## Math 229, Calculus Computer Lab, Fall 2010

Instructor: | Joseph Maher |

Office: | 1S-222 |

Office hours: | M 4:30-5:30, W 3:30-5:30 |

Webpage: | http://www.math.csi.cuny.edu/~maher/teaching |

Email: | joseph.maher@csi.cuny.edu |

Phone: | (718) 982-3623 |

Important Dates (http://www.csi.cuny.edu/currentstudents/academiccalendars/)

**Matlab Projects:** http://www.math.csi.cuny.edu/Computing/matlab/Projects/MTH229/mth229-projects-f08.pdf

**Matlab Login:** http://www.math.csi.cuny.edu/MATLAB/Login

**Project Deadlines:**

Using MATLAB as a Calculator | 09/17/10 |

Plotting Graphs in MATLAB | 09/24/10 |

More on Graphing with MATLAB | 10/08/10 |

Graphical Solutions to Equations | |

Investigating Limits using MATLAB | |

Approximate First and Second Derivatives | |

Critical and Inflection Points | |

Newton's Method | |

Optimization | |

Definite Integrals and Riemann Sums |

**Syllabus:** Syllabus (http://www.math.csi.cuny.edu/~maher/teaching/2010_fall-lab/syllabus/index.html).

**Exams:** There will be a midterm exam during the semester and a final exam at the end of the semester. You must take the final exam at the time scheduled by the university.

**Midterm:**Mon 18 Oct**Final:**Mon 20th Dec

**Grading:** The course grade will be determined as follows: 50% Matlab project + 25% Midterm + 25% Final. Without exception you must pass the exams to pass this course. You must take the final exams at the time scheduled by the university.

**Help:** Email is the best way to contact me. Come and see me during my office hours! Free math tutoring is also available (http://www.math.csi.cuny.edu/Students/Tutoring/index.html).

**Attendance:** Attendance is mandatory.

Useful links:

The hours and locations of the campus computer labs.

1S-213 is also open most days 10am-4pm.

These are the notes I make for class, they are probably not of much use to anyone else.