MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geom I
S2RR 2008 MTO
Sloan, Ronald V.
MS Electrical Engineering
Mountain Home (by appointment)
208 587 3440
5:00 - 7:30 PM
MA 131 and MA 141 or MA150
Textbook: Swokowski, Calculus, 6th Edition, PWS - Kent 1994, ISBN: 0-534-93624-5
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Additional Resources: Graphing Calculator optional
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Educational Philosophy: I believe in the primacy of learning over simply checking a block on the way to earning a piece of paper. Mathematics is a shorthand to thinking and we hope to become better thinkers as the result of the course.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Core Assessment for MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
1. Define a mathematical limit and compute various limits.
2. Define a continuous function.
3. Recognize where continuity occurs and its consequences.
4. Define the derivative in terms of a limit of a difference quotient and recognize its geometric applications and properties
5. Differentiate polynomials, trigonometric functions, and exponential functions.
6. Utilize first and second derivatives to graph functions.
7. Apply derivatives to optimization and related rates problems
8. Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the difference rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, the quotient rule, and the chain rule
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
1 midterm, 1 final, homework and weekly quizzes. Midtem, final, quizzes and HW consist of question and mostly problems at the level of and suggested/based by textbook.
Late Submission of Course Materials: No late submission is allowed.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Cell phones and pagers must be turned off to prevent unnecessary disruptions during the class. Disruptive behavior, recist, or sexist speech out of context will not be tolerated.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Class Activities Assignments
Week 1 Prerequisites, Intro to number systems A-E. 1.1-1.2
Week 2 Functions and limits 1.2-1.5, 2.1
Week 3 Derivatives 2.2-2.6
Week 4 Derivatives 2.7-2.9
Week 5 Applications of derivatives 3.1, Midterm
Week 6 Applications of derivatives 3.2-3.6
Week 7 Applications of derivatives and intor to anti-derivatives 3.7-4.1
Week 8 Intro to anti-derivatives and final 4.2, review, final
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Last Updated:3/18/2008 11:44:06 PM