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)

        Polar graph paper

        Math Lab

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) [corrected]

          Thursday, February 23  Carbon dating

          Thursday, April 6  Surface area of surfaces of revolution (3 pages)

          Thursday, April 6  Moments and centers of mass (2 pages)

          Thursday, April 20  Calculus of smooth parametrized curves (2 pages)

          Thursday, April 20  Graphing a parametrized curve

          Tuesday, May 30  Taylor polynomials (4 pages) [not up yet]

Optional reading:

        Partial proof of L'H˘pital's Rule

Interesting articles:

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

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

        The Sum of the Alternating Harmonic Series by Timothy Flaherty