Math 1
Calculus with Algebra
Last updated June 17, 2015 12:57:00 EDT

## Syllabus

The following is a tentative syllabus for the course. On the other hand, the weekly syllabus contained in the Homework Assignments page will always be accurate. The textbook section listed for each day is the one that we intend to cover for that day, and it should be read before coming to class.

Lectures Sections in Text Brief Description
9/10   Overview/ Preview
9/12 1.1 Four Ways to Represent a Function
9/14 1.2 Mathematical Models: A Catalog of Essential Functions
9/17 1.3 New Functions from Old Functions
9/18 (x-hour)   Quiz1
9/19 1.5 Exponential Functions
9/21 1.6 Inverse Functions and Logarithms
9/24 2.1 The Tangent and Velocity Problem
9/25 (x-hour)   Quiz2
9/26 2.2 The Limit of a Function
9/28 2.3 Calculating Limits Using the Limit Laws
10/1   2.5
10/2 (x-hour)   Quiz3
10/3 2.6 Limits at Infinity: Horizontal Asymptotes
10/5 2.7 Derivative and Rates of Change
10/8 2.8 The Derivative as a Function
10/9 (x-hour)   Quiz4
10/10 3.1 Derivatives of Polynomials and Exponential Functions
10/12 3.2 The Product and Quotient Rules
10/15 3.3 Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
10/16 (x-hour)   Quiz5
10/17 3.4 The Chain Rule
10/19 3.5 Implicit Differentiation
10/22 3.6 Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
10/23 (x-hour)   Quiz6
10/24 3.7 Rates of Change in the Natural and Social Sciences
10/26 3.9 Related Rates
10/29 4.1 Maximum and Minimum Values
10/30 (x-hour)   Quiz7
10/31 4.2 The Mean Value Theorem
11/2 4.3 How Derivatives Affect the Shape of a Graph
11/5 4.4 Indeterminate Forms and L'Hospital's Rule
11/6 (x-hour)   Quiz8
11/7 4.7 Optimization Problems
11/9
11/12
11/13 (x-hour)

Lin Zhao
Last updated June 17, 2015 12:57:00 EDT