Calculus III (152-49-301) Instructor:  Ash, J.M.
Quarter:  Spring, 2008
Time:  MWF 10:50-11:50
Campus:  LPC
Room:  Levan 508
Phone(s): (773)325-4216
Fax: (773)325-7807
Office: 519 SAC
Office Hours: MWF 12:00-1:00, also by appointment



MAT 149, 151, 161, 171, or placement by the Mathematics Diagnostic Test. Prerequisites are strictly enforced by the Math Department. A prerequisite can only be waived by the approval of the instructor and the department chair.

Textbooks and other materials

Single Variable Calculus, 6th Edition, by J. Stewart, Brooks/Cole, 2007. ISBN 0-495-01162-4
A scientific calculator is required.

Summary of Course

Chapter 7 - Inverse functions: exponential, logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric functions

7.8    Indeterminate forms and L'Hpital's rule

Chapter 8 - Techniques of integration

8.1    Integration by parts (review)
8.3    Trigonometric substitution
8.4    Integration of rational function and rationalizing substitutions       
8.8    Improper integrals

Chapter 12 - Infinite sequences and series

12.1    Sequences
12.2    Series
12.3    The integral test and estimates of sums
12.4    The comparison tests
12.5    Alternating series
12.6    Absolute convergence and conditional convergence
12.8    Power series
12.9    Representation of functions as power series
12.10  Taylor and Maclaurin series
12.11  Applications of Taylor polynomials


Homework and Grading Policy

Midterm and final exams, in class and closed book will count equally in determining a preliminary grade. Homework will be assigned each class day, discussed the next class day, collected the next class day and will increase or decrease the preliminary grade by at most one grade. For example, B+ and satisfactory homework = A-. Make-up exams will not be given. The final exam will be from 8:45-11:00 on Wednesday, June 11, 2008.


Classroom lectures and discussion.



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Students must abstain from any violations of academic integrity and set examples for each other by assuming full responsibility for their academic and personal development, including informing themselves about and following the university's academic policy. Violations of academic integrity include but are not limited to the following categories: cheating; plagiarism; fabrication; falsification or sabotage of research data; destruction or misuse of the university's academic resources; alteration or falsification of academic records; and academic misconduct. Conduct that is punishable under the Academic Integrity Policy could result in additional disciplinary actions by other university officials and possible civil or criminal prosecution. To review the complete Academic Integrity Policy of the University, please go to .

Students with Disabilities

Students who  feel they may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact me privately to discuss their specific needs. All discussions will remain confidential.

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