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Math 238-101: General Calculus II
Fall 2017 Course Syllabus

NJIT Academic Integrity Code: All Students should be aware that the Department of Mathematical Sciences takes the University Code on Academic Integrity at NJIT very seriously and enforces it strictly. This means that there must not be any forms of plagiarism, i.e., copying of homework, class projects, or lab assignments, or any form of cheating in quizzes and exams. Under the University Code on Academic Integrity, students are obligated to report any such activities to the Instructor.

Course Information

Course Description: A continuation of MATH 138. Topics include applications of integral calculus and an introduction to ordinary differential equations.

Number of Credits: 3

Prerequisites: MATH 138 with a grade of C or better or MATH 139 with a grade of C or better orMATH 111 with a grade of C or better or placement.

Course-Section and Instructors

Course-Section Instructor
Math 238-101 Professor F. Jamedar

Office Hours for All Math Instructors: Fall 2017 Office Hours and Emails

Required Textbook:

Title Calculus: Concepts & Contexts
Author Stewart
Edition 4th
Publisher Cengage Learning
ISBN # 978-0495557425
CafeScribe ISBN 978-1111432584

University-wide Withdrawal Date: The last day to withdraw with a W is Monday, November 6, 2017. It will be strictly enforced.


DMS Course Policies: All DMS students must familiarize themselves with, and adhere to, the Department of Mathematical Sciences Course Policies, in addition to official university-wide policies. DMS takes these policies very seriously and enforces them strictly.

Grading Policy: The final grade in this course will be determined as follows:

Hand-in Homework 15%
Midterm Exam I 25%
Midterm Exam II 25%
Final Exam 35%

Your final letter grade will be based on the following tentative curve.

A 90 - 100 C 70 - 74
B+ 85 - 89 D 60 - 69
B 80 - 84 F 0 - 59
C+ 75 - 79

Attendance Policy: Attendance at all classes will be recorded and is mandatory. Please make sure you read and fully understand the Math Department’s Attendance Policy. This policy will be strictly enforced.

Homework Policy: There will be homework assigned through the course outline and collected at the time of each exam. NO LATE SUBMISSION IS ACCEPTED.

Exams: There will be two midterm exams held in class during the semester and one comprehensive final exam. The final exam will be held during the following week:

Midterm Exam I Week 6
Midterm Exam II Week 12
Final Exam Week December 16 - 22, 2016

The final exam will test your knowledge of all the course material taught in the entire course. Make sure you read and fully understand the Math Department's Examination Policy. This policy will be strictly enforced.

Makeup Exam Policy: There will be No make-up QUIZZES OR EXAMS during the semester. In the event an exam is not taken under rare circumstances where the student has a legitimate reason for missing the exam, the student should contact the Dean of Students office and present written verifiable proof of the reason for missing the exam, e.g., a doctor’s note, police report, court notice, etc. clearly stating the date AND time of the mitigating problem. The student must also notify the Math Department Office/Instructor that the exam will be missed.

Cellular Phones: All cellular phones and other electronic devices must be switched off during all class times.

Additional Resources

Math Tutoring Center: Located in the Central King Building, Lower Level, Rm. G11 (See: Fall 2017 Hours)

Further Assistance: For further questions, students should contact their instructor. All instructors have regular office hours during the week. These office hours are listed on the Math Department's webpage for Instructor Office Hours and Emails.

All students must familiarize themselves with and adhere to the Department of Mathematical Sciences Course Policies, in addition to official university-wide policies. The Department of Mathematical Sciences takes these policies very seriously and enforces them strictly.

Accommodation of Disabilities: Disability Support Services (DSS) offers long term and temporary accommodations for undergraduate, graduate and visiting students at NJIT.

If you are in need of accommodations due to a disability please contact Chantonette Lyles, Associate Director of Disability Support Services at 973-596-5417 or via email at The office is located in Fenster Hall Room 260. A Letter of Accommodation Eligibility from the Disability Support Services office authorizing your accommodations will be required.

For further information regarding self identification, the submission of medical documentation and additional support services provided please visit the Disability Support Services (DSS) website at:

Important Dates (See: Fall 2017 Academic Calendar, Registrar)

Date Day Event
September 5, 2017 T First Day of Classes
September 11, 2017 M Last Day to Add/Drop Classes
November 6, 2017 M Last Day to Withdraw
November 21, 2017 T Thursday Classes Meet
November 22, 2017 W Friday Classes Meet
November 23 - 26, 2017 R - Su Thanksgiving Break - University Closed
December 13, 2017 W Last Day of Classes
December 14, 2017 R Reading Day
December 15 - 21, 2017 F - R Final Exam Period

Course Outline

Lecture Sections Topic Assignment
1 3.6 Review of Derivatives
Inverse Trigonometric function’s Derivatives   
2 4.8 Anti Derivatives 1-15 odd
3 5.1 Areas and distances  1,3,17,19
5.2 The definition of integrals 9,10,11,21,23,25,33,37,38
4 5.3 Evaluating the definite integrals 1-27 odd
5 5.4 The fundamental theorem of calculus 7,9,13,16
6 Review Test 1
7 5.5 The substitution rule 1,2,4,5,7,9,11,15,21,23,25,31,41,45,51
5.6 Integration by parts 3,4,5,7,10,15
8 5.7 Partial Fractions 21,22,24,25,30,31
5.8 Integration using tables 1,,2,7,8,9,10,13
9 5.9 Approximate integration 7,9,15
6.1 More about areas 1,2,5,7,8,9,14
10 6.2 Volume 1,2,3,5,6,9,13
6.3 Volume by cylindrical Shell 3,4,6,13
11 6.5 Average Value of a function 1,2,3,5,8
12 Review  Test 2
13 7.1 Modeling with differential equations 1,2,5
7.3 Separable equations 1,2,3,5,11,12,13
14 Review Review for final exam
15 Comprehensive Final Exam

Updated by Professor F. Jamedar - 8/28/2017
Department of Mathematical Sciences Course Syllabus, Fall 2017