Math 104
Math 104
1.Introductory slides, Syllabus, Notes on Compound Interest, Extra notes on compound interest.
2.Properties of the Exponential, inverse functions, slides on functions.
3.The logarithm, the oPad, A business problem (Extra notes).
9.Derivative: definition, graphing, relationship with continuity.
11.Derivatives of Trig Functions, Left and Right Derivatives, Tangent Line Review.
Midterm 1 Review notes, Examples from Review Session
18.Logarithmic Differentiation, Relative Rates of Change, Constant growth rates.
19.Exponential Growth, Price Elasticity of demand. Solutions to extra examples. Extra notes on continuously compounded interest.
20.Elasticity cont’d., Extra notes on elasticity, Solution to Yacht example.
23.Extreme Value Theorem, critical points, and searching for absolute maxima and minima.
25.Intervals of increase/decrease, First Derivative Test, Concavity. Solution to extra local max/min example (pg. 132).
28.Optimization I, by Matthew Coles
33.Errors in Linear Approximation (continued), Solution to extra example
35.Derivatives of Inverse Trig Functions, asymptote review, Extra example (arctan)
36.Slant asymptote review, Final exam notes, Extra notes and problems on slant asymptotes, Partial answers to extra slant asymptote problems
Instructor: Cindy Blois
Teaching Assistant: Zhihao (Tony) Guo
Lectures: Buchanan A202, MWF 11:00-12:00.
Textbook: Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Vol 1, 3rd Ed. for UBC, by Briggs and Cochran.
Instructor office hours: Mon 12-1pm, Wed 3-4pm, and Fri 12-1pm, in LSK 300C.
TA office hours: Thursdays, 1-2pm in LSK 300C.
Syllabus (click to view)
Announcements
Announcements
•Extra office hour: Dec. 5, 9:15-11am in Math Annex 1102.
•Extra notes and problems on slant asymptotes, partial answers
•The Final Review Session has been scheduled for 1-3pm, Monday, Dec. 3, in our usual classroom, Buchanan A202. (Location is subject to change.)
•Quiz 11 Practice Problems have been updated with partial final answers.
•The Final Exam will be in SWNG 221 at 12 noon on Dec. 5.
•Midterm 2 exam solutions posted below.
•Midterm 2 Review Notes (from review session)
•Problems from Review Session (Mock Midterm 2: problems 2c and 4)
•Exam-writing tips (from review session)
Section 108, 2012 Winter Term 1
Basic Information
Links/Resources
• Connect (Your grades are posted here.)
• Webwork
• Math Learning Centre: Drop-in tutorial centre in LSK 301/302, Mon-Fri 8am-4pm.
• Math Exam Resources (wiki for past exam solutions)
• Math 184 Workshops (Find extra practice problems here.)
• Math 100 (previous course) The course material is very similar, so you might find the resources there helpful.
• Wolfram Alpha (great for checking your answers!)
Differential Calculus with Applications to Commerce and Social Sciences
Lecture Notes, etc.
Learning Goals
The weekly quiz problems will be chosen from the following problem sets.
Quiz 1 Practice Problems (Friday, Sept. 14)
Quiz 2 Practice Problems (Friday, Sept. 21)
Quiz 3 Practice Problems (Friday, Sept. 28)
Quiz 4 Practice Problems (Friday, Oct. 5)
Quiz 4 Practice Problems: Partial Solutions
Quiz 5 Practice Problems (Monday, Oct. 15)
Quiz 6 Practice Problems (Monday, Oct. 22)
Quiz 7 Practice Problems (Monday, Oct. 29)
Quiz 8 Practice Problems (Monday, Nov. 5)
Quiz 9 Practice Problems (Wednesday, Nov. 14)
Quiz 10 Practice Problems (Friday, Nov. 23)
Quiz 11 Practice Problems (Friday, Nov. 30)
Quiz Practice Problems
Quiz Solutions
Exam Solutions
Extra Problems