Course Description: 
The first in the sequence of calculus courses for science and math majors. Starts with the basic concepts of functions and limits. Topics covered include: derivatives and their applications, definite and indefinite integrals with applications to geometric and physical problems, and discussion of algebraic and transcendental functions. 
Syllabus: 
Syllabus (PDF file) 
Schedule: 
Tu 10:25am  12:15pm Th 10:25am  12:15pm in M01428 
Text(s): 
Single Variable Calculus. 7th edition. By James Stewart. Cengage 2012. ISBN: 9780538497831.

Help: 
Office hours: By appointment:
TuTh 9:50am  10:20am and 4:00pm  4:30pm in S03091.
Please follow this link
to schedule a 10 or 20 minute appointment, at least 2 hours in advance. You can stop by my office without a confirmed appointment, but I may be unavailable.
Piazza: Instead of sending questions by email, please use the discussion boards available at piazza.com to post questions and provide answers. 
Assignments: 
Exams: in class, October 10 and November 14
Final Exam: TBA
Quizzes: in class, almost every Thursday
Homework: online, using WeBWorK

Important dates: 
Tue, Sep 12  Add/drop period ends Tue, Oct 10  Exam #1 Tue, Nov 14  Exam #2 Wed, Nov 22  Pass/Fail Withdrawal deadline 
Useful links: 
Code of Conduct 
Tutoring  Academic Support
WeBWorK  Online homework
CMS  Piazza
Appointment  Scheduler


Schedule:
Tue, Sep 5 
Introduction. . Functions. 


Thu, Sep 7 
Catalog of functions. Operations with functions. 


Tue, Sep 12 
Tangents and velocity. 


Thu, Sep 14 
Limit of a function. Limit laws. Quiz #1. 


Tue, Sep 19 
Continuity. 


Thu, Sep 21 
Derivatives and rates of change. The derivative as a function. Quiz #2. 


Tue, Sep 26 
Differentiation formulas. 


Thu, Sep 28 
Derivatives of trig functions. Chain rule. Quiz #3. 


Tue, Oct 3 
Derivatives of exponentials. 


Thu, Oct 5 
Derivatives of inverse functions. Derivatives of logarithmic functions . Quiz #4. 


Tue, Oct 10 
Review.. Exam #1. 


Thu, Oct 12 
Implicit differentiation. 


Tue, Oct 17 
Rates of change in physical and social sciences. 


Thu, Oct 19 
Related rates. Linear approximation and differentials. Quiz #5. 


Tue, Oct 24 
Newton's method. 


Thu, Oct 26 
Maximum and minimum values. The Mean Value Theorem. Quiz #6. 


Tue, Oct 31 
How derivatives affect the shape of a graph. 


Thu, Nov 2 
Limits at infinity and horizontal asymptotes. Summary of curve sketching. Quiz #7. 


Tue, Nov 7 
Optimization problems. 


Thu, Nov 9 
Antiderivatives. Areas and distance. Quiz #8. 


Tue, Nov 14 
Review. Exam #2. 


Thu, Nov 16 
Definite integrals. 


Tue, Nov 21 
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Tue, Nov 28 
The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Indefinite integrals and the net change theorem. 


Thu, Nov 30 
The substitution rule . Quiz #9. 


Tue, Dec 5 
Area between curves. 


Thu, Dec 7 
Volume of solids of revolution. Quiz #10. 


Tue, Dec 12 
Review. 


