MAT1330A, Calculus for the Life Sciences I, Fall 2017, University of Ottawa

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This page is a central one with the approximate calendar for the Fall 2017 term of MAT1330. It contains only the chapters and problems that will be covered each class.

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Approximate course calendar

Date

 

 

Lecture

 

 

Section and Topic

section numbers refer Adler and Lovric, second edition

(section numbers) refer to Adler and Lovric, first edition

Practice Problems

Adler and Lovric, second edition

(Adler and Lovric, first edition)

06-Sep

1

REVIEW OF: Functions, equations, polynomials, inequalities, fractions, absolute values.

some of this material is in the textbooks in

Chapters 1 and 2 (Chapters 0 and 1)

1.3 (0.2): 17-35

1.4 (0.3): 9-20, 33-38

11-Sep

2

2.2, 2.3 (1.2, 1.3)

Exponential function, logarithm, trigonometric functions

2.2 (1.2): 23-26, 31-41

2.3: 64-71 (1.3): 52-59

13-Sep

3

3.1 (2.1)

Discrete-time dynamical system

updating function, initial value, composition, inverse, solution

3.1: 1-14, 17-31

(2.1): 1-12, 15-29, 61

18-Sep

4

3.2 (2.2)

Analysis of DTDS, Cobwebbing, Equilibria

3.2 (2.2): 1-12, 17-35, 43

20-Sep

5

parts of 6.7 (5.5)  Equilibria and stability

3.3 (2.3)  Modeling with discrete-time systems

3.5 (2.4) Model of gas exchange in the lung (time permitting)

3.3 (2.3): 1-3, 6-8, 20-23, 28-32

3.4 (2.5): 11-18

25-Sep

6

4.1 (3.1) as motivation only

4.2 (3.2) Limits of functions

4.1 (3.1): 1-26

4.2 (3.2): 1,3,5, 7, 10-13, 30-50

27-Sep

7

4.3, 4.4 (3.3, 3.4)

Limits, infinity, and Continuity

4.3: 8-19, 31-57

(3.3): 8-19, 25-51

4.4 (3.4): 3, 7, 10-19, 34-43

02-Oct

8

4.5, 5.1, 5.2 (3.5, 4.1, 4.2)

Differentiability.

Derivatives of powers, sums, polynomials, products and quotients

4.5 (3.5): 8-28, 39-53

5.1: 1-38, (4.1): 1-26

5.2: 1-43 (withou exp), 70-73

(4.2): 1-19, 42-45

04-Oct

 

Midterm 1

Covers all material up to and including Sep 28.

09-Oct

 

Thanksgiving (no classes)

 

11-Oct

9

5.1, 5.3 (4.3, 4.4)

Derivatives of exp and log, Chain rule

5.1: 39-42, 49, 50

5.2 1-43 (with exp)

5.3: 1-14, 17-45

(4.3): 1-27, 38-41

(4.4): 1-30, 35-38,

16-Oct

10

5.4, 5.5 (4.4, 4.5)

Derivatives of trig and inverse trig functions, implicit differentiation

5.4: 1-31; 5.5: 1-7

(4.4): 51-55; (4.5): 1-27

18-Oct

11

5.6, 6.5 (4.6)

Second derivatives and curve sketching

5.6: 1-8, 11-24, 36-45

(4.6): 1-8, 26-33

Oct 22-28

 

Reading week (no classes)

 

30-Oct

12

6.1 (5.1, 5.2)

Extreme values; reasoning about extreme values

6.1: 1-49, 63, 64

(5.1): 6-39, 40-43,

01-Nov

13

6.2, 6.3 (5.1, 5.2)

Optimization, Reasoning

6.2: 17-18, 21-22

(5.1): 47-50, 63-68

06-Nov

14

6.4 (5.3)

6.4 (5.3): 17-39

L'Hopital’s rule

08-Nov

 

Midterm 2

Covers all material of October, up to and including Nov 1

13-Nov

15

5.7 (4.7) : Polynomial approximation

6.3 (5.2) Rolle and Mean Value Theorem

5.7 (4.7): 1-7, 8-13 (tangent line only), 14-19, 28-33

6.3 (5.2): 7-14

15-Nov

16

6.7, 6.8 (5.5, 5.6)

Stability of DTDS and logistic chaos

6.7 (5.5): 5-15, 31, 32, 37, 38

6.8 (5.6): 9-16, 23-30

20-Nov

17

6.6, 6.3 (5.4, 5.2)

Newton's method

Intermediate Value Theorem (see Reasoning)

6.6: 1-8, 27, 28

(5.4): 1-8, 25, 26

(5.2): 1-6,

22-Nov

18

7.1 (6.1) Differential equations

7.2 (6.2) Antiderivatives

7.1 (6.1): 1-23

7.2 (6.2): 7-36

27-Nov

19

7.5 (6.5) Techniques of integration

Substitution

7.5 (6.5): 1-22, 23-35 (indefinite only), 56-59

29-Nov

20

7.5 (6.5) Techniques of integration

Integration by parts

7.5: 36-69

(6.5): 36-47

04-Dec

21

7.3, 7.4 (6.3, 6.4)

Areas and Fundamental Theorem

7.3 (6.3): 1-4

06-Dec

22

Classes on Monday schedule! catch-up

 

Many thanks to Professor Frithjof Lutscher for having compiled these problem lists across both versions of the textbook. Problem lists for a previous book, by Adler alone, are also available.