CALCULUS I SECTION 5 FALL 2020 UPDATE PAGE

SITARAMAN

Here you will see information on what was covered in class, upcoming quizzes, and solutions to exams
CHECK HERE EVERYDAY !

SCROLL DOWN BELOW TO SEE SOLUTIONS OF TESTS AND QUIZZES FROM THIS COURSE

Please make sure you have Zoom and Echo360 software on your computer.
Instructions for installing Echo360 on COURSE PAGE.

OPTIONAL: It will be useful to have access the online homework website Webassign.
It is linked in Blackboard. Details soon.

Tentative schedule of daily topics (SYLLABUS)

Will try to stick to this schedule as much as possible.

TESTS AND QUIZZES FROM FALL 2019 CALCULUS 1

FALL 2020 TUTORING SCHEDULE AND EMAILS

OLD FINAL EXAMS

FOR SOLUTIONS FOR OLD TESTS from Fall 2018, FALL 2017 ETC.,  go to OLD COURSES.
Click on the desired course, then click on UPDATE.

EXAMS WILL BE ANNOUNCED BELOW

Monday, 9/28/2020
Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.
Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
NOTES FROM TODAY DERIVATIVES OF POLYNOMIALS AND EXPONENTIAL FUNCTIONS.
We also did problems 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 18, 22, 35 from 3.1. (see video).
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

Thursday, 9/24/2020
No class tomorrow but quizzes will go on as scheduled.

Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.
Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
NOTES FROM TODAY ON LIMIT FORMULA FOR DERIVATIVES.
We discussed meaning of derivative and did some problems.
We also did problems 14, 34 from 2.7 and 12, 49 and 57 from 2.8 (see video).
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

wednesday, 9/23/2020
Gradesheet has been posted. After next week no more extra credit for quizzes. See below.
This week quiz 4 will still be as usual, with 10 points extra credit.
Starting next week (quiz 5 onwards) quizzes will be out of 30 and there won't be extra credit.
Towards the end of the semester I will reassess again and see how much extra credit to give, to attendance, polls and quizzes.

Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.
Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
NOTES FROM TODAY ON LIMIT FORMULA FOR DERIVATIVES.
We discussed meaning of derivative and saw examples of functions without derivatives.
We also did problems 13, 27 from 2.8 (see video).
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

monday, 9/21/2020
Gradesheet has been posted. After next week no more extra credit for quizzes. See below.
This week quiz 4 will still be as usual, with 10 points extra credit.
Starting next week (quiz 5 onwards) quizzes will be out of 30 and there won't be extra credit.
Towards the end of the semester I will reassess again and see how much extra credit to give, to attendance, polls and quizzes.

Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.
Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
NOTES FROM TODAY ON LIMIT FORMULA FOR DERIVATIVES.
We discussed meaning of derivative and limit formula (see video).
We also did problems 5, 7, 21, 59 from 2.7 (see video).
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

Friday, 9/18/2020
Gradesheet will be posted soon. After next week no more extra credit for quizzes. Details soon.
Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
NOTES FROM TODAY ON CONTINUOUS FUNCTIONS AND LIMITS AT INFINITY.
We discussed limit laws and also what kind of functions are continuous (see video).
We also did problem 23 from 2.6 and a problem very similar to 18 in 2.6 (see notes).
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

Thursday, 9/17/2020
Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
NOTES FROM TODAY ON CONTINUOUS FUNCTIONS AND LIMITS AT INFINITY.
We also did problems 23, 67 from 2.5 during problem session (see video).
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

Wednesday, 9/16/2020
Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.
We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get extra credit

NOTES FROM TODAY ON CONTINUOUS FUNCTIONS.
We also did problems 22, 31 from 2.5 during problem session (see video).
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

Monday, 9/14/2020
Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.
We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get extra credit

NOTES FROM TODAY ON LIMITS.
We saw how to find limits from one side and show that limit exists / doesn't exist.
We also did problems 13 from 2.2 and 21 from 2.3 (both in notes above)
and problems 40, and 47 from 2.3 in textbook (see pictures below).
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

We don't have a video for today but the notes and pictures below have all of what we did.

Pictures for 2.2 problem 13,
2.3 problem 40 (also see notes above),
Follow up question on 2.3-40 (basically you just cannot plug in 0 because of the oscillation),
2.3 problem 47,
Tips for using squeeze theorem for trigonometric functions.

