Calculus I
Calendar
This is a tentative schedule that may be changed based on the needs of the students, the needs of the instructor, or any apocalyptic events that may occur during the semester.
1:
Monday 
Introductions
Rates of change: Average vs. instantaneous

Tuesday 
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Wednesday 
Limit laws

Friday 
Continuity and substitution

2:
Monday 
Evaluating limits algebraically

Tuesday 
Group quiz 
Wednesday 
Trigonometric limits

Friday 
Limits at infinity

3:
Monday 
Intermediate value theorem

Tuesday 
Group quiz 
Wednesday 
Formal definition of a limit

Friday 
Formal definition of a limit (continued)

4:
Monday 
Definition of a derivative

Tuesday 
Definition of a derivative

Wednesday 
Review

Friday 
Exam

5:
Monday 
New groups
Derivative as a function

Tuesday 
Derivative as a function 
Wednesday 
Product and quotient rules

Friday 
Higher derivatives
Rates of change

6:
Monday 
Rates of change
Trigonometric functions

Tuesday 
Group quiz 
Wednesday 
Chain Rule

Friday 
Implicit differentiation

7:
Monday 
Implicit differentiation (continued)

Tuesday 
Group quiz 
Wednesday 
Review rates of change
Logarithmic and exponential functions

Friday 
Related rates

8:
Monday 
Related rates (continued)

Tuesday 
Linear approximation

Wednesday 
Review 
Friday 
Exam

Spring break:
9:
Monday 
Extrema

Tuesday 
Extrema

Wednesday 
Mean value theorem

Friday 
L'Hopital's rule

10:
Monday 
Graph sketching

Tuesday 
Group quiz 
Wednesday 
Applied optimization

Friday 
Applied optimization (continued)

11:
Monday 
Proof by induction

Tuesday 
Group quiz 
Wednesday 
Proof by induction

Friday 
Computing area

12:
Monday 
Definite integral

Tuesday 
Indefinite integral

Wednesday 
Review

Friday 
Exam

13:
Monday 
Logistics
Fundamental theorem of calculus, part 1

Tuesday 
Fundamental theorem of calculus, part 2

Wednesday 
Integration with substitution

Friday 
student evaluations Displacement vs distance

14:
Monday 
No class (Math Retreat) 
Tuesday 
Group quiz 
Wednesday 
Miscellaneous

Friday 
No class (Wisconsin Mathematics Council annual meeting) 
15:
Monday 
Group quiz

Tuesday 
Review

Wednesday 
Group quiz (double points)

Friday 
Review

Final exam
 graphing calculator
 5×7 note card (handwritten)
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