Welcome to Calculus! For course info and policies, please see the syllabus. For grades, see Moodle. For help, contact Dr. Wright or see the calculus resources page.

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August 27–31 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Aug. 27 | Appendix A inequalities and intervals | Apdx A, #13, 20, 25, 28, 34, 37, 40 (due Wednesday) | |

Tuesday Aug. 28 | Appendix A absolute value | Apdx A, #44, 47, 52, 54, 55, 57 (due Wednesday) | |

Wednesday Aug. 29 | Appendices B & C graphing lines and circles | Apdx B, #3, 7, 11, 21, 22, 27, 30, 33, 37, 53 Apdx C, #1, 2, 5, 6, 33, 34 (due Tuesday) | |

Thursday Aug. 30 | graphing using GeoGebra | finish GeoGebra activity (due Tuesday) | quiz on Appendix A |

September 3–7 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Sep. 3 | no class — Labor Day | ||

Tuesday Sep. 4 | Appendix D trigonometry | Apdx D, #1, 8, 23, 29, 30, 59, 65, 68 (due Thursday) | |

Wednesday Sep. 5 | Sections 1.1 & 1.2 functions | §1.1, #4, 25, 31, 34, 47, 71; §1.2, #3, 4, 13, 18 (due Thursday) | |

Thursday Sep. 6 | Section 1.3 operations on functions | §1.3, #3, 4, 13, 14, 23, 34, 35, 49, 51 (due Tuesday) | quiz on Appendices B and C |

September 10–14 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Sep. 10 | Section 1.5 exponential functions | §1.5, #9, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 29 (due Tuesday) | |

Tuesday Sep. 11 | Section 1.6 inverse functions and logarithms | §1.6, #15, 21, 23, 26, 29, 35, 36, 39, 47, 51, 57 (due Wednesday) | |

Wednesday Sep. 12 | review | ||

Thursday Sep. 13 | Exam 1 will cover Appendices A-D and Chapter 1. Questions will be similar to, but not the same as, those from homework, quizzes, and in-class practice. Calculators, phones, notes, and books are not permitted. |

September 17–21 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Sep. 17 | Section 2.1 tangent and velocity problems | §2.1, #1, 5, 7, 9 (due Tuesday) | |

Tuesday Sep. 18 | Section 2.2 informal limits | §2.2, #2, 3, 5, 6, 10, 15, 16, 29, 31, 33 (due Thursday) | |

Wednesday Sep. 19 | Section 2.3 computing limits | §2.3, #1, 2, 10, 11, 12, 14, 17, 21, 23, 24, 29 (due Thursday) | |

Thursday Sep. 20 | Section 2.4 precise limits with GeoGebra | §2.4, #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 (due Tuesday) | quiz on Section 2.1 |

September 24–28 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Sep. 24 | Section 2.4 precise limits | §2.3, #37; §2.4, #13, 15, 16, 17, 18, (due Tuesday) | |

Tuesday Sep. 25 | finish limits | §2.4, #19, 21, 25 (due Thursday) | |

Wednesday Sep. 26 | Section 2.5 continuity | §2.5, #3, 4, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 39, 41, 42, 45 (due Thursday) | |

Thursday Sep. 27 | Section 2.5 intermediate value theorem | §2.5, #46, 49, 53, 55 (due Tuesday) | quiz on Sections 2.2-2.4 |

October 1–5 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Oct. 1 | Section 2.6 limits at infinity | §2.6, #3, 7, 8, 15-20, 25, 26, 35, 36, 43, 59 (due Tuesday) | |

Tuesday Oct. 2 | Section 2.7 tangents and velocities | §2.7, #5, 6, 7 (due Thursday) | |

Wednesday Oct. 3 | Section 2.7 derivatives and rates of change | §2.7, #11, 17, 18, 27, 30, 33, 34, 43 (due Thursday) | |

Thursday Oct. 4 | Section 2.8 derivative as a function | §2.8, #3-7, 21, 23, 26 (due Tuesday) | quiz on Sections 2.5-2.6 |

October 8–12 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Oct. 8 | Section 3.1 derivatives of polynomials and exponentials | §2.8, #37-40, 43, 44 §3.1, #3-27 odd, 33, 43, 51 (due Tuesday) | |

Tuesday Oct. 9 | Section 3.2 product and quotient rules | §3.2, #3-23 odd, 27, 29, 43, 45, 49 (due Thursday) | |

Wednesday Oct. 10 | Section 3.3 derivatives of trig functions | §3.3, #1-15 odd, 21-23, 25, 33, 49 (due Thursday) | |

Thursday Oct. 11 | differentiation practice | quiz on Sections 2.7-3.1 |

October 15–19 − hide

Day | Topic |
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Monday Oct. 15 | no class — Fall Break |

Tuesday Oct. 16 | no class — Fall Break |

Wednesday Oct. 17 | review |

Thursday Oct. 18 | Exam 2 will cover sections 2.1 to 3.3. Questions will be similar to, but not the same as, those from homework, quizzes, and in-class practice. Calculators, phones, notes, and books are not permitted. The best way to study is to practice solving problems! Look in the book for problems similar to the homework problems, and see if you can do them. If you get stuck, ask questions in class or in office hours. |

