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MA103D, E, F: Calculus I (Winter 2019)

Calendar Description

Limits and continuity; differential and integral calculus of functions of a single variable; the Mean Value Theorem; determination of extrema; the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and techniques of integration; introduction to partial derivatives.

Prerequisites

MA102, or a minimum score of 70% on the Calculus Preparation Evaluation (CPE); and Grade 12 Calculus or MA100 or MA129.

Exclusions

MA101, MA110*.

Instructor

Lawrence Howe (PhD)
Office: LH3076 (Lazaridis Hall)
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. - noon, or email for appointment.
E: lhowe@wlu.ca (Do not use MyLearningSpace to email me.)

Lectures

Section D: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. in LH1010 (Lazaridis Hall)
Section E: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. in LH1010 (Lazaridis Hall)
Section F: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. in 1E1 (Arts Building)

Lab Coordinator

Katie McGarry
Office: LH3074 (Lazaridis Hall)
E: cmcgarry@wlu.ca
T: x2146

Textbook

J. Stewart: Calculus (Early Transcendentals), 8th Edition, Brooks/Cole.

Calculators

Students may only use the approved scientific calculator, Casio FX-300MS Plus, on lab assignments, the midterm test and the final examination. No other calculator is allowed. It is available for purchase at the campus bookstore.

MyLearningSpace

Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the MA103 MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.

Evaluation

A final mark out of 100 will be calculated as follows:

  • Weekly Online WeBWorK Homework: 7%
  • Lab - Online WeBWorK Quizzes: 7%
  • Lab - Written Assignments: 13%
  • Midterm Test (Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, 5:30 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.): 25%
  • Final Examination (2.5 hours, exact date and time to be announced): 48%

To be eligible to pass this course, a student must score at least 40% on the final examination. The final mark will be reported as a letter grade in accordance with the conversion table of the current undergraduate calendar.

This document is a summary of the course outline for MA103 and is provided for the convenience of students.