Syllabus for Calculus 1
Spring '04

 This syllabus is tentative. Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday 1/26 1/28 Welcome to Calc I 1/29 Introduction to 1/30 1.2: Graphs Maple 2/2 1.3: A Field Guide to 2/4 1.4: The Idea of the 2/5 More with plots 2/6 1.4, continued Elementary Functions Derivative in Maple 1.5: Estimating Questions: PS 1 PS 1 (ind) due Derivatives 2/9 1.6: The Geometry of 2/11 1.7: The Geometry of 2/12 2.1: Defining the 2/13 Finding Formulas Derivatives Higher Order Derivatives Derivative for the Derivative Questions: PS 2 PS 2 (group) due 2/16 2.2: Derivatives of Power 2/18 2.3: Limits 2/19 Begin Project 1 2/20 Continue Project 1 Functions and Polynomials Questions: PS 3 PS 3 (ind) due 2/23 2.4: Using Derivative and 2/25 Q & A for Exam 1 2/26 Exam 1 2/27 2.5: Differential Equations; Antiderivative Formulas (covers thru Section 2.3) Modelling Motion PS 4 should be done! 3/1 Review Exam 1 3/3 2.6: Derivatives of 3/4 2.6, continued 3/5 Modelling Growth (A Day for Catching Up!) Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Project 1 Draft Due Questions: PS 5 PS 5 (group) due 3/8 2.7: Derivatives of 3/10 3.1: The Product and 3/11 The Product and 3/12 3.2: Composition and Trigonometric Functions the Quotient Rules Quotient Rules the Chain Rule Questions: PS 6 PS 6 (ind) due Project 1 due 3/15 3/17 3/18 3/19 Spring Break 3/22 Reviewing Differentiation 3/24 The Big Picture on 3/25 Differentiation Exam 3/26 4.3: Optimization Differentiation Questions: PS 7 PS 7 (group) due 3/29 4.3, continued 3/31 4.7: Taylor Polymomials 4/1 Begin Project 2 4/2 Continue Project 2 Questions: PS 8 PS 8 (ind) due 4/5 4.7, continued 4/7 Q & A for Exam 2 4/8 Exam 2 4/9 4.8: Why Continuity (covers thru Section 4.7) Matters Diff Exam Deadline: 100% PS 9 should be done! 4/12 The temp at the 4/14 4.9: Why Differentiability 4/15 The IVT, the EVT, and 4/16 5.1: Areas and Integrals Equator and the IVT Matters MVT Questions: PS 10 PS 10 (group) due Project 2 due 4/19 Area as a function 4/21 5.2: The Area Function 4/22 5.3: The Fundamental 4/23 5.3, continued Theorem of Calculus Diff Deadline - 75% Questions: PS 11 PS 11 (ind) due 4/26 Working with the 4/28 Q & A for Exam 3 4/29 Exam 3 4/30 5.4: The Method FTC (covers thru Section 5.4) of Substitution PS 12 should be done! 5/3 5.4, continued 5/5 5.6: Approximating Sums 5/6 5.6, continued 5/7 4.6: Newton's Method: Finding Roots Questions: PS 13 PS 13 (group) due Diff deadline - 50% The final will be Thursday, May 13, from 9am - 12pm.

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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