A Calculus 3 review



To succeed in Calculus 3, you need to have a good understanding of Calculus 1 and Calculus 2.

If you feel shaky with precalculus, you need to review these topics too.

We have used the excellent Pauls online notes to prepare this review. You can find much more on Pauls website.


Precalculus review

Fundamentals of Calc 1 and Calc 2

Cheat sheets (formulas, etc.)


Here is a list of recommended problems to prepare for the diagnostic test (Test 0) that will be administered during the first week of class.

Do Problems: 2.2,2.3, 2.7, 2.8, 7.11, 9.1, 9.2, 9.5, 9.6, 9.7, 9.9, 9.11, 9.12, 9.13, 9.16, 9.17, 9.18 from the Review problems list.

Do also on the following problems:

a)  Solve the system of equations {3x-y=4, 2x+y=6

b)  Write the points P= (1,1) and Q= (2,-4) in polar coordinates (r cos t, r sin t).


Solutions to the review problems

Sample Test 0.