Syllabus for Calculus 1
Fall 2017
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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 is tentative and subject to change | |||||||
Monday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | ||||
10:30-11:20 | 10:30-11:20 | 1:00-1:50 | 10:30-11:20 | ||||
8/28 | 8/30 | Welcome and Intro to Calc 1 | 8/31 | Functions, Calc-Style (O/Z 1.1) | 9/1 | New fns from old (O/Z 1.2) | |
Functions, Calc-Style (O/Z 1.1) | Review-graphs (O/Z 1.2) | Quick Review-relevant fns (O 1.3) | |||||
WeBWorK Orientation due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||||
9/4 | 9/6 | Quick Review-relevant fns (O 1.3) | 9/7 | Putting it all together | 9/8 | Motivating Derivatives | |
Questions: PS 1 | (O/Z 1.3) | (APEX 2.2, O/Z 1.4) | |||||
Labor Day | DWW due at 8:30am | PS 1 due at 10:20am | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
9/11 | Estimating Derivatives | 9/13 | Estimating Derivs (O/Z 1.5) | 9/14 | The Geometry of Derivatives | 9/15 | The Geometry of Higher Order |
(APEX 2.2, O/Z 1.5) | The Geometry of Derivatives | (O/Z 1.6) | Derivatives (O/Z 1.7) | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | (O/Z 1.6) | The Geometry of Higher Order | Defining the Derivative | ||||
Questions: PS 2 | Derivatives (O/Z 1.7) | (APEX 2.1, O/Z 2.1) | |||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 2 due at 12:50pm | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||
9/18 | Defining the Derivative | 9/20 | Intro to Limits | 9/21 | Continuity | 9/22 | Finding limits analytically |
(Conjections on power fns) | ( APEX 1.1; O/Z 2.3, thru p 104) | (APEX 1.5; O/Z 2.3, pp 104-106) | (APEX 1.3; O/Z 2.3, pp 107-110) | ||||
(O/Z 2.1) | Questions: PS 3 | PS 3 due at 12:50pm | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||||
9/25 | Continuity (A 1.5; O 2.3 106-109) | 9/27 | Infinite limits & Indeterminiate | 9/28 | 9/29 | Infinite limits & Indeterminiate | |
Questions: PS 4 | Forms (APEX 1.6) | Exam 1 | Forms (APEX 1.6) | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | (Covers thru M 9/25) | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
PS 4 due at 11:50pm | |||||||
10/2 | Overview of Calc so far | 10/4 | Derivs of Power Fns & Po | 10/5 | Derivs of Exponential & L | 10/6 | Derivs of Exponential & L |
Derivatives of Power Fun | (APEX 2.3; O/Z 2.1, 2.2) | (APEX 2.3, O/Z 2.6) | (APEX 2.3, O/Z 2.6) | ||||
(O/Z 2.1, 2.2) | Questions: PS 5 | ||||||
DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | PS 5 due at 12:50pm | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
10/9 | 10/11 | Derivs of Trig Fns (A 2.3; | 10/12 | Derivs of Trig Fns | 10/13 | The Product and Quotient | |
Fall Break | Questions: PS 6 | (APEX 2.3; O/Z 2.7) | (APEX 2.4; O/Z 3.1) | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 6 due at 12:50pm | DWW due at 8:30am | |||||
10/16 | The Product & Quotient R | 10/18 | Chain Rule (APEX 2.5; O/ | 10/19 | Composition and the Cha | 10/20 | Differentiating - the big pi |
(APEX 2.4; O/Z 3.1) | Questions: PS 7 | (APEX 2.5; O/Z 3.2) | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | PS 7 due at 12:50pm | |||||
10/23 | Applicatons of Differentia | 10/25 | Applications of Differenti | 10/26 | Applications of Differenti | 10/27 | Applications of Differenti |
Extrema, Inc & Dec Fns | Inc & Dec Fns; Concavity | Curve-Sketching | Optimization (APEX 4.3; | ||||
(APEX 3.1, 3.3; O/Z 1.6) | (APEX 3.3, 3.4; O/Z 1.6, 1. | (APEX 3.5) | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | Questions: PS 6 | PS 8 due at 12:50pm | |||||
Differentiation Exam | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||||
10/30 | Applicatons of Differentiation: | 11/1 | Optimization (APEX 4.3;O/Z 4.3) | 11/2 | 11/3 | Applications of Differentiation: | |
Optimization (APEX 4.3;O/Z 4.3) | Questions: PS 9 | Exam 2 | Taylor Polynomials (O/Z 4.7) | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | Diff Deadline: 100% | (Covers thru M 10/30) | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | |||||||
PS 9 due at 11:50pm | |||||||
11/6 | Applicatons of Differentiation: | 11/8 | Applications of Differentiation: | 11/9 | Why Continuity Matters (EVT) | 11/10 | Why Differentiability Matters (M |
Taylor Polynomials (O/Z 4.7) | Taylor Polynomials (O/Z 4.7) | (APEX 3.1; O/Z 4.8) | (APEX 3.2; O/Z 4.9) | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | Questions: PS 10 | Diff Deadline: 90% | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 10 due at 12:50pm | ||||||
11/13 | MVT; Area & Definite Integrals | 11/15 | Area & Def Ints (O5.1;A5.2 p201) | 11/16 | The Area Function | 11/17 | Area Function & Slope |
(O/Z 4.9, 5.1; APEX 3.2) | Questions: PS 11 | (O/Z 5.2; APEX 5.2 pp 203-204) | (O/Z 5.2; APEX 5.4) | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | PS 11 due at 12:50pm | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
11/20 | The Fundamental Theorem of | 11/22 | The Fundamental Theorem of | 11/23 | 11/24 | ||
Calculus (O/Z 5.3; APEX 5.4) | Calculus (O/Z 5.3; APEX 5.4) | Thanksgiving Break | |||||
DWW due at 8:30a | DWW due at 8:30a | ||||||
11/27 | Riemann Sums (A | 11/29 | Riemann Sums & N | 11/30 | 12/1 | Num Integration (A | |
Questions: PS 13 | APEX 5.3, 5.5; O/Z 5.6) | Exam 3 | DWW due at 8:30am | ||||
Diff Deadline: 75% | DWW due at 8:30am | (Covers thru M 11/27) | |||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 13 due at 11:50pm | ||||||
12/4 | Substitution (APEX 6.1; O/ | 12/6 | Substitution (APEX 6.1; O/ | 12/7 | Substitution (APEX 6.1; O/ | 12/8 | Wrap Up & The Big Picture |
DWW due at 8:30am | DWW due at 8:30am | Questions: PS 14 | Diff Deadline: 50% | ||||
DWW due at 8:30am | PS 14 due at 10:20pm | ||||||
The final will be Friday, Dec 15, 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