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UMass Boston
Spring 2017 (Jan 23 - May 10)
MATH 240 - Multivariable Calculus -- Section 002
 
Course Description: Differential and integral calculus of functions of several variables and of vector fields. Topics include Euclidean, polar, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates; dot product, cross-product, equations of lines and planes; continuity, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, optimization in several variables; multiple integrals, iterated integrals, change of coordinates, Jacobians, general substitution rule.
Syllabus: Syllabus (PDF file)
Schedule: TuTh 11:00am - 12:15pm
Tu 12:30pm - 1:20pm in M-1-428
Text(s): Multivariable Calculus - Lecture notes. Provided by instructor.
Multivariable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts. 4th edition. By James Stewart. Cengage Learning 2009. ISBN: 978-0495560548.
Help: Office hours:  By appointment:
TuTh 8:50am - 9:20am
Tu 1:20pm - 1:50pm
Th 12:30pm - 1:50pm
in S-03-091.
Please follow this link to schedule a 10 or 20 minute appointment, at least 2 hours in advance. You can stop by my office without a confirmed appointment, but I may be unavailable.

Piazza: Instead of sending questions by email, please use the discussion boards available at piazza.com to post questions and provide answers.
Assignments: Exams: in class, February 28 and April 11
Final Exam: TBA
Quizzes: in class, almost every Tuesday
Homework: online, using WeBWorK
Important dates: Mon, Jan 30 - Add/drop period ends
Tue, Feb 28 - Exam #1
Tue, Apr 11 - Exam #2
Thu, Apr 20 - Course pass/fail/withdrawal deadline
Useful links: Piazza - CMS - Message boards
WeBWorK - Online homework
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