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UMass Boston
Fall 2017 (Sep 5 - Dec 13)
MATH 240 - Multivariable Calculus -- Section 003
 
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: Tu 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Th 2:00pm - 3:50pm
in W-1-009
Text(s): Multivariable Calculus: Concepts and Contexts. 4th edition. By James Stewart. Cengage Learning 2009. ISBN: 978-0495560548.
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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, October 3 and November 14
Final Exam: TBA
Quizzes: in class, almost every Tuesday
Homework: online, using WeBWorK
Important dates: Tue, Sep 12 - Add/drop period ends
Tue, Oct 3 - Exam #1
Tue, Nov 14 - Exam #2
Wed, Nov 22 - Pass/Fail Withdrawal deadline
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WeBWorK - Online homework
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