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 |
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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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