AMS 161-Fall 2017

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 6 through 11. Here is a tentative syllabus. Attendance at every lecture is essential to follow our discussion of concepts!

Course Instructor: Bill Bernhard (

Required materials: Hughes-Hallet Single Variable Calculus Textbook -6th Edition and a webassign access code purchased from Calculators will not be permitted on exams but a graphing calculator is recommended for the lecture hall.

Grading: Exam #1 (20%) on 9/18 or 9/19

Exam #2 (20%) on 10/25 or 10/26

Webassign (20%) You will need to access You will need to purchase an access code and use our class key which will be announced soon. There will be a new assignment every week on Saturday mornings (except the Saturday after Thanksgiving) beginning on 9/2 .You may not drop or miss any assignments. All assignments are due by 12/8 at 11:59PM. There will be 13 assignments in total.

Final Exam (40 %) on 12/19 at 5:30PM or 8:30PM

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