18.01 Calculus

Class Info

Differentiation and integration of functions of one variable, with applications. Informal treatment of limits and continuity. Differentiation: definition, rules, application to graphing, rates, approximations, and extremum problems. Indefinite integration; separable first-order differential equations. Definite integral; fundamental theorem of calculus. Applications of integration to geometry and science. Elementary functions. Techniques of integration. Polar coordinates. L'Hopital's rule. Improper integrals. Infinite series: geometric, p-harmonic, simple comparison tests, power series for some elementary functions.

This class has no prerequisites.

18.01 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. Speck.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 54-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 18.01 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Course Website site or on the 18.01 Stellar site.

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