MAT 1402, Calculus I, Spring 2014

Good Links

1. Course Syllabus

2. Superb Advanced Math CAS-Plotting Software (Windows Version)

3. Superb Advanced Math CAS-Plotting Software (Mac Version)

4. wxMaxima - The 10 Minute Tutorial

5. A Good Detailed wxMaxima Tutorial

6. Excellent Geometry/Algebra Plotting Program (Geogebra - Windows Version)

7. Excellent Geometry/Algebra Plotting Program (Geogebra - Mac Version)

8. Math Dept WIMS Factoring Tools (only works on campus)

9. WIMS Function (graphs, derivs, integrals, evals) Tool (only works on campus)

10. Theorems for Chapter 3 Section 2 problems

11. Test 1a Key

12. Test 1b Key

13. Test 2 Keys

14. My Final Exam Schedule (Spring 2014) ---------------------------------------------

Homework Assignments

Note: On all emails for this course, start the subject line out with MAT1402, followed by whatever else is appropriate. Emails without this subject line formatting may not be accepted! HW0: R&S (Read and Study) 1.1 --------------------------------------------- HW1: 1.1 #'s 1-15,27,31-49,55 odd problems only; R&S 1.2 Wednesday, 1/08 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 1/9 --------------------------------------------- HW2: 1.2 #'s 1,2; R&S 1.3 Thursday, 1/09 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Monday 1/13 --------------------------------------------- HW3: 1.3 #'s 31-47 odd; R&S 1.4 Monday, 1/13 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 1/14 --------------------------------------------- HW4: 1.4 #'s 1,3,7 odd; R&S 1.5 Tuesday, 1/14 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 1/15 --------------------------------------------- HW5: 1.5 #'s 3,5,7,9,11,15,17,23,25 odd; R&S 1.6 Wednesday, 1/15 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 1/16 --------------------------------------------- HW6: 1.6 #'s 3-9,11-31,50 Thursday, 1/16 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 1/14 First Test on Monday, Jan 20 over sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5. Test problems will be similar to our homework problems. You may bring a study sheet (8.5 x 11" paper, front and back ok) and you will need a scientific calculator. --------------------------------------------- No homework for Wednesday! Make sure you are caught up on HW6 and can do any of those problems! Here is a link of an excellent website covering problems like these: Good examples of finding limits using the limit laws / properties / theorems. --------------------------------------------- HW7: 1.7 #'s 15,17; R&S 1.7 Problem 26 with "pretty" write-up of proof Wednesday, 1/22 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 1/23 --------------------------------------------- Test 1a Key Test 1b Key --------------------------------------------- HW8: 1.7 #'s 19,31; R&S 1.8 Thursday, 1/23 notes and examples Thursday, 1/23 - additional notes and examples Due: Start of class, Monday 1/27 --------------------------------------------- Excerpt from an excellent Calculus text with some explanation, examples, and some additional practice problems on proofs of limits with epsilon-delta proofs. --------------------------------------------- HW9: 1.8 #'s 3,17-21; R&S 2.1 Monday, 1/27 notes and examples Monday, 1/27 additional notes and examples Monday, 1/27 additional notes and examples Two more epsilon-delta proof examples. Due: Start of class, Tuesday 1/28 --------------------------------------------- HW10: 1.8 #'s 35,37,41,43; R&S 2.1 Tuesday, 1/28 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 1/29 --------------------------------------------- HW11: 2.1 #'s 27,29,31 use the definition of a limit. Wednesday, 1/29 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 1/30 --------------------------------------------- Second Test on Monday, Feb 3 over sections 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, and 2.1. Test problems will be similar to our homework problems. You may bring a study sheet (8.5 x 11" paper, front and back ok) and you will need a scientific calculator. --------------------------------------------- HW11: 2.2 #'s 23,25,35,37; R&S 2.3 Thursday, 1/30 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 2/4 --------------------------------------------- HW12: 2.3 #'s 1-21 odd; R&S 2.3 again! Tuesday, 1/28 notes and examples Work hard to get all the algebra simplifications down! Due: Start of class, Wednesday 2/5 --------------------------------------------- HW13: 2.3 #'s 25-43 odd; R&S 