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MA 26100 - Multivariate Calculus
Credit Hours: 4.00. Planes, lines, and curves in three dimensions. Differential calculus of several variables; multiple integrals. Introduction to vector calculus. Not open to students with credit in MA 27100.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Lecture, Recitation
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Offered By: College of Science
Department: Mathematics

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Dept Credit, Lower Division, GTC-Quantitative Reasoning, UC-Quantitative Reasoning

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      Indianapolis and W Lafayette
      Northwest- Westville
      Northwest- Hammond
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Know the equations for lines, planes and quadric surfaces in three dimensional space, and understand how these equations relate to the geometry. 2. Understand the relationship between vector functions and parametrized motion; know how to calculate velocity, acceleration, arc length and curvature. 3. Know the meaning of partial derivatives and how to calculate them. Know the multivariable chain rule. 4. Know the meaning of the gradient, how to calculate it, and how to apply it to directional derivatives and maximum and minimum values. 5. Understand the meaning of double and triple integrals; know how to compute them and how to apply them. 6. Understand the meaning of vector fields and line integrals. Know Green's theorem and be able to apply it. 7. Understand the meaning of surface integrals and know how to calculate them. Know Stokes' theorem and be able to apply it.

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