the textbook and WileyPlus access by Monday May 21, 2012.
Exams: There will be two midterm exams and a final exam. All exams will be given in evenings on Kingston campus. If you register for the class, you need to be able to take the evening exams on campus as scheduled. The exams are scheduled as follows:
We will be using WileyPlus online homework system this semester.
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 $50.
You can find registration instructions under 'WileyPlus' in Sakai.
Calculator: A graphing calculator is required. Calculators may not be permitted for parts of exams.
Accommodations: Any student with a documented disability is welcome to contact me as early in the semester as possible so that we may arrange reasonable accommodations. As part of this process, please be in touch with Disability Services for Students Office at 330 Memorial Union, 401-874-2098.