Syllabus for Math 102 - Calculus 1 with Econ Applications
Spring 2008

 This syllabus is subject to change. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday 1/21 1/22 1/23 Welcome to Math 102 1/25 1.1: Functions, Calculus Style 1.2: Graphs 1/28 1.3: A Field Guide to 1/29 Introduction to Maple 1/30 1.3: Elementary Functions 2/1 1.4: The Idea of the Elementary Functions 1.4: The Idea of the Derivative Questions: PS 1 PS 1 (individual) due Derivative 2/4 1.5: Estimating the 2/5 Estimating Derivatives 2/6 1.6: The Geometry of 2/8 1.7: The Geometry of Derivative in Maple Derivatives Higher Order Questions: PS 2 PS 2 (group) due Derivatives 2/11 2.1: Defining the 2/12 Project 1 2/13 Project 1 2/15 2.2: Derivatives of Derivative Power Functions and Questions: PS 3 PS 3 (individual) due Polynomials 2/18 Q & A for Exam 1 2/19 Exam 1 2/20 2.3: Limits 2/22 2.4: Using Derivative (Covers Thru Section and Antiderivative PS 4 should be done! 2.2) Formulas 2/25 2.6: Derivativs of 2/26 Practice with 2/27 2.7: Derivatives of 2/29 3.1: The Product and Exponential and Differentiation Trig Functions Quotient Rules Logarithmic Functions Questions: PS 5 PS 5 (individual) due Project 1 due 3/3 3.2: Composition and 3/4 More Practice 3/5 3.2: Composition and 3/7 Putting it all together the Chain Rule Differentiating the Chain Rule, Questions: PS 6 PS 6 (group) due continued 3/10 3/11 3/12 3/14 Spring Break 3/17 4.3: Optimization 3/18 Finding Extrema 3/19 4.7: Taylor Polynomials 3/21 4.7: Taylor Polynomials Differentiation Exam Questions: PS 7 PS 7 (individual) due 3/24 4.7: Taylor Polynomials 3/25 Project 2 3/26 Project 2 3/28 4.8: Why Continuity Matters Questions: PS 8 PS 8 (group) due Diff Deadline - 100% 3/31 Q & A for Exam 2 4/1 Exam 2 4/2 4.9: Why Differentiability 4/4 5.1: Areas and Integrals (Covers thru Section Matters PS 9 should be done! 4.7) Diff Deadline - 90% 4/7 5.2: The Area Function 4/8 Area Functions and 4/9 5.3: The Fundamental 4/11 5.3: The FTC, continued Slopes Theorem of Calculus Questions: PS 10 PS 10 (individual) due Project 2 due 4/14 5.4: The Method of 4/15 Practice with Substitution 4/16 5.4: The Method of 4/18 5.6: Approximating Sums Substitution Substitution, continued Questions: PS 11 PS 11 (group) due Diff Deadline - 75% 4/21 Q & A for Exam 3 4/22 Exam 3 4/23 5.6: Approximating Sums, 4/25 2.5: Differential Equations (Covers thru 5.4) continued PS 12 should be done! 4/28 2.5: Differential Equations 4/29 Applications of DEs 4/30 TBA 5/2 The Big Picture continued Diff Deadline - 50% PS 13 should be done! The final will be Saturday, May 10, from 2pm-5pm

Janice Sklensky
Wheaton College
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Center, Room 109
Norton, Massachusetts 02766-0930
TEL (508) 286-3973
FAX (508) 285-8278
jsklensk@wheatonma.edu

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