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MATH 147 - Weekly Schedule

Note: This is a fall or spring schedule. In summer, this schedule is accelerated by 50% in order to accommodate a 10-week session.

Weekly Schedule

  • Week 1
    • Sections (1.1.2, 1.1.4, 1.1.5), (1.2.5–1.2.8)
      Lines, Unit Circle, Trigonometry, Exponentials and Logarithms, Exponential Functions, Inverse Functions, Logarithmic Functions, Trigonometric Functions, Graphing
  • Week 2
    • Sections 1.3, 3.1
      Graphing, Emphasis on Semilog and Double-log plots, Limits
  • Week 3
    • Sections 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
      Continuity, Limits at Infinity, Sandwich Theorem, Trigonometric Limits
  • Week 4
    • Sections 3.5, 4.1
      Properties of Continuous Functions, Formal Definition of the Derivative
  • Week 5
    • Sections 4.2, 4.3, Exam 1
      Simple Derivatives, Product & Quotient Rule, Exam I (Covering 1.1–1.3, 3.1–3.5, 4.1)
  • Week 6
    • Sections 4.4, 4.5
      Chain Rule and Higher Derivatives, Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
  • Week 7
    • Sections 4.6, 4.7
      Derivatives of Exponential, Inverse and Logarithmic Functions
  • Week 8
    • Sections 4.8, 5.1
      Linear Approximation, Extrema and the Mean-Value Theorem
  • Week 9
    • Sections 5.2, 5.3, Exam 2
      Monotonicity, Concavity, Extrema, Inflection & Graphing, and Exam 2 (Covering Sections 4.2–4.8,5.1)
  • Week 10
    • Sections 5.4, 5.5
      Optimization, L'Hospital's Rule
  • Week 11
    • Sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
      Exponential Growth and Decay, Sequences, Recursions, More Population Models
  • Week 12
    • Sections 5.6, 2.3 (continued)
      Cobwebbing, Stability, Analysis of Population Models
  • Week 13
    • Sections 6.1
      The Definite Integral (Note: Thanksgiving falls during this week.)
  • Week 14
    • Section 6.2, 7.1, Exam 3
      The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, Substitution, and Exam 3 (Covering Sections 5.2–5.6, 2.1–2.3, 6.1)
  • Week 15
    • Section 7.1, Review for Final Exam.
      Substitution and Review
      Last day of class is Tuesday. Note that the last week of class has redefined day(s). See Important Dates for details.