80564 MAC 2313 U03 MULTIVARIABLE CALC. TuTh: 1100-1240, GL 523 (rukim@fiu.edu).
FALL 2013

Description: This course deals with the differential and integral calculus of real valued multivariable functions.
The topics include:
Directional and partial derivatives, gradients, and their applications; differential calculus of vector valued functions; multiple, iterated, line and surface integrals.
Prerequisite: MAC 2312 or equivalent
Text: Howard Anton, Irl Bivens, Stephen Davis, Calculus, Early Transcendentals, 9 th edition.
Instructor: PHILIPPE RUKIMBIRA
Office hours and phone: DM 436A, We 1100-1200; Th 1600-1700, Ph: 305-348 2224

Material to be covered:

  • Chapters 11, 12, 13 , 14 and 15
  • Tests and quizzes:

  • There will be two midterms, worth 100 points each. The dates are October 3 and November 14
  • There are no make-up midterms. A missed midterm exam can be waived upon presentation of a valid, verifiable proof of emergency situation at time of scheduled examination.
  • Final: A mandatory comprehensive, final exam will carry 150 points. The date and time are Thursday, December 12, 2013, 945-1145, GL 523.
  • A score of 0 will be assigned for a missed final examination. However, with a valid, verifiable proof of emergency situation at the time of scheduled final examination, an individual student may have his final examination rescheduled for the following semester's week of finals. If rescheduling is granted, then an incomplete grade will be assigned to the student.
  • Quizzes: Two (2) 30 minute-quizzes; Dates: September 12 and October 24. Each is worth 25 points.
  • A score of 0 will be assigned for a missed quiz. Absolutely no make-ups, no waivers will be granted for quizzes. This is our way of enforcing an acceptable class attendance.
     

    Grades: Grades will be assigned on the basis of 400 points.

  • Midterms: 200
  • Final: 150
  • Quizzes: 50
  • Grade-Score:
    A---------------------------------360-400
    A_--------------------------------340-360
    B+--------------------------------320-340
    B---------------------------------260-320
    B_--------------------------------240-260
    C+--------------------------------220-240
    C---------------------------------160-220
    C_--------------------------------140-160
    D---------------------------------060-140
    F---------------------------------000-060


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