Calculus 1501B, Winter 2017

Calculus II for Mathematical and Physical Sciences

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Section 001
Lectures: MTuWF 8:30-9:30 am
Room: NS (Natural Science), room 7
Instructor: Karol Szumilo
Office hours: TuF 1:30--2:30 or by appt, in MC 128
Section 002
Lectures: MTuWTh 12:30-1:30 pm
Room: SEB, room 2200
Instructor: Tatyana Barron
Office hours: Wed. 2:00-3:30 or by appt, in MC 247 (last day: April 19)

Help centre: MTuWThF 2:30-6:30 pm, MC 106 (last day: April 7)

Course description: Students who intend to pursue a degree in Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Astronomy, Mathematics, Physics, or Statistics should take this course. Techniques of integration; The Mean Value Theorem and its consequences; series, Taylor series with applications; parametric and polar curves with applications; first order linear and separable differential equations with applications.

Textbook: Single Variable Calculus, Early Transcendentals, 8th. edition, by J. Stewart (same textbook as for Calculus 1000A/B, 1500A, 1301B).
Student Solutions Manual is recommended.

Prerequisite: Calculus 1000A/B or 1500A/B (in either case with a minimum mark of 60%).

Antirequisites: Calculus 1301A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413.

Course outline: pdf

List of recommended exercises: pdf (this is for practice, this is not collected homework).

Lecture notes from previous years (prepared by Prof. Shafikov):

Practice exams:

Old final exams: 2014 (and solutions ), 2015 (and answers ), 2016 (and answers ).

Evaluation of student performance:


Midterm exam 1: Friday Feb. 10, 7:00-9:00 pm

Section 001: Nat. Sci. 7
Section 002: Nat. Sci. 1

Bring your student ID and a pen/pencil.

The exam covers 2.4, 4.2, 7.1, 7.4, 7.8, Gamma function.


Midterm exam 2: Friday March 17, 7:00-9:00 pm

Section 001: Nat. Sci. 7
Section 002: Nat. Sci. 1

Bring your student ID and a pen/pencil.

The exam covers 11.1-11.8.


Final exam: Saturday April 22, 7-10 pm, FEB GYM. The exam is cumulative, with some emphasis on the topics after midterm 2 (11.9-11.11, 9.1, 9.3, 8.1, 10.1-10.4).
Bring your student ID and a pen/pencil.
Students who missed the exam need to contact their home faculty Dean's office immediately, with supporting documentation.