Instructor: Lubos Thoma
Office: Lippit Hall 101G, tel: 874.4451
Class Schedule: MTWT 10.00am -- 12.30m, Washburn Hall 219
Description: MTH 142 is the second calculus course. We will continue the study of calculus for the elementary algebraic and transcendental functions of one variable. Topics include the technique of integration, improper integrals, sequences, series, and an introduction to differential equations.
Syllabus, schedule, and class materials: Please login into sakai at URI.
Textbook: McCallum, Hughes-Hallet, et. al., Calculus: Single Variable (5th Edition) with WileyPlus, Wiley.
WileyPlus: 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 took MTH 141 at URI and bought the text at that time your Wiley Plus registration will continue to work in MTH 142 and is required. If you did not take MTH 141 at URI and need to buy the (current, FIFTH) edition of the textbook, you should either purchase the textbook from the University Bookstore which will include the Wiley subscription or buy the registration code directly from Wiley.
Calculators and technology: Graphing calculators will not be used regularly in this course and will not be permitted on exams. We will use the computer alegra system Mathematica throughout the course. This software is available on computers at many locations on campus.
Prerequisites: MTH 141 or equivalent.
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.