Math 142-201 Business Calculus

Course Syllabus

Class Information:

Class Times: MTWRF 10-11:35 am
Classroom: BLOC 161
Office Hours: TR 2-4 pm; W 12-2 pm
My Office: BLOC 629A
Help Session Times: MTWRF 3:45-5:45 pm
Help Session Room: BLOC 160

Exam Keys

Exam 1 Multiple Choice
Exam 1 Free Response
Exam 2 Multiple Choice
Exam 2 Free Response
Exam 3 Multiple Choice
Exam 3 Free Response

Blank Lecture Notes:

Precalculus Review
Section 3.1
Section 3.1 Examples
Section 3.2
Section 3.3
Section 4.1
Section 4.2
Section 4.3
Section 4.4
Section 5.1
Section 5.2
Section 5.3
Section 5.4
Section 5.5
Section 5.6
Section 5.8
Section 6.1
Section 6.2
Section 6.3
Section 6.4
Section 6.5
Section 6.6
Section 6.7

Lecture Notes (with Work from Class):

Section 3.1 Examples
Section 3.2
Section 3.3
Section 4.1
Section 4.2
Section 4.3
Section 4.4
Section 5.1
Section 5.2
Section 5.3
Section 5.4 Part 1
Section 5.4 Part 2
Section 5.5 Part 1
Section 5.5 Part 2
Section 5.6 Part 1
Section 5.6 Part 2
Section 5.8
Section 6.1
Section 6.2
Section 6.3
Section 6.4
Section 6.5
Exam 3 Review
Section 6.6
Section 6.7

Class Schedule:

The following is a list in chronological order of the sections we will be covering in this class, along with the exams. Dates are not listed because I am not sure precisely what day we will cover each topic, but I expect to cover about one section per class meeting.

Precalculus Review
Section 3.1: Limits
Section 3.2: Rates of Change
Section 3.3: The Derivative
Section 4.1: Derivatives of Powers, Exponents, and Sums
Section 4.2: Derivative of Products and Quotients
Exam 1 on July 11
Section 4.3: The Chain Rule
Section 4.4: Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Section 5.1: The First Derivative
Section 5.2: The Second Derivative
Section 5.3: Limits at Infinity
Section 5.4: Additional Curve Sketching
Section 5.5: Absolute Extrema
Section 5.6: Optimization and Modeling
Exam 2 on July 19
Section 5.8: Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates
Section 6.1: Antiderivatives
Section 6.2: Substitution
Section 6.3: Estimating Distance Traveled
Section 6.4: The Definite Integral
Section 6.5: The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
Exam 3 on July 30
Section 6.6: Area Between Two Curves
Section 6.7: Additional Applications of the Integral
Final Exam on August 6