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Class Meetings
MWF 8:00-8:50 in AMB 210 (w/Sukanek)
T 12:40-1:30 in BAS 135 (w/Bly)

Office Hours
TW 3:30-4:30 in Ayres 326

Math Tutoring Center

Ayres G012
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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

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