COURSE INFORMATION

Daily Schedule

STUDY GUIDE

RESOURCES

COD

KLDBOOKSITE

Textbook manuscript: Principles of Calculus Modeling: An Interactive Approach by Donald Kreider, Dwight Lahr, and Susan Diesel.

COD Web Site: The Calculus on Demand (COD) web site contains the lecture-page(s) for the course. Each day below is linked (Lec column) to these pages, and also to the textbook section-pages (Sec column).

Math 3 homework: There are WeBWorK homework problems corresponding to each class. The assignments and their due-dates can be found by clicking "WeBWorK login" on the sidebar, or by accessing WeBWorK from the COD pages.

Math 3 final exam: The final is scheduled by the Registrar to take place Tuesday, December 7 at 11:30am. Everyone must be there. We will let you know as soon as the room number is announced.

Daily Schedule
Lec Day SecTopic
#1 Wed 9/22 1.1 Modeling discrete data: introduction.
Method of least squares.
#2 Fri 9/24 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 Lines in the Plane.
Functions and their graphs.
New functions from old.
#3 Mon 9/27 1.5 Trigonometric functions.
#4 Wed 9/29 1.6 Exponential and logarithmic functions.
#5 Fri 10/1 2.1 Modeling rates of change: introduction.
#6 Mon 10/4 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 The legacy of Galileo, Newton, and Leibniz.
Limits of functions.
Limits at infinity.
#7 Wed 10/6 2.5, 2.6 Continuity.
Tangent lines and their slopes.
#8 Fri 10/8 2.6, 2.7 Tangent lines and their slopes. (contd.)
The derivative.
#9 Mon 10/11 2.8 Differentiation rules.
#10 Wed 10/13 2.9 Derivatives of trigonometric functions.
#11 Fri 10/15 2.10, 2.11 The mean value theorem.
Intervals of Increase/Decrease
Implicit differentiation.
#12 Mon 10/18 2.12 Derivatives of exponentials and logs.
#13 Wed 10/20 2.13, 2.14 Newton's method.
Linear approximations.

Hour Exam 1: 3:30 - 4:45
Rooms to be assigned.
Exam covers day01 through day10 (Wednesday 10/13).

#14 Fri 10/22 2.15, 2.16 Antiderivatives and initial value problems.
Velocity and acceleration.
#15 Mon 10/25 2.17 Related Rates.
#16 Wed 10/27 3.1 Modeling with differential equations: introduction.
Separable differential equations: first look.
#17 Fri 10/29 3.2, 3.3 Exponential growth and decay.
Separable differential equations.
#18 Mon 11/1 3.4 Slope fields and Euler's method.
#19 Wed 11/3 3.5 Issues in curve sketching.
#20 Fri 11/5 3.6 Optimization.
#21 Mon 11/8 4.1 Modeling accumulations: introduction.

Hour Exam 2: 3:30 - 4:45
Rooms to be assigned.
Exam covers day11 through day19 (Wednesday 11/3).

#22 Wed 11/10 4.2, 4.3 The definite integral.
Properties of the definite integral.
#23 Fri 11/12 4.4, 4.5 The fundamental theorem of calculus.
Techniques of integration (omit integration by parts).
#24 Mon 11/15 4.6 Trapezoid rule and Simpson's Rule.
#25 Wed 11/17 4.7 Areas between curves.
#26 Fri 11/19 4.9 Arc length.
#27 Mon 11/22 4.10 Inverse trigonometric functions

No classes Wednesday 11/24 and Friday 11/26.
Have a happy Thanksgiving! See you Mon 11/29.

#28 Mon 11/29 - Review of course. See Exam Study materials.
#29 Wed 12/1 - Review of course. See Exam Study materials.
Course evaluations.
-- Tue 12/7 - Final Exam-11:30am
Hopkins Center, Spaulding.