Updated Tue Oct 22 12:45:38 PDT 2013

**Instructor:** George Jennings

**Office:** NSM A122

**Phone:** (310)243-3592

**Email:** gjennings@csudh.edu

**Website:** http://www.csudh.edu/math/gjennings

**Office hours:** Please see my website.

*Essential Calculus*, by James Stewart. Cengage
Learning, 2007. There is a new edition available now for a lot
more money but any edition will do so I'd recommend the cheapest
one you can find. The same text is used in Calculus I and Calculus
III (MAT 191 and 211). In Calculus II we'll cover chapters
6,7,8,9.

Textbook website http://www.stewartcalculus.com/media/5_home.php Free supplementary material.

The text is available in our campus bookstore. As with any purchase you should shop around to get the best price. Used books may be available.

Please do not imagine that you can pass this course without a textbook. Students who try that always fail. The course is too hard to learn without careful study. You'll need your textbook starting on the first day of class.

- Calendar of assignments and tests (http://www.csudh.edu/math/gjennings/calendar193f13.html). This will be updated frequently, so check back often.
- Webwork homework server (http://math.csudh.edu/webwork2/13Fall_MAT193_Jennings). Look here for assigned drill problems.

See the University Catalog: http://www.csudh.edu/academicaffairs/StudentInformation/UniversityCatalog.shtml

See the Math Department Syllabus for MAT 193 at http://www.csudh.edu/math/syllabi/MAT193DeptSyllabus.html

Students' grades are based on homework, tests, and a final exam.

Homework | =20% of grade |

3 chapter tests | = 45% of grade (15% each) |

Final exam | = 35% of grade |

Homework is the most important thing on this list because practice is the key to learning. People who do well on homework usually do well on tests, but people who don't do the homework always fail the tests.

I normally do not accept make-up work or give make-up tests. Please arrange your schedule so you can finish the work on time and take the tests when scheduled.

*Minimum grades.* Of course if you get 90% of all possible points you are
guaranteed to get an A, if you get 80% you will get at least a B, and so on.
These are *minimum* grades -- this is a very hard class
so your grade may be higher than that.

Exam dates and paper-based assignments are listed on the course calendar http://www.csudh.edu/math/gjennings/193f13/calendar193f13.html

. Computer-based homework assignments are listed on Webwork http://math.csudh.edu/webwork2/13Fall_MAT193_Jennings/. Please check these sources frequently for updates.I normally do not require attendance except on exam days, but long experience shows that students who miss a significant number of classes always flunk, or have to drop out, and lose their registration fees. If you are serious you will come to class, work hard, and learn a lot of mathematics, but if you are not serious please don't register for this class.

The mathematics department does not tolerate cheating. Students who have questions or concerns about academic integrity should ask their professors or the counselors in the Student Development Office, or refer to the University Catalog for more information. (Look in the index under "academic integrity".)

Cal State Dominguez Hills adheres to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations for students with temporary and permanent disabilities. If you have a disability that may adversely affect your work in this class, I encourage you to register with Disabled Student Services (DSS) and to talk with me about how I can best help you. All disclosures of disabilities will be kept strictly confidential. Please note: no accommodation may be made until you register with the DSS in WH D180. For information call (310) 243-3660 or to use telecommunications Device for the Deaf, call (310) 243-2028.

Computers can't do calculus for you, what you need are your brain cells.
However computers can generate nice diagrams and do tedious arithmetical calculations
that would take you a lot of time to do by hand, so we'll use them sometimes
in class. Most computer computer programs are designed to be pretty easy
to use, all you really need to be able to do is turn the machine on,
type in your name and password so you can log in, and read and follow
instructions. If you use a calculator *read your manual!!* If you
have lost the manual you can probably find one online -- just use a search
engine like Google or Microsoft Bing to search for one. You'll need to
use WeBWorK to do the homework problems, which means you'll need to have
access to the internet, use a web browser, and type in answers to math
problems. Don't worry about this -- just follow the instructions. If
you have trouble just ask me or somebody else to help.