Dr. Nestler's Math 8 (Calculus 2) - Spring 2017 - section 4269 - TTh 7:35-10:00pm - Room MC 66

Class information

Syllabus (6-page PDF)

Additional resources

Office hours: MW 1:30-2:00, Tu 4:35-5:05 and Th 3:30-5:00; and Math 13 workshop Tu 3:30-4:30 in Math Lab

Essential trigonometry identities and definitions and theorems from Calculus 1 (2-page PDF)

**Documents in PDF form (1 page unless noted): Please print and bring them to class.**

Tuesday, February 21 General exponential and logarithmic functions (5 pages)

Thursday, February 23 Carbon dating

Thursday, March 30 Surface area of surfaces of revolution (3 pages)

Thursday, March 30 Moments and centers of mass (2 pages)

Tuesday, April 18 Calculus of smooth parametrized curves (2 pages)

Tuesday, April 18 Graphing a parametrized curve

Tuesday, May 30 Taylor series and polynomials (5 pages) [new]

Optional reading:

An Application of Separation of Variables: The Naive Product "Rule" (2 pages)

Intersecting Exponential and Logarithmic Graphs (2 pages)

The Completeness Axiom and a Proof of the Intermediate Value Theorem (4 pages)

Two Calculations of the Sum of the Alternating Harmonic Series (3 pages)

Grouping Terms of a Series (4 pages)

Rearrangements of Positive-Term and Absolutely Convergent Series (4 pages)

Interesting articles:

Reexamining the Catenary by Paul Cella, copyright the Mathematical Association of America

A Quotient Rule Integration by Parts Formula by Jennifer Switkes, copyright the Mathematical Association of America

What's Harmonic about the Harmonic Series? by David Kullman, copyright the Mathematical Association of America