MTH 212 Multivariate Calculus (Spring 2018):
This course studies differential and integral calculus of real and vector valued functions. Topics include continuity, partial differentiation, implicit functions, Taylor's Theorem, gradient, curl, line, surface, and multiple integrals, inverse functions, theorems of Green and Stokes. Please read the course syllabus.
 Instructor: Dr. Sofya Chepushtanova, office SLC 410, email: sofya.chepushtanova@wilkes.edu.
 Class meetings:
 Section A: M, 01:0001:50pm in SLC 409 and WRF, 01:0001:50pm in SLC 411
 Section B: M, 03:0003:50pm in SLC 409 and WRF, 03:0003:50pm in SLC 405
 Office hours: MWF 10:0010:50am and 2:002:50pm or by appointment, SLC 410.
 Textbook: University Calculus, Early Transcendentals, 3rd ed., by Hass, Weir, Thomas; Pearson Addison Wesley 2015; ISBN 9780321999580 (hardbound full text)
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University Calculus, Early Transcendentals, Multivariable Calculus, 3rd ed., by Hass, Weir, Thomas; Pearson Addison Wesley 2015; ISBN 9780321999603 (chapters 917 only)
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if you have an access to MyMathLab from previous math courses, you can use an electronic version of the textbook available online: email me to get the student registration instructions.  WeBWorK is an opensource online homework system for math and sciences courses supported by the MAA and the NSF.
We will use it for our homework. You should be able to log in using your Wilkes username and password.
The name of the WeBWorK course is MTH_212_SPR_2018.  Mathematica is a Wolfram's original product  primarily aimed at technical computing for R&D and education. We will use it for labs and projects.
To start with Mathematica, use the following links and tutorials:
 Mathematica at Wilkes
 Video tutorials: handson Start to Mathematica
 Wolfram's Getting Started with Mathematica
 Mathematica manual
from the publisher of your textbook
 Another Mathematica tutorial
Important: use Wilkes LIVE to submit Mathematica assignments.
 Mathematica at Wilkes
 Schedule (updated as the semester progresses):
Week of 
Sections and Suggested Problems for Practice  Class Materials and Assignments 
1/15  § 10.1: exer. 1,5,13,19,23,36,38,39 § 10.2: exer. 3,9,13,21,25,29,31,41,43,45,47 
No class on 1/15 §10.1 notes, §10.2 notes Read Mathematica tutorials Cycloid demo Brachistochrone demo 
1/22  § 10.3: exer. 1,3,5,7,9,13,17,21,25,27,31,33,37,41,47,53,59,63 § 10.4: exer. 1,5,9,13,15,17,19,21,27,29,31 § 10.5: exer. 1,5,9,13,15,19,21,23,25 
§ 10.3 notes , §10.4 notes,
§ 10.5 notes Lab 1 sample notebook WeBWorK Orientation due 1/22 WeBWorK1 due 1/28 
1/29  A4: exer. 9,13,17,21,25,27,33,35,37,39,41,43,47,51,55, 57,59,63,65 § 10.6: exer. 1,5,9,15,17,2333 odd, 37,41,45,53,6571 odd,75,76 § 11.1: exer. 1,5,11,13,17,21,25,27,29,31,35,39,43,47, 51,57,59,61,65 
Appendix A4 notes, §10.6 notes Handout on Conics §11.1 notes Project 1 (click here): due 1/31 WeBWorK2 due 2/3 
2/5  § 11.2: exer. 1,5,9,13,15,17,21,23,25,29,31,33,35,39,41, 43,45,49,51 § 11.3: exer. 1,5,7,9,13,15,17,19,23,25,29,3133,37,43,45 
Exam I on 2/9 (study guide) Exam I Formula Sheet §11.2 notes, §11.3 notes Lab 2 sample notebook Project 2 (click here): due 2/15 WeBWorK3 due 2/10 
2/12  § 11.4: exer. 3,7,9,13,17,21,23,25,27,29,31,33,37,39,43,47 § 11.5: exer. 1,3,7,9,13,19,21,23,25,27,29,31,35,41, 45,47,49,55,57,61,6371 odd § 11.6: exer. 112,13,19,23,27,31,33,37,41,45 Exam I Solutions  §11.4 notes,
§11.5 notes Dot Product vs. Cross Product (handout) Lab 3 sample notebook WeBWorK4 due 2/19 
2/19  § 12.1: exer. 1,5,9,13,15,16,19,21,23,25,2734 § 12.2: exer. 1,5,9,11,15,17,3336 § 12.3: exer. 1,3,5,9,11,13,17,18 § 12.4: exer. 1,3,58,9,13,17,19,25 § 12.5: exer. 1,5,7,9,13,17,19,21,23,24,28  § 12.1,12.2 notes § 12.3,12.4 notes § 12.5,12.6 notes WeBWorK5 due 2/26 
2/26  Exam II on 3/2 (study guide) 

3/5  Spring Recess 3/3  3/11  
3/12  
3/19  
3/26  Holiday Recess 3/29  4/1  
4/2  Exam III on 4/3  
4/9  
4/16  
4/23  Exam IV 4/27  
4/30  Final Exams begin on 5/3  
5/7  