In class work done in Calculus 1
    Fall'11, Math 101

    September, 2011

    (Last modified: Friday, September 30, 2011, 11:17 AM )

    9/1/11 Logging on to WeBWorK; Altitude of a Hot Air Balloon (if time)
    9/2/11 WeBWorK Orientation; WW 1
    9/7/11 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions; Inverse Functions
    9/8/11 Inverse Functions, the relationship between Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    9/9/11 New Functions From Old - Compositions, Shifts, Stretching and Compressing
    9/12/11 Estimating instantaneous rates of change and slopes of tangent lines; motivating & understanding limits
    9/14/11Small Changes can lead to big differences; Limits, graphically and (if time) with tables
    9/15/11Motivating Definition of Continuity; Introductory Rules for Limits; Practice Using Those Rules
    9/16/11Step-by-step example of Bisection Method; (if time) In Class Work
    9/19/11Limits Involving Infinity
    9/21/11Tangent Lines and Instantaneous Rates of Change
    Demonstrating the Ideas of Locally Linear, Tangent Lines, Slope of a Curve (Maple file. To upload, right (or control) click on the file. Then open in Maple. (If extension .html is added to the file name remove it. Make sure the file extension .mw is present.)
    9/22/11Working with Tangent Lines and Instantaneous Rates of Change
    9/23/11Observing the derivative
    9/26/11The Power Rule, Verifying graphically that you've found the correct derivative, or antiderivative.
    9/30/11Higher-Order Derivatives, Graphically checking whether the derivative of a product (or quotient) is the product (or quotient) of the derivatives..

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