Campus: | Ohio University, Athens Campus |
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Department: | Mathematics |

Academic Year: | 2014 - 2015 |

Term: | Fall Semester |

Course: | Math 1350 |

Title: | Survey of Calculus |

Section: | 100 (Class Number 1430) |

Instructor: | Mark Barsamian |

Contact Information: | My contact information is posted on my web page. |

Office Hours: | My office hours are posted on my web page. |

**Class meetings:**

- Monday 10:45am - 11:40am in Morton Hall Room 237.
- Tuesday 10:30am - 11:25am in Morton Hall Room 237.
- Wednesday 10:45am - 11:40am in Morton Hall Room 237.
- Friday 10:45am - 11:40am Morton Hall Room 237.

**Course Description: **A survey of basic concepts of calculus for students who want an introduction to calculus, but who do not need the depth of MATH 2301

**Prerequisites: **MATH 113 or MATH 1200 or Placement level 2 or higher.

**Note: **Students cannot earn credit for both MATH 1350 and either of MATH 2301

**Calculators ** will not be allowed on exams.

**Websites with Useful Math Software: ** In lectures, I often use a computer for graphing and calculating. The software that I use is free and is easily accessible at the following list of links. I use the same software in my office, instead of a calculator. You are encouraged to use this same free software instead of a calculator. (Link)

**Student Resources (Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction (SI)): **There are many math-related resources for students on the Athens Campus of Ohio University. For information, go to the following link. (Link)

**Special Needs: **If you have physical, psychiatric, or learning disabilities that require accommodations, please let me know as soon as possible so that your needs may be appropriately met.

**Grading: **During the semester, you will accumulate points:

Quizzes (best 8 of 10 quizzes, 20 points each): | 160 points possible |

In-Class Exams (best 3 of 4 exams, 180 points each): | 540 points possible |

Cumulative Final Exam: | 300 points possible |

Total: | 1000 points possible |

At the end of the semester, your Total will be converted to your Course Grade:

Total Score | Percentage | Grade | Interpretation |
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900 - 1000 | 90% - 100% | A | You mastered all concepts, with no significant gaps |

850 - 899 | 85% - 89.9% | A- | |

800 - 849 | 80% - 84.9% | B+ | You mastered all essential concepts and many advanced concepts, but have some significant gaps. |

750 - 799 | 75% -79.9% | B | |

700 - 749 | 70% - 74.9% | B- | |

650 - 699 | 65% - 69.9% | C+ | You mastered most essential concepts and some advanced concepts, but have many significant gaps. |

600 - 649 | 60% - 64.9% | C | |

550 - 599 | 55% - 59.9% | C- | |

400 - 439 | 40% - 54.9% | D | You mastered some essential concepts. |

0 - 399 | 0% - 39.9% | F | You did not master essential concepts. |

Note that although this grading scale may look easy compared to the usual 90,80,70,60 scale, it is actually not easier. The reasons are:

- The letter grades in this course mean the same thing as the letter grades in other courses.
- When I grade homework and exams, I give out fewer points. (In this course, you do grade C work on a 20 point exam problem, you will get between 11, 12, or 13 points for the problem. That is in the range 55% - 69.9%. But in somebody else's course that uses the 90,80,70,60 scale, you would have gotten 14 or 15 points for the problem. That is in the range 70% - 79.9%.)
- There is no curve.

The Learning Outcomes for this course can be found at the following link: (Learning Outcomes)

**Course Structure: **One learns math primarily by trying to solve problems. This course is designed to provide structure for you as you learn to solve problems, and to test how well you have learned to solve them. This structure is provided in the following ways.

**Suggested Exercises:**In the course packet, you will find a table of suggested exercises. The list can also be found at the following link: (list of suggested exercises) The goal of the course is for you to be able to solve the exercises on this list. These exercises are not to be turned in and are not graded, but you should do as many of them as possible and keep your solutions in a notebook for study.**Textbook Readings:**To succeed in the course, you will need to read the textbook, study the examples in it, and work on the "matched problems" that accompany the examples. Many of the examples are exactly like exercises on your suggested exercise list.**Lectures:**In lecture, I will sometimes highlight textbook material that is particularly important, sometimes present material in a manner different from the presentation in the book, and sometimes solve sample problems. We have 51 lectures, totaling 2805 minutes. It is not possible to cover the entire content of the course in 2805 minutes, and the lectures are not meant to do that. Lectures are meant to be a supplement to your reading the textbook and solving problems.**Quizzes:**The quizzes will be taken from the textbook examples and matched problems. This is meant to be an incentive for you to read the textbook, study the examples in it, and work on the "matched problems". Your two lowest quiz scores will be dropped.**Exams:**The exams will be made up of problems based on suggested exercises and class drills.

**Attendance Policy: **Attendance is required for all lectures and exams, and will be recorded using sign-in sheets.

**Missing Class: **If you miss a class for any reason, it is your responsibility to copy someone’s notes or download my notes from the course web page, and study them. I will not use office hours to teach topics discussed in class to students who were absent.

**Missing a Quiz or Exam Because of Illness: **If you are too sick to take a quiz or exam, then you must

- send me an e-mail before the quiz/exam, telling me that you are going to miss it because of illness, then
- then go to the Hudson Student Health Center.
- Later, you will need to bring me documentation from Hudson showing that you were treated there.

**Missing Quizzes or Exams Because of University Activity: **If you have a University Activity that conflicts with one of our quizzes or exams, you must contact me before the quiz or exam to discuss arrangements for a make-up. I will need to see documentation of your activity. If you miss a quiz or an exam because of a University Activity without notifying me in advance, you will not be given a make-up.

