Fall 2021 - MATH 151 D100
Calculus I (3)
Class Number: 1220
Delivery Method: Remote
Course Times + Location:
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Prerequisites:Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least A, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least B, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test.
Designed for students specializing in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing science and engineering. Logarithmic and exponential functions, trigonometric functions, inverse functions. Limits, continuity, and derivatives. Techniques of differentiation, including logarithmic and implicit differentiation. The Mean Value Theorem. Applications of differentiation including extrema, curve sketching, Newton's method. Introduction to modeling with differential equations. Polar coordinates, parametric curves. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 154 or 157 may not take MATH 151 for further credit. Quantitative.
This course will be delivered online. You are expected to have access to a reliable internet connection. You will need a computer from which you can download course materials and activities and watch live and/or recorded lectures and participate in live tutorials or workshops.
You will need a camera to take photographs of your work. A phone is acceptable.
Chapter 1 - Functions and Models
1.1 Four ways to represent a function
1.2 Mathematical Models: A Catalogue of Essential functions
1.3 New Functions from Old Functions
1.4 Exponential Functions
1.5 Inverse Functions and Logarithms
Chapter 2 - Limits and Derivatives
2.1 Tangent and Velocity Problems
2.2 Limit of a Function
2.3 Calculating Limits Using the Limit Laws
2.6 Limits at Infinity; Horizontal Asymptotes
2.7 Derivatives and Rates of Change
2.8 The Derivative as a Function
Chapter 3 - Differentiation Rules
3.1 Derivatives of Polynomials and Exponential Functions
3.2 Product and Quotient Rules
3.3 Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
3.4 The Chain Rule
3.5 Implicit Differentiation
3.6 Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
3.7 Rates of Change in the Natural and Social Sciences
3.8 Exponential Growth and Decay
3.8 Newton's Law of Cooling
3.9 Related Rates
3.10 Linear Approximations and Differentials
3.11 Hyperbolic Functions (Optional)
Chapter 4 - Applications of Differentiation
4.1 Maximum and Minimum Values
4.2 The Mean Value Theorem
4.3 How Derivatives Affect the Shape of a Graph
4.4 Indeterminate Forms and L'Hospital's Rule
4.5 Summary of Curve Sketching
4.7 Optimization Problems
4.8 Newton's Method
Chapter 10 - Parametric Equations and Polar Coordinates
10.1 Curves Defined by Parametric Equations
10.2 Calculus with Parametric Curves
10.3 Polar Coordinates
- Lecture: synchronous- lectures will be held at fixed times, on-line
- Midterm(s): synchronous; date: TBA
- Final exam: synchronous; date: TBA
- Final Exam 45%
- Midterm 1 15%
- Midterm 2 15%
- Quizzes 10%
- Online Assignments 7%
- In-class polls 8%
THE INSTRUCTOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE ANY OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION.
Students should be aware that they have certain rights to confidentiality concerning the return of course papers and the posting of marks. Please pay careful attention to the options discussed in class at the beginning of the semester.
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
- Access to strong and reliable internet.
- Ability to scan documents (phone app acceptable)
- Access to webcam and microphone (embedded in computer sufficient)
Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 8th Edition Textbook, by James Stewart, packaged with Multi-term Enhanced WebAssign [Text + EWA/eBook]
*Please Note: If you have purchased the above package within the last 5 years, do not purchase again!
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TEACHING AT SFU IN FALL 2021
Teaching at SFU in fall 2021 will involve primarily in-person instruction, with approximately 70 to 80 per cent of classes in person/on campus, with safety plans in place. Whether your course will be in-person or through remote methods will be clearly identified in the schedule of classes. You will also know at enrollment whether remote course components will be “live” (synchronous) or at your own pace (asynchronous).
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