MTH243 Multivariable Calculus

  University of Rhode Island
  Spring 2007
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Instructors and sections: MWF 10:00am--10:50am       TuTh 8:00am--9:15amTuTh 11:00am--12:15pm
         0001       Indp Hall 309       Dr. dela Pena
         0002 RDVL 104 Dr. Thoma
         0003 Bliss Hall 206 Dr. Thoma

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Description:   MTH 243 is a third calculus course, with the focus on functions of 2,3, and more variables and the extensions of the ideas of elementary calculus to higher dimensions.

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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.

Grading   Your grade will be based upon the total of 510 points as follows:

The comprehensive final exam is worth 150 points. The final exam will be scheduled in a common slot during the final exam period for all sections. Your instructor will discuss in class the specifics.

Students with disabilities:     Students who require accommodations should contact Disability Services for Students: Office of Student Life, 330 Memorial Union, 874-2098. They will determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is confidential. Students who require accommodations and who have documentation from Disability Services for Students should make arrangements with their instructor as soon as possible.

The Academic Enhancement Center:   The work in this course can be difficult.  In addition to your instructor's office hours, 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. For a complete schedule go to here,, call (401) 874-2367, or stop by the fourth floor in Roosevelt Hall.

Our Maple helpers are available at the Mathematics Department CyberLab, Tyler Hall, Room 101. The schedule is posted here.