MA 241-011, Calculus II


Name: Michael Medvinsky
Classes: MW 6:00pm-7:50pm, DAN 434
Office Hours: MW right after the class, or by appointment
Office: SAS 3266


Name: Dylan Bruce
Classes: Section A: T 4:30pm-5:20pm, SAS 1216
               Section B: T 6:00pm-6:50pm, SAS 2235
Office Hours: Tuesday 3 - 4pm and Thursday 3 - 5pm., or by appointment
Office: SAS 3219


MA 141 with grade of C- or better or AP Calculus credit.

The course

MA241 is the second of three semesters in calculus sequence. Student will learn techniques and applications of integration, elementary differential equations, sequences, series, power series, and Taylor's Theorem.

Course Outline
General Information


Franke, Griggs, and Norris, Calculus II for Engineers and Scientists, included with WebAssign.


Each student will be enrolled in one of two Tuesday Recitation sections. Recitation classes will provide opportunities for reviews, help on homework, team work, practice. Recitations assignments will be worth 10% of your final grade grade given that you have submited at least 70% of the assignments.

Recitation worksheets:

Worksheet 1
Worksheet 2
Worksheet 3
Worksheet 4
Worksheet 5
Worksheet 6
Worksheet 7 part 1 and part 2 (from lecture)
Worksheet 8
Worksheet 9
Worksheet 10
Worksheet 11
Worksheet 12
Worksheet 13
Worksheet 14
Final Review


All students must register online with WebAssign and pay the appropriate fees. Login to WebAssign here. Due dates can be found on the WebAssign page. Do not procrastinate; start these early. Late submissions will not be accepted and no extensions will be given. WebAssign assignments will be worth 10% of your final grade grade given that you have submited at least 70% of the assignments.


The Math department maintains a comprehensive Calculus with Maple webpage webpage. There are 6 scheduled Maple Homework Assignments distributed throughout the semester. The "Start" and the "Due Dates" are listed on the Maple webpage. Students with no prior knowledge in Maple will learn the Introductory Material on the MAPLE webpage. Maple assignments will be worth 10% of your final grade given that you have submited at least 70% of the assignments.

Reading and lectures

Prior to class meetings, students are expected to read the book, and to be prepared to discuss, course material in the text.

Handouts I've given in this class
Handout 1
Handout 2
Handout 3
Integral of cos^n x and sin^n x
Handout 4
Handout 5
Differential Equations
Sequences and Series
Power Series

Handouts I've given when taught MA141

Here is the handouts, worksheets and also the notes I wrote for myself when I prepared for classes in U of U which covering relevant material to this class, you are welcome to have it (be careful, it may have mistakes).
Lecture Notes(mainly 19-28) and Lecture Notes(1-8), Worksheets(1-8), Handouts(1-6)

Here is also a non comprehensive collection of links that may help you to learn.


Dates are fixed. No make up test/exam will be given! Please plan your schedule around these dates now. (The links below are placeholders only, the actual files will appear right in time - let me know if not.)

ADA Statement

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires that reasonable accommodations be provided for students with physical, sensory, cognitive, systemic, learning and psychiatric disabilities. Please contact me at the beginning of the semester to discuss any such accommodations for the course.


Provided that you have submitted at least 70% of asignments your grade will be determined by your scores on the tests (4×10=40%), the final exam (30%) and the assignments Recitations(10%), Mapple(10%) and WebAssign(10%).

Copyright notice

All printed and electronic materials provided to you in this course are protected by copyright laws.