MATH 229   Calculus I     Syllabus and Suggested Class Pace     SPRING 2014

Please note that your instructor will likely adjust the syllabus from time to time. Exam dates may vary from the ones indicated. It is the student's responsibility to monitor the pace of the lectures; if you must miss a class, find out precisely which material you must learn on your own.

Week Dates Sections Topics
1 1/13-17 1.1 - 1.4 Preview, Functions and Graphs, Combining functions, Graphing calculators, Tangents and Velocity
2 1/20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
1/21-24 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 The limit of a function, Limit Laws, Precise definition of limit, One-sided limits, Infinite Limits
3 1/27-31 1.8, 2.1 Continuity, Derivatives and Rates of Change
4 2/3-7 2.2, E1 Derivative as a function, Review, EXAM 1
5 2/10-14 2.3, 2.4 Differentiation rules, Rates of change, Trig Derivatives
6 2/17-21 2.5, 2.6, 2.7 Chain rule, Implicit differentiation, Velocity and Acceleration
7 2/24-28 2.8, 2.9 Related rates, Linear approximations and differentials
8 3/3-7 3.1, E2 Maximums and Minimums, Review, EXAM 2
3/7 Last day to withdraw from the course
3/10-14 SPRING BREAK
9 3/17-21 3.2, 3.3 - 3.5 Mean Value Theorem, Concavity, Curve sketching
10 3/24-28 3.7, 3.8 Optimization problems, Newton's method
11 3/31-4/4 3.9, 4.1 Antiderivatives, Areas, Finite sums
12 4/7-11 4.2, 4.3 Definite Integrals, The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
13 4/14-18 4.3,4.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
14 4/21-25 4.4, E3, 4.5 Integration, Review, EXAM 3, Substitution
15 4/28-5/1 4.5, 14.3 Substitution, Partial Derivatives, Review
5/2 READING DAY
  5/5 6:00-7:50 p.m. FINAL EXAMINATION