MAT1330A, Calculus for the Life Sciences I, Fall 2018, University of Ottawa

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This page is a central one the approximate calendar for the Fall 2018 term of MAT1330. It contains only the chapters and problems that will be covered each class.

For the course syllabus, office hours, links to Course Guide, DGD Workbook and Lecture notes, please go to your MAT1330 page on Brightspace. If you have questions, email your professor.

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Approximate course calendar

Date


Lecture

Section and Topic

Practice Problems

ABE

C


section numbers refer to Adler and Lovric, second edition = geese

(section numbers) refer to first edition = elephants

05-Sep

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

10-Sep

10-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

12-Sep

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

17-Sep

17-Sep

4

3.2 (2.2)

Analysis of DTDS, Cobwebbing, Equilibria

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

19-Sep

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

21-Sep



Last day for changes to course selection


24-Sep

24-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

26-Sep

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

01-Oct

01-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 (without exp), 70-73

(4.2): 1-19, 42-45

03-Oct

4-Oct


Midterm 1

Covers all material up to and including Sep 28.

08-Oct



Thanksgiving (no classes)


10-Oct

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,

15-Oct

15-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

17-Oct

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 21-27



Reading week (no classes)


29-Oct

29-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,

31-Oct

1-Nov

13

6.2, 6.3 (5.1, 5.2)

Optimization, Reasoning

6.2: 17-18, 21-22

(5.1): 47-50, 63-68

05-Nov

05-Nov

14

6.4 (5.3)

L'Hopitalís rule

6.4 (5.3): 17-39

07-Nov

8-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

12-Nov

12-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

14-Nov

15-Nov


Midterm 2

Covers up to Lec 15.

16-Nov



Last day to withdraw from a course


19-Nov

19-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,

21-Nov

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

26-Nov

26-Nov

19

7.5 (6.5) Techniques of integration

Substitution

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

28-Nov

29-Nov

20

7.5 (6.5) Techniques of integration

Integration by parts

7.5: 36-69

(6.5): 36-47

03-Dec

03-Dec

21

7.3, 7.4 (6.3, 6.4)

Areas and Fundamental Theorem

7.3 (6.3): 1-4

05-Dec

05-Dec

22

Classes on Monday schedule!

catch-up, problems


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.