Math 110, Section 003


Course syllabus

Common course website

Course textbook: Contemporary Calculus by Dale Hoffman (link here).

Meeting times:

Tuesday and Thursday, 15.30-17.00 in LSK 200

Mark breakdown

Your grade for this course will be calculated as follows:

30% - April exam
20% - December exam
13% - Workshops
10% - October midterm
10% - February midterm
9% - WeBWorK assignments
4% - Written homework
4% - Quizzes

WeBWorK:

Go to this page, scroll down to MATH110-ALL_2017W12, and sign in.

Office hours:

My office hours for Math 110 will be held in LSK 300C (next to the Math Learning Centre) at the following times:
Wednesdays - 13.00-14.30
Fridays - 11.30-13.00

The midterm exam will be held Tuesday, February 27, from 18.00-19.30 (6pm until 7.30pm). This section will write the exam in LSK 201
The final will be held in April (date to be determined)

Office hours will be held at the usual time and place during reading week.
There will be office hours April 11 and 13 at the usual time and place, and an additional review session at a time to be determined.

Final exams from previous years



Tentative schedule

Lecture notes Topics Textbook section Homework Comments

2018/01/04 Lecture One Introduction, implicit differentiation 2.9 Homework 1
(due 2018/01/11)
Practice problems

2018/01/09 Lecture Two Implicit differentiation (cont.) 2.9
2018/01/11 Lecture Three Related rates 2.6 Homework 1 solutions Practice problems

2018/01/16 Lecture Four Related rates (cont.) 2.6
2018/01/18 Lecture Five Finishing related rates; extrema 2.6, 3.1 Homework 2
(due 2018/01/25)
Quiz 1 (solutions)

2018/01/23 Lecture Six Local extrema 3.1 Practice problems
("critical points" are
critical numbers)
2018/01/25 Lecture Seven Mean value theorem 3.2 Homework 2 solutions Practice problems

2018/01/30 Lecture Eight Applications of the first derivative 3.3 Practice problems
2018/02/01 Lecture Nine More applications of the first derivative 3.3 Homework 3
(due 2018/02/08)
Quiz 2 (solutions)

2018/02/06 Lecture Ten Concavity 3.4 Practice problems
2018/02/08 Lecture Eleven More on concavity 3.4 Homework 3 solutions

2018/02/13 Lecture Twelve Limits at infinity 3.6 Practice problems
2018/02/15 Lecture Thirteen Asymptotic behaviour, L'Hôpital's rule 3.6-7 Practice problems
Quiz 3 (solutions)

2018/02/19-23 Reading week No meetings

2018/02/27 Lecture Fourteen Midterm review N/A Midterm exam (evening)
2018/03/01 Lecture Fifteen Curve sketching N/A

2018/03/06 Lecture Sixteen Curve sketching N/A
2018/03/08 Lecture Seventeen Curve sketching, cont. N/A Homework 4
(due 2018/03/15)
Quiz 4 (solutions)

2018/03/13 Lecture Eighteen Optimization 3.5 Practice problems
2018/03/15 Lecture Nineteen Optimization, cont. 3.5 Homework 4 solutions

2018/03/20 Lecture Twenty More on optimization 3.5 Practice problems
2018/03/22 Lecture Twenty-One Yet more on optimization (it's important!) 3.5 Homework 5
(due 2018/03/29)
Quiz 5 (solutions)

2018/03/27 Lecture Twenty-Two Linear approximation 2.8 Practice problems
2018/03/29 Lecture Twenty-Three More on approximation 2.8 Homework solutions

2018/04/04 Lecture Twenty-Four Introduction to antiderivatives N/A
2018/04/04 Lecture Twenty-Five More on antiderivatives; review.

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