Calculus 2

This page contains preliminary information for the Math 0220, Calculus 2 section taught by Armin Schikorra.

All current information can be found on the courseweb!

The departamental calculus page can be found here:

Syllabus and schedule

The syllabus is available here

Classes are scheduled MW 6pm-7:15pm


Textbook: J. Stewart, Essential Calculus. Early Transcendentals. 2nd edition. The 1st edition is also OK.

The following is the rough plan, which is subject to change

suggested homework
5.5 Substitution
6.1 Integration by Parts
6.2 Trig Integrals
6.3 Partial Fractions
6.5 Approximate Integration
6.6 Improper Integrals
7.1 Area between curves
7.2 Volumes
7.3 Volumes by cylindrical Shells
1st Exam 7.4 Arc Length
8.1 Sequences
8.2 Series
8.3 The integral and comparison test
8.4 Other convergence tests
8.5 Power series
8.6 Representing functions as power series
8.7. Taylor and Maclaurin series
2nd Exam 8.8. Applications of Taylor polynomials
9.1 Parametric curves
9.2 Calculus with parametric curves
9.3 polar coordinates
9.4 Areas and length in polar coordinates
10.1 Three dimensional coordinate systems
10.2 Vectors
10.3 dot product
3rd Exam 10.4 cross product
10.5 equation of lines and planes
7.7. Differential equations
Homogeneous second order equations
Final Inhomogeneous second order equations by undetermined coefficients

Grade policy

The course grade will be determined as follows

  • Three midterm exams 60% (20% each)
  • Final exam 20%
  • LON CAPA assignments 10%
  • Quizzes 10%

By departamental rules, the final grade will not exceed the final exam grade by more than one letter grade.


The following are the preliminary exam dates

Exam 1 Wed, Sep 27
Exam 2 Wed, Oct 23
Exam 3 Wed, Nov 20
Final Wed, Dec 13

Office hours

MW 5:00-6:00 pm

Thackeray Hall, Room 410

Further office hours available upon request by email:


  • Textbook: J. Stewart, Essential Calculus. Early Transcendentals. 2nd edition. The 1st edition is also OK. More resources, old exams etc. can be found here:
  • A. Yarosh’s page
  • A. Athanas’s page


At the Math Assistance Center grad students help undergrads with homeworks etc.

O’Hara Student Center, Room 215, 4024 O’Hara Street