Syllabus for Calculus 1
Fall 2017
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 DWW refers to Daily WeBWorK assignments, submitted through WeBWorK.  Each assignment below is a live link to WeBWorK. PS refers to weekly Problem Sets,- a combo of WeBWorK submitted online and handwritten submitted in class.  Each assignment below is a live link to a webpage detailing the assignment. This syllabus is tentative and subject to change Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday 10:30-11:20 10:30-11:20 1:00-1:50 10:30-11:20 8/28 8/30 Welcome and Intro to Calc 1 8/31 Functions, Calc-Style (O/Z 1.1) 9/1 New fns from old (O/Z 1.2) Functions, Calc-Style (O/Z 1.1) Review-graphs (O/Z 1.2) Quick Review-relevant fns (O 1.3) WeBWorK Orientation due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am 9/4 9/6 Quick Review-relevant fns (O 1.3) 9/7 Putting it all together 9/8 Motivating Derivatives Questions: PS 1 (O/Z 1.3) (O/Z 1.4) Labor Day DWW due at 8:30am PS 1 due at 10:20am DWW due at 8:30am 9/11 Estimating Derivatives 9/13 Estimating Derivs (O/Z 1.5) 9/14 The Geometry of Derivatives 9/15 The Geometry of Higher Order (O/Z 1.5) The Geometry of Derivatives (O/Z 1.6) Derivatives (O/Z 1.7) DWW due at 8:30am (O/Z 1.6) The Geometry of Higher Order Defining the Derivative DWW due at 8:30am Derivs (O/Z 1.7) (O/Z 2.1) PS 2 due at 12:50pm DWW due at 8:30am 9/18 Defining the Derivative 9/20 Intro to Limits 9/21 Continuity 9/22 Finding limits analytically (Conjections on power fns) ( APEX 1.1) (APEX 1.5) (APEX 1.3 and 3.1 p 134-135) (O/Z 2.1) Questions: PS 3 PS 3 due at 12:50pm DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am 9/25 Continuity (APEX 1.5) 9/27 Limits of Infinity, Vertical 9/28 9/29 Limits at Infinity, Horizontal Questions: PS 4 Asymptotes Exam 1 Asymptotes, Indeterminate DWW due at 8:30am Forms  (APEX 1.6 pp46-49) (Covers thru M 9/25) Forms (APEX 1.6, pp 49-53) DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am PS 4 due at 11:50pm 10/2 Overview of Calc so far 10/4 Derivs of Power Fns & Polys 10/5 Derivs of Exponential & Log Fns 10/6 Derivs of Exponential & Log Fns Derivatives of Power Fns (O/Z 2.1, 2.2) (O/Z 2.6) (O/Z 2.6) (O/Z 2.2) Questions: PS 5 DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am PS 5 due at 12:50pm DWW due at 8:30am 10/9 10/11 Derivs of Trig Fns (O/Z 2.7) 10/12 The Product and Quotient Rules 10/13 The Product and Quotient Rules Fall Break Questions: PS 6 (APEX 2.4) (APEX 2.4) DWW due at 8:30am PS 6 due at 12:50pm DWW due at 8:30am 10/16 Composition and the Chain Rule 10/18 Chain Rule (APEX 2.5) 10/19 Differentiating - the big picture 10/20 The Extreme Value Theorem (APEX 2.5) Questions: PS 7 (APEX 3.1) DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am PS 7 due at 12:50pm DWW due at 8:30am 10/23 The Mean Value Theorem 10/25 MVT (APEX 3.2) 10/26 Applications of Differentiation: 10/27 Applications of Differentiation: (Why Differentiability Matters) Increasing & Decreasing Fns Increasing & Decreasing Fns Concavity (APEX 3.2) (APEX 3.3) (APEX 3.3) (APEX 3.4) DWW due at 8:30am Questions: PS 6 PS 8 due at 12:50pm DWW due at 8:30am Differentiation Exam DWW due at 8:30am 10/30 Class cancelled due to power outage 11/1 Applicatons of Differentiation: 11/2 11/3 Applicatons of Differentiation: Curve-Sketching (APEX 3.5) Exam 2 Optimization (APEX 4.3;O/Z 4.3) Diff Deadline: 100% (Covers thru M 10/30) DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am PS 9 due at 11:50pm 11/6 Applicatons of Differentiation: 11/8 Optimization (APEX, O/Z 4.3) 11/9 Applicatons of Differentiation: 11/10 Area &  Definite Integrals Optimization (APEX 4.3, O/Z 4.3) Taylor Polynomials (O/Z 4.7) Taylor Polynomials (O/Z 4.7) (O/Z 5.1) DWW due at 8:30am Questions: PS 10 Diff Deadline: 90% DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am PS 10 due at 12:50pm 11/13 The Area Function 11/15 The Area Function (O/Z 5.2) 11/16 The Fundamental Theorem 11/17 The Fundamental Theorem (O/Z 5.2) Questions: PS 11 of Calculus (O/Z 5.3) of Calculus (O/Z 5.3) DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am PS 11 due at 12:50pm DWW due at 8:30am 11/20 Substitution (O/Z 5.4) 11/22 11/23 11/24 Thanksgiving Break DWW due at 8:30am 11/27 Substitution (O/Z 5.4) 11/29 Left, Right, and Midpoint 11/30 12/1 Sigma Notation and Questions: PS 13 Sums (APEX 5.3) Exam 3 Riemann Sums (APEX 5.3) Diff Deadline: 75% DWW due at 8:30am (Covers thru M 11/27) DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am PS 12 due at 11:50pm 12/4 Numerical Integration - 12/6 Numerical Integration - 12/7 Area Between Curve (APEX 5.4) 12/8 Average Value, Antideriv of 1/x Trapezoidal Rule (APEX 5.5) Simpson's Rule (APEX 5.5) Questions: PS 14 Diff Deadline: 50% DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am DWW due at 8:30am PS 13 due at 10:20pm The final will be Friday, Dec 15, from 9am - 12pm

Janice Sklensky
Wheaton College
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Science Center, Room 1306
Norton, Massachusetts 02766-0930
TEL (508) 286-3973
FAX (508) 285-8278
sklensky_janice@wheatoncollege.edu

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