MATH 2070

Business Calculus II

Course Information and Policies

Fall 2019 Common Course Syllabus (available August 2019)

This Course Syllabus includes policies for all sections of MATH 2070. It is supplemented by the Section Syllabus in each section which iterates the policies that are specific to each section regarding the 10% section work grade.

Required Materials FAQs:

Q:   I have a TI-89/TI-92/TI-Nspire calculator.  Can I use it for this course?
A:   No. Math 2070 requires a TI-84 Plus (or SE or CSE or CE) or TI-83 Plus calculator. No exceptions will be made.

Q:  Do I need to buy the Lecture Guide and WebAssign access?  What's the most economical way to buy them?  Will it benefit me to subscribe/upgrade to Cengage Unlimited?
A:  Both the 2018-19 Lecture Guide and WebAssign access are required for ALL sections of Math 2070. The most economical way to make these purchases will depend upon several factors.  Please refer to this Purchase Options flow chart to help you decide which option is best for you.  If you have additional questions about Cengage Unlimited, please visit their site for more information.

Q: Do I need to purchase the course textbook, "Calculus Concepts: An Informal Approach to the Mathematics of Change,  by Latorre, et al, 2014"?
A:  No. You will have access to the e-book through WebAssign and/or Cengage Unlimited, which is sufficient. If you would like to purchase a physical copy of the text, however, you can find purchase information in the Common Course Syllabus.

Q:  Do I need to purchase the Student Solutions Manual?
A:  No.  This is completely optional.


Daily Course Schedule
Course Calendar TTh
Course Calendar MWF
Course Learning Objectives
Exam Information
Fall 2019
Common Test Directions; Correctly Formatted Scantron

Test 1: Details; Version A Blank; Version A Solutions; Version B Blank; Version B Solutions
Test 2: Details; Formula Sheet; Version A Blank; Version A Solutions; Version B Blank; Version B Solutions
Test 3: Details; Formula Sheet; Version A Blank; Version A Solutions; Version B Blank; Version B Solutions
Final Exam: Details; Formula Sheet; Room Assignments
***CFC Review Sessions for Tests 1, 2, and 3:  Calculus Fight Club (CFC) is a collaborative exam review session from 9pm to midnight on the Monday night prior to each regular semester test during the spring and fall semesters.  This review will take place in the M-section of Martin Hall on the 1st or 2nd floor (look for cones and signs).

***MATH-IN help with Final Exam preparation:  Two MATH-INs are held prior to the spring and fall semester final exams.  At these sessions, instructors and TAs familiar with the course content will be able to assist you in getting your questions answered as you study for the Math 2070 final exam.  The first MATH-IN  will be on the Saturday prior to the final exam from 8am to 6pm on the first floor of Martin M-section (look for signs for Math 1020/2070).  The second MATH-IN will be on the Tuesday prior to the final exam, from 9am to 5pm in Martin M-205.  Be sure to take advantage of this valuable resource and thank those instructors and TAs who have volunteered their time to help you.
Previous Exams

***The following tests are provided to familiarize you with the format and approximate length of the tests for this course.  New tests are written each semester whose content may differ significantly from past tests.  Please refer to your course calendar for a list of sections covered on the current semester's tests and to the Learning Objectives (posted above) for a comprehensive list of testable objectives from those sections.***

Spring 2018 Test 1 (Sections 5.1 - 5.6): Version A Blank; Version A Solutions
Spring 2018 Test 2 (5.7, 5.8, 6.1 - 6.4):  Version A Blank; Version A Solutions
Spring 2018 Test 3 (6.5, 6.6, Ch 7, 8.1 - 8.2): Version A Blank; Version A Solutions

Spring 2017 Test 1 (Sections 5.1 - 5.6): Version A Blank; Version A Solutions 
Spring 2017 Test 2 (5.7, 5.8, 6.1 - 6.4): Version A Blank; Version A Solutions
Spring 2017 Test 3 (6.5, 6.6, Ch 7, 8.1 - 8.2): Version A Blank; Version A Solutions 


WebAssign
Getting Started with WebAssign
WebAssign for this course will become active on the first day of classes.

WEBASSIGN ACTIVATION STATION will be available __________.  Drop by if you need help enrolling in your section on WebAssign.

Typing Math Symbols in WebAssign
Student User Guide for WebAssign
Additional Resources
Academic Success Center (ASC): http://www.clemson.edu/asc
The Academic Success Center supports your success in this course through the following FREE programs.

Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL)
PAL sessions are available to support your success in this course. Typically, students who utilize PAL regularly do well in this course. PAL sessions are a great place to ask questions and to study with others who also want to be successful. At these sessions, fellow students who have taken this course in the past offer strategies for mastering course material as well as tips and tricks for being successful in the course. You are welcome to attend sessions with any PAL leader for this course and even if you do not have a PAL leader attending your section of the class, you still have free support available to you. The scheduled times, locations and peer leaders for this course are provided on the ASC website (https://www.clemson.edu/asc/) under the view PAL schedule tab on the right.

• Tutoring
This course is supported by the Academic Success Center Tutoring program. The ASC tutors have completed and done well in this course, and they understand the concepts well enough to help you work through questions you have. The ASC tutoring program is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association, which means that our tutors are trained to share learning and study strategies during tutorial sessions. While tutors will not complete/correct homework for you or help you on take-home tests or quizzes, they will help you understand and reinforce concepts that you are learning in your classes. For more information visit https://www.clemson.edu/asc/courses/tutoring/index.html.

• MATHLab
Clemson MATHLab is available for this course. MATHLab is for students who want to collaborate with others enrolled in the same course in a study group environment to further their understanding of the course concepts. An ASC-trained peer leader is available in the MATHLab to coach students and facilitate and encourage active learning strategies. MATHLab hours are Mondays through Thursdays from 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. in ASC #118.