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Math 112

Second Semester Calculus

(Warning:  Students cannot receive credit for more than one of Math 112 or Math 132)

Description of the course

Concepts covered in this course include: methods of integration; applications of the integral to geometry, physics, and economics; slope fields and the qualitative behavior of solutions to differential equations; and Taylor series. 

 Successful completion of Math 112 is awarded 4 semester hours of credit. The lecture sections of the course meet 3 times a week for 50 minutes or twice a week for 80 minutes.  The fourth hour is a required class meeting in which students meet with a lab assistant.  The laboratory assignments complement the lectures and examine themes that run throughout the course. The lab component accounts for 15% of the course grade.

  • Single Variable Calculus with Early Transcendentals (8th edition), by James Stewart, published by Cengage. It is a available in the bookstore and comes shrinkwrapped with a Webassign access code. The course covers section 5.5, select sections in chapters 6, 8 and 9, and most of the material in chapters 7 and 11.
  • The TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator is recommended for Math 112.    
  • Students can expect to take most tests and quizzes without a calculator.

Students will meet with a teaching assistant (TA) for the 4th hour of the course each week, beginning the first full week of classes.  

Labs 0-10 are posted below.  Lab 0 is a Calculus I review that should be completed after the first lecture and submitted at the first lab session for grading.  The lab sessions do not convene until the first full week of classes.

History of Calculus Assignment:

History of Calculus.pdf

Final Exam

The exam for all sections of Math 112 is administered during the math block as seen in the exam schedule.  The room assignments for the final exam are posted in the Mathematics Department in Jones Hall the week before the exam.

If you would like to try some practice exams, click below.

  • Math 112, F12 Final Exam
    • Math 112 Final Exam Solutions
  • Math 112, S17 Final Exam 
    • Math 112 S17 Final Exam Solutions
Tutoring for Math 111 and Math 112

Free tutoring (beginning the first Sunday after classes begin) is provided by graduate assistants for Math 111 and Math 112 in Jones 112 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday through Thursday evenings. See your instructor for details.

 Questions?  Send an e-mail to Professor Zapf at [[ mjzapf]]