MTH 132 
Applied Calculus II
6:00-9:45 PM, MW
Providence Campus

Instructor    Araceli M. Bonifant  
Office: Tyler Hall 217, Kingston Campus.
Phone: 4-4394

Text: Hughes-Hallet, Gleason, Lock, Flath et al. Applied Calculus, Second Edition, Wiley.

About the course: In this course we will study topics related to trigonometric functions, integration by parts and partial fractions, partial derivatives, infinite series. Applications to problems such as optimization, probability theory and simple differential equations.

We will study:

  • Definite Integral.
  • Antiderivatives.
  • Probability.
  • Functions of Several Variables.
  • Mathematical Modeling Using Differential Equations.
  • Geometric Series.
  • A tentative   syllabus  will be updated according to the progress of the class.

    Policies: You are expected to abide by the University's civility policy: "The University of Rhode Island is committed to developing and actively protecting a class environment in which respect must be shown to everyone in order to facilitate the expression, testing, understanding, and creation of a variety of ideas and opinions. Rude, sarcastic, obscene or disrespectful speech and disruptive behavior have a negative impact on everyone's learning and are considered unacceptable. The course instructor will have disruptive persons removed from the class."

    Cell phones and beepers must be turned off in class.

    You are required to do your own work unless specifically told otherwise by your instructor (e.g. a joint project). In support of honest students, those discovered cheating on assignments or exams will receive a grade of zero on the assignment or exam. Use of unauthorized aids such as cheat sheets or information stored in calculator memories, will be considered cheating. The Mathematics Department and the University strongly promote academic integrity.

    Grading Policy:

    Your grade will be determined by your scores on

  • Midterm      : 30%
  • Final           : 40%
  • Quizzes      : 30%
  • Homework: Homework will be assigned but not collected or graded. However the daily quiz may be based on homework assignments.

    Quizzes: There will be daily quizzes.

    There will be no make up quizzes or exams.

    Exam Schedule:

    Midterm:        Wednesday, July 13th.  Providence Campus.
    Final Exam:    Wednesday, July 27th.,  Providence Campus.

    Students with Disabilities:
    If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that may impact your course work, please contact Disability Services for Students, 330 Memorial Union, 4-2098. They will determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is confidential.

    The Academic Enhancement Center: The work in this course can be difficult. 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. They are located in the fourth floor in Roosevelt Hall (Kingston Campus). Their telephone number is (401) 874-2367.