(Last modified: Monday, March 1, 2004, 1:50 PM )

This syllabus is tentative. | |||||||

Monday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | ||||

1/26 | 1/28 | Welcome to Calc I | 1/29 | Introduction to | 1/30 | 1.2: Graphs | |

Maple | |||||||

2/2 | 1.3: A Field Guide to | 2/4 | 1.4: The Idea of the | 2/5 | More with plots | 2/6 | 1.4, continued |

Elementary Functions | Derivative | in Maple | 1.5: Estimating | ||||

Questions: PS 1 | PS 1 (ind) due | Derivatives | |||||

2/9 | 1.6: The Geometry of | 2/11 | 1.7: The Geometry of | 2/12 | 2.1: Defining the | 2/13 | Finding Formulas |

Derivatives | Higher Order Derivatives | Derivative | for the Derivative | ||||

Questions: PS 2 | PS 2 (group) due | ||||||

2/16 | 2.2: Derivatives of Power | 2/18 | 2.3: Limits | 2/19 | Begin Project 1 | 2/20 | Continue Project 1 |

Functions and Polynomials | |||||||

Questions: PS 3 | PS 3 (ind) due | ||||||

2/23 | 2.4: Using Derivative and | 2/25 | Q & A for Exam 1 | 2/26 | Exam 1 | 2/27 | 2.5: Differential Equations; |

Antiderivative Formulas | (covers thru Section 2.3) | Modelling Motion | |||||

PS 4 should be done! | |||||||

3/1 | Review Exam 1 | 3/3 | 2.6: Derivatives of | 3/4 | 2.6, continued | 3/5 | Modelling Growth |

(A Day for Catching Up!) | Exponential and | ||||||

Logarithmic Functions | |||||||

Project 1 Draft Due | Questions: PS 5 | PS 5 (group) due | |||||

3/8 | 2.7: Derivatives of | 3/10 | 3.1: The Product and | 3/11 | The Product and | 3/12 | 3.2: Composition and |

Trigonometric Functions | the Quotient Rules | Quotient Rules | the Chain Rule | ||||

Questions: PS 6 | PS 6 (ind) due | Project 1 due | |||||

3/15 | 3/17 | 3/18 | 3/19 | ||||

Spring Break | |||||||

3/22 | Reviewing Differentiation | 3/24 | The Big Picture on | 3/25 | Differentiation Exam | 3/26 | 4.3: Optimization |

Differentiation | |||||||

Questions: PS 7 | PS 7 (group) due | ||||||

3/29 | 4.3, continued | 3/31 | 4.7: Taylor Polymomials | 4/1 | Begin Project 2 | 4/2 | Continue Project 2 |

Questions: PS 8 | PS 8 (ind) due | ||||||

4/5 | 4.7, continued | 4/7 | Q & A for Exam 2 | 4/8 | Exam 2 | 4/9 | 4.8: Why Continuity |

(covers thru Section 4.7) | Matters | ||||||

Diff Exam Deadline: 100% | PS 9 should be done! | ||||||

4/12 | The temp at the | 4/14 | 4.9: Why Differentiability | 4/15 | The IVT, the EVT, and | 4/16 | 5.1: Areas and Integrals |

Equator and the IVT | Matters | MVT | |||||

Questions: PS 10 | PS 10 (group) due | Project 2 due | |||||

4/19 | Area as a function | 4/21 | 5.2: The Area Function | 4/22 | 5.3: The Fundamental | 4/23 | 5.3, continued |

Theorem of Calculus | |||||||

Diff Deadline - 75% | Questions: PS 11 | PS 11 (ind) due | |||||

4/26 | Working with the | 4/28 | Q & A for Exam 3 | 4/29 | Exam 3 | 4/30 | 5.4: The Method |

FTC | (covers thru Section 5.4) | of Substitution | |||||

PS 12 should be done! | |||||||

5/3 | 5.4, continued | 5/5 | 5.6: Approximating Sums | 5/6 | 5.6, continued | 5/7 | 4.6: Newton's Method: |

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) 285-8278

jsklensk@wheatonma.edu