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MATH 240 : Multivariable Calculus

Credits: 3

Course Description: Differential and integral calculus of functions of several variables and of vector fields. Topics include Euclidean, polar, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates; dot product, cross-product, equations of lines and planes; continuity, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, optimization in several variables; multiple integrals, iterated integrals, change of coordinates, Jacobians, general substitution rule.

Pre-Requisites: MATH 141.

Comments: Because MATH 240 is the final part of a three-semester calculus sequence, it should be taken as soon as possible after MATH 141. No student receives graduation credit for MATH 240 if it is taken after successful completion of MATH 242. Students may take MATH 242 after MATH 240 only with the explicit permission of the Department and then only for one credit.

Topics: Spring 2019 Schedule:

Section Meetings Instructor Comments
TuTh 12:30pm - 01:45pm
Th 02:00pm - 02:50pm
Jackson, Steven
MWF 10:00am - 10:50am
M 09:00am - 09:50am
Cunningham, Gabriel

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