MTH141, Fall 2009
Calendar
and Syllabus
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calendar.
The following calendar gives a
timetable for the course. Your class may be slightly behind or ahead at any
given time. Some of the problems
may be done in class, others as homework. Your
instructor will be more specific. You should work out all the problems given
below, and others
if possible. NOTE: Maple Projects will be collected on dates
that will be announced by your instructor.

Week 
Sections/Events/Exams 
Suggested Homework Problems 
1 
Sept.
7 
First
Day of Class Wed. Sept. 9 (1.1)
Functions and Change 
(1.1)
1,5,7,12,17,19,21,27,31 (1.2)
1,3,14,17,18,21,23,24,31,33 
2 
Sept.
14 
(1.3)
New Functions From Old (1.4)
Logarithmic Functions 
(1.3)
1,4,911,15,2429,4346 (1.4)
513,19,29,33,37,41 
3 
Sept.
21 
(1.6)
Powers, Polynomials, and Rational Functions (1.7)
Introduction to Continuity 
(1.6)
35,7,9,14,28,29 (1.7)
16,11,14,1720 
4 
Sept.
28 
(2.1)
How do we measure speed? (2.2)
The Derivative at a Point 6:00PM
 7:30PM (ALL SECTIONS EDWARDS AUD) 
(2.1)
13,15,17,18 (2.2)
1,3,7,9,1012,27,33,35,37,39 
5 
Oct.
5 
(2.3)
The Derivative Function (2.4)
Interpretations of the Derivative 
(2.3)
1,3,5,11,13,17,19,25,29,33 (2.4)
1,2,3,8,15 (2.5)
2,3,712,19,21,23 
6 
Oct.
12 
(2.6)
Differentiability 
(2.6)
16 
7 
Oct.
19 
(3.3)
The Product and Quotient Rules 
(3.3)
2,4,5,7,912,16,1820,30,31,40,44 
8 
Oct.
26 
(3.6)
The Chain Rule and Inverse Functions 6:00PM
 7:30PM (ALL SECTIONS EDWARDS AUD) 
(3.6)
115 odd, 21,23,25,31,32,35,36,46 
9 
Nov.
2 
(3.9)
Linear Approximation and the Derivative (3.10)
Theorems about Differentiable Functions 
(3.9)
1,2,3,5,6,10,11,12,19 (3.10)
1,3,4,6,7,10 
10 
Nov.
9 
(4.2)
Optimization 
(4.2)
410,13,16,18,19,20,24,28 
11 
Nov.
16 
(4.6)
Rates and Related Rates (4.7)
L'Hopital's Rule, Growth, and Dominance 
(4.6)
2,5,8,15,19,23,24 (4.7)
1,3,5,7,17,18,27,31,32 
12 
Nov.
23 
(5.2)
The Definite Integral (5.3)
The Fundamental Theorem and Interpretations Nov.
26  29 Thanksgiving Break No Classes 
(5.2)
13,7,1214,17,18,27,29 (5.3)
5,6,9,10,13,16,24,25,29 
13 
Nov.
30 
(5.4)
Theorems About Definite Integrals 6:00PM
 7:30PM (SECTIONS
1, 2, 4, 5 CBLS 100) (SECTIONS
3, 6, 7, 8 CHAFEE 271) 
(5.4)
2,3,48,1316,21,23,24 
14 
Dec.
7 
(6.2)
Constructing Antiderivatives Analytically 
(6.2)
18,2228,3337,4148, 6063,65,66,72,73 (6.4)
5, 7, 11, 24, 29 