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MATH 156 SECTION 5    CALCULUS I
.   4 credits. FALL 2019

MWF 11.10 to 12 pm MWF CB4 Room 318 (BUSINESS SCHOOL BLDG)
Note: room change has been requested because CB4 318 is small; Keep checking this page and bisonweb.
11.10 to 12 pm Thu LKH 200 (LOCKE HALL)

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Instructor: SANKAR SITARAMAN

email: ssitaraman (AT) howard.edu

OFFICE: 219 ASB-B (behind Locke Hall) ; (202) 806-6832

OFFICE HOURS (official) MW 2-3pm; Fri 12-1pm;
Call or e-mail for other times. I am in most of the time except when teaching.

  TUTORIAL LAB OPEN IN ASB-B 109 WEEKDAYS 9 TO 9, WEEKENDS 12 TO 4. CLOSES FRI AT 5.

Basic first course in calculus covering derivatives and integrals.

Syllabus : Functions, graphs and limits, Differentiation, Applications of the Derivative, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Integration

FULL SYLLABUS

Text: Calculus by James Stewart, 8th edition

You can get into the online homework website Webassign
Details soon.

SMARTPHONE POLICY:
WARNING: Using smartphone while studying or doing math is injurious to your math performance.
Please refrain from using smartphone in class.
Smartphone use is STRICTLY PROHIBITED during tests.
Anyone using a smartphone during a test is subject to an F grade, report to authorities or worse.

OLD FINAL EXAMS
 

OLD TESTS :  
See Fall 2018 Tests and Quizzes with Solutions

 

Quizzes, Tests, and grading

In this course we will try to do many examples and problems. Example problems will be worked out in every class. You will be expected to work on them during class and do other recommended problems at home, by yourself or with your study group. There will also be practice assignments on webassign. It is highly recommended that you form a study group and meet with students in your study group atleast once a week.

There will be quizzes almost every week, given IN CLASS. The quiz problems will be similar to the ones worked out in class. More details on that will be posted soon.The total points out of all the quizzes will count to about 30% of the final grade. There will be 8 or more quizzes and they will count for 200 points towards final grade. A bonus of 10 points will be given if you take all the quizzes and another 10 for doing the teacher evaluation.

There will be 3 tests (also IN CLASS) and the best 2 will count towards final grade. No make-ups unless in a serious emergency.

Writing only answers in test, will fetch only small amount of credit. Please always explain your work and present solutions step by step. This will also help you to get partial credit even if answer is wrong.

Grading:
Total: 600 points (Quizzes: 200, Tests: 200, Final: 200 )
A: 540-600
B: 480-539
C: 420-479
D: 360-419
F: Below 360

Academic Code of Student Conduct (please see Howard University handbook):
No copying, unauthorized use of calculators, books, or other materials, or changing of answers or other academic dishonesty will be tolerated. Cheating will not be tolerated. Anyone caught cheating will receive an F for the course and may be expelled from the university.

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