Department of Mathematics and Statistics
MATH140 Calculus I
Dr. Sidney Trudeau, Burnside Hall 1127 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jerome Fortier, Burnside Hall 1126 email: email@example.com
Rebecca Patrias, Burnside Hall email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 120, MATH 122, MATH 130,
MATH 131, MATH 139, CEGEP objective 00UN or equivalent, except by special
permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Students who have not seen
Calculus before may instead be allowed to take MATH 139.
A high school course in functions.
The designated textbook for this course is “Calculus” (8th edition, Single Variable Calculus Early
Transcendentals) by James Stewart. That being said, if you possess any other text covering all
the material, you may not wish to buy the required text. In particular, any prior edition is more
Limits, continuity and derivatives. Differentiation of elementary functions.
Course Content, as covered in Stewart.
1. Functions (Chapter 1) (You should review this on your own, need be.)
2. Limits and derivatives (Chapter 2)
3. Differentiation rules (Chapter 3)
4. Applications (Chapter 4)
5. Possibly more, time permitting.
Tutorials and Helpdesk
The course has weekly tutorials, which you are already signed up for. You are expected to
attend. The Departmental Helpdesk, located in BH911, is also available to you, as well as FrezCa,
located in RVC.
There will be Webwork assignments. These are web-based assignments graded by the
No calculators. There will be a Midterm examination, details to be announced, as well as a 3
hour final exam during the final exam period. Please note that both the midterm and final
exams will have a multiple choice component. In accord with McGill University’s Charter of