Syllabus for Calculus 2
Fall 2009

 Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday 8/31 9/2 Welcome to Calc 2 9/3 (Re)-Intro to Maple 9/4 Review 4.1: Broad review of 4.1 - 4.5 antidifferentiation 9/7 9/9 2.8: Inverse Trig Functions 9/10 Antidifferentiation 9/11 4.6: Integration by Labor Day Inverse Trig Functions Substitution Questions: PS 1 PS 1 (individual) due 9/14 Deeper Investigation of 4.2, 9/16 4.4: The Definite Integral 9/17 Approximating Integrals 9/18 4.7: Numerical Integration 4.3, 4.4: Area, Riemann Sums, 4.7: Numerical Integration Numerically and the Definite Integral Questions: PS 2 PS 2 (group) due 9/21 5.1: Area Between Curves 9/23 Q & A for Exam 1 9/24 Exam 1 9/25 5.4: Arclength 5.4: Arclength PS 3 should be done! (covers thru Section 5.1) 5.2: Volume by Slicing 9/28 5.2: Volume by Slicing: 9/30 Begin working on Project 1 10/1 Continue working on Project 1 10/2 6.1: Review Integration Disks and Washers Questions on PS 4 PS 4 (individual) due 6.2: Integration by Parts 10/5 6.2: Integration by Parts 10/7 6.5: Integration Tables and 10/8 More on Improper Integrals 10/9 6.6: Improper Integrals: Practice antidifferentiating Computer Algebra Systems with Discontinuous Integrands Infinite Limit of Integration 6.6: Improper Integrals: Discontinuous Questions on PS 5 PS 5 (group) due Project 1 due 10/12 10/14 6.6: Imprper Integrals: 10/15 Using the Comparison Test 10/16 Taylor Polynomials Fall Break Infinite Integrands PS 6 (Individual) due The Comparison Test Questions on PS 6 Antidifferentiation Exam 10/19 Taylor Polynomials 10/21 Taylor's Theorem 10/22 Taylor's Theorem 10/23 Taylor's Theorem Accuracy Guarantees Accuracy Guarantees 8.1: Sequences of Real Questions on PS 7 PS 7 (group) due Numbers 10/26 8.1: Sequences 10/28 Q & A for Exam 2 10/29 Exam 2 10/30 8.2: Infinite Series 3.2: L'Hopitals Rule (covers thru Section 8.1) Antidiff Deadline - 100% PS 8 should be done! 11/2 8.2: Infinite Series: 11/4 8.2: Infinite Series 11/5 More on the Integral Test 11/6 8.3: Using the Integral Test 8.3: The Integral Test Using it to estimate series to estimate series The Comparison Test Antidiff Deadline - 90% Questions on PS 9 PS 9 (individual) due 11/9 8.3: The Comparison Test 11/11 Working with Series 11/12 Begin Working on 11/13 Continue working on Project 2 Project 2 Questions on PS 10 PS 10 (group) due 11/16 8.3: Choosing which test to use; 11/18 8.4: Alternating Series 11/19 Working with Series 11/20 8.5: Absolute Convergence Estimating Series (Absolute Convergence) Questions on PS 11 PS 11 (individual) due Antidiff Deadline -75% 11/23 8.5: The Ratio Test 11/25 11/26 11/27 Thanksgiving Break Project 2 due 11/30 8.5: The Ratio Test 12/2 Q & A for Exam 3 12/3 Exam 3 12/4 8.6: Power Series 8.6: Power Series (covers thru Section 8.5) PS 12 should be done 12/7 8.6: Power Series 12/9 8.7: Taylor Series 12/10 Working with Taylor Series 12/11 8.8: Applications of 8.7: Taylor Series Taylor Series Questions on PS 13 PS 13 (group) due Antidiff Deadline - 50% The final exam will be Tuesday 12/15 from 9am-12pm.

Janice Sklensky
Wheaton College
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Center, Room 101A
Norton, Massachusetts 02766-0930
TEL (508) 286-3973
FAX (508) 285-8278
jsklensk@wheatonma.edu

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