October 22–26 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Oct. 22 | Section 3.4 the chain rule | §3.4 #7, 11, 14, 15, 19, 25, 29, 37, 42, 47, 53, 59, 61, 65, 77 (due Tuesday) | |

Tuesday Oct. 23 | Section 3.5 implicit differentiation | §3.5 #5, 7, 11, 13, 15, 21, 25, 27, 35, 37, (due Thursday) | |

Wednesday Oct. 24 | Section 3.6 derivatives of logarithmic functions | §3.5 #49, 53, 55, 57, 75 §3.6 #3, 5, 8, 15, 19, 23, 33, 37 (due Thursday) | |

Thursday Oct. 25 | Section 3.6 logarithmic differentiation | §3.6 #39, 40, 41, 43, 45, 51, 53 (due Wednesday) | quiz on Section 3.4 |

October 29 – November 2 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Oct. 29 | Sections 3.7, 3.8 applications of derivatives | §3.7 #3, 5, 9, 15; §3.8 #3, 9, 13 (due Wednesday) | |

Tuesday Oct. 30 | no class(professor at University of Illinois) | ||

Wednesday Oct. 31 | Section 3.9 related rates | history of calculus paper due | |

Thursday Nov. 1 | Section 3.9 related rates | §3.8 #15; §3.9 #3, 7, 11, 13, 15, 21, 23 (due Monday) | quiz on Sections 3.5-3.8 |

November 5–9 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Nov. 5 | Section 3.10 linear approximation | §3.9 #25, 27, 31, 33 §3.10 #1, 3, 23, 24, 25, 27 (due Wednesday) | |

Tuesday Nov. 6 | Section 4.1 extreme values | §4.1 #3, 11, 15, 25, 29, 34, 47, 49 57, 60, 61, 75 (due Wednesday) | |

Wednesday Nov. 7 | Section 4.2 mean value theorem | §4.2 #1, 5, 7 (due Monday) | |

Thursday Nov. 8 | Sections 4.2, 4.3 mean value theorem, graphing | § 4.2 #9, 17, 19, 22, 23, 25 § 4.3 #1, 5 (due Monday) | quiz on Sections 3.9-3.10 |

November 12–16 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Nov. 12 | Sections 4.3, 4.5 derivatives and graphing | § 4.3 #8, 9, 19, 25, 33, 41, 67 § 4.5 #5, 13, 21, 39, 45 (due Wednesday) | |

Tuesday Nov. 13 | Section 4.4 L'Hospital's Rule | §4.4 #1, 7, 11, 13, 17, 23, 31, 41, 45, 49, 55, 57 (due Wednesday) | |

Wednesday Nov. 14 | review — click here for practice problems | ||

Thursday Nov. 15 | Exam 3 will cover sections 3.4 to 4.5. Questions will be similar to, but not the same as, those from homework, quizzes, and in-class practice. Calculators, phones, notes, and books are not permitted. The best way to study is to practice solving problems! Look in the book for problems similar to the homework problems, and see if you can do them. If you get stuck, ask questions in class or in office hours. |

November 19–23 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Nov. 19 | Section 4.7 optimization | §4.7 #3, 8, 15, 25, 27, 32, 33, 35, 37 (due Wednesday) | exam corrections due Tuesday |

Tuesday Nov. 20 | Section 4.8 Newton's Method | §4.8 #3, 4, 13, 15, 17, 19, 31 (due Wednesday) | |

Wednesday Nov. 21 | answer questions | ||

Thursday Nov. 22 | no class — Happy Thanksgiving! |

November 26–30 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Nov. 26 | Section 4.9 antiderivatives | §4.7 #13, 28; §4.9 #3, 5, 8, 13, 17, 25, 31, 39, 45, 51, 69 (due Tuesday) | |

Tuesday Nov. 27 | Section 5.1 areas and distances | §5.1 #1, 3, 13, 15, 17 (due Thursday) | |

Wednesday Nov. 28 | Section 5.2 the definite integral | §5.2 #5, 7, 21, 29, 33, 35, 37, 39, 43, 44, 49, 51 (due Thursday) | |

Thursday Nov. 29 | Section 5.2 integrals with GeoGebra | GeoGebra worksheet (due Tuesday) | quiz on Sections 4.7-4.9 |

December 3–7 − hide

Day | Topic | Homework | Other |
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Monday Dec. 3 | Section 5.3 fundamental theorem of calculus | §5.3 #3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 19, 23, 25, 29, 31, 37, 43 (due Tuesday) | |

Tuesday Dec. 4 | Section 5.4 indefinite integrals | §5.4 #1-11 odd, 15, 17, 21, 27, 31, 39, 51, 53, 54, 57, 64 (due Thursday) | |

Wednesday Dec. 5 | Section 5.5 substitution rule | §5.5 #1-15 odd, 53-59 odd, 81, 85 (due Thursday) | |

Thursday Dec. 6 | review click here for practice problems — click here for solutions |

December 10–14 − hide

Tuesday Dec. 11 8:00–10:00am | The final exam will be cumulative, with emphasis on the end of the course. The best way to study is to practice lots of problems! . |