Mark Bly's Math 141 Webpage

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Math Tutoring Center

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Test Review Materials

Test 1
Skills Checklist

Problem Solving Practice
Problem Hints
Problem Solutions
Test 2
Skills Checklist

Problem Solving Practice
Problem Hints
Problem Solutions
Test 3
Skills Checklist

Problem Solving Practice
Problem Hints
Problem Solutions
Test 4
Skills Checklist

To Find Practice Problems
Final Exam
Final Exam Review Sheet

Derivative Formulas
Chain Rule Worksheet
Chain Rule Solutions

Final Exam Practice Problems
Final Exam Practice Solutions

Sample Test 1
T1 Key

Sample Test 2
T2 Key

Sameple Test 3
T3 Key

Internet Videos

Test 1
Fri 8/25
Introduction to Limits
One-Sided Limits Intro
A Graphical Limit Example
Another Graphical Limit Example
A Limit via Substitution
Limits at Asmptotes Intro
A Limit at an Asymptote
Another Limit at an Asmpytote
Mon 8/28
Limit Laws
Limits and Continuity
Discontinuity Example
Wed 8/30
Function/Continuity Example(s)
More Function/Continuity Example(s)
Continuity on an Interval
Piecewise Functions & Continuity
Fri 9/1
Limit in 0/0 Case w/Factoring
Limit in 0/0 Case w/Rationalizing
Squeeze Theorem
Limit of sin(x)/x as x-->0
Example Limit using sin(x)/x as x-->0 Fact
Wed 9/6
Limit [(1-cos(x))/x] as x-->0
Limits as x-->Infty
More Limits as x-->Infty
Horizontal Asymptotes and Limits
Fri 9/8
Finding a Limit as x-->Infty
More Finding a Limit as x-->Infty
A Limit as x-->Infty Involving a Sqrt
Mon 9/11
Intermediate Value Theorem
Example using Intermediate Value Theorem
Test 2
Wed 9/13
Average Rate of Change
Calculating Average Velocity/Speed
Instantaneous Rate of Change Example
Fri 9/15
Into to Derivative
Example using Derivative
Mon 9/18
Power Rule
Other dy/dx Rules
Wed 9/20
Equation of a Tangent Line
What is Differentiability
Differentiability at a Point Example
Sketching f'(x) given f(x)
Matching a Graph of f(x) to a Graph of f'(x)
Fri 9/22
Product Rule for Derivatives
Quotient Rule for Derivatives
Finding the Equation of a Tangent Line
Mon 9/25
When Instantaneous Slopes are Inc/Dec
Wed 9/27
Taking a Second Derivative
Getting a Feel for the 2nd Deriv
Relating Pos/Vel/Acc with Derivatives
Fri 9/29
Derivative of sin(x) and cos(x)
Derivative of tan(x) and cot(x)
Derivative of sec(x) and csc(x)
Mon 10/2
Derivative of Product of Three Functions
Chain Rule
Chain Rule Example
Wed 10/4
Another Example Using Chain Rule
Yet Another Example Using Chain Rule
An Example Using Chain Rule Twice Over
Mon 10/9
Review Day
Test 3
Wed 10/11
Implicit Differentiation
An Example Using Implicit Differentiation
Fri 10/13
Finding f'' using Implicit Differentiation
Derivative of Inverse Sine
Derivative of Invere Tangent
Mon 10/16
Derivative of ln(x) from d/dx(e^x)
Logarithmic Differentiation Intro
Derivative Example involving log function
Logarithmic Differentiation - Complicated Example
Wed 10/18
Hyperbolic Trig Functions
Growing Circle Problem
Falling Ladder Problem
Fri 10/20
Rising Balloon Problem
Water Pouring into Cone Problem
Mon 10/23
The idea of Linear Approximation
Approximating a Sqrt with Linear Approx
Wed 10/25
Another Linear Approx Explanation
Introduction to Newton's Method
Fri 10/27
An Example using Newton's Method
Another Newton's Method Example
Parametric Form of a Function
Eliminating the Parameter Example
Another Eliminating the Parameter Example
Mon 10/30
Slope of Tangent Line on Parametric Function
Another Parametric Function Derivative
Test 4
Wed 11/1
L'Hopital's Rule Introduction
L'Hopital's Rule Example
Another L'Hopital's Rule Example
Fri 11/3
Zero*Infty Case with L'Hopital
Defining e as a limit
Mon 11/6
Local/Global Max/Min Intro
Finding Critical Numbers
Wed 11/8
Extreme Value Theorem
Example using Extreme Value Theorem
Finding Intervals of Inc/Dec
More Finding Intervals of Inc/Dec
Fri 11/10
Using First Deriv to Find Local Mins/Maxs
Example Using First Deriv to Find Local Mins/Maxs
Finding Absolute Mins/Maxs on Closed Intervals
Mon 11/13
Introduction to Concavity
Graphical Concavity Example
Inflection Points
Wed 11/15
Example Finding Intervals of Concavity
Another Example Finding Intervals of Concavity
Fri 11/17
Optimization Example (Maximize Volume)
Another Optimization Example (Minimize Cost)
Mon 11/20
Optimization Problem (Minimizing Area)
Optimization Example (Maximize Profit)
Mon 11/27
Review Day
After Test 4
Wed 11/29
Intro to Polar Coordinates
Graphing Polar Function Example