September - December, 2016

All sections of Math 104 and Math 184 cover the topics listed below. Schedule is subject to change depending on student needs.

Week | Date | Topic | Sections | Workshop | Notes |

Week 1 | Sep 7 - 9 | Introduction: A standard business problem from managerial economics. Compound Interest. | Class Notes | No workshop this week. | |

Week 2 | Sep 12 - 16 | Compound Interest. Limits. | Notes. 1.1, 1.3 - 1.4 | Logarithms, exponents, and inverse functions | |

Week 3 | Sep 19 - 23 | Continuity. Intermediate Value Theorem. A first look at derivatives. | 1.4, 1.5 & 2.1 | Limits, A business problem. | |

Week 4 | Sep 26 - 30 | A first look at derivatives. The Derivative. Rules of Differentiation. | 2.2 - 2.4 | Continuity and the derivative | |

Week 5 | Oct 3 - 7 | Chain Rule. Implicit Differentiation. Logarithmic Differentiation. | 2.5 - 2.6 | Derivative rules | |

Week 6 | Oct 11 - 14 | Related Rates. Inverse (Trigonometric) Functions. | 4.2, 2.6 - 2.7 | Midterm review | No Class on Monday Oct. 10. Thanksgiving Day. Midterm I Oct 13 - 6:45p-7:45p Covers weeks 1 - 5. |

Week 7 | Oct 17 - 21 | Rates of change - velocity, acceleration, and marginal cost. | 2.2 & Lecture Notes | Related rates | |

Week 8 | Oct 24 - 28 | Elasticity of Demand. Maxima and Minima. Closed Interval Method. | Lecture Notes & 3.1 | Marginal cost, elasticity | |

Week 9 | Oct 31 - Nov 4 | Information in the first and second derivatives. Curve sketching. | 3.3 - 3.5 | Extrema | |

Week 10 | Nov 7 - 10 | Asymptotes & Curve Sketching. | 1.6, 3.5 | Curve Sketching | No Class on Friday Nov 11 - Remembrance Day. |

Week 11 | Nov 14 - 18 | Optimization (word) problems | 4.3 & Notes | No Workshop this week. | Midterm II Nov 17 - 6:45p-7:45p Covers weeks 6 - 10. |

Week 12 | Nov 21 - 25 | Linear Approximation; Approximating functions with polynomials. | 4.4 & 8.7 | Optimization | |

Week 13 | Nov 28 - Dec 2 | Taylor Polynomials. Exam Review. | 8.7 | Taylor polynomials |