MAT 145: Calculus  I Here are links to the PowerPoint slides used each day in class. For many class sessions shown here, there also are links to in-class activities and handouts as well as take-home assignments.

 Syllabus, Schedule, and More Get the current syllabus, the semester schedule, WebAssign information, Mathematics Department Writing Guidelines, and more information about the course. Course Resources Here are links to activities carried out in class or assigned for out-of-class completion, solution guides for some activities, and links to other useful resources such as calculator tutorials. Content Notes PowerPoint slides from the textbook publisher are here, section by section, for the content of Calculus II. Use these to review and reinforce class notes and activities. Other content links are also here. Quizzes and Tests Go here to review assessments and solution guides from the current semester and use links to assessments from previous semesters.

 Daily Plans (PowerPoint Slides) and Course Activities Monday Wednesday Friday Day #1 8/21/17 Secant and Tangent Lines (SurveyMonkey) and Solutions Day #2 8/23/17 The Tangent and Velocity Problem: Sec 2.1 Day #3 8/25/17 Quiz #1: Days #1/2 Review and Solutions Day #4 8/28/17 Approachment as a Mathematics Topic (Sec 2.2) Limits and More from a Graph (2.2 and 2.3) Quiz #2: Week #1 Review and Solutions Day #5 8/30/17 Limits: Graphs, Tables, Symbols (2.2, 2.3, 2.5) In-class practice Day #6 9/01/17 Limits: Graphs, Tables, Symbols (2.2, 2.3, 2.5) In-class practice Quiz #4 (WebAssign: due Monday 9/4 at midnight) Day #7 9/04/17 Labor Day Holiday: No ISU Classes Day #8 9/06/17 Algebraic Evaluation of Limits (2.3) Horizontal and Vertical Asymptotes Expressed Using Limits (2.3,2.6) Nolan and Yesandra Solve Limit Problems & Solutions Day #9 9/08/17 Continuity and Limits (2.5) Secant-Line Slopes to Tangent-Line Slope With Limits! (2.7) Exploring Tangent-Line Slopes: Examples and Applications  (2.7) & Solution Guide Quiz #5  [Solution Guide] Day #10 9/11/17 Secant-Line Slopes to Tangent-Line Slope With Limits! (2.7) Exploring Tangent-Line Slopes: Examples and Applications  (2.7) & Solution Guide Day #11 9/13/17 Secant-Line Slopes to Tangent-Line Slope With Limits! (2.7) Day #12 9/15/17 Test #1 Part 1  Part 2 (location: STV 308) Solution Guide Day #13 9/18/17 The Derivative (2.8): Limits, Graphs, Applications Graphing Tangent-Line Slopes Activity Day #14 9/20/17 The Derivative as a function (2.8): Limits, Graphs, Applications Graphing Tangent-Line Slopes Activity Day #15 9/22/17 Quiz #6 (WebAssign: due Sunday 9/25 at midnight) Day #16 9/25/17 Day #17 9/27/17 Incoming Task Response: limit definition of f '(x) for f(x) = ax^2 and Solution Guide Derivative Shortcuts! (Ch 3) (Sec 3.1, 3.2, 3.3) Day #18 9/29/17 Quiz #7 and Solutions Day #19 10/02/17 Derivative Shortcuts! (Ch 3) (Sec 3.1, 3.2, 3.3) Day #20 10/04/17 Derivatives of Composite Functions: The Chain Rule (Sec 3.4) Day #21 10/06/17 No Class Session Today Quiz #8 (WebAssign) Day #22 10/09/17 Derivatives of Composite Functions: The Chain Rule (Sec 3.4) Implicit Differentiation (Sec 3.5) Day #23 10/11/17 Implicit Differentiation (3.5) Day #24 10/13/17 Test #2 Part 1 & Part 2  (location: STV 308) [Solution Guide] Day #25 10/16/17 Derivatives of Log Functions (3.6) Logarithmic Differentiation (3.6) Day #26 10/18/17 Revisiting Position, Velocity, & Acceleration (3.7) Day #27 10/20/17 Related Rates (3.9) Quiz #9 and Solutions Day #28 10/23/17 Related Rates (3.9) Day #29 10/25/17 Extreme Values of Functions & Critical Numbers (4.1) Day #30 10/27/17 Quiz #10 (WebAssign) Day #31 10/30/17 Increasing/Decreasing Nature of a Function (4.3) Day #32 11/01/17 Function Concavity (4.3) Day #33 11/03/17 Test #3 Part 1A, Part 1B, & Part 2 (location: STV 308) [Solution Guide] Day #34 11/06/17 Putting it Al Together: Using Function Characteristics to Sketch the Graph of a Function (4.5) In-Class Graphing Practice: y = (x^2)/(x-2)^2 and Solution Another Function to Graph: y = (2x)/(x^2 + 1) and Solution Day #35 11/08/17 Quiz #11 and Solution Guide Optimization Problems (4.7) Day #36 11/10/17 More Optimization Problems (4.7) Table for Gathering Components of Optimization Solutions: Two Examples Day #37 11/13/17 Reversing the Derivative Process: Anti-Derivatives (4.9) In-Class Activity: Help Avery Recover His Functions! Day #38 11/15/17 Reversing the Derivative Process: Anti-Derivatives (4.9) Day #39 11/17/17 Test #4 Part 1A, Part 1B, & Part 2 (location: STV 308) [Solution Guide] Day #40 11/20/17 ISU Fall Break: No Classes Day #41 11/22/17 ISU Fall Break: No Classes Day #42 11/24/17 ISU Fall Break: No Classes Day #43 11/27/17 Riemann Sums (5.1 & 5.2) Riemann Sum Examples (L4, M4, R4) Day #44 11/29/17 Quiz #12: Riemann Sums and Solutions Day #45 12/01/17 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (5.3 & 5.4) Integration Practice and Solutions Day #46 12/04/17 Integral Applications and Solutions A and B Day #47 12/06/17 Course Review Problems and Solutions Day #48 12/08/17 Derivative Practice
Semester Exam: Monday, December 11, 2017, 8:00 pm to 10:40 PM
Location STV 131