Math 201, Fall 2018
Calculus 1

 

Logistics

Professor: Zajj Daugherty
Class: TuTh 2:00–3:40 in NAC 4/115
Office hours: Tu 12:45-1:45 in NAC 6/301.
Textbook: Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 14th Edition, by Joel R. Hass, Christopher E. Heil, Maurice D. Weir, with MyMathLab online homework system. (See under Grades etc. below for instructions on signing up for MML)
Grades etc.: (Click for grading rubric and details on course expectations.)

Schedule

Week 1
(8/28&30)
Read Sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, & 1.5, grading rubric and details on course expectations (above), the CUNY Policy on Academic Integrity, and Avoiding Plagiarism in Mathematics.
Tuesday: slides, notes.
Thursday: slides, notes.
Due Tuesday 9/4: Email zdaugherty@gmail.com from your preferred email account with subject line "Math 201: Homework 0" and the information below.
Quiz Tuesday 9/4: covering Sections 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3. Solutions
Due Thursday 9/6: In addition to online problem sets, write summaries of (1) the course expectations given above (1-2 paragraphs) and (2) Avoiding Plagiarism in Mathematics, including specific examples of how the second article addresses the definitions and examples of academic dishonesty in the CUNY Policy on Academic Integrity, and a reflection on what you learned or thought about anew by reading these documents (1-2 pages). Both should be submitted in typed-up format; handwritten assignments will not be accepted.
Week 2
(9/4&6)
Read Sections 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, & 2.4; Guidelines for Good Mathematical Writing.
Tuesday: slides, notes.
Thursday: slides, notes.
Due Thursday 9/13: In addition to online problem sets, a summary of Some Guidelines for Good Mathematical Writing and what you learned or thought differently about after reading the article (1+ page). This should be submitted in typed-up format; handwritten assignments will not be accepted.
Extra credit, due Thursday 9/13: Submit a final draft write-up of Ch 1 Additional exercises #11, 12, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25; together with this writing exercise (read before you start writing solutions). You can find "Communicating Mathematics through Homework and Exams" here. "Final draft" means cleanly written, with no scratch work, following guidelines from the handouts.
Week 3
(9/13)
Read Sections 2.4 & 2.5; The State of Being Stuck
No class on Tuesday 9/11. Office hours on Thursday 3:40–4:30.
Thursday: slides, notes.
Due Thursday 9/20: In addition to online problem sets, a write reflection of The State of Being Stuck and how it's relevant to you (1 page). This should be submitted in typed-up format; handwritten assignments will not be accepted.
Week 4
(9/20)
Read Sections 2.6.
No class on Tuesday 9/18. Office hours on Thursday 3:40–4:30.
Thursday: slides, notes.
Textbook purchasing is now available! See under "Click for grading rubric and details on course expectations" above for instructions.
Quiz Thursday 9/27: covering Sections 1.5–2.4.
Week 5
(9/25&27)
Read Sections 3.1 & 3.2.
Extra credit, due Tuesday 10/2: Ch 2 Additional exercises #3, 5, 11, 17, 21, 22, 31; together with this writing exercise (read before you start writing solutions). You can find "Communicating Mathematics through Homework and Exams" here.
Week 6
(10/2&4)
Read Sections 3.3 & 3.4.
Week 7
(10/9&10.11)
Read Section 3.5 & 3.6.
Exam Tuesday 10/9: Sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, and 3.3.
Week 8
(10/16&18)
Read Sections 3.6, 3.7, & 3.8.
Quiz Thursday 10/25: covering Sections 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, & 3.7.
Week 9
(10/23&25)
Read Sections 3.8, 3.9, & 3.10.
Week 10
(10/30&11/1)
Read Sections 3.11, 4.1, 4.2, & 4.3.
Week 11
(11/6&8)
Read Section 4.4.
Extra credit, due Thursday 11/8: Ch 3 Additional exercises #4, 5, 8, 20, 32; together with this writing exercise (read before you start writing solutions). You can find "Communicating Mathematics through Homework and Exams" here.
Exam Thursday 11/8: Sections 3.3–3.11, 4.1–4.3.
Week 12
(11/13&15)
Read Sections 4.5, 4.6, & 4.8.
Week 13
(11/20)
Read Sections 4.8 & 5.1.
No class on Thursday 11/22.
Quiz Tuesday 11/27: covering Sections 4.4–4.8.
Extra credit, due Thursday 11/29: Ch 4 Additional exercises #10, 15, 17, 22, 30, 36; together with this writing exercise (read before you start writing solutions). You can find "Communicating Mathematics through Homework and Exams" here.
Week 14
(11/27&29)
Read Sections 5.2, 5.3, & 5.4.
Week 15
(12/4&6)
Read Sections 5.5 & 5.6.
Week 16
(12/11)
Review!
Extra credit, due Tuesday 12/18: Ch 5 Additional exercises #3, 10, 11, 23, 25, 26, 46; together with this writing exercise (read before you start writing solutions). You can find "Communicating Mathematics through Homework and Exams" here.
Final Exam Tuesday 12/18: Everything!

