Math 1220, Fall 2017


The final exam is on Friday December 8, 14:00-16:30 in MLT207. Good luck!

Exam week Office Hours:  Liat: 12/5 and 12/7 13:25-14:30 in 581 Malott; Peter: 12/5 11:25-13:25 in 218 Malott.

Here is a past year exam in the course.


Text:  Calculus With Applications, by Lax and Terrell. If you go here from a Cornell account, you should be able to download the .pdf of the text at no cost.

Lecturer: Liat Kessler, 581 Malott Hall.

Teaching Assistant: Peter Uttenthal.

Lectures and Sections: Lecture: Tues & Thurs: 1:25-2:40 in 406 Malott Hall.
                                       Section: Mon 7:30-9:55pm in 532 Malott Hall.

Office Hours: Liat Kessler: Thursdays, 2:45-4:00 pm and Mondays 2:00-2:30 pm in 581 Malott. 
                        Peter Uttenthal: Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 pm in 218 Malott Hall, and by appointment.

The Schedule and Homework are here.

The Solutions are here.

The Prelim and its solutions are here.

Grading: Prelim 25%; Final Exam 50%; Section/Participation/HW Grade 25%.
                These numbers are approximate. We reserve the right to perturb them slightly.

Assisting Materials are here: August 31-Bolzano-Weierstrass: 2 proofs (updated 9/7), September 5- The axioms of a complete ordered field, September 26-Radius of Convergence Worksheet, Using l'Hospital rule to find the area of a circle.

Extra Reading: How hand calculators calculate, Non-Euclidean Geometry.

Examinations: There will be one prelim and a final exam. Calculators, notes and books are not allowed at the exams.                         

Prelim 1 is on September 21st in class. The material covered is ALL the material covered in the lectures, sections, homework, solutions, and assisting materials, up to (and inclufing) the 9/14 lecture. In particular, the material includes: totally ordered fields, the least upper bound property and its applications, the triangle and the AGM inequalities, sequences and limits, the monotone convergence theorem, Cauchy sequences, functions and continuity, continuity on an interval, extreme and intermediate value theorems, composition, sine and cosine, and the exponential function. Here are several questions from last year's Prelim 1.