MA 212 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
Course MA 212 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
Semester S2QQ 2005
Faculty Richard (Dick) Stromberg
Daytime Phone 801-525-3799 work
Semester Dates 14 Mar – 08 May 2005
Class Days Monday/Wednesday
Class Time 16:30 – 19:15
Credit Hours 3
Textbook(s): Larson, Hostetler, Edwards, Calculus, 7th Edition, Houghton Mifflin Publishers, 2002.
The algebra and calculus of vectors and vector functions, constant termed sequences and series, power series and convergence criteria. Prerequisite: MA211. 3.0.3.
Each student will become familiar with multi-dimensional space and associated functions and will be proficient in performing partial differentiation and multiple integration.
The student will learn vectors in two and three dimensions; learn how to determine the dot and vector products of vectors; be familiar with vector-valued functions and space curves in addition to their limits, derivatives, and integrals; learn how to describe curvilinear; be familiar with functions of several variables; be able to take partial derivatives of functions; learn the properties of increments and differentials; know how to apply the chain rule to partial differentiation; know how to perform directional derivatives; be able to perform double integration; learn how to compute area and volume; be familiar with double integrals in polar coordinates; be able to compute surface area; be able to perform triple integration.
Lecture, class discussion and group project.
The final grade will be determined using the following percentages:
The course letter final grades will be determined as follows:
90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
Below 60% F (or three or more unexcused absences).
There will be no curve used in the grading nor will extra work be accepted for credit.
Late Submission of Course Materials: The instructor will not accept assignments late unless for documented, excused reasons. Unexcused reasons for assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of “zero”.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class participation is expected, students are expected to come to all classes and be on time. Roll will be checked at each class meeting. Classes missed for legitimate reasons (e.g. illness, TDT) are excusable; however the student is expected to make up the missed class work. Three unexcused absences are excessive and will be reported to the Military Resident Center Administrator. TDY orders may be given to the instructor or turned into the school office.
Date Chapter Topic
14 Mar 10.1-10.2 Vectors
16 Mar 10.3-10.4
21 Mar 10.5-10.6
23 Mar 11.1-11.2 Vector-Valued Functions
28 Mar 11.3-11.4
04 Apr Exam, Chapters 10 & 11
06 Apr 12.1-12.2 Functions of several variables
11 Apr 12.3-12.4
13 Apr 12.5-12.6
18 Apr 12.7-12.8
20 Apr Exam, Chapter 12
25 Apr 13.1-13.3 Multiple Integration
27 Apr 13.4-13.5
02 May 13.6-13.7
04 May Exam, Chapter 13
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