# Calculus II for the Social Sciences

## MATH 158, Spring 2011

### Office hours: Mon 9:30-10:30am, Wed 1:00-2:00pm, Fri 2:30-3:30pm

### Content

- Antiderivatives and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (2.5 weeks)
- Methods of Integration and Applications in Business(2 weeks)
- Functions of 2 or more variables (3 weeks):

Partial derivatives, critical points, tangent planes, least squares approximation, double integrals. - First order Differential Equations (1.5 weeks)
- Sequences and Taylor series (1.5 weeks)
- Continuous probability (1.5 weeks)

### Textbook

*Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life and Social Sciences* by Tan, Ashlock and Menz

We will cover most sections from Chapters 8 - 11, 13 and 14.

### Software

We will use Maple for some calculations in this course. The university has a site license for Maple version 13. Maple is installed on the PCs and MACs in the assignment lab, and the university open labs and the library. On Windows Maple is under "Statistics Applications" on the "All Programs" menu.

#### Handouts

Course info sheet (.pdf)

Lecture schedule (.pdf)

Assignment schedule (.pdf)