CUSP 124 Updated Schedule





Date

Topics

Readings

Assignments





1/4

Welcome; the real number system; functions

Stewart, § 1.1

1/5

Lab 1: Working with functions

Stewart, § 1.1





1/9

Functions, cont’d

Stewart, § 1.2

HW 1 due

1/11

Snow day!

1/12

Limits

Stewart, § 1.3, 1.4





1/16

Another snow day

Podcast 1 due

1/18

Discontinuities and singularities; Infinities

Stewart, § 1.5, 1.6

HW 2 due

1/19

Lab 3: To infinity and beyond





1/23

Early notions of the tangent

Edwards, pp. 122–127

HW 3 due; Podcast 2 due

1/25

Calculating tangents

Stewart § 2.1, pp. 73–76

1/26

Lab 4: Going off on a tangent

Podcast 3 due





1/30

The derivative: the difference quotient

Stewart, § 2.1

HW 4 due

2/1

Change and the derivative

Stewart, § 2.2

2/2

Lab 5: Approximation by finite differences

Podcast 4 due





2/6

Midterm review

HW 5 due

2/8

Midterm

2/9

Lab 6: Archimedes and the birth of calculus?





2/13

Properties of the derivative

Stewart, § 2.3

2/15

Products and Quotients

Stewart, § 2.4

2/16

Lab 7: Working on the chain gang

Stewart, § 2.5

Podcast 5 due





2/20

Applications I: related rates

Stewart, § 2.7

HW 6 due

2/22

Related rates, cont’d

2/23

Linear approximation and differentials

Stewart, § 2.8

Podcast 6 due





2/27

Exponentials

Stewart, § 3.1

3/1

Derivatives of special functions: exponentials and logarithms

Stewart, § 3.2, 3.3

3/2

Lab 8: Minima & maxima; sensitivity analysis

Stewart, § 4.1





3/6

Exponential growth & decay

Stewart, § 3.4

HW 8 due; Podcast 7 due

3/8

l’H˘pital’s Rule; what the derivative tells us about the shapes of graphs

Stewart, § 3.7, 4.3

3/9

Review for final

Podcast 8 due





3/13

Final Exam





Last modified: March 1, 2007