Mercer County Community College             Math, Science, and Health Professions Division

MAT 152   Calculus 2         HONORS                     TENTATIVE COURSE OUTLINE

Catalog Description:

A continuation of MAT151.  This is the second course in the standard integrated calculus sequence.  Topics include definitions of the indefinite and definite integrals of algebraic, logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions, techniques and applications of integration, improper integrals; infinite sequences and series; analytic geometry and polar coordinates.

Prerequisites:            MAT151 with minimum C grade

Required Materials:

TEXT:

Recommended: Calculus Early Transcendentals, Smith Minton 4th ed.

 

Graphing calculator is required:  TI – 83 or 84will be used by the instructor and is therefore strongly recommended for the student

Computer Access:

CONNECT access required

Instructor: 

Professor Richard Porter      

E-mail: porterr@mccc.edu 

Office: LA 129 

Office Hours:  See Web Page

Web Page:    http://www.mccc.edu/~porterr

Extension 570-3826

Phone: 609-61 MATH 1

Grading:

Homework/P Tests

20%

Quizzes/Tests 15%
Classwork/Project 15%

Midterm*

25%

Final*

25%

Total

100%

*Must Receive a 50% to pass course

93%-100%........A

90%-92%..........A-

87%-89%..........B+

83%-86%..........B

80%-83%..........B-

77%-79%..........C+

70%-76%..........C

60%-69.5%.......D

<59.5%.............F

Exams: Each exam is usually about 15 to 25 short answer questions on Connect. Showing all work is required even for calculator problems, and partial credit is given for correct work shown on exam. No books, notes, formulas, or calculator programs may be used with the exam.

 DAY

DATE 

SECTIONS 

TOPICS

1

8/30

Review

2

9/1

5.1

Area Between Curves

3

9/6

5.2

Volumes

4

9/8

5.3

Volumes by Cylindrical Shells

5

9/13

5.4

Archlength and Surface Area

6

9/15

6.1,6.2

Integration by Parts

7

9/20

6.3

Trig Integrals, Trig Substitution

8

9/22

6.4

Partial Fractions

9

9/27

6.1-6.4

Strategies for Integration

10

9/29

6.5

Tables, Computer

11

10/4

6.5

Approximate Integration

12

10/6

6.6

Improper Integration

13

10/11

Review

 

14

10/13

Midterm

Midterm

15

10/18

8.1,8.2

Sequences and Series

16

10/20

8.3

Integral Test

17

10/25

8.3 Comparison Test

18

10/27

8.4 Alternating Series

19

11/1

8.5

Absolute Convergence, Ration and Root tests

20

11/3

Strategies

21

11/8

8.6

Power Series

22

11/10

8.7

Functins as Power series

23

11/15

8.8

Representing Functions as Power Series

24

11/17

9.1,9.2

Parametric Curves

25

11/22

9.4

Polar Coordinates

26

11/29

9.3,9.5

Area and Length in Polar Coordinates

27

12/1

9.6

Conic Sections

28

12/6

9.7

More Conic Sections

29

12/8

Review

Review

30

12/13

Final Review

Final 12/15 location BS320 6-9PM

Accessibility Statement

Mercer County Community College is committed to ensuring the full participation of all students in its programs. If you have a documented differing ability, or think that you may have a differing ability that is protected under the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act,    please contact Arlene Stinson in LB 216 stinsona@mccc.edu for information regarding support services.

If you do not have a documented differing ability, remember that other support services are available to all students on campus including the Learning Center located in LB 214.

(This is one of  Richard Porter's Academic Web Pages)