Multivariable Calculus, Fall 2015

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Math 261, Section 02

Office Hours

Room 443, in the DMF Center for Science and Mathematics (near the Rondileau Campus Center). You can also drop in and ask me a question:


Resources for Multivariable Calculus

Trigonometric Review Videos
  Be very comfortable with the contents of Videos #1-#5 and especially video #8

Homework, Quizzes, and Exams

Selected Class Handouts and Worksheets:

Class 01 and 02: Parametric Curves
This video shows (i) how to use use trigonometry to plot a tricky parametric curve, and (ii) how to use trigonometric identities to find a cartesian equation for the curve. (Note: there is a typo at 8:40 in the video, which is fixed in the PDF notes)

Important Textbook Information

You will need both the textbook, and a lot of paper for notes, homework, and scrap paper.

Textbook: Any version of Calculus 2nd edition by Rogawski except for versions labeled "single variable".

We will not need the online access code, so you may purchase a used book. But make sure you purchase the correct edition. Also be sure to select fast shipping. You will need the book early in the class.