Welcome to Math 201, Multivariable Calculus, this Fall 2017!

### Course Information

- Course Syllabus
- Read Letters from past students
- Course Calendar
- Homework Assignments, Lecture Notes, Topics Covered
- Book problems for each chapter covered.
- A link to Blackboard
- A link to WebWork

### Key Dates: (subject to change)

**First Day of Class:**Monday, August 28**First Exam:**Monday, October 2**Second Exam:**Monday, November 6**Third Exam:**Wednesday, December 6**Last Day of Class:**Monday, December 11**Final Exam:**At scheduled final exam time.

### Office Hours:

I am happy to help you with your homework and other class-related questions during my office hours. I have official office hours as posted on my schedule. In addition, you are welcome to make an appointment or stop by my office in Kiely Tower Room 606 at any time. (You can call my office phone 718-997-5964 to see if I'm there.)

### Multivariable Calculus resources:

- Paul's Online Math Notes (A useful set of notes for our class.)
- Funny Little Calculus Text
- Active Calculus Multivariable (An alternative textbook for multivariable calculus)
- Khan Academy (Online lectures)
- Fifty Famous Curves

### Computing resources:

- Desmos, an online graphing calculator
- Wolfram Alpha
- Get access to
*Mathematica*at Queens College. (QC login required) - Cocalc, an open source computational environment

### Succeeding in Math Class:

### Mathematica Code snippets:

- ParametricPlot[{t + 2 Sin[2t], t + 2 Cos[5t]}, {t, -2 Pi, 2 Pi}]
- ParametricPlot[{1.5 Cos[t] - Cos[30t], 1.5 Sin[t] - Sin[30t]}, {t, -2 Pi, 2 Pi}]
- ParametricPlot[{Sin[t + Cos[100 t]], Cos[t + Sin[100 t]]}, {t, -2 Pi, 2 Pi}]
- ContourPlot3D[ x^2 + y^2 - z^2/4 == 1, {x, -4, 4}, {y, -4, 4}, {z, -8, 8}, Axes -> True, PlotRange -> All, AxesLabel -> {"x", "y", "z"}]