Math 165

Basic tools of calculus

An introduction to differential and integral calculus. Applications of differentiation, including optimization, are explored.

Questions about the MATH 165 course should be sent to math165@iastate.edu.

There is a team based learning (TBL) version which is also being taught this fall by Heather Bolles and Elgin Johnston.

Prerequisite

Satisfactory performance on placement assessment, 2 years of high school algebra, 1 year of geometry, 1 semester of trigonometry; or MATH 143

Textbook

Thomas' Calculus, Early Transcendentals, 14th Edition, by George Thomas, Jr., Maurice D. Weir and Joel Hass. The course will cover chapters 2-5, 7.

Accommodations

This course complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Sect 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. If you have a disability and anticipate needing accommodations in this course, please read the Math Student Disability Accommodation Policy and contact your primary instructor as soon as you become aware of your need (even if you have not yet obtained all the documentation). Requests for accommodations that are retroactive to contacting your primary instructor will not be honored.

You will need to obtain a SAN form with recommendations for accommodations from the Disability Resources Office, located in Room 1076 on the main floor of the Student Services Building. Please call them at 515-294-7220 or email disabilityresources@iastate.edu.