College of the Holy Cross, Fall 2017

Syllabus for Math 136 (Calculus II)

Professor Hwang, (rhymes with song)

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Do not make travel plans that conflict with the midterm tests or your final exam. If an emergency prevents you from taking the final exam at the allotted time, speak to your Class Dean immediately to arrange for an incomplete grade, and to me to schedule a make-up exam.

The schedule below is subject to minor changes. Any substantial corrections will be announced by email and/or in class.

Day Date Section Topics
M Aug 28   Advising
W Aug 30   Review
R Aug 31 Section 5.1 Approximating and Computing Area
F Sep 1 Section 5.2 The Definite Integral
M Sep 4 Section 5.3 The Indefinite Integral
W Sep 6 Section 5.4 The Fundamental Theorem I
R Sep 7 Section 5.5 The Fundamental Theorem II
F Sep 8 Section 5.6 The Integral of a Rate of Change
M Sep 11 Section 5.7 Substitution Method
W Sep 13 Section 5.8 Further Transcendental Functions
R Sep 14   Group Work
F Sep 15 Section 6.1 Area Between Two Curves
M Sep 18 Section 6.2 Volume, Density, Average Value
W Sep 20 Section 6.2 Volume, Density, Average Value
R Sep 21 Section 6.3 Volumes of Revolution
F Sep 22 Section 6.4 The Method of Cylindrical Shells
M Sep 25   Group Work
W Sep 27 Section 7.1 Integration by Parts
R Sep 28 Section 7.2 Trigonometric Integrals
F Sep 29 Section 7.3 Trigonometric Substitution
M Oct 2 Section 7.5 The Method of Partial Fractions
W Oct 4 Section 7.7 Improper Integrals
R Oct 5 Section 7.7 Improper Integrals
F Oct 6   Midterm 1
M Oct 9   Fall Break
W Oct 11   Fall Break
R Oct 12   Fall Break
F Oct 13   Fall Break
M Oct 16 Section 7.8 Probability and Integration
W Oct 18 Section 7.9 Numerical Integration
R Oct 19 Section 7.9 Numerical Integration
F Oct 20   Group Work
M Oct 23 Section 8.1 Arc Length
W Oct 25 Section 8.3 Center of Mass
R Oct 26   Group Work
F Oct 27 Section 9.1 Solving Differential Equations
M Oct 30 Section 9.1 Solving Differential Equations
W Nov 1 Section 9.2 Growth and Decay Equations
R Nov 2 Section 9.3 Graphical and Numerical Methods
F Nov 3   Midterm 2
M Nov 6 Section 9.4 The Logistic Equation
W Nov 8   Group Work
R Nov 9 Section 10.1 Sequences
F Nov 10 Section 10.1 Sequences
M Nov 13 Section 10.2 Summing an Infinite Series
W Nov 15 Section 10.2 Summing an Infinite Series
R Nov 16 Section 10.3 Convergence of Series with Positive Terms
F Nov 17 Section 10.4 Absolute and Conditional Convergence
M Nov 20 Section 10.5 The Ratio Test
W Nov 22   Thanksgiving
R Nov 23   Thanksgiving
F Nov 24   Thanksgiving
M Nov 27 Section 10.6 Power Series
W Nov 29 Section 10.6 Power Series
R Nov 30 Section 8.4 Taylor Polynomials
F Dec 1   Midterm 3
M Dec 4 Section 10.7 Taylor Series
W Dec 6 Section 10.7 Taylor Series
R Dec 7   Group Work
F Dec 8   Review