MATH1300: Diﬀerential Calculus with

Applications

Shu Xiao Li

Fall, 2018

Instructor: Shu Xiao Li Oﬃce: DB 2025

Email: lishu3@yorku.ca Oﬃce hour: Monday 10 – 12, or by appointment

Course Schedule: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 – 9:20 a.m. at DB 0016

Course Website: www.math.yorku.ca/∼lishu3/math1300.html

Textbook: James Stewart Calculus: Early Transcendentals, eighth edition

Grading Scheme: Assignments: 15%

Two Term Tests: 20%+20%

Final Exam: 45%

Assignments: There will be ten assignments. The assignments are posted on

WebAssign with class key yorku.ca 2380 1784. You also need an access code to

register. You can buy a textbook from the bookstore, in which an access code is

included. Or you can buy the access code alone, in which an electronic version of

the textbook is included.

Tests: There will be two in-class tests scheduled on Oct. 5th and Nov. 9th. The

date of ﬁnal exam is to be determined. There will be NO make-up tests. If you

miss a test with valid reasons, you must email the instructor and submit appropriate

documents. Then its weight will be shifted to the ﬁnal exam. Calculators are NOT

allowed for this course.

Topics to be covered: Chapter 2 – 5 of the textbook. Limits, derivatives,

diﬀerentiation rules, mean value theorem, L’H´opital’s rule, Riemann sum,

fundamental theorem of calculus.