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Calculus: Early Transcendentals by Stewart (7th edition)

Prerequisites

You must have one of the following:

  • a grade of B or better in either Math 1014/1025/1536

    OR

  • two units of high school algebra
    one unit of geometry
    1/2 unit each of trigonometry and precalculus
    AND placement by the Mathematics Department

    OR

  • a passing grade in the Calculus Readiness Exam

Course Contents

The course will follow the 1225 syllabus. The main topics covered are limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration.

Course Format

You will meet with your instructor during four one-hour classes each week. Class attendance will be taken and recorded. See the respective webpages for details about weekly WebAssign assignments, including 'where to get help'.

Office Hours

For individual instructor's office hours see instructors' web pages.

Check Getting Help for 1225 page for more information on how to get help.

Tests

There will be four common-time exams which will be given Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM. There will also be a two hour common-time final exam. All of these will likely not be in the room(s) where your class usually meets. Rooms will be poston on the (Rooms will be posted on the Test Locations page.



Test dates are:
Test dates
TestDateDuration
Test 1:Wed, Sep 171 hour
Test 2:Wed, Oct 151 hour
Test 3:Wed, Nov 51 hour
Test 4:Wed, Dec 31 hour
Final Exam:Tue, Dec 162 hour

Final Exam

As mentioned above, there will be a common final exam on Tuesday, December 16th at 1:05 PM. (Rooms will be posted on the Test Locations page.) The final exam counts 16% of the grade. The final exam is a required class meeting that will not be rescheduled for discretionary reasons, including conflicts with work schedules and with classes and exams at other colleges.

Warning: Common-time exams are inflexible. If there is a conflict with the final in another class that does not have a common-time final, you will be expected to change the other one.

Honor System

The Virginia Tech Honor Code applies to all graded work in this course. Students are responsible for understanding and adhering to the Honor Code. Among other things the Honor Code prohibits giving or receiving unauthorized aid, assistance, or unfair advantage on academic work, and it prohibits plagiarism. Under the Honor Code it is the responsibility of each student to consult with his/her teacher, if necessary, to ensure that the student understands exactly how the Honor Code applies to each piece of graded work.

Attendance

Class attendance will be taken daily and kept for Mathematics Department records. Students are responsible for course materials and announcements covered in class.

Accommodations and Special Arrangements

If you need adaptations or accommodations because of a documented disability, if you have emergency medical information that you need to share, or if you need special arrangements in case the building must be evacuated, please make an appointment with your instructor as soon as possible.