AMS 161-Spring 2019

Course Description: This is a second course in single variable calculus where you will learn about infinite series, integration and differential equations. We will cover much of chapters 5 through 8 in the text. Attendance at every lecture is essential to follow our discussion of concepts!

Course Instructor: Bill Bernhard (

Required materials: Single Variable Calculus Textbook -4th Edition (Stony Brook Edition) by James Stewart and a webassign access code purchased from Calculators will not be permitted on exams but a graphing calculator is required for the lecture hall.

Grading: Exam #1 (20%) on 2/20 or 2/21 depending when you have lecture.

Exam #2 (20%) on 4/24 or 4/25 (this is a change from 4/22 or 4/23 which was previously listed) depending on when you have lecture.

Webassign (20%) You will need to access You will need to purchase an access code and use our class key which will be emailed to you on 2/2/19. You may not drop or miss any assignments and there are no extensions. Your score is based on the percentage of total points earned for the entire semester. We are not using Blackboard for webassign. The first assignment will be given on 2/2 and due on 2/16 at 11:59PM.

Final Exam (40 %) On 5/15-Please see Stony Brook Final Exam schedule for the time of the final exam.

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