Extra details for special homework assignments

Homework 0 info: Email zdaugherty@gmail.com from your preferred email account with subject line "Math 201: Homework 0", including the following information:
(a) What name you like to go by, and how is it pronounced.
(b) What you're majoring in, and why.
(c) What your general long-term goals are.
(d) Something that you're really good at.
(e) A photo or a physical description of yourself to help me learn your name faster. ("That guy who doesn't say anything" isn't sufficient.)

Suggested study problems by section

 1.1 #3, 6, 7, 14, 17, 18, 19, 27, 47, 49, 50;
 1.2 #1, 2, 6, 9, 11, 12, 17, 20, 23, 24, 41, 43, 46, 53, 54, 60, 69, 70, 72;
 1.3 #1, 4, 5, 13, 19, 24, 35, 55, 57, 61, 62;
 1.5 #1–5, 11–21, 24, 29, 31, 33.
  1.6 #7–16, 25, 32, 33, 41, 43, 45, 49, 51, 53, 61, 67, 77, 85, 86;
  Ch 1 Additional exercises #11, 12, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25;
  2.1 #2, 3, 5, 7, 13, 15, 18, 23, 25.
  2.2 #3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 12, 22, 27, 39, 44, 50, 52, 53, 57, 60, 62, 64, 65, 78, 81;
  2.4 #1, 5, 12, 15, 19, 36, 38, 42, 48, 49, 50;
  2.5 #5–10, 17, 18, 24, 29, 32, 37, 49, 56, 57, 63, 64, 65, 69;
  2.6 #3–9, 16, 17, 20, 25, 27, 29, 37, 39, 53, 57, 67, 69, 75, 81, 88, 91;
  Ch 2 Additional exercises #3, 5, 11, 17, 21, 22, 31;
  3.1 #5, 7, 15, 18, 25, 28, 35, 36, 39.
  3.2 #1, 4, 13, 23, 27–30, 32, 41, 42, 60;
  3.3 #1–8, 17, 26, 28, 35, 45, 47, 55, 59, 60, 65, 69, 70, 72, 77, 78.
  3.4 #3, 7, 13, 15, 19, 26;
  3.5 #1, 4, 7, 9, 10, 14, 22, 34, 39, 51, 53, 59, 67, 68.
  3.6 #1–8, 13, 17, 21, 23, 26, 30, 35, 40, 45, 48, 79, 80, 87–89, 97, 111–113;
  3.7 #1, 5, 16, 29, 33, 42, 45, 50, 53, 57.
  3.8 #4, 7, 9, 15, 22, 35, 41, 46, 54, 62, 67, 70, 84, 94, 102;
  3.9 #1–8, 13, 14, 15, 17, 21, 31, 39, 42, 43, 46, 56;
  3.10 #1, 9, 13, 14, 20, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 43, 44.
  3.11 #6, 11, 15, 17, 20, 29, 45, 46, 47, 53, 54, 56, 57, 62, 64, 66;
  Ch 3 Additional exercises #4, 5, 8, 20, 32;
  4.1 #5, 6, 7, 15, 16, 18, 28, 33, 35, 40, 71, 74;
  4.2 #5, 15, 17, 22, 54, 63;
  4.3 #3, 7, 14, 19, 45, 59, 64, 71, 74, 84.
  4.4 #5, 9, 21, 28, 46, 55, 87, 97, 106.
  4.5 #7, 14, 20, 27–38, 57, 62, 67, 71, 77, 85;
  4.6 #5, 7, 14, 20, 37, 44, 53, 67.
  4.8 #1, 6, 7, 13, 17, 19, 23, 24, 25, 27, 41, 51, 61, 67, 70, 83, 86, 91, 97, 104, 108, 113, 123;
  Ch 4 Additional exercises #10, 15, 17, 22, 30, 36;
  5.1 #3, 8, 9.
  5.2 #1, 7, 14, 37, 40;
  5.3 #1, 3, 8, 9, 29, 47, 50, 60, 79, 86;
  5.4 #1, 6, 10, 18, 26, 34, 45, 52, 56, 67, 85.
  5.5 #1, 4, 7, 9, 12, 22, 31, 34, 54, 55, 67, 77;
  5.6 #3, 6, 13, 14, 17, 27, 39, 43, 49, 63, 69, 87, 95, 101;
  Ch 5 Additional exercises #3, 10, 11, 23, 25, 26, 46.