Math 241 (Section C1H): Calculus III

Fall 2011

Instructor: Florin Boca  

Office: 362 Altgeld Hall

Phone: (217) 244 - 9928

E-mail: fboca at illinois dot edu


  • Textbook: James Stewart, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 6th edition, with Enhanced Webassign, Thomson Brooks/Cole.
  • Prerequisites:  Quant Reasoning II course. Departmental Approval Required Honors section. Grades of A in Math 220 (221) and Math 231 or score of 5 on AP calculus BC exam required.
  • Syllabus
  • WebAssign resources: Math Department and WebAssign site.
  • Math Department tutoring.

  • Lectures: MTWR 10:00-10:50 am, Room 445, Altgeld Hall
  • Office hours: Tuesday 4-5 pm, Wednesday 4-5 pm, or by appointment.

  • Homework and quizzes: All 14 weekly assignments will be submitted on WebAssign. The scores of assignments  #(2k-1), k=1,...,7, will be fully taken into account. The scores of assignments  #(2k), k=1,...,7, will not count. Instead, a quiz with two exercises from each such assignment will be given. Only the best 12 scores (out of 14) will be taken into account. The lowest 2 scores will be dropped. Late homework is not allowed under normal circumstances. Missed quizzes cannot be made up under normal circumstances. Calculators are not allowed during quizzes.  
  • Exams: There will be three hour (midterm) exams and one 3 hour final exam. The final exam will be comprehensive.
  • Grading: The total score is 500 points, computed as follows:

    Homework + Quizzes (20%): 100 pts 

    Hour exams (45%): 3 X 75 pts = 225 pts  

    Comprehensive Final Exam (35%): 175 pts

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    Midterm exams

  • Midterm 1: Th Sep 22, 10-10:50 am.
  • Midterm 2: Th Oct 20, 10-10:50 am.
  • Midterm 3: Th Dec 1, 10-10:50 am.
  • Final exam: 8:00-11:00 am, Thursday Dec 15, Room 445, Altgeld Hall.


    Last modified: August 26, 2011