MAT 125 (CALCULUS A)-Fall 2017
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.
*Videos from a previous semester that may help are at http://www.math.stonybrook.edu/~scott/mat125.spr15/vids/
Course Coordinator: Bill Bernhard (email@example.com)
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.
Required materials: Stony Brook Edition (4th) of Stewart Calculus and WebAssign for MAT 125. Materials can be purchased at www.cengagebrain.com/course/1500045 if you so desire.
Grading: Exam #1 (20%) Tuesday, 10/3 at covering 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1
Exam #2 (20%) Monday, 10/30 at 8:45 PM covering 2.5, 4.5, 4.3
Final Exam (40%) Wednesday, 12/13 at covering 4.6, 4.8, 2.8 and all sections covered on previous exams. You cannot receive a grade higher than C- in the course without passing part 1 of the final exam which will be given in your lecture during the week of Thanksgiving!
WebAssign (20%) Students will be assigned web-based exercises using an online system. Your individual access code can be purchased along with the textbook. Your TA will assign you a class key which you will use when you register on www.webassign.net. Assignments will be posted weekly on Saturday mornings (except the Saturday after Thanksgiving) beginning on 9/2. There will be a total of 13 assignments. The grade here is based on a percentage of the total number of points awarded by Webassign. All assignments are due on Friday 12/8 at with NO extensions. There are no make-ups and no dropped scores.
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