Week | Dates | Class topics |
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1 | Mon Aug 25 | 2.1 Introduction to Limits: Graphical Approach (Class Drill 1) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Aug 26 | 2.1 Introduction to Limits: Analytical Approach (Reference 3) (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Aug 27 | 2.2 Limits Involving Infinity: Graphical Approach (Class Drill 2) (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Aug 29 | 2.2 Limits Involving Infinity: Analytical Approach (Quiz 1) (Lecture Notes) | |

2 | Mon Sep 1 | Holiday: No Class |

Tue Sep 2 | 2.2 Limits Involving Infinity: Analytical Approach (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Sep 3 | 2.3 Continuity (Class Drill 3) (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Sep 5 | 2.3 Continuity: Determining the Sign of a Function on an Interval (Quiz 2) (Lecture Notes) | |

3 | Mon Sep 8 | 2.4 The Derivative (Reference 4) (Class Drill 4) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Sep 9 | 2.4 The Derivative (Reference 4) (Class Drill 5) (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Sep 10 | 2.4 The Derivative (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Sep 12 | 2.5 Basic Differentiation Properties (Reference 5) (Quiz 3) (Lecture Notes) | |

4 | Mon Sep 15 | 2.5 Basic Differentiation Properties (Reference 5) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Sep 16 | 2.7 Marginal Analysis in Business and Economics (Reference 6) (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Sep 17 | 2.7 Marginal Analysis in Business and Economics (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Sep 19 | In-Class Exam 1 on Chapter 2 | |

5 | Mon Sep 22 | 3.1 The Constant e and Continuous Compound Interest (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Sep 23 | 3.1 The Constant e and Continuous Compound Interest (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Sep 24 | 3.2 Derivatives of Exponential Functions (Reference 5) (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Sep 26 | 3.2 Derivatives of Exponential Functions (Quiz 4) (Lecture Notes) | |

6 | Mon Sep 29 | 3.2 Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions (Reference 5) (Class Drill 6) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Sep 30 | 3.3 Derivatives of Products (Reference 5) (Class Drill 7) (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Oct 1 | 3.3 Derivatives of Quotients (Reference 5) (Quiz 5) (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Oct 3 | Holiday: No Class | |

7 | Mon Oct 6 | 3.4 The Chain Rule (Reference 5)(Class Drill 8)(Lecture Notes) |

Tue Oct 7 | 3.4 The Chain Rule (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Oct 8 | Rate of Change Problems (Reference 5) (Class Drills 9a, 9b, 9c, 9d) (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Oct 10 | In-Class Exam 2 on Chapter 3 and Rate of Change Class Drills | |

8 | Mon Oct 13 | 4.1 First Derivative and Graphs: Graphical Approach (Reference 7) (Class Drill 10) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Oct 14 | 4.1 First Derivative and Graphs: Analytical Approach (Reference 7) (Class Drill 11) (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Oct 15 | 4.1 First Derivative and Graphs: Analytical Approach (Reference 7) (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Oct 17 | 4.2 Second Derivative and Graphs: Graphical Approach (Reference 7) (Class Drill 12) (Quiz 6) (Lecture Notes) | |

9 | Mon Oct 20 | 4.2 Second Derivative and Graphs: Analytical Approach (Reference 7) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Oct 21 | 4.2 Second Derivative and Graphs: Analytical Approach (Class Drill 13) (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Oct 22 | 4.5 Absolute Maxima and Minima (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Oct 24 | 4.5 Absolute Maxima and Minima (Class Drill 14) (Quiz 7) (Lecture Notes) | |

10 | Mon Oct 27 | 4.6 Optimization (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Oct 28 | 4.6 Optimization (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Oct 29 | Leftovers and Review (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Oct 31 | In-Class Exam 3 on Chapter 4 | |

11 | Mon Nov 3 | 5.1 Antiderivatives and Indefinite Integrals (Reference 5) (Class Drill 15) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Nov 4 | 5.1 Antiderivatives and Indefinite Integrals (Reference 5) (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Nov 5 | 5.2 Integration by Substitution (Reference 8) (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Nov 7 | 5.2 Integration by Substitution (Reference 8) (Quiz 8) (Lecture Notes) | |

12 | Mon Nov 10 | 5.2 Integration by Substitution (Reference 8) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Nov 11 | Holiday: No Class | |

Wed Nov 12 | 5.4 Approximating Areas by Left and Right Sums (Class Drill 16) (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Nov 14 | 5.4 The Definite Integral as a Limit of Sums (Quiz 9) (Lecture Notes) | |

13 | Mon Nov 17 | 5.5 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (Class Drill 17) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Nov 18 | 5.5 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Nov 19 | 5.5 The Average Value of a Continuous Function over a Closed Interval (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Nov 21 | In-Class Exam 4 on Chapter 5 | |

14 | Mon Nov 24 | 6.1 Area between Curves (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Nov 25 | 6.1 Area between Curves (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Nov 26 | Holiday: No Class | |

Fri Nov 28 | Holiday: No Class | |

15 | Mon Dec 1 | 6.1 Area between Curves (Class Drill 18) (Lecture Notes) |

Tue Dec 2 | 6.2 Applications in Business and Economics (Lecture Notes) | |

Wed Dec 3 | 6.2 Applications in Business and Economics (Quiz 10) (Lecture Notes) | |

Fri Dec 5 | 6.2 Applications in Business and Economics (Class Drill 19) (Lecture Notes) | |

14 | Mon Dec 8 | Comprehensive Final Exam 10:10am - 12:10pm in Morton 237 |

(page maintained by Mark Barsamian, last updated December 16, 2014)