Math 156  Applied Honors Calculus II  Fall 2013
Math 156 (Applied Honors Calculus II)
is designed for engineering and science students who received a score of 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement
Calculus exam (AB or BC).
Math 156 is an alternative to Math 116 (Calculus II).
For more details see the
course description.
Final Exam Review Sessions
Sunday, December 15, 34pm, 4096 East Hall
Monday, December 16, 11am12pm, 4096 East Hall
Monday, December 16, 67:30pm, 1068 East Hall
section 1, MTuWF 1011am, Robert Krasny, 553 Dennison
section 2, cancelled
section 3, MTuWF 1112pm, Robert Krasny, 553 Dennison
section 4, cancelled
section 5, MTuWF 12pm, Michael Dabkowski, 553 Dennison
section 6, MTuWF 23pm, Michael Dabkowski, 553 Dennison
section 7, cancelled
Information
first day handout,
syllabus,
schedule,
lecture notes (complete)
Homework
hw1 due: Tues Sept 11
hw2 due: Tues Sept 17
hw3 due: Tues Sept 24
hw4 due: Tues Oct 1
hw5 due: Tues Oct 8
hw6 due: Tues Oct 22
hw7 due: Tues Oct 29
hw8 due: Tues Nov 5
hw9 due: Tues Nov 12
hw10 due: Tues Nov 26
hw11 due: Tues Dec 3
Computer Lab
worksheet,
Fri Sept 20, meet in B743 East Hall
Exams
1st midterm exam, Wed Oct 9, 6:157:45pm, Auditorium 4, Modern Language Building (MLB)
review sheet,
solutions
2nd midterm exam, Wed Nov 13, 6:157:45pm,
1640 Chemistry Building (Dabkowski),
2260 Undergraduate Science Building (Krasny)
review sheet,
solutions
final exam, Tues Dec 17, 810am,
1400 Chemistry Building (Dabkowski),
1202 School of Education (Krasny)
review sheet,
solutions (some still to be completed)
Study Groups
The Science Learning Center offers study groups for Math 156 students.
The groups meet weekly to review course material.
Each group has 812 members and is facilitated by a Group Leader trained by the SLC.
Group membership is voluntary,
but requires active participation and regular attendance.
See SLC website for more details.
Student Data Form
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FAQ
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"You need the willingness to fail all the time.
You have to generate many ideas and then you have to work very hard only to discover that they don't work. And you keep doing that over and over until you find one that does work." 
John Backus, lead developer of Fortran
Links

videos from Khan Academy, by Salman Khan

videos from Virginia Tech,
by James E. Shockley, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech

Math Department policy on granting AP credit

Advanced Placement homepage

torus cover illustration from Physics Today, Feb 2005

information on majoring or minoring in math

Undergraduate Math Club

Proof Without Words: Double Sum for Sine and Cosine,
by Hasan Unal, The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 41 (2010) p. 392

Research on Student Notetaking,
by D. DeZure, M. Kaplan & M. A. Deerman
[pdf]
Occasional Paper No. 16,
Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan
[CRLT]
"... Research on student notetaking shows that taking notes in class
and reviewing those notes (either in class or afterward)
have a positive impact on student learning. ..."

student fellowships, summer programs, etc.

The Math Forum @ Drexel  Calculus

Portrait of Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler: His Life, the Man, and His Works, by Walter Gautschi, SIAM Review, vol. 50, no. 1 (March 2008), pp. 333

Euler and Infinite Series,
by Morris Kline, Mathematics Magazine, vol. 56 (1983) pp. 307314.

Euler's solution of the Basel problem

Active Learning materials from CRLT

Active Learning,
by Donald R. Paulson and Jennifer L. Faust, California State University, Los Angeles

Max Planck: the reluctant revolutionary,
by Helge Kragh, Physics World, December 2000, pp. 3135