COURSE:  Analytic Geometry and CALCulus I (MATH 181)
TIME/PLACE: Winter 2011
MTW  F 8 a.m. KRH 347
TEXT: Calculus with Analytic Geometry, 9th ed., by R. E. Larson, R. P. Hostetler & B. H. Edwards
INSTRUCTOR: T. M. Thompson KRH 332 ph: 2181
OFFICE HOURS: TBA
EXAMINATIONS: 3 one-hour exams: 24 Jan (Mon) 9 Feb (Wed) 28 Feb (Mon)

1 two-hour final: 16 Mar (12 noon Wed)
BULLETIN:
Study of functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, definite integrals, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.  Credit will not be allowed for both MATH 123 and MATH 181.  Prerequisite: MATH 117 or 122 or satisfactory departmental placement. A graphing calculator is required. For specific recommendations see the Department of Mathematics World Wide Web site (http://math.wwc.edu).
OBJECTIVES:
After finishing this course, the student should be able to understand the concepts of limit, continuity, derivative, and definite integral and be proficient in computing limits and derivatives of functions and some elementary definite integrals through the use of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.  In addition, the student should be able use differentiation in a variety of applications including graphing, min-max, and related rate problems.  
HOMEWORK (computer):
Each WeBWorK assignment is worth 10 points. 
HOMEWORK (handwritten):
Each handwritten assignment is worth 10 points and is due on Monday unless otherwise stated.
TOPICS &
ASSIGNMENTS


21 Trig Identities
 

SUGGESTIONS
ON WRITING
UP SOLUTIONS

 

CALCULATORS

Late homework (MORE THAN ONE CLASS DAY LATE) is deducted at the rate of two points per class day late --- see me about late work due to illness.
Paper should be approximately 8.5 by 11; one or both sides may be used.
Must be neat.
Must be done in pencil to be accepted.
Due at the beginning of the class period.
Papers are to be folded as a book with name and assignment number on the outside as illustrated.
GRADING: Homework: 1/6 of grade (lowest score is deleted).

Hour Exams: 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 = 1/2 of grade.

Final: 1/3 of grade.


A: 
A-: 
B+:
92-100% 
90-91 
88-89

B: 
B-: 
C+:
82-87% 
80-81 
78-79

C: 
C-: 
D+:
67-77% 
65-66 
63-64

D: 
D-: 
F:
57-62% 
55-56 
0-54

Appropriate (to me) modification of these percentages may be made in individual cases for progress, unusual circumstances, etc.
ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Cell phones, computers, personal organizers, and all* other electronic devices are not to be used by students during class.  Doing so may affect your grade.
DISABILITIES: If you have a physical and/or learning disability and need accommodations, please contact Sue Huett in the Teaching Learning Center, Village Hall, or call 527-2366. This syllabus and course materials are available in alternative format as appropriate to the disability.