MAT 125 (CALCULUS A)-Spring 2014

Course Description: This is a course in differential calculus where you will learn about limits and derivatives and their applications. Calculators will not be used this semester.

Course Coordinator: Bill Bernhard (bill@math.sunysb.edu)

The meeting time of all lectures and recitations with instructor names can be found under MAT 125 at http://www.math.sunysb.edu/schedules/currentsem.html.

Syllabus: Your lecturer will determine what is covered in each lecture but here is a tentative schedule.

Required materials: Stony Brook Edition (4th) of Stewart Calculus and WebAssign for MAT 125

Grading: Exam #1 (20%) Monday, 2/24 at 8:45 PM covering 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7

Exam #2 (20%) Monday, 4/7 at 8:45 PM covering 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.2

Final Exam (40%) Wednesday, 5/14 at 8AM covering 4.5, 4.3, 4.1, and 4.6 and all sections covered on previous exams.

Recitation Participation (5%) Attending recitation with your homework is considered mandatory! Here are the homework problems from our textbook for the course.

WebAssign (15%) Assignments are due on Fridays at noon every other week beginning 2/7. Your access code can be purchased along with the textbook. For questions related to WebAssign, please email Professor Kahn at david.kahn@stonybrook.edu.

INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE SENT THROUGH BLACKBOARD

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