MATH 142
Meeting times (lectures): TTh 9:30 – 10:45 AM at Coker Life Sciences (CLS) 104.
Instructor: Dr. Peter G. Binev http://www.math.sc.edu/~binev/
email: binev@math.sc.edu)
phones: 5766269 (at LC 425) or 5766304 (at SUM 206H)
Office hours: TTh 11:00 – 12:00 AM at Sumwalt 206, or by appointment.
Teaching Assistant: Jennifer Larson
Recitations in LC 112  Sect.001: M 8:008:50 AM; Sect.002: M 9:059:55 AM
Maple Labs in LC 102  Sect.001: W 8:008:50 AM; Sect.002: W 9:059:55 AM
Text: Calculus, Early Transcendentals (Eight Edition), by Anton, Bivens, and Davis, 2005. Chapters 7, 8, 10, 11.
Prerequisites: Qualification through placement or a grade of C or better in MATH 141.
Attendance: Regular class attendance is important. Consistent with the USC Undergraduate Bulletin a grade penalty may be applied to any student missing three or more classes (10%) during the semester. (The "10 percent rule" stated above applies to both excused and unexcused absences, see http://www.sc.edu/bulletin/ugrad/acadregs.html#class atten. .)
Cell Phones: All cell phones must be turned off during the class.
Calculators: No calculators are allowed.
Academic Dishonesty: Cheating and plagiarism will not be allowed. (For more information refer to the Rule of Academic Responsibility and Academic Disciplinary Procedures, see http://www.sc.edu/policies/staf/staf625.html).
Supplemental Instruction: Our SI Leader is Heather Jenkins. She attends the lectures and then holds study sessions three nights a week to answer your questions on the lecture, to help you with homework, and to work additional problems.
Math Lab: The Math Lab is a free tutoring service for all 100level math courses. No appointment is necessary. See http://www.math.sc.edu/mathlab.html for details.
Homework: A few homework problems will be assigned each class. Be sure to do these problems before the next class. Your solutions will not be collected. Quizzes will be based on homework problems.
Quizzes: There will be a fiveminute quiz at the end of most of the lectures. Each quiz will be worth 12 points. Your best 15 scores will be chosen to constitute a quiz grade of a possible 180 points. There will be no makeup quizzes.
Maple Labs and Recitations: These are held by the Teaching Assistant. A total of up to 160 points will be awarded based on the completed assignments and the attendance. See the syllabus of the TA for details.
Exams: There will be three 75minute exams announced well in advance of their date (tentative dates Feb. 13, Mar. 8, Apr. 12). Each exam will be worth 120 points. There will be no makeup exams.
Final exam: There will be a final exam worth 300 points on Wednesday, May 2 at 9:00 AM. All students must take the Final Exam.
Grading: You have a total of 1000 possible points: 180 points for the quiz grade, 160 points for the Maple assignments and attendance of recitations, 120 points for each of the three 75minute exams, and 300 points for the Final Exam. Your final grade will be determined from these 1000 points as follows:
9001000 (at least 90%): A
860899 (at least 86%): B+
800859 (at least 80%): B
760799 (at least 76%): C+
700759 (at least 70%): C
660699 (at least 66%): D+
600659 (at least 60%): D
0 599 (less than 60%): F
Web Materials: Here is a link to OnLine Materials for Math Courses at USC (look for MATH 142).
Printable Versions: syllabus schedule
Preliminary Schedule of Classes
[MATH 142 – Spring 2007]
Date 
Section 
Homework Problems 
Quizzes 
Jan. 16 
6.6 8.1 
p. 407 / 9, 14, 21, 31, 44; p. 408 / 54, 60; p. 513 / 16, 24, 25. 

Jan. 18 
6.8 6.9 
p. 423 / 11, 16, 33, 38, 42; p. 434 / 3, 7, 12, 15; p. 435 / 22, 26. 
Quiz #1: assignment solution 
Jan. 23 
7.1 7.2 
p. 448 / 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 32; p. 456 / 1, 6, 9, 16. 