2.3 again! Wednesday, 2/5 notes and examples Work hard to get all the algebra simplifications down! Due: Start of class, Thursday 2/6 --------------------------------------------- A website with good practice problems and explanations of basic derivatives like ours in the first part of Section 2.3 A website with good practice problems and explanations of basic derivatives like ours in the second part of Section 2.3 (Product and Quotient rules) --------------------------------------------- HW14: 2.3 #'s 55-61,63,75,81; R&S 2.4 Thursday, 2/6 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Monday 2/10 --------------------------------------------- HW15: 2.4 #'s 1-15,23,25 odd; R&S 2.4 A website with good practice problems and explanations of trig derivatives like Section 2.4 A website with excellent review of trig functions A website with lots of ways of finding exact values of trig functions, plus more about trig functions than you probably care to know. Monday, 2/10 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 2/11 --------------------------------------------- HW16: 2.4 #'s 39-47 odd; R&S 2.5 Tuesday, 2/11 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 2/12 --------------------------------------------- HW17: 2.5 #'s 1-25 odd; R&S 2.5 Some practice problems for the chain rule 20 more practice problems on the chain rule More practice problems for the chain rule (scroll to the bottom half of the webpage) Wednesday, 2/12 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 2/13 --------------------------------------------- HW18: 2.5 #'s 27-55 odd; R&S 2.5 Thursday, 2/13 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Monday 2/17 --------------------------------------------- Third Test on Monday, Feb 17 over sections 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5a (HW12 - HW17). Test problems will be similar to our homework problems. You may bring a study sheet (8.5 x 11" paper, front and back ok) and you will need a scientific calculator. --------------------------------------------- HW19: 2.5 # 77. Make a table of values for t from 0 to 14, then answer the text questions; R&S 2.6 Tuesday, 2/18 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 2/19 --------------------------------------------- HW20: Finish the problem on the board from today's lecture. Write the equation of the normal line, the tangent line and graph the function and these two lines.; R&S 2.6 Wednesday, 2/19 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 2/20 --------------------------------------------- HW21: 2.6 #'s 5-17 odd; R&S 2.6 Thursday, 2/20 notes and examples Examples from 2.6 (6,8,10,12) Due: Start of class, Monday 2/24 --------------------------------------------- HW22: 2.6 #'s 19-31 odd; R&S 2.6 Thursday, 2/24 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 2/25 --------------------------------------------- Excellent site on the Chain Rule with explanations, demonstrations and practice problems with solutions! Nice site on cardiods --------------------------------------------- HW23: 2.6 #'s 33,35; R&S 2.7 Tuesday, 2/25 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 2/26 --------------------------------------------- HW24: 2.8 #'s 1,3,5,7,9; R&S 2.8 Wednesday, 2/26 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 2/27 --------------------------------------------- HW25: 2.8 #'s 11,13,15,17,21,23; R&S 2.9 Thursday, 2/27 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Monday 3/3 --------------------------------------------- Fourth Test on Monday, Mar 1 over sections 2.5b, and 2.6 (HW18 - HW24). Test problems will be similar to our homework problems. You may bring a study sheet (8.5 x 11" paper, front and back ok) and you will need a scientific calculator. --------------------------------------------- HW26: 2.8 #'s 25,31,33; R&S 2.9 Tuesday, 3/4 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 3/5 --------------------------------------------- HW27: 2.9 #'s 1,3,5,7; R&S 2.9 Thursday, 3/6 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Monday 3/10 ------------------------------------------------ HW28: 2.9 # 7; R&S 3.1 Monday, 3/10 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 3/11 --------------------------------------------- Fifth Test on Wednesday, Mar 12 or Thursday, Mar 13 (your choice) over sections 2.8, and 2.9a (HW25 - HW28). Test problems will be similar to our homework problems. You may bring a study sheet (8.5 x 11" paper, front