Math 229, Calculus Computer Lab, Spring 2019

MW 2:30-3:20 1S-108

Section: 17748

Instructor: Abhijit Champanerkar
Office: 1S-230
Office hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 11 - 12 pm, Wednesdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Important Dates (

Review for Final Exam Monday May 13th in class

Final Exam Review package which contains: Review of commands, Quiz solutions, previous exam and solutions

Final Exam Monday May 20th 2:30 - 4:30, in class

Useful links:

Julia: To use Julia from your browser, click here: and log in with your google account, or github or linkedin accounts.

Projects: There are 10 projects due.

The actual work that must be submitted is from an ipython notebook file run in Julia. Once you have opened the project notebook you can run the notebook with Cells-Run All. Feel free to open a spare Julia notebook for rough work while working on the project, but remember to type "using MTH229" on the first line. When you are finished with the notebook close it with File->Close and Halt.

To submit your project, use the CSI MATLAB project grading site at Keep both the ipython notebook open and the MATLAB grading project tab open so that you can copy and paste your answers.

Project deadlines (Updated March 20th):

Calculator Feb 6
Functions Feb 15
Graphing Mar 14
Zeros Mar 22
Limits Mar 28
Derivatives April 4
First and second derivatives Apr 11
Newton's Method Apr 18
Extrema May 2
Integration May 16

Exams: There will a final exam at the end of the semester. You must take the final exam at the time scheduled by the university. You may not use a phone during exams.

Grading: The course grade will be determined as follows: Projects 40%, in class quizzes 40% and Final 20%. You must pass the exams and quizzes to pass this course.

Help: Email is the best way to contact me. Come and see me during my office hours! Free math tutoring is also available (

Attendance: Attendance is mandatory.

Disability policy: Qualified students with disabilities will be provided reasonable academic accommodations if determined eligible by the Office for Disability Services. Prior to granting disability accommodations in this course, the instructor must receive written verification of student's eligibility from the Office of Disability Services, which is located in 1P-101. It is the student's responsibility to initiate contact with the Office for Disability Services staff and to follow the established procedures for having the accommodation notice sent to the instructor.

Integrity policy: CUNY's Academic Integrity Policy is available online at

Useful links:

Online graphing tool

Calculus online tutorial

List of calculus formulas and theorems

Khan Academy

Patrick JMT