21_115 Differential Calculus
Schedule and Homework

For each week there will be a link to a page with a reading assignment and a homework assignment.

This schedule is tentative. It will get more accurate as the semester progresses. No week's topics should be taken as final until the homework is linked.

Week #8: 
Oct. 13-15
1.1. Four Ways to Represent a Function
1.2. Mathematical Models
1.3. New Functions from Old Functions
Week #9: 
Oct. 18 - 22
2.2. The Limit of a Function
2.3. Calculating Limits using the Limit Laws
2.4. The Precise Definition of a Limit
Week #10: 
Oct. 25 - 29
2.5. Continuity
2.7. Tangents, Velocities and Other Rates of Change
2.8. Derivatives
Week #11: 
Nov. 1 - 5
2.9. The Derivative as a Function
3.1. Derivatives of Polynomials and Exponential Functions
3.2. The Product and Quotient Rules
The First Exam will be given in class on Wednesday, November 3. Here are some review problems.
Week #12: 
Nov. 8-12
3.4. Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
3.5. The Chain Rule
3.6. Implicit Differentiation
Week #13: 
Nov. 15 - 19
3.7. Higher Derivatives
3.10. Related Rates
3.11. Linear Approximations and Differentials
Week #14: 
Nov. 22 - 26
4.1. Maximim and Minimum Values
4.2. The Mean Value Theorem
Administrative Note: There will be no class on Nov. 24 or Nov. 26, due to the Thanksgiving holiday
Week #15: 
Nov. 29 - Dec. 3
4.3. How Derivatives Affect the Shape of a Graph
4.5. Summary of Curve Sketching
4.7. Optimization Problems
The Second Exam will be given during the Finals period on Tuesday, December 14, at 9:30am in DH2315. Here are some review problems.

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