| MTH243: Multivariable Calculus |
Instructor: Tom Sharland
Course description: Topics include coordinates for space, vector geometry, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, extrema, Lagrange multipliers, and multiple integrals. Gen Ed: (A1) (B3)
Prerequisites: C- or better in MTH142.
Textbook: The course textbook is Calculus: Multivariable (7th ed.) by McCallum, Hughes-Hallet et. al.
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. Here is the flyer to guide you in course enrolment.
Classwork: In each class session, a small amount of time will be set aside for group work, related to material covered in the previous class session. Your performance on these will contrinute towards your final grade.
Grade breakdown: The grading scheme will be as follows: