MATH 143-A2


Christine Izyk
  • Office: Hylan 717
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  • Email: cizyk at ur period rochester period edu
Vanessa Matus de la Parra (czar)
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  • Email: vmatusde at ur period rochester period edu
Donovan Snyder
  • Office: Hylan 710
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  • Email: dsnyd15 at ur period rochester period edu

Course Description

This course covers series and parametric calculus. You are expected to learn divergence test, geometric and telescoping series, integral test, comparison tests, alternating series test, ratio and root tests, power series, Taylor and MacLaurin series, graphing in polar coordinates, arclength and area of a polar curve.

By the end of this course, the student will understand how series and functions are related, and to identify different kinds of convergent and divergent series.

Textbook: “Calculus: From Early Transcendentals”, 9th edition by James Stewart

Note that earlier editions work too and may be easier to get. It will be the student’s responsability to make the necessary adjustments if using a different edition.


Students are expected to attend every lecture or watch the recordings/reading the notes. Attendance is not mandatory but strongly encouraged. In addition to reviewing the lectures, students are expected to solve all homework assignments prior to the due date, and reach out for help when needed.

Disability Support

The University of Rochester respects and welcomes students of all backgrounds and abilities. In the event you encounter any barrier(s) to full participation in this course due to the impact of a disability, please contact the Office of Disability Resources. The access coordinators in the Office of Disability Resources can meet with you to discuss the barriers you are experiencing and explain the eligibility process for establishing academic accommodations. You can reach the Office of Disability Resources at:

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