MCS 118: Calculus with Pre-calculus Review I (Fall 2013)

Tentative Reading and Test Schedule


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Week Dates Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
1 9/3-9/6 Syllabus, Review
P1-P3
Graphs of Equations
P4,P5
Functions and graphs
1.1
2 9/9-9/13 Graphs of Functions
1.2
Shift, Reflect, and Stretch a graph
1.3
Quiz #1 Quadratic Functions
2.1
3 9/16-9/20 Polynomials
2.2
Derivative as rate
3.1
Limits
3.2
3.2 Continued
4 9/23-9/27 Finding Limits
3.3
3.3 Continued Continuous Functions
3.4
Infinite Limits
3.5
5 9/30-10/4 Quiz #2 No class, Nobel Definition of Derivative
4.1
4.1
continued
6 10/7-10/11 Sum, Difference, and scalar multiple rules
4.2
4.2
continued
Product & Quotient Rules
4.3
4.3
continued
7 10/14-10/18 Derivative Practice Midterm Exam Function Composition
1.4
Chain Rule
4.4
8 10/21- 10/25 No Class, Reading days No Class, Reading days 4.4
continued
Derivative practice
9 10/28-11/1 Extreme Values
5.1
5.1 Continued Mean Value Theorem
5.2
First Derivative Test
5.3
10 11/4-11/8 Concavity
5.3 & 5.4
First & Second Derivative Tests
5.4
Limits at Infinity
5.5
5.5
continued
11 11/11-11/15 Curve Skecthing
5.6
5.6 continued Quiz #3 Max/Min Problems
5.7
12 11/18-11/23 Review critical points, extrema
5.7 Continued 5.7 Continued 5.7 Continued
13 11/25-11/29 Review graphing make-up quiz No Class, Thanksgiving No Class, Thanksgiving
14 12/2-12/6 Antiderivatives
6.1
Area
6.2
6.1,6.2 continued Quiz #4
15 12/9-12/13 Riemann Sums
6.3
FTC
6.4
6.4 Continued Review,Last day
16 12/16-12/20

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