Math 120: Calculus of Functions of Several Variables

Sections 6 and 8

Yale University - Fall 2015

Welcome! This page contains information relevant to Sections 6 and 8 of Math 120 (August to December 2015). More detailed information about this course can be found in the Yale Portal Page of Math 120 mantained by our coordinator Miki Havlickova.

Instructor:    Jose Gonzalez.     (Email:

Office Hours:    Monday 12-2pm, Tuesday 3-4pm, Thursday 1:50-2:50pm and by appointment.     

Syllabus:    Math 120 Section 6 Syllabus PDF    Math 120 Section 8 Syllabus.

Topics:    Math 120 Topics.

Schedule:    Week by week schedule.

Homework:    Math 120 Homework Sections 6 and 8.

Course Description:    In Math 120 we study the vector geometry of 3 dimensions, scalar and vector functions of 1 and 2 variables, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, multiple integrals, cylindrical and spherical coordinates, parameterized curves and surfaces, gradient, divergence, curl, line and surface integrals, and the theorems of Gauss, Green, and Stokes.

Text:    The text is James Stewart's Multivariable Calculus Early Transcendentals, Math 120, eighth edition, Thompson. Note: earlier editions of this text differ in some sections and most exercises.

Evaluation :   Course grades are determined from the combined total of homework scores (10%), two exam scores (25% each), and the final exam score (40%). Midterm exams are in the evenings, from 7pm to 8:30pm, on Thursday, October 8, and Tuesday, November 17. The final exam is on Saturday, December 19, from 9am to 12:30pm. Books, notes and calculators may NOT be used during exams.

Class Time and Room Info: Section 6:    Class Time: TTh 9:00am-10:15am Room: WTS A53
Section 8:    Class Time: TTh 11:35am-12:50pm Room: WTS A53