Spring 2013: Calculus II

Course syllabus (updated March 6, 2013) [PDF]

Please note that all sections of this course will use an online learning management system provided by Pearson, found online at at http://www.coursecompass.com. This page contains your homework assignments (some of which are online only), as well as an online gradebook which you may use to track your progress in the course. If you have not used the system within the last 24 months, you must purchase access to the myPearson system provided with your textbook. To add this course, use the code: shaw65943

May 14, 2013

Final exam review in class.

  • Homework 10 solutions [PDF]
  • Final exam review [PDF]
  • Final exam review key [PDF]

May 9, 2013

I postponed HW 10 to be due on Tuesday, May 14.

May 7, 2013

Took Quiz 6 in class, followed by a discussion of 10.7 on power series. There will be no new worksheet homework assignments, and the final Course Compass homework is due on Wednesday, May 15.

  • Homework 9 solutions [PDF]
  • Quiz 6 [PDF]
  • Quiz 6 solutions [PDF]

May 2, 2013

Finished discussion of the ratio and root tests, and covered 10.6 on alternating series. The deadline for homework 9 has been pushed back to next Tuesday, however we did still get a new assignment due on Thursday, May 9. Please also note that there is a quiz on Tuesday, May 7, covering series and convergence.

  • Homework 10, due in class on Thursday, May 9 [PDF]

April 30, 2013

Finished 10.3 - 10.4 on the integral test and comparison tests, and began 10.5 on the ratio and root tests.

  • Quiz 5 solutions [PDF]
  • Homework 9, due in class on Tuesday, May 7 [PDF]

April 25, 2013

Will cover the remainder of 10.2 and discuss 10.3 (integral test).

  • Quiz 5 solutions [PDF]
  • Homework 9, due in class on Thursday, May 2 [PDF]

April 23, 2013

Will cover 10.2 on series. Quiz 5 is given as a take-home, due in class on Thursday, April 25.

  • Quiz 5, due in class on Thursday, April 25 [PDF]
  • Homework 8 solutions [PDF]

April 18, 2013

Will cover more of 10.1 and 10.2 on sequences and series. There is no new homework worksheet today, the new homework will be out next week. There is also a quiz in class on Tuesday, April 23, covering limits, improper integrals, sequences, and series.

April 11, 2013

Will finish chapter 8.7 on improper integrals.

  • Quiz 4 solutions [PDF]
  • Homework 7 solutions [PDF]
  • Homework 8, due Tuesday, April 23, in class [PDF]

April 9, 2013

Began chapter 8.7 on improper integrals, via a discussion of 4.5 on L'Hôpital's rule for calculating limits, followed by Quiz 4.

April 4, 2013

Finished partial fractions with a discussion of special substitutions, and had a brief discussion about integral tables.

  • Quiz 3 solutions [PDF]
  • Homework 6 solutions [PDF]
  • Homework 7, due Thursday, April 11, in class [PDF]

April 2, 2013

Continued with partial fractions (Chapter 8.4) and took Quiz 3 in class.

Spring Break update

Solutions for the midterm supplement are done.

  • Midterm supplement solutions [PDF]

March 21, 2013

We'll cover finish chapter 8.3 today, and begin 8.4. There is a new homework assignment, due the Thursday after spring break. Also, please remember that there will be a quiz in class on Tuesday, April 2, covering up to the material covered in this class, meaning the beginning of 8.4.

  • Homework 6 [PDF]

March 19, 2013

Hand back the midterm and go over selected problems; there is a supplementary midterm sheet below that everyone is eligible to complete in order to earn back some points on the exam itself. There is an explanation of point eligibility on the document itself; it is due without exception by class time on Thursday, March 21. After that we'll begin to cover chapter 8.3 on trig substitution.

  • Midterm supplement, due Thursday, March 21 [PDF]
  • Midterm exam [PDF]
  • Midterm exam solutions [PDF]

March 12, 2013

Midterm review in class. See below for the solutions to the review.

  • Midterm review solutions [PDF]

March 7, 2013

Continue with chapter 8.2 on trigonometric integrals. Note: the midterm exam is next Thursday, March 14. Tuesday's class will be devoted mostly to review for the midterm, during which we will go over as much as possible from the review attached below, as well as any other questions you may have.

  • HW 5 solutions [PDF]
  • Midterm review [PDF]

March 5, 2013

Finished covering 8.1, integration by parts, and began 8.2, trigonometric integrals.

Feb. 28, 2013

Finish chapter 7.2, and begin chapter 8.1, integration by parts. (Note this means that we are not covering 7.3 on hyperbolic functions.)

  • Quiz 2 solutions [PDF]
  • Homework 4 solutions [not available]
  • Homework 5, due next Thursday in class: [PDF]

Feb. 26, 2013

Chapter 7.2, as well as Quiz 2 in class, which turned into a takehome assignment, due in class on Thursday, February 28.

  • Quiz 2 (takehome), due Thursday in class: [PDF]

Feb. 14, 2013

Chapter 6.3, and Chapter 6.4: arc-lengths and surfaces of revolution.

  • Homework 2 solutions [PDF]
  • Homework 3, due next Thursday in class: [PDF]

Feb. 12, 2013

Chapter 6.2 and Chapter 6.3: cylindrical shells, continued, and arc-length. Quiz 1, in class.

  • Quiz 1 [PDF]
  • Quiz 1 solutions [PDF]

Feb. 7, 2013

Continuing chapter 6.1 (volume by disks and washers), and beginning chapter 6.2 (cylindrical shells).

  • Homework 2, due next Thursday in class: [PDF]

Feb. 5, 2013

In class we finished covering chapter 5.6 and covered area by cross-section, and area by disk, both from chapter 6.1. I also collected homework 1, the solutions to which are linked below.

  • Homework 1 solutions: [PDF]

Jan. 29, 2013

The first day of class will be spent covering (or reviewing, depending on your perspective) some of the important techniques from the end of Calculus I, including the fundamental theorem of calculus, Riemann sums, and integration by substitution. For a good perspective on the way the course will run, including links to old quizzes and exams, see the course webpage from the fall 2012 semester here.

  • Written homework, due next Tuesday in class: [PDF]