Alma Mater  Alma Mater  


Psu beats osu!


David C. Falvo

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics


: 15 Prischak






M.Ed., The Pennsylvania State University, 1989
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 1986


Teaching Specialties:

Precalculus, Calculus I and Calculus II


Research Interests:

Mathematics Education
Mathematical Texts








Student Action Guide:




Not a bad thing to read!



FALL 2016


FALL  2016





Especially for Freshmen and Freshwomen i.e. 1st semester students




















Math140 Section 7


Math140 Section 8


Math141 Section 1















Math Lab Info:    





Calc Chat Link:





Fall 2016                                       




Calc Chat








                                             Point totals:         Math 140.7

                                                                             Math 140.8

                                                                            Math 141.1





























*      If you did not pick up a quiz or exam when it was returned in class Monday, please, pick it Up at my office.


Math 140 sec. 7 and 8

Exam 3 tentative November 18th

Sections tba


Math 141 sec.1

Exam 3 tentative November 18th

Sections tba












FALL 2016







Exam Date

Exam Time

Exam Room

MATH 140-007

12/13/2016, Tuesday

4:00PM - 5:50PM

Behrend Science Bldg 101

MATH 140-008

12/13/2016, Tuesday

4:00PM - 5:50PM

Behrend Science Bldg 101

MATH 141-001

12/16/2016, Friday

10:00AM - 11:50AM

Nick Bldg N165



          Fall 2016 Quizzes and Exams: 


                                                      Math 140: 








                                                      Math 141:







Quiz 1 A B   Solutions

Quiz 2 A B  Solutions

Quiz 3 A B  Solutions

Quiz 4 AB   Solutions

Quiz 5  Solutions

Exam 1 A B  Solutions AB

Exam 2 Solutions



Quiz 1 Solutions

Quiz 2 Solutions

Quiz 3 Solutions

Quiz 4  Solutions

Exam 1ABC Solutions ABC

Exam 2 Solutions









Donut Policy:


“Quiz Make – Up” Policy

from your syllabus:



“Academic Dishonesty” statement

 from your syllabus:





















“If you are eating donuts or really anything

 did you bring enough for everyone? At least for me?”








“Quizzes: The best FIVE ten point quizzes will be counted.

NO make-up quizzes. So no need to ask, in other words, DON’T ASK!”








DISHONESTY: Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated and typically results in a failing grade for the class. The academic integrity statement of the college can be found at http://psbehrend.psu.edu/intranet/faculty-resources/academic-integrity














Math 140 Homework:

Suggested Assignments



Math 141 homework:

Suggested Assignments





                                              Math 140

                            Quizzes and Exams:

                                               Fall 2015


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Quiz 1

Quiz 2 A B  Solutions

Quiz 3 A B Solutions

Quiz 4 A B Solutions

Quiz 5  Solutions

Quiz 6  Solutions


Exam 1 A B Solutions

Exam 2   Solutions

Exam 3   Solutions





Math 141

Quizzes and Exams:

Spring 2016









Quiz 1  A B Solutions A B

Quiz 2 A B Solutions A B

Quiz 3 A B Solutions A B

Quiz 4 A B C D Solutions

Quiz 5 A B C D   Solutions

Quiz 6   Solutions

Quiz 7  Solutions



Exam 1 A B  Solutions AB

Exam 2.1 A B Solutions AB

Exam 2.2 AB   Solutions AB

Exam 3 A green B purple Solutions AB







                                              Math 140 Handouts:





Precalculus Review/Worksheet   Solutions 

Math 41 Final Exam 



Chapter 2 Continuity Table 

    Limits Worksheet solutions                                                           

    Limits Graphically Worksheet


Chapter 3 

    Binomial Theorem 

    Rates of Change   Solutions  I-80 

    Chain Rule 

    Related Rates


Chapter 4   Extrema Tables  

   Curve Sketching   Solutions 

   Asymptotes and Curve Sketching 



Chapter 5    

    Tricks/Techniques of Integration







Math 141 Handouts:












Fall 2016 handout

       Part 1 Even More Integration Review

       Part 2 More Integration Review   Solutions

       Part 3 Integration Review from Math 140    Solutions




Chapter 7 Applications of Integration

     Set up the definite integral…area

     Set the definite integral…volume


Chapter 8 Techniques of Integration

    Techniques Review Trig Sub-Technology/Tables

      Integration Tables

     Wolfram Integration

Chapter 9 Infinite Series

     Definition of a Convergent/Divergent Sequence

     Sequence Worksheet   Solutions

     Series Worksheet 9.2   Solutions   #2, #4,and #11 Corrections

     Alternative Formula for Convergent Geometric Series

     Series Worksheet 9.2 – 9.4  Solutions

     Series Worksheet 9.2 - 9.6   Solutions

Chapter 10 Conics, Plane Curves, and Polar

     Polar Graph Paper 1-grid 4-grids













Miscellaneous Math Stuff:


Differentiation Integration Card from Text

Trigonometry Card from Text

Trigonometry Appendix from Textbook  Answers

Geometry Card from Text