Syllabus for Calculus 1
Fall 2011

 RA refers to daily Reading assignments WW refers to weekly WeBWorK assignments PS refers to weekly handwritten problem sets This syllabus is being adjusted as we go along Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday 8/29 8/31 Cancelled 9/1 Welcome to Calculus I 9/2 WeBWorK orientation Course Policies & Syllabus Quick Review of Sections 0.1, 0.2 Introduce WeBWorK RA due at 8am 9/5 Labor Day 9/7 Quick review of Sections 0.3 9/8 More on Section 0.5 9/9 Review of Section 0.6 through 0.5 WW 1 due at 5pm WW orientation due Tuesday @ 5pm Questions: PS 1 RA due at 8am RA due at 8am PS 1 (individual) due at 1pm 9/12 1.1: Preview of Calculus 9/14 1.2: The Concept of Limits 9/15 1.3: Computing Limits 9/16 1.5: Limits Involving Infinity 1.2: The Concept of Limits 1.4: Contiinuity & Its Consequences 1.4: Continuity & Its Consequences RA due at 8am 1.4: Continuity & Its Consequences RA due at 8am RA due at 8am PS 2 (group) due at 1pm Assessments (1st try) due at 5pm WW 2 due at 5pm Questions: PS 2 9/19 1.5: Limits Involving Infinity 9/21 2.1: Tangent Lines and 9/22 2.1: Tangent Lines and 9/23 2.2: The Derivative RA due at 8am Velocity Velocity Deadline to pass Assessments RA due at 8am RA due at 8am WW 3 due at 5pm PS 3 (individual) due at 1pm Questions: PS 3 9/26 2.3: The Power Rule 9/28 Q & A for Exam 1 9/29 Exam 1 9/30 2.3: Higher Order Derivatives (Covers Thru Part of Section 2.4: Product & Quotient Rules RA due at 8am WW 4 due at 7pm 2.3) RA due at 8am 10/3 2.5: The Chain Rule 10/5 Begin working on Project 1 10/6 Continue working on Project 1 10/7 2.6: Derivatives of Trig Fns RA due at 8am PS 5 (group) due at 1pm RA due at 8am WW 5 due at 7pm Questions: PS 5 10/10 October Break 10/12 2.7: Derivs of Exponential 10/13 Practice Differentiating 10/14 2.9: The Mean Value Theorem and Logarithmic Fns and Antidifferentiating Differentiation Exam RA due at 8am WW 6 due at 7pm RA due at 8am Questions: PS 6 PS 6 (individual) due at 11:30am 10/17 2.9: The Mean Value Theorem 10/19 Lab: Maximum and Minimum 10/20 3.3: Maximum and Minimum Values 10/21 3.3: Maximum and Minimum Values 3.2: Indeterminate Forms Values PS 7 (group) due at 1pm 3.4: Increasing and and l'Hopital's Rule RA not due at 8am RA due at 8am Decreasing Functions RA due at 8am Exam 1 Redo due at 2pm RA due at 8am WW 7 due at 7pm Project 1 due- Postponed Questions: PS 7 Project 1 due 10/24 3.4: Increasing and 10/26 Q & A for Exam 2 10/27 Exam 2 10/28 3.5: Concavity and the 2nd Decreasing Functions Derivative Test 3.5: Concavity & the 2nd Deriv Test Diff Deadline - 100% (Covers thru Section RA due at 8am WW 8 due at midnight 3.4) 10/31 3.6:Overview of Curve- 11/2 3.7: Optimization 11/3 3.7: Optimization 11/4 Taylor Polynomials Sketching RA due at 8am RA due at 8am (Handout) RA due at 8am WW 9 due at 7pm PS 9 (individual) due at 1pm RA due at 8am Diff Deadline - 90% Questions: PS 9 11/7 3.7: More on Optimization 11/9 Taylor Polynomials 11/10 Begin Working on Project 2 11/11 Continue working on Proect 2 (Handout) PS 10 (group) due at 1pm Exam 2 Redo due at 2pm RA due at 8am RA due at 8am WW 10 due at 7pm Questions: PS 10 11/14 More on Taylor Polynomials 11/16 Area and Integrals (Handout) 11/17 Area Function & Slopes 11/18 The Fundamental Theorem Area and Integrals (Handout) The Area Function (Handout) (Handout) of Calculus (Handout) RA due at 8am PS 11 (individual) due at 1pm RA due at 8am WW 11 due at 7pm RA due at 8am Questions: PS 11 11/21 The FTC (continued) 11/23 11/24 11/25 (Handout) RA due at 8am Thanksgiving Break Project 2 due 11/28 The FTC, continued 11/30 Q & A for Exam 3 12/1 Exam 3 12/2 4.6: Integration by 4.6: Integration by WW 12 due at midnight (Covers thru the FTC) Substitution, continued Substitution-Intro RA due at 8am RA due at 8am Diff Deadline - 75% 12/5 Approximating Sums: The 12/7 Approxiating Sums: The 12/8 Approximating Sums: The 12/9 The Big Picture Integral as Limit (Handout) Integral as a Limit (Handout) Integral as a Limit (Handout) RA due at 8am RA due at 8am 4.2: Sums & Sigma Notation Questions: PS 13 WW 13 due at 7pm RA due at 8am Diff Deadline - 50% The final will be Monday, December 12/12, from 2pm - 5pm

Janice Sklensky
Wheaton College
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Center, Room 327
Norton, Massachusetts 02766-0930
TEL (508) 286-3973
FAX (508) 285-8278
jsklensk@wheatonma.edu

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