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http://parkonline.org/Course Description: The algebra and calculus of vectors and vector functions, constant termed sequences and series, power series and convergence criteria. Prerequisite: MA211. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes:: Upon completion of the course, the student should understand and be able to apply the following mathematical concepts:
• Component Form of Vector, Vector Operations, Unit Vectors, Applications of Vectors
• Coordinates in Space, Vectors in Space, Application of Vectors in Space, Inner Product
• Orthogonal Vectors, Projections, Outer Product, Triple Scalar Product
• Lines and Planes in Space, Distance between Points, Lines, and Planes
• Cylindrical Surfaces, Surfaces of Revolution, Cylindrical Coordinates, Spherical Coordinates
• Space Curves and Vector-Valued Functions, Differentiation of Vector-Valued Functions
• Velocity and Acceleration, Projectile Motion, Tangent and Normal Vectors
• Arc Length, Curvature, Functions of Several Variables, Level Curves and Surfaces,
• Neighborhoods in the Plane, Limit and Continuity of Two and Three Variable Functions,
• Partial Derivatives, Higher Order Derivatives, Differentials, Approximation by Differentials,
• Chain Rule for Multiple Variable Functions, Implicit Partial Differentiation, Directional Derivative
• Gradient of Two Variable Function, Absolute Extrema of Functions of Two Variables
• Second Partial Test, Applied Optimization, Lagrange Multipliers, Constrained Optimization
• Iterated Integrals, Area of Plane, Double Integrals and Volume, Properties of Double Integrals
• Double Integrals in Polar Coordinates, Center of Mass and Moment of Inertia
• Double Integrals and Surface Area, Triple Integrals, Triple Integrals in Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates
• Change of Variables, Jacobians
Course Assessment: 2 Tests , Final each 25 points
Homework and class particpation 25 points
Grading: A 85-100, B 75-84, C 65-74, D 60-64, F 0-59
Late Submission of Course Materials: Class notes and work should be compleletedly timely and maintained in a notebook along with note and other work. The notebook may be inspected during the term and will be presented during the final examination for evaluation.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to participate fully in class learning activities. Phones and beepers are to be placed on “vibrate” or turned off. Students are required to exercise courteous behavior between themselves and with the instructor.
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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