Rice UniversityMath 111 Fall, 1998 |

"What science can there be more noble, more excellent, more useful for men, more admirably high and demonstrative, than this of the mathematics?" -- Benjamin Franklin

Class Hours: | Mon., Wed., Fri. 9:00-9:50 a.m., W212 George R.Brown |

Office: | Butcher Hall 150 |

Office Phone: | 713-527-6076 or 713-527-4085 |

Office Hours: | Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 8:15a.m.-9:00a.m. in W212 George Brown or by appointment in Butcher Hall 150 |

Questions and answers: | Mon., Wed., Fri.8:15-9:00 a.m. in room W212 of George R. Brown (west end entrance) |

Home Phone: | 713-664-2733 |

E-mail: | apapa@rice.edu |

Grader: | Irina Romanovskaya |

E-mail: | irina@spacsun.rice.edu |

Text: | Calculus: a New Horizon, 6th Edition (brief edition), 1999, Howard Anton |

Homework:Homework will be assigned each class and collected at the beginning of the next class except for exam days. Please staple your homework and write your name on each page. To receive credit for your homework, you must turn it in on time.To go to the current homework assignments, click here.

Pledge Policy:You are responsible for completing the assigned homework on your own, but you may receive assistance from friends, me, etc. to learn the material. Please try the problems on your own first; then seek assistance; and finally write the homework assignments yourself.

Exams:There will be three in-class exams (Monday, October 5; Wednesday, November 4; Wednesday, December 2) and a final exam (December 12).Please let me know this week if you have a conflict with any of the three in-class scheduled exams.

Grades:The final grade for the course will be determined by your performance on the homework, the three hour exams, and the final exam according to the following:

Homework: 20% Exam I: 20% Exam II: 20% Exam III: 20% Final Exam: 20% Total: 100%

August 31 | Concept of Function |

September 2 | Special Functions |

September 4 | Special Functions |

September 9 & 11 | Rational Functions |

September 14 | Combining Functions |

September 16 | Trigonometric Functions |

September 18 | Limit of a Function |

September 21 | Limit Computations |

September 23 | Infinite Limits; Vertical Asymptotes;One-sided Limits |

September 25 | Limits at Infinity; Horizontal Asymptotes |

September 28 | Continuity |

September 30 | Limits and Continuity of Trigonometric Functions |

October 2 | Review |

October 5 | Exam I |

October 7 | Derivative of a Function |

October 9 | Differentiation Formulas |

October 12 | Differentiation Formulas |

October 14 | Differentiation and Continuity |

October 16 | The Chain Rule |

October 21 | Differentiation of Trigonometric Functions |

October 23 | Implicit Differentiation |

October 26 | Related Rates |

October 28 | Related Rates |

October 30 | L'Hopital's Rule |

November 2 | Review |

November 4 | Exam II |

November 6 | Graphing Functions: The First Derivative Test for Maxima and Minima |

November 9 | Graphing Functions: The Second Derivative Test for Maxima and Minima |

November 11 | Graphing Functiong: Concativity |

November 13 | Graphing Functions: Analysis |

November 16 | Absolute Maxima and Minima |

November 18 | Maxima and Minima Applications |

November 20 | Maxima and Minima Applications |

November 23 | Motion |

November 25 | Motion |

November 30 | Review |

December 2 | Exam III |

December 4 | Rolle's Theorem |

December 7 | Mean Value Theorem |

December 9 | Review for the Final Exam |

December 12 | Final Exam (9:00a.m.-noon) |

**A Short Course in Trigonometry**-
**The MathServ Calculus Toolkit**

A**must see**site!!!

http://math.vanderbilt.edu/~pscrooke/toolkit.shtml -
**GRAPHICS FOR THE CALCULUS CLASSROOM**

http://www.math.psu.edu/dna/graphics.html -
**Math Archives - Calculus Resources On-line**

http://archives.math.utk.edu/calculus/crol.html -
**Calculus Resources**

http://www.seresc.k12.nh.us/alvirne/apresc.html -
**On-Line Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus Resource**

http://www.hofstra.edu/~matscw/realworld.html -
**Calculus Reform at Cornell**

http://math.cornell.edu/~harelb/calc-reform.html

apapa@rice.edu You've accessed this page at

Updated: 08/27/98

URL: http://math.rice.edu/~apapa/Math111