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Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 AM

Thursdays 2:30-3:30 PM

Fridays 9:30-10:30 AM

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Syllabus

Homework Assignments Quiz Topics

Review questions on precalculus material, and solutions

Class Date | Section and Pages | Word List | Desmos Link |
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Sept. 4 | 1.1 (pgs 2-6) | function, domain, range, linear function, difference quotient, increasing and decreasing functions | |

Sept. 6 | 1.2, 1.3 (pgs 12-16, 23-25) | exponential function, exponential growth and decay, inverse function | Inverses |

Sept. 9 | 1.4, 1.5 (pgs 29-32, 36-40) | natural logarithm, properties of logarithms (pg 30), radians, sine, cosine, and tangent functions | |

Sept. 11 | 1.5 (pgs 40-41) | inverse trig functions (arcsin and arctan), power function, polynomial, rational function | Trig Functions |

Sept. 13 | 1.3, 1.6 (pgs 21-23, 45-50) | horizontal and vertical asymptotes, shift and stretch rules (box on pg 21), composition function | Asymptotes |

Sept. 16 | 1.7 (pgs. 53-55) | even and odd functions, informal definition of continuous (pg 53), Intermediate Value Theorem | |

Sept. 18 | 1.8 (pgs. 57-62) | idea of the limit of a function (top of page 58), definition of limit (bottom of page 58), properties of limits, one-sided limits, | |

Sept. 20 | 1.8 (pgs. 63-64) | limits at infinity, formal definition of continuous | |

Sept. 23 | 2.1-2.2 (pgs. 76, 79, 83-87) | average velocity, instantaneous velocity, derivative of a function at a point | Formal defn. of derivative |

Sept. 25 | 2.3 (pgs. 90-92) | derivative function | |

Sept. 27 | Exam 1 | ||

Sept. 30 | 2.3 (pgs. 92-95) | derivatives and increasing or decreasing functions (pg. 92) derivative of a constant, derivative of a linear function, derivative of a power functions | |

Oct. 2 | 2.5 (pgs. 104-108) | second derivative, concave up, concave down | |

Oct. 4 | 2.6, 2.4 (pgs. 111-113, 98-101) | differentiable | |

Oct. 7 | 2.4, 3.1 - 3.2 (pgs. 132-134) | recap derivative rules (not a word for your wordlist just recap what we've learned so far), derivative of exponential function | |

Oct. 9 | 3.3, 3.4 (pgs. 136-139, 143-146 ) | product and quotient rule, chain rule, review composition of functions (not a word, just review it) | |

Oct. 11 | 3.5 (pgs. 149-153) | derivatives of trig functions | |

Oct. 16 | 3.6 (pgs. 156-159) | derivative of ln x, derivative of exponentials, derivative of inverse trig functions | |

Oct. 18 | 3.9 (pgs. 169-172) | local linearization and error in the approximation | |

Oct. 21 | 4.1 (pgs. 186-188) | local maximum, local minimum, critical point, critical value, first derivative test | |

Oct. 23 | Exam 2 | ||

Oct. 25 | no class | LEAP Symposium |

HW | Due date | Problems |
---|---|---|

# 1 | Sept. 6 | Homework 1 |

#2 | Sept. 10 | Homework 2 |

#3 | Sept. 13 | Homework 3 |

#4 | Sept. 17 | Homework 4 |

#5 | Sept. 20 | Homework 5 |

#6 | Sept. 24 | Homework 6 |

#7 | Oct. 1 | Homework 7 |

#8 | Oct. 4 | Homework 8 |

#9 | Oct. 8 | Homework 9 |

#10 | Oct. 11 | Homework 10 |

#11 | Oct. 18 | Homework 11 |

#12 | Oct. 22 | Homework 12 |

Quiz | Posting Date | Due Date | Section(s) |
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# 1 | Sept. 10 at 10 AM | Sept. 11 at 10 PM | review problems and 1.1 |

# 2 | Sept. 17 at 10 AM | Sept. 18 at 10 PM | 1.2-1.6 |

# 3 | Sep. 24 | Sep. 25 | 1.7, 1.8 |

# 4 | Oct. 1 | Oct. 2 | 2.1, 2.2 |

# 5 | Oct. 8 | Oct. 9 | 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1 |