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MATH 152, section 003: Calculus II

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Transcendental functions and their calculus. Integration techniques. Applications of the integral. Indeterminate forms and improper integrals. Polar coordinates. Numerical series and power series expansions. (4-1-5) (C)
Grade of "C" or better in MATH 151 or MATH 149 or Advanced Placement.
Book Calculus Hybrid, seventh edition, by James Stewart, Cengage (2012), ISBN 1133112714. (Recommended if entire Calculus sequence will be taken. For MATH 151 and 152 only, Stewart’s Single Variable Calculus Hybrid Edition suffices.)
Other WebAssign access (comes bundled with Stewart Hybrid Edition),
Mathematica (free download from OTS for IIT students)
The student should:
  1. acquire a sound understanding of the common transcendental functions.
  2. become proficient in the basic techniques of integration for the evaluation of definite, indefinite, and improper integrals.
  3. learn to solve first-order separable and linear differential equations.
  4. learn parametric curves and polar curves and their calculus.
  5. learn infinite series, power series, Taylor polynomial and series, and their convergence properties.
  6. be able to utilize the computer algebra system Mathematica to explore mathematical concepts, illustrate them graphically, and solve problems numerically or symbolically.
  7. become a more effective communicator by developing his/her technical writing skills in the preparation of several Mathematica lab reports.
  • Chapter 6 - Inverse and transcendental function
  • Chapter 7 - Techniques of Integration
  • Chapter 9 - Differential Equations
  • Chapter 10 - Parametric Equations and Polar Coordinates
  • Chapter 11 - Infinite Sequences and Series
  • - Complex numbers
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