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