MCS 118: Calculus with Pre-calculus Review I (Fall 2012)

Tentative Reading and Test Schedule


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Week Dates Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
1 9/3-7 p. 8-13
Functions
p. 16-24
Rate of Change
p. 24-42
Linear Functions
2 9/10-14 p. 34-42
Formulas/Properties of Linear Functions
Quiz #1 p. 74-85
Input/output; Domain/range
p. 86-92
Piecewise functions
3 9/17-21 p. 400-406, p. 416-425
Combining Functions
p. 99-105
Concavity
p. 110 -116
Quadratic functions
p. 116-117
Vertex of parabola
4 9/24-28 Quiz #2 p. 136-145
Power functions
Piecewise functions p. 145-151
Polynomials
5 10/1-5 p. 145-151
Polynomials
No class - Nobel Algebra review p.200-206
Speed & velocity
6 10/8-12 handout
Limits
Limits Continued Exam #1
Limits Continued
7 10/15-19 Limits Continued p.206-215
Derivative at a point
p.206-215
Derivative at a point
p.215-222
Derivative function
8 10/22-26 Fall Break Fall Break p.223-227
Interpreting derivatives
p. 228-234
Second derivative
9 10/29-11/2 p. 234-238
Differentiablity
p. 246-253
Derivative rules
p.246-253
Derivative practice
Quiz #3
10 11/5-9 p. 306-316
Exponential Functions
p.316-324
Compare to Linear
p. 324-331
Graphs of Exponentials and Their Derivatives
p.331-334
Interpreting Exponentials
11 12-16 The number e p. 253-257
Derivatives of exponentials
Exam #2
12 11/19-23 p. 257-263
Product and Quotient Rules
p.246-263
Derivative practice
Thanksgiving break Thanksgiving break
13 11/26-30 p.400-406
Composite functions
p.263-269
Chain Rule
Derivative practice Derivative practice
14 12/3-7 p.406-416
Inverse functions
Review/Catch-up Quiz #4 p.263-269
Derivatives of inverse functions
15 12/10-14 Derivative practice p.288-294
Linear approximations
p.294-298
Review
Review
16 12/17-21 Final Exam; 1:00-3:00
Final Exam Study Guide

Final: Thursday, December 20, from 1:00- 3:00p.m. in OHS 103