Differential Calculus with Applications
to Commerce and Social Sciences

Math 104 - Section 108 (Fall 2014)

Instructor: Maxime Bergeron

Here is the common course webpage

Here is what you should do to succeed


If you have any questions

That may be useful for others

Use the Piazza message board


For other questions or concerns...

Email: mbergeron at math dot ubc dot ca

Office hours: once or twice a week in LSK 300C
(see Piazza for specific times), after every class
and by appointment

You should definitely check out the
Math Learning Center (and work there)


We will follow the outline on the common course webpage

But deviate slightly from it at times

Here are the detailed weekly learning goals

Here are the recommended problems

Here is your weekly webwork assigment


Some extra notes:

Exponential models

Continuous compounding

Price elasticity of demand

A basic business problem


Some extra problems:

On continuous compounding

On elasticity


There will be two midterms:

October 3, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
& November 12, 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Here is a sample midterm 2

Here is a sample midterm 1

Here is what we would expect as a solution

Past final exams with hints and solutions


Your grade will be computed as :

50% final exam + 34% two midterms
+ 10% webwork + 6% participation


Miscelaneous other stuff

Nothing required here

Common errors

Good questions and answers

Funny little calculus text

XKCD

Studying tip