Dr. Nestler's Math 8 (Calculus 2) - term - section  - day/time - Room

Class information

        Syllabus (PDF) (8 pages)

Additional resources

        Office hours:  MW 1:30-2:00pm, T 3:30-5:00pm, Th 4:30-5:00pm in MC 61; Math 13 workshop Th 3:30-4:40pm in MC 84B.

        Some essential definitions and theorems from Calculus 1

        Polar graph paper

        Math Lab

        Study suggestions (PDF)

Class notes

At the start of course you will receive a 20-page packet of notes that you should bring with you to class. 

Optional reading

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

Intersecting Exponential and Logarithmic Graphs (PDF) (2 pages)

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

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

Grouping Terms of a Series (PDF) (4 pages)

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

Rearrangements of Conditionally Convergent Series (PDF) (6 pages)

A Function That Has no Power Series Representation at a Point (PDF) (5 pages)

A Proof That e is Irrational (PDF)

The Cantor Set (PDF) (3 pages)

Interesting articles

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

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

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