Calc II – Math 1242

This course is designed for students majoring in Mathematics, Science, or Engineering. It covers methods for evaluating definite integrals, applications of integration, improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and power series.

Prerequisite: MATH 1241 with a grade of C or better.
Book: Essential Calculus: Early Transcendentals, by James Stewart, 2nd edition
Calculators: The TI-84 and the TI-89  are recommended but any other graphing calculator is fine-check with your instructor. The use of a calculator may not be allowed on some quizzes, tests, and a portion of the final exam.
Final Exam: It is a three hours closed book, comprehensive, common final exam. It consists of 3 parts. Part I multiple choice is designed to be done without calculators. Calculators are allowed on Part II multiple choice and Part III Free response.
Projects: Three projects are going to be given during the semester. Use link in the Header.
Webwork: Some problem sets are going to be assigned on the internet via webwork. To access Webwork, go to the Math department website at , click on the Webwork link, then choose your section. To log in, use your NinerNet username and password.
Old Finals: To do well in the course, practice as many old common finals as possible. Old exams could be found on the following link: common final exams.  Find solutions to a couple of Old Exams in the link provided in the Header.
Lectures/Videos The following online lectures provided by Dr. Taylor are very helpful. Click on the link below to watch the videos. Calculus II Lecture Videos – Fall 2014
 Free Tutoring:
  • The Mathematics Learning Center: It is in Fretwell 315. Schedule will be posted at the beginning of each semester. There is no need for an appointment.
  • The Center for academic excellence: Students may sign up for an appointment online, stop by the Tutorial Services office in 318K Fretwell, or call the office at 704-687-2163.