MATH 229   Calculus I     Syllabus and Suggested Class Pace     FALL 2017

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 from textbook Topics
1 8/28-9/1 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 Functions and Graphs, Mathematical Models, Combining functions
2 9/4 Labor Day
9/5-9/8 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 Tangents and Velocity, The limit of a function, Limit Laws
3 9/11-9/15 1.8, 2.1 Continuity, Rates of Change
4 9/18-9/22 2.2, 2.3 Derivative as a function, Differentiation Rules, Review, Exam 1
5 9/25-9/29 2.3, 2.4 Differentiation Rules, Trigonometric Derivatives
6 10/2-10/6 2.5, 2.6 Chain Rule, Implicit differentiation
7 10/9-10/13 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 Rates of Change, Related rates, Linear approximations and differentials
8 10/16-10/20 3.1 Maximums and Minimums, Review, Exam 2
10/20 Last day to withdraw from a full-semester course
9 10/23-10/27 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 The Mean Value Theorem, Affect of Derivative on Shape of Graph, Limits at Infinity
10 10/30-11/3 3.4, 3.5, 3.7 Limits at Infinity, Curve Sketching, Optimization problems
11 11/6-11/10 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 Optimization problems, Newton's method, Antiderivatives
12 11/13-11/17 4.1, 4.2 Areas, The Definite Integral
13 11/20-11/21 4.3, 4.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, Indefinite Integrals
11/22-11/24 Thanksgiving Break
14 11/27-12/1 4.4, 4.5, 14.3 Indefinite Integrals, The Substitution Rule, Partial Derivatives, Review, Exam 3
15 12/4-12/8 14.3 Partial Derivatives, Review
  Thursday, 12/14, 12:00-1:50 PM FINAL EXAMINATION