# Fall 2020 Course Information - Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University Online Accredited Course

Fall 2020 @ Roger Williams UniversityFall 2020 Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University offers all of the main lower-division university-level calculus courses.

- Math 136 - Precalculus - 4 credits
- Math 207 - Applied Calculus - 3 credits
- Math 213 - Calculus I - 4 credits
- Math 214 - Calculus II - 4 credits
- Math 351 - Multivariable Calculus - 4 credits
- Math 317 - Differential Equations - 3 credits
- Math 331 - Linear Algebra - 3 credits
- Math 315 - Probability Theory - 3 credits

## Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

*Date Posted: Jan 19, 2020*

Review by: William Williams

Student Email: wf.williamster@gmail.com

Courses Completed: Linear Algebra, Probability Theory

Review: I have difficulty learning calculus based math, akin to dyslexia when examining the symbolic forms, equations, definitions, and problems. Mathematica based calculus courses allowed me to continue with my studies because of the option of seeing the math expressed as a programming language for which I have no difficulty in interpreting visually and the immediate feedback of graphical representations of functions, equations, or data makes a huge impact on understanding. Mathematica based calculus courses should be the default method of teaching Calculus everywhere.

Transferred Credits to: Thomas Edison State College

*Date Posted: Jan 12, 2020*

Review by: Mark Neiberg

Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II, Multivariable Calculus

Review: Curriculum was high quality and allowed student to experiment with concepts which resulted in an enjoyable experience. Assignment Feedback was timely and meaningful.

*Date Posted: Sep 20, 2020*

Review by: Genevieve P.

Courses Completed: Applied Calculus

Review: I found out from my grad school after being accepted that I needed a Calculus course before starting their MBA program. I had less than 6 weeks to do it (and as a non-STEM undergrad no less). The video lectures were informative, the pre-calc refresher was great to get re-conditioned, and the asynchronous format worked so well as I did this at night/weekends after work. I completed it in 4 weeks. Professor Curtis was extremely responsive, graded assignments quickly, and a supportive guide providing constructive feedback to me to excel at the assignments. I highly recommend this course for those who need a pre-req in a hurry or like learning on their own schedule. Thanks, Distance Calculus and Professor Curtis!

Transferred Credits to: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### 1.07: Races

- M7: 1.07: Races:
- M7.1: 1.07 - Basics
- M7.1.a: 1.07.B1: The Race Track Principle
- M7.1.b: 1.07.B2: The Race Track Principle and differential equations
- M7.1.c: 1.07.B3: The Race Track Principle and Euler's method of faking the plot of the solution of a differential equation
- M7.1.d: 1.07.B4: Tangent lines and the Race Track Principle
- M7.2: 1.07 - Tutorials
- M7.2.a: 1.07.T1: Using Euler's method to fake the plot of f(x) given f ' (x) and one value of f(x)
- M7.2.b: 1.07.T2: Using the Race Track Principle to help to estimate roundoff error
- M7.2.c: 1.07.T3: If f''(x) is always positive then tangent lines run below the curve
- M7.3: 1.07 - Give It a Try
- M7.3.a: 1.07.G1: Versions of the Race Track Principle
- M7.3.b: 1.07.G2: Running Euler's faker
- M7.3.c: 1.07.G3: The Race Track Principle and differential equations
- M7.3.d: 1.07.G4: The error function Erf(x)
- M7.3.e: 1.07.G5: Round off
- M7.3.f: 1.07.G6: Calculating accurate values of ln(x)
- M7.3.g: 1.07.G7: Calculating accurate values of e^x
- M7.3.h: 1.07.G8: Euler's faker and the second derivative
- M7.3.i: 1.07.G9: Inequalities
- M7.3.j: 1.07.G10: The Law of the Mean
- M7.3.k: 1.07.G11: If f''(x) is never positive then tangent lines run above the curve; At points of inflection, the tangent line crosses the curve
- M7.4: 1.07 - Literacy