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David C. Falvo

Senior Lecturer of Mathematics

Office:

15 Prischak

 

email:

dcf2@psu.edu

 

Education:

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Schedule:

 

Student Action Guide:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer 2014

 

 

 

 

Summer 2014

 

 

 

 

Syllabus:

 

 

Registrar’s Link:

 

 

 

 

Math 140 Section 601

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE of COURSES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Math Lab Info:    

 

Burke Tutor Center Info:

 

Calc Chat Link:

 

 

LRC website

 

 

 

Calc Chat

 

 

 

 

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                Final Exam Information

          Integration  Review Set    Solutions

                                                                       

Reminder of the attendance policy as stated in your syllabus:

“ATTENDANCE: Attendance as well as attitude will be a determining factor in all grades. This includes but is not limited to arriving to class on time and prepared, no ringing cell phones, or any other disruptive classroom behavior. “

 

 

 

          Quote from rateyourprofessor.com,

“Falvo is the easiest math teacher you'll ever take in college but at the same time you still learn the information. Homework is optional, he only grades your top 5 quizzes out of 7, and he gives a lot of bonus. I had him for math140 and 141 and the only downfall was the final in both classes were very harder and worth 30% of you overall grade.”

 

Quote from your instructor, me.

“I agree. The final exam is harder because it’s a final exam, a cumulative final exam. I describe it this way, if you take any one problem on the final exam, it looks no different than a regular semester exam. But you put 20 problems on one comprehensive

final exam, then the final exam is harder.”

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Point Totals:

As of June 30TH

 

 

 

  

 

 

Math 140 Section 601  Summer 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Math 140

Summer 2014:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exam 1     Solutions

Exam 2     Solutions

Exam 3     Solutions

Extra 1      Solutions

 

 

 

Math 140

Summer 2013:

 

 

 

 

 

Math 140

Spring 2014

Quizzes and Exams:

 

 

 

 

Exam 1     Solutions

Exam 2     Solutions

Exam 3     Solutions  additional

 

 

 

Quiz 1     Solution

Quiz 2     Solution

Quiz 3     Solution

Quiz 4     Solution

Quiz 5     Solution

Quiz 6     Solution

Quiz 7     Solution

Extra       Answers 

Exam 1    Solution

Exam 2    Solution

Exam 3    Solution

 

 

 

         

“Quiz and Extra Credit Make – Up” Policy

from your syllabus:

 

 

“Academic Dishonesty” statement

from your syllabus:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

NO make-up quizzes and No Make Up Extra Credits,

nor Late Extra Credits Accepted! So no need to ask, in other words, DON’T ASK!”

 

 

“ACADEMIC

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

 

 

 

 

“Attendance / Attitude” statement

from your syllabus:

 

 

 

 

“ATTENDANCE: Attendance as well as attitude will be a Determining factor in all grades.

This includes but is not limited to arriving to class on time and prepared, no ringing cell phones, or any other disruptive classroom behavior. “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Math 140 Homework:

 

 

 

Suggested Assignments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Math 140 Handouts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

Precalculus Review/Worksheet    Graph   

 

Solutions to Precalculus Worksheet

 

Math 41 Final Exam

 

Chapter 2 Continuity Table

 

    Limits Graphically Worksheet

 

    Secant Line Slopes

 

Chapter 3

 

    Binomial Theorem

 

   Rates of Change   Solutions  I-80

 

    Chain Rule

 

    Related Rates

 

Chapter 4   Extrema Tables

 

   Finding Critical Numbers

 

   Extreme Value Theorem

 

   Curve Sketching   Solutions

 

   Asymptotes and Rational Functions

 

  Optimization

 

Chapter 5   

 

    Tricks/Techniques of Integration

 

     Integration  Review Set    Solutions

   

    Section 6.3 Separation of Variables

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Math 140 Quizzes and Exams:

 

 

         

Quiz 1     Solution

Quiz 2     Solution

 

 

           Spring 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quiz 3     Solution

 

Quiz 4     Solution

 

Quiz 5     Solution

 

Quiz 6     Solution

 

Quiz 7     Solution

 

EXAM 1      Solution

 

EXAM 2      Solutions

Exam 2 BONUS

 

Exam 3        Solutions 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous Math Stuff:

 

Differentiation Integration Card from Text

Trigonometry Card from Text

Trigonometry Appendix from Textbook    Answers

Geometry Card from Text