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Calculus Student's Page

    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.
    Calculus Course Materials - 221/222/234 students
      All 221/222/234 sections use Stewart Calculus 8e ebook with its associated homework software, WebAssign. The e-book and WebAssign package can be purchased online via a link that will be provided on your Canvas course site. You will also have the option to add on a paper copy of the book.
      If you will be taking Math 222 and would like to review some Math 221 topics, check out the following Canvas site.
      If you will be taking Math 234 and would like to review some Math 221 and Math 222 topics, check out the following Canvas site.
    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.

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