Illinois State University Mathematics Department

MAT 145: Calculus  I

Dr. Roger Day (day@ilstu.edu)


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

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Course Resources

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  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

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Daily Plans (PowerPoint Slides) and Course Activities
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
Day #1 8/20/18
Course Intro and Section 2.1: Secant Line Slopes to Tangent Line Slope

Secant Lines to Tangent handout at end of class
SurveyMonkey link for Secant Line to Tangent responses
Directions: How to get to app for the Secant Lines to Tangent assignment
Day #2 8/22/18
Secant Line Slopes to Tangent Line Slope (2.1)

General Guidelines: WA Homework and Textbook Readings

Quiz #1 and Solutions
Day #3 8/24/18

Approachment (2.2)
Day #4 8/27/18

Determining Limits (2.2 and 2.3)

Quiz #2 and Solutions
Day #5 8/29/18

Limit Laws (2.3)
Limits Involving Infinity (2.6)
Day #6 8/31/18
Limit Laws (2.3)
Limits Involving Infinity (2.6)

Quiz #3  [Solution Guide]
WebAssign Quiz #4: Open this weekend and due next Tuesday
Day #7 9/03/18

No Class Session Today: National Holiday Labor Day

Day #8 9/05/18
Limits Involving Infinity (2.6)
Discontinuity (2.5)

Using Limits to Explore Secant Slopes to Tangent Slope (2.7, 2.8)
Day #9 9/07/18

Using Limits to Explore Secant Slopes to Tangent Slope (2.7)

Quiz #5 and Solution Guide
Day #10 9/10/18

No Class: Jewish High Holiday: Rosh Hashanah
Day #11 9/12/18

Using Limits to Explore Secant Slopes to Tangent Slope (2.7, 2.8)
Day #12 9/14/18



Test #1 in STV 126 [Solution Guide]
Day #13 9/17/18

Derivatives: Graphical Connections, Applications (2.8)
Derivative Shortcuts (Ch 3)
WebAssign Review Quiz #6 (due Friday)
Day #14 9/19/18

No Class: Jewish High Holiday: Yom Kippur

Day #15 9/21/18

Derivative Shortcuts (3.1, 3.2, 3.3)

Quiz #6 (Review) on WA due this morning
Day #16 9/24/18

Derivative Shortcuts (3.1, 3.2, 3.3)
Day #17 9/26/18

Derivative Shortcuts: The Chain Rule (derivatives of composite functions) (3.4)

Gateway Derivatives: Practice and Solutions
Day #18 9/28/18

Chain Rule (3.4)  Examples & Solutions

Derivatives of Implicitly Defined Functions (3.5)


Quiz #7 (Gateway Derivatives) & Solutions
(1-10) (Bonus)
Day #19 10/01/18

Derivatives of Implicitly Defined Functions (3.5)

Derivatives of Log Functions (3.6)

Position, Velocity, Acceleration Warm-Up and Solution
Day #20 10/03/18

Logarithmic Differentiation (3.6)

Related Rates (3.9)

Another Position, Velocity, Acceleration Example and Solution
Day #21 10/05/18

Another Example & Solution: Logarithmic Differentiation (3.6)
Related Rates (3.9)
Position, Velocity, and Acceleration (3.7)

Quiz #8 (Review) on WA due Sunday night
Day #22 10/08/18

Related Rates (3.9) Solutions to In-Class Related Rates Problems
Position, Velocity, and Acceleration (3.7)

Take-Home Handout: Velocity (3.7) and Related Rates (3.9) Sample Test Questions (due Wednesday 10/10)
Day #23 10/10/18

Intro to Ch 4: Extreme Values (4.1)

Solutions to Take-Home on Related Rates and Velocity
Day #24 10/12/18

Test #2 in STV 126 [Solution Guide]
Day #25 10/15/18


Day #26 10/17/18 Day #27 10/19/18
Day #28 10/22/18


Day #29 10/24/18 Day #30 10/26/18
Day #31 10/29/18


Day #32 10/31/18 Day #33 11/02/18

Test #3 in STV 126 [Solution Guide]
Day #34 11/05/18 Day #35 11/07/18 Day #36 11/09/18
Day #37 11/12/18 Day #38 11/14/18 Day #39 11/16/18
Day #40 11/19/18 Day #41 11/21/18 Day #42 11/23/18
Day #43 11/26/18 Day #44 11/28/18 Day #45 11/30/18

Test #4 in STV 126 [Solution Guide]
Day #46 12/03/18 Day #47 12/05/18 Day #48 12/07/18



Semester Exam: December 10, 2018, 8:00 pm to 10:40 PM
Location TBA