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

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