Tentative Schedule of Events

Spring 2016

 

Date

Activity

01/20

Introduction, Section 1.1 Linear Functions

01/22

Section 1.2  Average Rate of Change and Relative Change

Section 1.3  Review of Linear Functions

 

 

01/25

Section 1.4  Applications of Functions to Economics

Section 1.5  Exponential Functions

01/27

Section 1.6  The Natural Logarithm

Section 1.7  Exponential Growth and Decay

01/29

Section 1.8  New Functions from Old

Section 1.9  Proportionality and Power Functions

Laboratory One Assigned:  The Nature of the Beast

 

 

02/01

Section 1.10   Periodic Functions

02/03

Problem Day

02/05

Exam I

 

 

02/08

Section 2.1  Instantaneous Rate of Change

02/10

Section 2.2  The Derivative Function

02/12

Section 2.3  Interpretations of the Derivative

Laboratory One Due

 

 

02/15

Section 2.4  The Second Derivative

Section 2.5.  Marginal Cost and Revenue

02/17

Problem Day

Laboratory Two Assigned:  Logistic Growth

02/19

Exam II

 

 

02/22

Section 3.1  Derivative Formulas for Powers and Polynomials

02/24

Section 3.2   Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

02/26

Section 3.3  The Chain Rule

 

 

02/29

Section 3.4   Derivatives of Periodic Functions

03/02

Problem Day

03/04

Exam III

 

 

03/07

Section 4.1  Local Maxima and Minima

Laboratory Two due

03/09

Section 4.2  Inflection Points

03/11

Section 4.1  Local Maxima and Minima

 

 

03/14

Spring Break – No Class

03/16

Spring Break – No Class

03/18

Spring Break – No Class

 

 

03/21

Section 4.2  Inflection Points

03/23

Section 4.3  Global, Maxima and Minima

03/25

Section 4.4  Profit, Cost, and Revenue

Laboratory Three Assigned:   The Highs & Lows

 

 

03/28

Section 4.5  Average Cost

03/30

Section 4.4  Elasticity of Demand

04/01

Section 4.7  Logistic Growth

 

 

04/04

Section 4.8  The Surge Function and Drub Concentration

04/06

Problem Day

04/08

Exam IV

 

 

04/11

Section 5.1   Distance and Accumulated change

Section 5.2   The Definite Integral

Laboratory Three Due

04/13

Section 5.3   The Definite Integral As Area

04/15

Section 5.4  Interpretations of the Definite Integral

 

 

04/18

Section 5.5  Total Change and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Section 5.5  Average Value

04/20

Problem Day

04/22

Exam V

 

 

04/25

Section 6.1   Analyzing Antiderivatives Graphically and Numerically

Section 6.2   Antiderivatives and the Indefinite Integral

04/27

Section 6.3  Using the Fundamental Theorem to Find the Definite

                    Integral

Section 6.4   Application:  Consumer and Producer Surplus

4/29

Section 6.5   Application:  Present and Future Value

Section 6.6   Integration by Substitution

 

 

05/02

Review for Final Exam

 

 

05/06

Final Examination

8:00 - 10:00 AM

Room TBA

 

If you have any problems with class/instructor, discuss them first with their instructor and then, for additional assistance contact the Department Chair, Dr. James McDonald (860.768.4628).