Schedule for Math 100, Section 105

This is a tentative schedule for the course. Section references are to the textbook. Suggested homework is posted on a course-wide page; "Problems Plus" is a page in the textbook, at the very end of the chapter (not the section).

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Week Date Material Reading Assignments due
1 W 8/9 Introduction §2.1
F 10/9 Limits of functions §2.2, §2.3
M 13/9 Calculation of limits §2.3
2 W 15/9 Continuity §2.5 Suggested HW 1 (quiz)
F 17/9 Limits at infinity §2.6 Problem Set 1 (submit)
M 20/9 The derivative §2.7
3 W 22/9 The product and quotient rules §2.8, §3.2 Suggested HW 2 (quiz)
F 24/9 Polynomials and exponentials §3.1
M 27/9 Trig functions §3.3
4 W 29/9 The chain rule §3.4 Suggested HW 3 (quiz)
F 1/10 Inverse functions §1.6
M 4/10 Midterm I   Midterm I
5 W 6/10 Implicit differentiation §3.5 Suggested HW 4 (quiz)
F 8/10
W 13/10 Logarithms §3.6
6 F 15/10 Examples §3.7 Suggested HW 5 (quiz)
M 18/10 Exponential growth and decay §3.8
W 20/10 Related Rates §3.9
7 F 22/10 Linear approximation §3.10 Suggested HW 6 (quiz)
M 25/10 Taylor polynomials Notes §1 Problem Set 2 (submit)
W 27/10 Taylor polynomials Notes §2
8 F 29/10 Taylor polynomials   Suggested HW 7 (quiz)
M 1/11 Minima and Maxima §4.1
W 3/11 Optimization   Problem Set 3 (submit)
9 F 5/11 The Mean Value Theorem §4.2 no quiz (Suggested HW 8)
M 8/11 Midterm II   Midterm II
W 10/11 The shape of the graph §4.3
10 F 12/11 Curve sketching §4.5 Suggested HW 9 (quiz)
M 15/11 More Optimization §4.7
W 17/11 Newton's Method §4.8 Problem Set 4 (submit)
11 F 19/11 Newton's Method   Suggested HW 10 (quiz)
M 22/11 Examples
W 24/11 Examples
12 F 27/11 Antiderivatives §4.9 Suggested HW 11 (quiz)
M 30/11 Antiderivatives §4.9 Problem Set 5 (submit)
W 1/12 Review
F 3/12 Review   Suggested HW 12 (quiz)

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