MTH141 SPRING 2010

Calendar and Syllabus

Click Here for a printable pdf version of the 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: notation like "3-9" means that all problems from 3 to 9 are to be done.

 Week Sections/Events/Exams Homework Problems 1 Jan. 25| Jan. 29 First Day of Class Mon. Jan. 25(1.1) Functions and Change(1.2) Exponential Functions(1.3) New Functions From Old (1.1) 1,4-7,9,12,16,17,20,21,27,40,44(1.2) 5-14,16,18,22,23,30,35,37(1.3) 1,2,3,8,11,13,15,22,23,24,28-31,36,37,45-48,55 2 Feb. 1| Feb. 5 (1.4) Logarithmic Functions(1.5) Trigonometric Functions(1.6) Powers, Polynomials, and Rational Functions(1.7) Introduction to Continuity (1.4) 5-13,19,20,25,29,30,32,33,41,45,48,52(1.5) 14-19,22-25,28,30,33,34,41(1.6) 1,2,4,6-13,22,26(1.7) 1-6,11,14,19,20,22,24 3 Feb. 8| Feb. 12 (1.8) Limits(2.1) How do we measure speed?(2.2) The Derivative at a PointEXAM 1   Wed. Feb. 10    7pm-8:30pm     Chafee 271 (1.8) 1,2,3,7,11,12,13,19,20,32,34,36-41,46-48(2.1) 1,8,9,11-15,21,23,24,25-28(2.2) 1,3,8,9,10-13,22,24,32-35,38-47 4 Feb. 15| Feb.19 (2.3) The Derivative Function(2.4) Interpretations of the Derivative(No classes on Monday Feb. 15) (2.3) 1,3,7,9,11,13,15,18,19,21,29,31,33,40,41(2.4) 1-4,6,9,11,18 5 Feb. 22 | Feb. 26 (2.5) The Second Derivative(2.6) Differentiability(3.1) Powers and Polynomials (2.5) 1,2,3,7-12,14,18,21,27,29,31(2.6) 1-4,9,12(3.1) 6-47,48-53,55 6 Mar. 1 | Mar. 5 (3.2) The Exponential Function(3.3) The Product and Quotient Rules(3.4) The Chain Rule (3.2) 1-26,41(3.3) 3-30,31,32,40-42,45,56(3.4) 1-50,51-54,59,60,63,69 7 Mar. 8 | Mar. 12 (3.5) The Trigonometric Functions(3.6) The Chain Rule and Inverse Functions(3.7) Implicit Functions (3.5) 2-39,40,53(3.6) 1-33,34-37,40,43,54(3.7) 1-18,19,21,23,25,27-30 8 Mar. 15| Mar. 19 (3.8) Hyperbolic Functions(3.9) Linear Approximation and the DerivativeEXAM 2    Wed. Mar. 17    7pm-8:30pm    Chafee 271 (3.8) 1-11(3.9) 1-6,10,11,13,14,16,17,34 Spring Break March 21 – 26 9 Mar. 29| Apr. 2 (4.1) Using First and Second Derivatives(4.2) Optimization(4.4) Optimization, Geometry, and Modeling (4.1) 1-8,13,18-20,29,42(4.2) 5-12,17,18,20,25,30(4.4) 1,3,17,18,20-23,28-30,32,34,37,38 10 Apr. 5| Apr. 9 (4.6) Rates and Related Rates(4.7) L'Hopital's Rule, Growth, and Dominance (4.6) 4,7,10,31,34-40(4.7) 5,6,16-21,22-31,36,37,38 11 Apr. 12 | Apr. 16 (5.1) How Do We Measure Distance Traveled?(5.2) The Definite Integral (5.3) The Fundamental Theorem and Interpretations (5.1) 2,3,6-8,13,14,17,18,22(5.2) 2-5,8,9,14-16,20,21,25,31,32 (5.3) 4-7,9-12,42 12 Apr. 19            |        Apr. 23 (5.4) Theorems About Definite Integrals(6.1) Antiderivatives Graphically and NumericallyEXAM 3    Thurs. Apr. 22    7pm-8:30pm     Chafee 271 (5.4) 2,3,4-17,21,22,26,28-30(6.1) 1-4,6-8,15,21,22,24 13 Apr. 26| Apr. 30 (6.2) Constructing Antiderivatives Analytically(6.4) The Second Fundamental Theorem of Calculus(6.3) Differential Equations (6.2) 1-63,65,66,68,71 (6.4) 5-11,24,29-32(6.3) 1-9,11,17 14 May 3 Last Day of classes