and back ok) and you will need a scientific calculator. --------------------------------------------- HW29: 3.1 #'s 1-13, 27-35,45,47; R&S 3.2 Monday, 3/24 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 3/25 --------------------------------------------- HW30: 3.2 #'s 1,3,7,9,11; R&S 3.3 Tuesday, 3/25 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 3/26 --------------------------------------------- HW31: 3.2 # 11 - find the specific value or values of c guaranteed by the Mean Value Theorem; R&S 3.3 Wednesday, 3/26 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 3/27 --------------------------------------------- HW32: 3.3 #'s 1,5,9,11,22,29,31; R&S 3.3 Thursday, 3/27 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Monday 3/31 ------------------------------------------------ HW33: Find the critical numbers, all local max and mins, the y-intercept, and use these to sketch the graph of the function below. Show all work, including your sign-graph! f(x) = 15x^4 - 82x^3 - 51x^2 + 504x + 60. Use this link to factor your derivative. Use this link to evaluate f(x) at the critical points and check your derivative. Monday, 3/31 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 4/1 --------------------------------------------- HW34: Complete the sign-charts and graphs on the handout. Answers to the handout Due: Start of class, Wednesday 4/2 --------------------------------------------- HW35: Do the following problems. Instead of the book's directions, do the following for each function: find the critical points, draw a sign graph, sketch the graph using all your critical points and a y-intercept if it applies. Leave room for additional work on each problem tomorrow! 3.3 15,17,29,31,33,35,37; Wednesday, 4/2 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 4/3 --------------------------------------------- HW36: 3.4 #'s 9-29,45,47 odd; Tuesday, 4/8 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 4/9 --------------------------------------------- HW37: Do the problems on this handout. Graph the first one as well, including all critical points and inflection points. Wednesday, 4/9 notes and examples Another link on finding slant asymptotes Due: Start of class, Thursday 4/10 --------------------------------------------- HW38: Graph either problem 2 or 4 on the slant asymptotes handout (above), showing all important points. Draw a cos(x) graph for x between -4pi and 4pi. Solve the equation cos(x) = 2^(1/2) / 2. Find all solutions for x between -4pi and 4pi. Thursday, 4/10 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Monday 4/14 ------------------------------------------------ HW39: 3.9 #'s 1-41 odd; R&S 4.1 Monday, 4/14 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 4/15 --------------------------------------------- HW40: 4.1 #,s 3,5 (Use my method two different ways for each problem. Use 4 rectangles for one answer, and use 6 rectangles for the other answer) R&S 4.2 Tuesday, 4/15 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 4/16 --------------------------------------------- Excel Workbook to estimate areas under curves OpenOffice Workbook to estimate areas under curves --------------------------------------------- HW41: 4.3 19-37 odd; R&S 4.4 Thursday, 4/17 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Monday 4/21 ------------------------------------------------ HW42: 4.4 5-15,19-41 odd; R&S 4.5 Monday, 4/21 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Tuesday 4/22 --------------------------------------------- HW43: 4.5 7-29,35-51 odd; Tuesday, 4/22 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Wednesday 4/23 --------------------------------------------- HW44: Sketch the graph of y = -2cos(x) - 3^(1/2)*x for x from 0 to 4pi. Find the EXACT values where the critical points occur and label these points on your graph. Show your derivative, solution to the equation of the derivative equal to zero, and your sign chart. A problem like this will be on the final. Wednesday, 4/23 notes and examples Due: Start of class, Thursday 4/24 --------------------------------------------- Good trig review site Thursday, 4/24 notes and examples High Res Unit Circle Handout My Final Exam Schedule (Spring 2014) The final exam is from 10:00 - Noon on Wednesday, April 30th in this room. Bring your calculator (NOT a phone, ipad, android, or other internet capable device) and your study sheets.

Last updated on ... Apr 15, 2014

Created on ... Jan 6, 2014