Calculus 1501 :: Summer 2015

Course information


Rasul Shafikov, MC 112, (all email inquiries will be answered within 48 hours).
Office hours: Mon, Thu, 9:30 - 10:30 AM, in MC 112.

Course Coordinates:

Course meets Monday - Friday 11 AM - 1 PM in SS 2032. The first class is on Monday July 6, and the last class is on August 14. Final Exam -- August 17, 2-5 PM. OWL Login


This is the same textbook as was used for Calculus 1000A and Calculus 1100A last term. STUDENT VALUE PACKAGE: Single Variable Calculus, Seventh Edition, with Early Transcendentals, with Student Solutions Manual, Vol. 1 by James Stewart. Additional material will be available for download from this web page.


A minimum mark of at least 60% in one of Calculus 1000A/B or 1100A/B.


Calculus 1301A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413.

Course Outline:

Selected topics from Chapters 4, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 (not necessarily in that order). See the List of Suggested Exercises for more details.

Help Centres:

Help Centres run every week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 - 6 PM in MC 106.

What Is Expected Of The Student?

At a minimum, students are expected to read the textbook and complete the exercises suggested on the course website. The topics we deal with in this course come from Chapters 4, 7-11 (not necessarily in that order). Students should consult the list of suggested exercises on the course website for more detail.



There will be 3 quizzes per week, collected at the end of the class.


There will be a Midterm on July 24, 9:30 AM to 12:30 AM in SS 2032, and the Final Exam on August 17, 2 PM in P&AB 106. The Final Exam is cumulative.

Past Midterm for practice.
Past Final for practice.


Quizzes = 30%, Midterm = 30%, Final = 40%

Further Details

Calculator Policy:

Although the use of calculators will not be permitted during the quizzes, midterm tests and the final examination, students are expected to have a reasonable facility in the use of their calculators.

Statement On Academic Offences:

Scholastic offences are taken seriously and students are directed to read the appropriate policy, specifically, the definition of what constitutes a Scholastic Offence.

Lecture notes

  1. The Mean Value Theorem and Applications,
  2. Techniques of integration,
  3. Improper Integrals,
  4. Sequences,
  5. Series,
  6. Power Series and Taylor Series,
  7. Appendix: Factorization


Course Syllabus