Syllabus for Calculus 1
Spring '05

 Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday 1/24 1/26 Welcome to Calc I 1/27 Introduction to 1/28 1.2: Graphs Maple 1/31 1.3: A Field Guide to 2/2 1.4: The Idea of the 2/3 More with plots 2/4 1.4, continued Elementary Functions Derivative in Maple 1.5: Estimating Questions: PS 1 PS 1 (ind) due Derivatives 2/7 1.5, continued 2/9 1.6, continued 2/10 1.7, continued 2/11 2.1: Defining the 1.6: The Geometry of 1.7: The Geometry of 2.1: Defining the Derivative the Derivative Higher Order Derivatives Derivative Questions: PS 2 PS 2 (group) due 2/14 Finding Formulas 2/16 2.2: Derivatives of Power 2/17 Begin Project 1 2/18 Continue Project 1 for the Derivative Functions and Polynomials Questions: PS 3 PS 3 (ind) due 2/21 2.3: Limits 2/23 Q & A for Exam 1 2/24 Exam 1 2/25 2.4: Using Derivatives and (covers thru Section 2.2) Antiderivative Formulas PS 4 should be done! 2/28 2.5: Differential Equations; 3/2 2.6: Derivatives of 3/3 2.6, continued 3/4 Modeling growth Modeling Motion Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Project 1 Draft Due Questions: PS 5 PS 5 (group) due 3/7 2.6, continued 3/9 2.7, continued 3/10 Using the Product and 3/11 3.2: Composition and 2.7: Derivatives of Trig Fns 3.1: The Product and Quotient Rules the Chain Rule Modeling Oscillation Quotient Rules Questions: PS 6 PS 6 (ind) due Project 1 due 3/14 3/16 3/17 3/18 Spring Break 3/21 The Big Picture on 3/23 4.3: Optimization 3/24 Differentiation Exam 3/25 4.3, continued Differentiation Questions: PS 7 PS 7 (group) due 3/28 4.7: Taylor Polynomials 3/30 4.7, continued 3/31 Begin Project 2 4/1 Continue Project 2 Questions: PS 8 PS 8 (ind) due 4/4 4.7, continued 4/6 Q & A for Exam 2 4/7 Exam 2 4/8 4.8, continued 4.8: Why Continuity Matters (covers thru Section 4.7) The temp at the Equator Diff Exam Deadline: 100% PS 9 should be done! and the IVT 4/11 4.9: Why Differentiability 4/13 5.1: Areas and Integrals 4/14 Area as a function 4/15 5.2: The Area Function Matters Questions: PS 10 PS 10 (group) due Project 2 due 4/18 5.3: The Fundamental 4/20 5.3, continued 4/21 Working with the FTC 4/22 5.4: The Method of Substitution Theorem of Calculus Diff Deadline - 75% Questions: PS 11 PS 11 (ind) due 4/25 5.4: The Method of 4/27 Q & A for Exam 3 4/28 Exam 3 4/29 5.6: Approximating Sums Substitution (covers thru Section 5.4) PS 12 should be done! 5/2 5.6, continued 5/4 3.3 Implicit Differentiation 5/5 Working with related rates 5/6 4.6: Newton's Method: 4.5: Related Rates 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) 286-8278
jsklensk@wheatonma.edu

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