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Math 276: Topics in Calculus II

 
Student Body: 

This course is intended for honors students and it is open to freshmen.

Background and Goals: 

Topics in second semester calculus. Enroll Info: This is the second semester of the calculus honors sequence.

Alternatives: 

Math 222

 
Subsequent Courses: 

Math 375

 
Course Content: 
  • Examples of proofs: direct deduction, proof by contradiction, proof by mathematical induction
  • Applications: binomial coefficients, arithmetical progressions, some inequalities
  • Sequences and series
  • Polynomial approximation: Taylor polynomials, applications to indeterminate forms and de l'Hopital's rule, infinite limits
  • Sequences and series of functions: uniform convergence, power series, Taylor series, convergence of special series
  • Introduction to differential equations
credits: 
5. (r-N-I)
semester: 
Spring
prereqs: 
Math 275.

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