MAT1225 Calculus of a Single Varible I

MAT1225 Calculus of a Single Variable I


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All course materials (notes, homework, solutions) will be posted on the course canvas page. (CRN 85971, CRN 85978, CRN 85986).

Schedule

Below is a schedule of the semester and roughly what I intend to cover each day. The exam dates are firm.
  • Aug 26 - (Section 2.1) The Tangent and Velocity Problems
  • Aug 27 - (Section 2.2) The Limit of a Function.
  • Aug 28 - (Section 2.2) The Limit of a Function.
  • Aug 30 - (Section 2.3) Calculating Limits Using the Limit Laws
  • Sep 03 - (Section 2.3) Calculating Limits Using the Limit Laws
  • Sep 04 - (Section 2.4) The Precise Definition of a Limit
  • Sep 06 - (Section 2.4) The Precise Definition of a Limit
  • Sep 09 - (Section 2.5) Continuity
  • Sep 10 - (Section 2.5) Continuity
  • Sep 11 - (Section 2.5) Continuity
  • Sep 13 - (Section 2.6) Limits at Infinity; Horizontal Asymptotes
  • Sep 16 - (Section 2.7) Derivatives and Rates of Change
  • Sep 17 - (Optional) Review Day
  • Sep 18 - (Section 2.8) The Derivative as a Function. Review. EXAM 1 @ 7:00pm in TORG 3100
  • Sep 20 - (Section 3.1) Derivatives of Polynomials and Exponentials
  • Sep 23 - (Section 3.2) The Product and Quotient Rules
  • Sep 24 - (Section 3.3) Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
  • Sep 25 - (Section 3.4) The Chain Rule
  • Sep 27 - (Section 3.4) The Chain Rule
  • Sep 30 - (Section 3.5) Implicit Differentiation
  • Oct 01 - (Section 3.5) Implicit Differentiation
  • Oct 02 - (Section 3.6) Derivatves of Logarithmic Functions
  • Oct 07 - (Section 3.6) Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
  • Oct 08 - (Section 3.7) Rates of Change in the Natural and Social Sciences
  • Oct 09 - (Section 3.9) Related Rates
  • Oct 11 - (Section 3.9) Related Rates
  • Oct 14 - Review Day
  • Oct 15 - (Optional) Review Day
  • Oct 16 - (Section 3.10) Linear Approximations and Differentials. EXAM 2 @ 7:00pm in room TORG 3100
  • Oct 18 - (Section 4.8) Newton's Method
  • Oct 21 - (Section 4.1) Maximum and Minimum Values
  • Oct 22 - (Section 4.2) The Mean Value Theorem
  • Oct 23 - (Section 4.2) The Mean Value Theorem
  • Oct 25 - (Section 4.3) How Derivatives Affect the Shape of a Graph
  • Oct 28 - (Section 4.3) How Derivatives Affect the Shape of a Graph
  • Oct 29 - (Section 4.3) How Derivatives Affect the Shape of a Graph
  • Oct 30 - (Section 4.5) Summary of Curve Sketching
  • Nov 01 - (Section 4.7) Optimization Problems
  • Nov 04 - (Section 4.7) Optimization Problems. Review
  • Nov 05 - (Section 4.9) Antiderivatives
  • Nov 06 - (Section 4.9) Antiderivatives. EXAM 3 @ 7:00pm in room TORG 3100
  • Nov 08 - (Section 5.1) Areas and Distances
  • Nov 11 - (Section 5.1) Areas and Distances
  • Nov 12 - (Section 5.2) The Definite Integral
  • Nov 13 - (Section 5.2) The Definite Integral
  • Nov 15 - (Section 5.3) The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
  • Nov 18 - (Section 5.4) Indefinite Integrals and the Net Change Theorem
  • Nov 19 - (Section 5.4) Indefinite Integrals and the Net Change Theorem
  • Nov 20 - (Section 5.5) The Substitution Rule
  • Dec 02 - (Section 5.5) The Substitution Rule
  • Dec 03 - (Optional) Review Day
  • Dec 04 - Review Day. EXAM 4 @ 7:00pm in room TORG 3100
  • Dec 06 - Review Day
  • Dec 09 - Review Day
  • Dec 10 - (Optional) Review Day
  • Dec 11 - Review Day
  • Dec 16 - FINAL EXAM @ 7:00pm in room [TBA]


Exam Topics

Each exam covers the following sections from the course textbook:
  • Exam 1 - Sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7
  • Exam 2 - Sections 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.9
  • Exam 3 - Sections 3.10, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.5, 4.7, 4.8
  • Exam 4 - Sections 4.9, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5
  • Final Exam - Cumulative


Exam Reviews

You should consult the Math 1225 website for past exams. As well, the syllabus on Canvas has a list of suggested practice problems from the book.

Office Hours


Office: WXLR Tower 434

My official office hours are listed below.

Monday        
Tuesday 4:00pm - 5:30p Room WXLR A303
Wednesday
Thursday 4:00p - 5:30p Room WXLR A303
Friday


If you cannot make those, I am available by appointment (in my office) and by email.