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Roboman
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how hard is multivariable calc compared to calc 2. I found calc 2 to be some what difficult because all the information was fairly new but after completing the course i realized the material was not all that complex. If i had applied myself more i think i would have done better. How does the material in multivariable calc compare to calc 2? Is it the same material just more in depth? Is there more stuff with integrals and approximations and sums?

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## Replies to: multivariable calculus compared to other calcs

4,706Registered User Senior Member609Registered User Member1,025Registered User Member882Registered User MemberI hear that Calc 3 deals with three dimensions, and we're dealing with 3-dimensions in Phys I, which is a bit challenging. By the time I finish Phys 2/Calc 3, I might be in the minority who think that Calc 2 and Phys 2 are the easiest.

I'm debating on whether to major in Civil or Electrical and am wondering which math class is the most important in each major.

139Registered User Junior Member308Registered User Member994Registered User Member1,025Registered User Member994Registered User Member3,328Registered User Senior Member4,706Registered User Senior Member1,038Registered User Senior Member882Registered User Member5 hours. Differentiation, curve sketching, maximum-minimum problems, related rates, mean-value theorem, antiderivative, Riemann integral, logarithm, and exponential functions.

Calculus II

5 hours. Techniques of integration, arc length, solids of revolution, applications, polar coordinates, parametric equations, infinite sequences and series, power series.

Calculus III

3 hours. Vectors in the plane and space, vector valued functions, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, maximum-minimum problems, double and triple integrals, applications, Green's theorem.