(Last modified: Friday, December 2, 2011, 2:29 PM )

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