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Math 13 Calculus I


Basic Info

Time and Place: MWF 11:20 a.m. at Baxter 214
Instructor: Peter Saveliev
Office: Goodrich 103
Office Hours: Mon 2-4, Tue 10-10:50, Thu 2-4, or by appointment, or any time I am there (my full schedule)
Office Phone: x6306
Home Phone: 361-1748 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
E-mail: saveliep
Mailbox: Math/Chem office, Goodrich 107
Text: Calculus From Graphical, Numerical, and Symbolic Point of View, Vol. I, by A. Ostebee and P. Zorn, a.k.a. OZ. (Syllabus)
Group Problems: due weekly (please, staple!), each Friday unless specified otherwise
Quizzes: each Wednesday (unless we are having an exam), based on the practice problems assigned daily
Grade Breakdown:
    group problems+quizzes: 30% (1-2 may be dropped)
    exams: 10% each (3 regular exams plus a Gateway Exam)
    final exam: 30%
Letter Grades: A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60
Main Rule: Read the book in advance!

 

From the catalogue:

123. Calculus I

Basic calculus of one variable from an intuitive point of view. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives and integrals of the elementary functions, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and applications. The focus is on understanding basic concepts and gaining basic computational skills. Prerequisite: Departmental placement examination.

One course credit each semester. Introductory