Syllabus for M141, Fall 2006                            --Updated 16  August  2006
The following table shows the text sections covered in class each day, to within a one-day
accuracy (the different classes may differ by a day). Before each exam, it will be announced
which text sections it covers. (Text sections refer to Bittinger, Calculus, 8th ed.)

Aug
21
Introduction to Course

13
4.1
Exponential Functions

16
4.2
Logarithmic Functions

23 1.4 Slope and Linear Functions

18
4.3, 4.4 Applications

25 2.1-2.2 Limits, Continuity

20
5.1  Integration

28 2.3-2.4 Average Rates of Change, Difference Quotients

23
5.2 Area and Definite Integrals

30
2.4-2.5 Difference Quotients, Differentiation Techniques

25
5.3 Limits of Sums
Sept
1
2.6 Instantaneous Rates of Change

27
5.4 Properties of Definite Integrals

4

HOLIDAY

30
5.5
Integration Techniques: Substitution

6
2.7-2.8 Differentation Techniques: The Product and Quotient Rules, The Chain Rule

8
2.8
The Chain Rule/Review

Nov

5.5 More Integration by Substitution

11

Review

13
EXAM 1

15
3.1
First Derivatives to Find Maximum and Minimum Values

3

Review

18 2.9/3.2
Higher Order Derivatives/ Second Derivatives to Find Maximum and Minimum Values

6

Review

8
EXAM 3

20
3.2 Second Derivatives to Find Maximum and Minimum Values

10
6.1 Consumer's and Producer's Surplus

22
3.3
Rational Functions, Asymptotes

25
3.4 Absolute Maximum and Minimum Values

13
6.4 Probability

27 3.5 Maximum-Minimum Problems:

15
6.5 Expected Value (to top of p.469)

17
6.6
Volume (Bonus Problem on Final Examination)

 Nov
 20, 22, 24

HOLIDAYS

29 3.5 More problems

27
6.3 Improper Integrals
Oct
2
3.7 Implicit differentiation,  Related rates

29
7.1-7.2 Partial Derivatives

3.7 Related Rates

Dec
1
7.3 Higher-Order Partial Derivatives,

4
7.4 Maximum-Minimum Problems

Review

9

Review

6

Review

11
EXAM 2

8
Review