Syllabus for Calculus 1
Fall 2015
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DWW | refers to Daily WeBWorK assignments, submitted through WeBWorK. Each assignment below is a live link to WeBWorK. | |||||||||||||||
PS | refers to weekly Problem Sets,- a combo of WeBWorK submitted online and handwritten submitted in class. Each | |||||||||||||||
assignment below is a live link to a webpage detailing the assignment. | ||||||||||||||||
This syllabus tentative and subject to change | ||||||||||||||||
Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Friday | |||||||||||||
10:30-11:20 | 1:00-1:50 | 10:30-11:20 | 10:30-11:20 | |||||||||||||
8/31 | 9/1 | Welcome! | 9/2 | 0.1 Functions & Graphs | 9/4 | 0.2 Operations, Trans- | ||||||||||
Intro to Calc 1 | WW Orientation due at 8:30am | formations, & Inverses | ||||||||||||||
0.1 Functions & Graphs | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||||
9/7 | 9/8 | 0.3 Algebraic Functions | 9/9 | 0.3 Rational Functions | 9/11 | 0.4 Logarithmic Fns | ||||||||||
Labor Day | Questions: PS 1 | 0.4 Exponential Fns | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 1 due at 10:20am | |||||||||||||||
9/14 | 0.4 Trigonometric Fns | 9/15 | 0.4 Trigonometric Fns | 9/16 | 1.1: Intuitive Limits | 9/18 | 1.4 Continuity | |||||||||
Questions: PS 2 | 1.1 Intuitive Intro to | 1.4: Continuity | 1.5 Limit Rules | |||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | Limits | DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||
PS 2 due at 12:50pm | ||||||||||||||||
9/21 | 1.4: Continuity, | 9/22 | 1.4: Continuity | 9/23 | 1.6 Infinite Limits and | 9/25 | 1.6 Indeterminate Forms | |||||||||
revisited | 1.6 Infinite Limits and | Indeterminate Forms | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||
Questions: PS 3 | Indeterminate Forms | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 3 due at 12:50pm | |||||||||||||||
9/28 | 2.1 Intuitive Intro to | 9/29 | 2.1 Intuitive Intro to | 9/30 | Q&A for Exam 1 | 10/2 | 2.2 Formal Definition | |||||||||
Derivatives | Derivatives | Exam 1=Thurs 10/1 | of the Derivative | |||||||||||||
Questions: PS 4 | 2.2 Formal Definition | 6:00-7:30pm | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | of the Derivative | Mars SC 1141 | ||||||||||||||
PS 4 due at 12:50pm | Covers: 0.1-2.1 | |||||||||||||||
10/5 | 2.2 Formal Definition | 10/6 | 2.2 Formal Definition | 10/7 | 2.3 Rules for Calculating | 10/9 | 2.3 Rules for Calculating | |||||||||
of the Derivative | 2.3 Rules for Calculating | Basic Derivatives | Basic Derivatives | |||||||||||||
Questions: PS 5 | Basic Derivatives | DWW due at 8:30am | 2.4 The Chain Rule | |||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 5 due at 12:50pm | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||||||||||||
10/12 | 10/13 | 10/14 | 2.4 The Chain Rule | 10/16 | 2.5 Derivs of Exp & Log Fns | |||||||||||
2.5 Derivs of Exp & Log | 2.6 Derivs of Trig Fns | |||||||||||||||
Fall Break | Questions: PS 6 | PS 6 due at 10:20pm | ||||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||||
10/19 | 2.6: Derivatives of | 10/20 | Practice Differentiating | 10/21 | 3.1 The Mean Value Thm | 10/23 | 3.6 L'HÂ™pital's Rule | |||||||||
Trigonometric Fns | 3.1 The Mean Value Thm | DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||
Questions: PS 7 | PS 7 due at 12:50pm | Differentiation Exam | ||||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | ||||||||||||||||
10/26 | 3.2: The 1st Derivative | 10/27 | 3.2: The 1st Derivative | 10/28 | 3.3 The 2nd Derivative | 10/30 | 3.3 The 2nd Derivative | |||||||||
and Curve Sketching | and Curve Sketching | and Cuve Sketching | and Cuve Sketching | |||||||||||||
Questions: PS 8 | PS 8 due at 12:50pm | DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | ||||||||||||||||
11/2 | Curve Sketching | 11/3 | 3.4 Optimization | 11/4 | Q&A for Exam 2 | 11/6 | 3.4 Optimization | |||||||||
(Sections 3.2, 3.3, 3.6) | Diff Deadline: 100% | Exam 2=Thurs 11/5 | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||
Questions: PS 9 | PS 9 due at 12:50pm | 6:00-7:30pm | ||||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | Mars SC 1141 | |||||||||||||||
Covers: 2.1-3.3, 3.6 | ||||||||||||||||
11/9 | 3.4 Optimization | 11/10 | 3.4: Optimization | 11/11 | 4.2 Riemann Sums | 11/13 | 4.2 Riemann Sums | |||||||||
Questions: PS 10 | 4.1 Addition and | Diff Deadline: 90% | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||
Accumulation | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 10 due at 12:50pm | |||||||||||||||
11/16 | 4.2 Riemann Sums | 11/17 | 4.3 Definite Integrals | 11/18 | Area Accumulation Fun | 11/20 | Area Accumulation Fun | |||||||||
4.3 Definite Integrals | PS 11 due at 12:50pm | DWW due at 8:30am | 4.5 FTC | |||||||||||||
Questions: PS 11 | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | ||||||||||||||||
11/23 | 4.5 The FTC | 11/24 | 4.5 The FTC | 11/25 | 11/27 | |||||||||||
4.7 More on the FTC | 4.7 More on the FTC | Thanksgiving Break | ||||||||||||||
Questions: PS 12 | PS 12 due at 12:50pm | |||||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | ||||||||||||||||
11/30 | 5.1 Integration by | 12/1 | 4.4 Indefinite Integrals | 12/2 | Q&A for Exam 3 | 12/4 | 5.1 Integration by | |||||||||
Substituion | Exam 3=Thurs 12/3 | Substitution | ||||||||||||||
Questions: PS 13 | Diff Deadline: 75% | 6:00-7:30pm | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 13 due at 12:50pm | Mars SC 1141 | ||||||||||||||
Covers: 3.4, 4.1-4.7 | ||||||||||||||||
12/7 | 5.1 Integration by | 12/8 | 4.6 Area btwn Curves | 12/9 | 4.6 Area btwn Curves | 12/11 | Wrap Up! | |||||||||
Substitution | PS 14 due at 12:50pm | DWW due at 8:30am | The Big Picture | |||||||||||||
Questions: PS 12 | Diff Deadline: 50% | |||||||||||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||||||||||
The final will be Monday, Dec 14, from 9am -12pm | ||||||||||||||||
Janice Sklensky
Wheaton College
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Center, Room 1306
Norton, Massachusetts 02766-0930
TEL (508) 286-3973
FAX (508) 285-8278
sklensky_janice@wheatoncollege.edu