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Mathematics 112

Calculus II for Business and Social Sciences

Length of Course: 14 weeks

Classroom Hours per Week: 4 hours

Number of Credits:3 credits

Prerequisite: Mathematics 111 with a C-.

Corequisite: English 098.

Course Description

This is a second year course in calculus for students in commerce, economics, or the life sciences.

Course Outline

Length Description

Week 1

Integration (Antiderivatives, Substitution)

Week 2

Integration (Area and Definite Integral, The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus)

Week 3

Integration (The Area Between Two Curves, Numerical integration)

Week 4

Further Techniques and Applications of Integration (Integration by Parts, Volume and Average Value)

Week 5

Further Techniques and Applications of Integration (Continuous Money Flow, Improper Integrals)

Week 6

Multivariable Calculus (Functions of Several Variables, Partial Derivatives)

Week 7

Multivariable Calculus (Maxima and Minima, Lagrange Multipliers)

Week 8

Multivariable Calculus (Total Differentials and Approximation, Double Integrals)

Week 9

Sequences and Series (Geometric Sequences, Annuities: An Application of Sequences)

Week 10

Sequences and Series (Taylor Polynomials at 0)

Week 11

Sequences and Series (Infinite Series)

Week 12

Sequences and Series (Taylor Series)

Week 13


Week 14

Final Exam


Calculus with Applications, 11th Edition  By Margaret L. Lial, Raymond N. Greenwell, Nathan P. Ritchey Published by Pearson 

Course Evaluation

Quizzes and Homework 10-20%
Midterm Exams 30-40%
Final Examination 50%

Please refer to BC Transfer Guide


Arman Ahmadieh B.Sc., M.Sc. (Sharif University of Technology)
Hayri Ardal, B.Sc.(Bogazici), Ph.D.(Simon Fraser)
Kim Peu Chew, B.Sc. (Nanjing), M.A., Ph.D. (British Columbia)
Ana Culibrk, B.Sc.,M.Sc. (Belgrade),M.Sc.(British Columbia)
Rika Dong, B.Sc. (Simon Fraser), M.Sc. (Regina)
Sam Ekambaram, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Madras), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Simon Fraser)
Himadri Ganguli, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Chennai), Ph.D. (Simon Fraser)
Peter Hurthig, B.Sc., M.Sc. (British Columbia)