Friday, 9/11/2020
Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.
We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get extra credit

NOTES FROM TODAY ON LIMITS.
We saw how to find limits using squeeze theorem and rationalization.
We also did problems almost identical to 25, 27 and 37 from 2.3 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

It is all in the video.

thursday, 9/10/2020
Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.
We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get extra credit

NOTES FROM TODAY ON LIMITS.
We introduced limits and how they are used to find slopes.
We also did problems almost identical to 19, 33, and 44a from 2.2 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

It is all in the video.

Wednesday, 9/9/2020
Zoom link for next class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.
We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get extra credit

UPDATED NOTES FROM TODAY (REFRESH BROWSER).
We talked about half-life and exponential decay.
We also did problems almost identical to 33, 52 from 1.5 and 43 from 2.2 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

It is all in the video.

Saturday, 9/5/2020
Zoom link for next class and link for recording of yesterday's class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.
IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.
You MUST do this before taking quiz.

We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get extra credit

UPDATED NOTES FROM YESTERDAY (REFRESH BROWSER).
We talked about doubling time in exponential growth.
We also did problems almost identical to 36 and 61 from 1.5 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

It is all in the video.

Friday, 9/4/2020
Zoom link for next class and link for recording of today's class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.
IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.
You MUST do this before taking quiz.

We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get extra credit

UPDATED NOTES FROM TODAY (REFRESH BROWSER).
We talked about inverse functions and logarithms.
We also did problems 3, 8, 19, 29, 35, 37 from 1.4 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above 6 problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

It is all in the video.

Thursday, 9/1/2020
Zoom link for today's class and link for recording of yesterday's class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.
IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.
You MUST do this before taking quiz.

We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get extra credit

NOTES FROM YESTERDAY.
We talked about exponential growth and exponential functions.
We also did problems 5, 9, 11, 13, 21 from 1.4 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above 5 problems are the HOMEWORK problems for yesterday.

It is all in the video.

Monday, 8/31/2020
Zoom link for wednesday's class and link for recording of today's class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.

IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.
You MUST do this before taking quiz.

We will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade even if you don't get answer right. Correct answers get extra credit

UPDATED NOTES FROM TODAY.
We talked about finding slopes of tangent lines on curves numerically.
We also did problems 1 and 5 from 2.1 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above 2 problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

It is all in the video.

Friday, 8/28/2020
Zoom link for tomorrow's class and link for recording of today's class will be posted on Blackboard.

Also on Blackboard sign-up sheet for quizzes and phone number to call in will be posted.
ALL DETAILS FOR QUIZ ON COURSE PAGE.

IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.
You MUST do this before taking quiz.

Starting monday we will have polls during class, and they will count towards grade.

UPDATED NOTES FROM TODAY (REFRESH BROWSER!)
NOTE: On page 20, near bottom, under "Way 1" we are calculating f(g(-1)), not f/g(-1).
We talked about combination of functions, even and odd functions and symmetry.
We also did problems 31, 32, 38 and 57 from 1.3 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above 4 problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

It is all in the video.

Thursday, 8/27/2020
Zoom link for tomorrow's class and link for recording of today's class on Blackboard.

UPDATED NOTES FROM TODAY (REFRESH BROWSER!)
We talked about transformation of functions, even and odd functions and symmetry..
We also did problems 33, 35, 44 and 69 from 1.1 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above 4 problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

I also talked about completing the square. It is all in the video.

IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.

Wednesday, 8/26/2020
Zoom link for tomorrow's class and link for recording of today's class on Blackboard.

NOTES FROM TODAY
We talked about course information, basics of derivatives (slopes), what slope can tell us about function and basic properties of functions..
The first one involves the path of the Apollo 11 spacecraft from Earth to the moon.
We also did problems 1,2,3,4 from 1.1 in textbook. (Please buy it soon!)
The above 4 problems are the HOMEWORK problems for today.

Please read and try problems from these notes on basics of functions from 2018 and notes on transformations of functions from 2018 in preparation for tomorrow's class.

IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.

Tuesday, 8/25/2020
Zoom link for tomorrow's class on Blackboard.

NOTES FROM YESTERDAY
We talked about course information, basics of calculus, and two applications to calculus, both involving Euler method.
The first one involves the path of the Apollo 11 spacecraft from Earth to the moon.
We watched this clip from Hidden figures about the same.
The second one is about plotting the spread of infectious diseases (like the coronavirus flu).

Please read and try problems from these notes on basics of functions from 2018 and notes on transformations of functions from 2018 in preparation for tomorrow's class.

IMPORTANT:Please also go to Journal under "Tools", click on "Create Entry" and upload an honor code affirmation statement as instructed there.