Department of Mathematics

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Calculus Student's Page

    Calculus Course Materials - 221 students
      All 221 students will be using Stewart Calculus 8e ebook with its associated homework software, WebAssign. As part of the Engage Etext Pilot., you will be charged for the textbook and software package directly on your tuition bill. You have the option to opt out of direct billing by completing this form. Despite what the form says, you should NOT contact your instructor if you choose to opt out. If you do opt out, you can purchase access to the ebook and homework software directly from the publisher.
        Note 1: do NOT buy the materials directly from the publisher without first opting out of direct billing, as you would be charged twice.
          Note 2: You do NOT need to purchase a loose leaf copy of the ebook.
          Note 3: If you purchase the materials directly from the publisher, you can choose between one semester or multi-term access. The default for direct billing is multi-term access.
        Calculus Course Materials - 222 and 234 students
          The default textbook is Stewart Calculus 8e ebook. However, instructors may choose to opt for a different textbook. Check the textbook info on your Student Center to see which materials are required by your instructor.
            Calculus Course Materials.
          Calculus Course Materials - 171 and 217 students
            The default textbook for 171 and 217 students is Larson - Calculus 1 with Precalculus, 3e ebook with its associated homework software, WebAssign. As part of the Engage Etext Pilot., you will be charged for the textbook and software package directly on your tuition bill. You will have access to the ebook and software via the course Canvas site.
          Other Material
          • The most basic trig properties on one sheet. Many students rely on their calculators to reproduce these properties. Students should understand the drawings and how they imply the stated identities. Note that the addition formulas or even the double angle formulas are not on this sheet.
          • When not to use l'Hopital's rule. A few examples of limits where l‘Hopital provides the kind of help we all can do without.
          Overview of the Calculus Courses
            Overview of the Calculus Courses. An overview of the different calculus sequences (e.g., 221/222/234 vs 171/217/222/234 vs 211/213) as well as a chart with more advanced courses and their prerequisites.
          Undergraduate Courses
            Undergraduate Courses. Contains a list of all the math department's undergraduate courses, including 221, 222 and 234.
          Calculus Credit by Examination
            Calculus Credit by Examination. Contains information on exams that can be taken by students wishing to obtain credit for 221, 222 or 234 without taking the courses.

          Notes for the calculus courses

          Here are the pdf files for the calculus sequence note packets. If you are using Stewart, you will not need these notes.

          Misprints

          See the Errata page.

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