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Mathematics 1132 Calculus II

Summer Session II 2009
Instructor: Alan Stein




Meeting Times

MTuWTh 10:30-12:45


Note that this class meets only twenty-four times during the entire semester and that the final examination is given during the last meeting, so that, effectively, there are only twenty-three working class sessions during the entire six-week summer semester. This compares to fifty-six class sessions during a regular, fourteen-week semester.


Calculus, James Stewart, Sixth Edition
ISBN: 0-495-01160-6

Students used a different text for Calculus I may, at their own risk, continue to use the text they already own. Those students will be responsible for finding the corresponding portions of their text to study and choosing appropriate exercises.

Listserv Mailing List

The class has a listserv mailing list set up. The name of the list is WMATH1132-L and it is hosted on listserv.uconn.edu. Every member of the class will be automatically signed up for the list upon filling out the and is expected to participate in the discussions.

Posting a Message to the Mailing List

To post a message to the mailing list, simply address it to WMATH1132-L@listserv.uconn.edu. Other than that, it may be handled in the same way as any other email message.

Notes for This Course


There are a number of sets of available. The following sets of slides specific for this class are also available. Each set is available in a normal size text format as well as the slides used in class.
Complete Set All of the above in normal size type. The individual sets of slides and notes may be revised slightly as the semester progresses, but this complete set will not be revised.

Problem Sets, Quizzes and Examinations

There will be very short quizzes most Tuesdays and Thursdays when no exam is given or problem set due. There will probably be one hour-long examination and some problem sets. The final examination will be given during the last scheduled meeting on Thursday, August 20.

Each quiz will be worth 10 points. Most problem sets will graded on the basis of 100 points but will be worth 50 points. In other words, when calculating averages, half the grade will be added in. The regular exam will be worth 100 points. The final examination will be worth 150 points.

Problem Set 1 — Thursday, July 16 — Solutions
Problem Set 2 — Thursday, July 30 — Solutions
Problem Set 3 — Thursday, August 13 — This problem set is optional for those students who have submitted both exams and both of the other two problem sets. — Solutions

Group Projects

There may be some group projects given during the course of the semester, starting with the on the first day of classes.

Interactive Demonstrations

— Pi is approximated using a numerical approximation via Riemann Sums to the integral of 1/(1+x2).

Final Examination

The final will be held during the regular class meeting time August 20. It will be a compehensive examination, covering material from the entire course.

The final examination will be comprehensive, although more emphasis will be placed on the material covered later in the course and which was not included in any earlier exam than in the earlier material.