Math 124A | Math 124B |
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Section AA, AB: Brendan Wallace (bwbw@uw.edu):
Office hours: Tues 11:30-12:30, Thurs 10:30-11:30 in MSC C1 |
Section BA: Lei Xue (lxue@uw.edu)
Office hours: Mon 5-6 in MSC C2 |
Section AC, AD: Joseph David (jdavid5@uw.edu)
Office hours: Tues 1-2, Wed 3-4 in MSC C7 |
Section BB: Kristine Hampton (hamptkri@uw.edu)
Office hours: Thurs 10:30-11:30 in MSC. |
Section AE: Stark Ledbetter (sledbett@uw.edu)
Office hours: Mon 5:30-6:30 in MSC |
Section BC, BD: Julie Curtis (jacca@uw.edu)
Office hours: Thurs 2-4 in MSC |
Section BE, BF: Nikhil Pandya (nnpandya@uw.edu)
Office hours: Tues 12-1, Thurs 1-2 in MSC |
Date | Topics covered | Remarks | |
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Week 1 | |||
Wed Sept 25 | Introduction to calculus | ||
Fri Sept 27 | Motivation and definition of limits | ||
Week 2 | |||
Mon Sept 30 | Computing limits; Squeeze Theorem | ||
Wed Oct 2 | Continuous functions; Intermediate Value Theorem | ||
Fri Oct 4 | Derivatives: a first glance; average vs instantaneous velocity | ||
Week 3 | |||
Mon Oct 7 | Derivatives as limits | ||
Wed Oct 9 | The derivative as a function | ||
Fri Oct 11 | First glance at rules and formulas for derivatives; parameteric equations | ||
Week 4 | |||
Mon Oct 14 | Product and quotient rules | ||
Wed Oct 16 | Derivatives of trigonometric and exponential functions | ||
Fri Oct 18 | Chain rule | ||
Week 5 | |||
Mon Oct 21 | Review | Midterm 1 in Oct 22 TA section | |
Wed Oct 23 | Parameteric equations and their calculus; implicit differentiation | ||
Fri Oct 25 | Implicit differentiation; Inverse functions and their derivatives (eg. ln x, arcsin(x)) | ||
Week 6 | |||
Mon Oct 28 | Related rates | ||
Wed Oct 30 | More on related rates | ||
Fri Nov 1 | Logarithmic differentiation and linear approximation | ||
Week 7 | |||
Mon Nov 4 | Min and max #1: Fermat's thoerem, extreme value theorem and closed interval method | ||
Wed Nov 6 | Min and max #2: First and second derivative tests | ||
Fri Nov 8 | Concavity and inflection points | ||
Week 8 | |||
Mon Nov 11 | No class! Veteran's Day | ||
Wed Nov 13 | Min and max #3: first glance at optimization problems | ||
Fri Nov 15 | Review for Midterm 2 | ||
Week 9 | |||
Mon Nov 18 | Review for Midterm 2 | Midterm 2 in Nov 19 TA section | |
Wed Nov 20 | L'Hopital's Rule | ||
Fri Nov 22 | Mean value theorem; Curve sketching #1 | ||
Week 10 | |||
Mon Nov 25 | Curve sketching #2 | ||
Wed Nov 27 | More examples and review | ||
Fri Nov 29 | No class! Thanksgiving break | ||
Week 11 | |||
Mon Dec 2 | Optimization | ||
Wed Dec 4 | Optimization and review | ||
Fri Dec 6 | Review | ||
Final | |||
Sat Dec 7 | Final examination, 1:30 - 4:20 pm |