MATH 229   Calculus I     Syllabus and Suggested Class Pace     FALL 2015

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 8/24-28 1.1 - 1.4 Preview, Functions and Graphs, Combining functions, Graphing calculators, Tangents and Velocity
2 8/31-9/4 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 The limit of a function, Limit Laws, Precise definition of limit, One-sided limits, Infinite Limits
3 9/7 Labor Day
9/8-11 1.8, 2.1 Continuity, Derivatives and Rates of Change
4 9/14-18 2.2, E1 Derivative as a function, Review, EXAM 1
5 9/21-25 2.3, App D, 2.4 Differentiation rules, Review of Trig, Trig Derivatives
6 9/28-10/2 2.5, 2.6, 2.7 Chain rule, Implicit differentiation, Rates of Change
7 10/5-9 2.8, 2.9 Related rates, Linear approximations and differentials
8 10/12-16 3.1, E2 Maximums and Minimums, Review, EXAM 2
10/16 Last day to withdraw from the course
9 10/19-23 3.2, 3.3 - 3.5 Mean Value Theorem, Concavity, Curve sketching
10 10/26-30 3.7, 3.8 Optimization problems, Newton's method
11 11/2-6 3.9, 4.1 Antiderivatives, Areas, Finite sums
12 11/9-13 4.2, 4.3 Definite Integrals, The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
13 11/16-20 4.3,4.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
14 11/23-24 4.4, E3, 4.5 Integration, Review, EXAM 3
11/25-27 Thanksgiving Break
15 11/30-12/5 4.5, 14.3 Substitution, Partial Derivatives, Review
  12/11 8:00-9:50 a.m. FINAL EXAMINATION