Math 182 - Calculus II
Section: HN4001 Spring 2016  Time: 11:00 AM - 12:50 PM    Room: C227


Joe McDonald

PHONE: (702) 651 - 3084


OFFICE: B-130 d


MW 1 - 2 pm  or by appointment



Calculus of a Single Variable, Larson, Hostetler, Edwards , 10th edition
You may use the 8th, 9th or 10th editions. Make sure we are using the same problem set for homework.


Will be very useful at times and may be used unless otherwise noted. It is your responsibility to know how your calculator operates.


Placement test or Math 181 or equivalent. This course is transferable to UNLV or UNR.


Strongly recommended. YOU are responsible for any concepts or information missed due to non-attendance.


January 25 Last Day for 100% Refund
February 1 Last Day to Drop Course without a grade of W
March 25 Last Day to Drop a Class "W" *
    *(I can not drop you.  You do it with MyCSN)


The student should be able to:
  Analyze differential equations.
 Evaluate solids of revolution and arc length.
  Perform integration techniques such as integration by parts, trigonometric integrals, trigonometric substitution, partial fractions, an using tables.
  Analyze indeterminate forms and L'Hopital's Rule.
  Evaluate sequences, series, tests on convergence and Taylor polynomials.
  Find slope of a tangent line to a polar graph and of a curve given by a set of parametric equations.
  Find the area of a surface revolution.
  Understand Taylor Polynomials and power series. 
  Apply and extend concepts.


Selected problems in the textbook will be assigned. Answers for odd-numbered problems are in the back of the textbook. These exercises MAY BE graded.  Time will be allotted for questions in class. Please ASK questions !


There will be in-class quizzes and take-home quizzes.  Take-home quizzes are collected at the beginning of the class on the due date .  The quiz will not be considered for a grade if you are late. A quiz may not be made up except for very unusual circumstances. You must notify me in advance.


There will be 3 tests and a final. Partial credit may be possible. A calculator may not always be used. Appropriate mathematical process as well as the correct answer will be graded. No make-up tests will be allowed, except for very unusual circumstances. You must contact me personally prior to the scheduled test. Nobody can make up more than one test!!


Questions about points deducted on a test problem need to be raised immediately after the test is handed back. No consideration will be given thereafter.


Cheating will not be tolerated in any form and will be dealt with in the most severe manner possible within the institution.


The final exam will count the same as a regular test.


20% QUIZ/HOMEWORK  + 80% TEST AVG.  (20% each test)


92% < A < 100% 72% v C < 78%
90% < A- < 92% 70% < C- < 72%
88% < B+ < 90% 68% < D+ < 70%
82% < B < 88% 66% < D < 68%
80% < - < 82% 60% < D- < 66%
78% < C+ < 80% F < 60%

NOTE: The grade 'W' will not be given by me if the student neglected to drop the course and HAS NOT TAKEN ANY OF THE IN-CLASS TESTS.

SAFETY: The mathematics department safety rules are available for your inspection in the math office, Room 1029. Also, please take time to familiarize yourself with emergency procedures posted inside each room next to the door.

ADA Notice: If you have a documented disability that may require assistance, you will need to contact the Disability Resource Center (DRC) for coordination of your academic accommodations. The DRC is located in Student Services on each campus. For Cheyenne the number is 651-4700, for West Charleston the number is 651-5089, and for Henderson the number is 651-3086. 

For those students that would like to perform community service or earn a little extra cash, stop by the DRC to fill out a job interest card. This office hires students as note takers, proctors, scribes and research assistants as needed.