Lectures for Mathematics 111, Fall 2017-18

  • Monday, 8/28: Preview, start 1.1
  • Tuesday, 8/29: Finish 1.1, start 1.2
  • Wednesday, 8/30: Finish 1.2, go over homework
  • Friday, 9/1: 1.3

  • Monday, 9/4: Labor Day Holiday
  • Tuesday, 9/5: Review 1.3, quick-skim 1.4, review homework, start chapter 2
  • Wednesday, 9/6: More chapter 2
  • Friday, 9/8: [Add/section-change deadline] Go over homework (first quiz out, due Monday at classtime)

  • Monday, 9/11: Cover 2.3: integrate x^{2/3} from 1 to 8
  • Tuesday, 9/12: Discuss 2.4
  • Wednesday, 9/13: Go over homework, cover 2.5, preview homework
  • Friday, 9/15: Ending chapter 2 remarks, preview homework, skim 3.1

  • Monday, 9/18: Discuss 3.1, skim absolute value and strong approximation
  • Tuesday, 9/19: Definition of sequence limit, five basic sequence limits
  • Wednesday, 9/20: Example divergent sequences, index-shift irrelevance, uniqueness of limit
  • Friday, 9/22: Generative sequence rules, go over homework

  • Monday, 9/25: Geometric series, Inequality Rule, Squeeze Rule, start integrability
  • Tuesday, 9/26: Definition of integrability, bootstrap result
  • Wednesday, 9/27: Piecewise monotonic functions, other functions, generative integral rules
  • Friday, 9/29: Finish chapter 3, go over homework (second quiz out, due Monday at classtime)

  • Monday, 10/2: [No-W drop deadline] Start chapter 4, basic and generative function limits
  • Tuesday, 10/3: Continue through 4.2
  • Wednesday, 10/4: Various shapes of the power function, skim Chain Rule, preview homework
  • Friday, 10/6: Go over homework

  • Monday, 10/9: Start chapter 5: basic property of the logarithm, logarithm properties
  • Tuesday, 10/10: Review; discuss homework; logarithmic growth; derivative of the logarithm
  • Wednesday, 10/11: Integral of the logarithm
  • Friday, 10/13: Signed integration; area between curves

  • Fall break week

  • Monday, 10/23: Start chapter 6: continuity, Intermediate Value Theorem, nth roots, e
  • Tuesday, 10/24: Definition of exp, properties, raising to real powers
  • Wednesday, 10/25: Exponential growth, derivative of exp, integral of exp
  • Friday, 10/27: Exp as limit of powers, compound interest, go over hw

  • Monday, 10/30: Chapter 6 loose ends; start chapter 7: definition of cosine and sine, basic identities
  • Tuesday, 10/31: More trig identities, derivative of sine at 0
  • Wednesday, 11/1: Derivative of cosine and sine, integral of cosine and sine
  • Friday, 11/3: Go over homework

  • Monday, 11/6: [Withdraw/leave deadline] More trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions
  • Tuesday, 11/7: Skill-practice day
  • Wednesday, 11/8: Start optimization
  • Friday, 11/10: Optimization story-problems (third quiz out, due Monday at classtime)

  • Monday, 11/13: The Mean Value Theorem
  • Tuesday, 11/14: Skill-practice day
  • Wednesday, 11/15: Curve-sketching
  • Friday, 11/17: Related rates story-problems, start Fundamental Theorem

  • Monday, 11/20: More Fundamental Theorem
  • Tuesday, 11/21: Go over homework, skill-practice day
  • Wednesday, 11/22: Forward substitution
  • Friday, 11/24: Thanksgiving Holiday

  • Monday, 11/27: More forward substitution, including integrals; go over homework
  • Tuesday, 11/28: Skill-practice day
  • Wednesday, 11/29: Inverse substitution
  • Friday, 12/1: Antidifferentiation by parts, go over homework

  • Monday, 12/4: Antidifferentiation by parts, go over homework
  • Tuesday, 12/5: No meeting (college on Thursday schedule)
  • Wednesday, 12/6: Go over homework, wrap-up (fourth quiz out, due Wednesday 12/14 noon GW113)

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