Jan. 25 
7.2 7.3 
p. 457 / 21, 25, 40; p. 464 / 3, 8, 11, 13, 16; p 465 / 23, 30. 
Quiz #2: assignment solution 
Jan. 30 
7.4 7.5 
p. 469 / 2, 3, 7, 9, 12, 13, 17; p. 474 / 1, 4, 7. 
Quiz #3: assignment solution 
Feb. 1 

no classes 

Feb. 6 
7.6 7.7 
p. 480 / 3, 6, 8, 11, 14, 22; p. 488 / 1; p. 489 / 10, 15, 21. 
Quiz #4: assignment solution 
Feb. 8 
Review 
p. 508 / 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22. 
Quiz #5: assignment solution 
Feb. 12 

Review session in LC 412 from 5 to 6 p.m. 

Feb. 13 
Exam 1 


Feb. 15 
8.1 8.2 
p. 513 / 18, 23; p. 520 / 4, 12, 17, 23, 28, 31, 34, 37. 

Feb. 20 
8.3 8.4 
p. 529 / 3, 10, 13, 19, 35, 46; p. 535 / 5, 17, 19, 21; p. 536 / 39, 44. 
Quiz #6: assignment solution 
Feb. 22 
8.5 
p. 543 / 5, 11, 14; p. 544 / 19, 23, 26, 27, 29, 41. 
Quiz #7: assignment solution 
Feb. 26 
Last day to drop a course or withdraw without a grade of "WF" being recorded 

Feb. 27 
8.7 8.8 
p. 566 / 2, 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 17; p. 576 / 4, 7, 8, 15, 17, 23, 27, 30, 32, 33 
Quiz #8: assignment solution 
Mar. 1 
Review 
p. 580 / 5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 21, 24, 25, 27, 30, 32; 
Quiz #9: assignment solution 
Mar. 6 
Review 
p. 581 / 42, 44, 46, 49, 50, 54, 61, 62, 64, 67, 69. 
Quiz #10: assignment solution 
Mar. 8 
Exam 2 


Mar. 20 
10.1 10.2 
p. 633 / 1, 11; p. 634 / 17, 20, 27, 38; p. 641 / 4, 11; p.642 / 16, 21. 

Mar. 22 
10.3 10.4 
p. 650 / 6, 9; p. 651 / 27, 33; p. 657 / 4, 5; p. 658 / 8, 12, 15, 19. 
Quiz #11: assignment solution 
Mar. 27 
10.5 10.6 
p. 664 / 8, 9, 11, 16; p. 665 / 19, 38; p. 673 / 21, 22, 23; p. 674 / 33, 36. 
Quiz #12: assignment solution 
Mar. 29 
10.7 10.8 
p. 684 / 10, 11, 19 p. 693 / 9, 16. 
Quiz #13: assignment solution 
Apr. 3 
10.8 10.9 
p. 693 / 21, 26, 33, 40, 43; p. 702 / 3, 4, 11, 12; p.703 / 17. 
Quiz #14: assignment solution 
Apr. 5 
10.10 
p. 712 / 1, 6, 11; p. 713 / 21, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 34. 
Quiz #15: assignment solution 
Apr. 10 
Review 
p. 715 / 9,10,12,13, 1520, 2224; p. 716 / 28, 32, 33, 36. 
Quiz #16: assignment solution 
Apr. 11 

Review
session in LC 121 from 4:30 to
6:00 p.m. 

Apr. 12 
Exam 3 


Apr. 17 
11.1 
p. 728 / 3, 9, 11, 19, 22, 23, 24; p. 729 / 37, 43, 45, 48. 
Quiz #17: assignment solution 
Apr. 19 
11.2 
p. 737 / 6, 9, 11, 13, 14; p. 738 / 22, 23, 33, 41, 43. 
Quiz #18: assignment solution 
Apr. 23 

Makeup
exams in LC 115 90 min in the interval from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 

Apr. 24 
11.3 
p. 745 / 3, 6, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20. 

Apr. 26 
Review 
All previous reviews + p. 780 / 4, 6, 8, 11, 12; p.781 / 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23. 





May 1 

Review Session in LC 112 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. 





May 2 
9:00 am 
Final Exam 
Although the instructor will try to keep as close to this schedule as possible, there could be changes both in the subject of the class and in the time it is presented.
New homework and quiz assignments will be added as the course progresses.