IMA210 Course Schedule

Subject to change with notice dependent on student uptake of material.

Week

Day Topics Reading due HW
1 Jun. 7 Lecture1

Introduction and placement test

Review: Algebra

R.1-R.7

( xx – xliii)


Jun. 9 Lecture2
2 Jun. 14 Lecture3 Precalc: Linear functions, function properties, quadratic functions 1.1-1.2 (p. 2-17) 2.1-2.2 (p. 54 -71) HW1
Jun. 16

Precalc: function translations and reflections, polynomial and rational functions

2.3-2.4(p. 75-89)
3 Jun. 21 Precalc: exponential, logarithmic,  and trigonometric functions 2.5-2.6(p. 96-117) 12.1 (p. 596-604) HW 1 due
Jun. 23

Precalc: Composite and inverse functions, introduction to limits

(p.232-233) (p.144-148) HW2
4 Jun. 28

Limit laws and properties

3.1 (p. 144-156) HW 2 due
Jun. 30 Continuity and limits 3.2 (p. 161-165) HW3
5 Jul. 5

Intermediate Value Theory

Rates of Change

3.3 (p.166- 177)
Jul. 7

Tangent lines

The definition of a derivative and slopes

3.4 (p. 182-194) HW 3 due HW4
6

Jul. 12

Graphical interpretation of the derivative

3.5 (p. 200-203)
Jul. 14

The derivative of a polynomial

constant, power, and sum/difference rules, the product rule, the quotient rule

4.1 (p. 212-222)4.2 (p. 225-230) HW 4 due HW5
7 Jul. 19

The chain rule

4.3 (p. 232-238)
Jul. 21

The chain rule continued

The derivative of Trigonometric functions

4.3 (p. 232-238)12.1 (p. 608- 612) HW 5 due
8 Jul. 26 HOLIDAY
Jul. 28 Midterm review
Aug. 2-7 MIDTERM EXAM PERIOD
9 Aug. 9

Midterm overview, the derivative of exponential and logarithmic functions

4.4-4.5 (p. 242- 252)

Aug. 11

No Class

10 Aug. 16

Interpreting the derivative, the first derivative test

5.1-5.3(p. 258 – 291)
Aug. 18

The second derivative test, sketching curves

5.4-6.1 (p. 295 – 313) HW6
Aug. 20

Implicit differentiation

6.4 (p.336-339) HW7
11 Aug. 23

Absolute maxima and minima, Optimization

6.1-6.3 (p.308 – 334) HW 6 due
Aug. 25 HW 7 due

HW8

12

Aug. 30

Rolle’s theorem, the mean value theorem, L’Hopital’s rule, and indeterminate forms

not in the book
Sep. 1

Indeterminate forms and related rates

6.5 (p.341 – 345) HW 8 due
13 Sep. 6 Differentials and function approximations 6.6(p.347 – 351)
Sep. 8

Systems of Linear Equations, matrices, Gauss-Jordan Method

6.1-6.2 (Lial/Miller)
14 Sep. 13

Matrix addition, subtraction, & multiplication

6.3-6.4 (Lial/Miller)
Sep. 15

(double class) Matrix inverses

Matrix applications: input/output models, network traffic, network connections, cryptography

6.5-6.6 (Lial/Miller) HW9

HW10

15 Sep. 20 Final review session

Sep. 22

No Class

HW 9 & 10 due
October 5 FINAL EXAM PERIOD