Tentative Schedule of Events

Tentative Schedule of Events

Date

Activity

01/22

Introduction

01/24

1.1  Four Ways to Represent a Function

 

 

01/27

1.2  Mathematical Models:  A Catalog of Essential Functions

1.3  New Functions from Old Functions

01/29

1.4  Graphing Calculators and Concepts

01/30

1.5  Exponential Functions

 

 

02/03

1.6  Inverse Functions and Logarithms

1.7  Parametric Curves

02/05

Problem Day

02/07

Exam 1

   

02/10

2.1   The Tangent and Velocity Problems

02/12

2.2  The Limit of a Function

02/14

2.3  Calculating Limits Using the Limit Laws

 

 

02/17

2.4  Continuity

02/19

2.5  Limits Involving Infinity

02/21

2.6  Derivatives and Rates of Change

 

 

02/24

2.7  The Derivative as a Function

02/26

2.8 What Does f’ Say about f?

02/28

Problem Day

 

 

03/03

Test # 2

03/05

3.1  Derivatives of Polynomials and Exponential Functions

03/07

3.2  The Product and Quotient Rules

 

 

03/10

3.3  Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions

03/12

3.4  The Chain Rule

3.5  Implicit Differentiation

03/14

3.6  Inverse Trigonometric Functions and Their Derivatives

3.7  Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions

 

 

 

Spring Break

 

 

03/24

3. .8  Rates of change in the Natural and Social Sciences

03/26

3.9  Linear Approximations and Differentials

03/28

Problem Day

 

 

03/31

Test # 3

04/02

4.1  Related Rates

04/04

4.2  Maximum and Minimum Values

 

 

04/07

4.3  Derivatives and the Shapes of Curves

04/09

4. 4  Graphing with Calculus and Calculators

04/11

4.5  Indeterminate Forms and l’Hopital’s Rule

 

 

04/14

4.6  Optimization Problems

04/16

Problem Day

04/18

Test # 4

 

 

04/21

5.1 Areas and Distances

04/23

5.2  The Definite Integral

04/25

5.4  The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

 

 

04/28

5.5  The Substitution Rule

04/30

Applications of Integration

05/02

Applications of Integration

 

 

05/05

Review for Final Exam

 

 

TBA

Departmental Final Exam in room TBA


 

*** This course syllabus is subject to change as the semester progresses ***

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