# MA 2550: Calculus I (Fall 2009)

My office hours are currently scheduled for MWF 11AM--12:30PM (or by appointment). My office is located in Hyde 312. This page will be updated regularly, so check back often!

Dana Ernst

Plymouth State University

- Class begins on Wed, 9.2 at 9:05--9:55AM in Hyde 315.
- Note: On Tuesdays we meet in a different room (Hyde 314) and at a different time (2--3:15PM).
- No class on Mon, 9.7 (Labor Day)
- No class on Tues, 9.8 (I'm out sick; due date on HW extended to Fri, 9.11)
- Lab 1: due Mon, 9.21 (see below for labs)
- Exam 1: Tues, 9.29
- No class on Mon, 10.12 (Columbus Day)
- Lab 2: due Fri, 10.16 (see below for labs)
- Exam 2: Tues, 10.27
- No class on Fri, 10.30 (I'm out sick...again; due date on HW extended to Mon, 11.2)
- No class on Wed, 11.11 (Veterans Day)
- Lab 3: due Fri, 11.13 (see below for labs)
- Exam 3: Tues, 11.24
- Lab 4: due Tues, 12.8 (see below for labs)
- Final Exam: Tues, 12.15 at 2:30--5:00PM

- Syllabus (.pdf file)
- Homework Expectations (.pdf file)
- Math Activity Center hours for Fall 2009 (.pdf file). For more information, go here.

- Wolfram|Alpha (a computational knowledge engine)
- MIT Mathematics OpenCourseWare (free course material and videos for mathematics courses, offerred through the MIT OpenCourseWare Project, also available through iTunesU)
- Ever wonder, "When will I use math?" If so, check out http://www.whenwilliusemath.com/.
- Stewart Calculus (website for our current textbook)
- Paul's Online Math Notes (an excellent website by Paul Dawkins at Lamar University)
- Visual Calculus (a cool website with Flash tutorials covering a variety of topics in calculus)
- Java applets by Deej Heath (lots of Java applets, including some calculus applets)
- Calculus.org (a plethora of resources for the calculus student)
- Calculus Applets (lots and lots of cool applets)

- HW 1: Stop by my office and say hello. If I'm not there, then leave a note. (due 3PM Fri, 9.4)
- HW 2: Send me an email telling me something interesting about yourself or tell me what you did over the summer. (due 3PM Fri, 9.4)
- HW 3: Complete Diagnostic Test A (omit 9de; due Fri, 9.4)
- HW 4: Complete Diagnostic Test B (omit 4ef; extended due date is Fri, 9.11)
- HW 5: Complete Diagnostic Test C (due Mon, 9.14)
- HW 6: Complete Diagnostic Test D (due Wed, 9.16)
- HW 7: Section 2.2: #1, 2, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 27 (due Fri, 9.18)
- HW 8: Section 2.3: #1, 2, 10, 11, 13, 16, 21, 22, 25, 36, 37, 46 (due Wed, 9.23)
- HW 9: Section 2.5 (part 1): #5, 7a, 9, 19, 32, 33, 38, 40, 41 (due Fir, 9.25)
- HW 10: Section 2.5 (part 2): #47, 65 AND Section 3.1 (part 1): #3ab, 7, 17, 18a, 25, 28 (due Tues, 9.28)
- HW 11: Section 3.1 (part 2): #11, 12, 13, 14, 47 (due Fri, 10.2)
- HW 12: Section 3.2 (part 1): #1, 3, 4, 7, 9, 17, 26, 36 (due Mon, 10.5)
- HW 13: Section 3.2 (part 2): #39, 41 AND Section 3.3: #1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19, 43, 50, 61, 88a (due Wed, 10.7)
- HW 14: Section 3.3 (part 2): #21, 22, 26, 27, 31, 34, 41, 49, 63, 67, 88b (due Fri, 10.9)
- HW 15: Section 3.4: #1, 2, 9, 10, 15, 18, 21, 22, 33, 37, 39, 41, 42 (due Wed, 10.14)
- HW 16: Section 3.5: #5, 6, 9, 21, 23, 24, 36, 39, 51, 52, 65, 69, 80 (due Fri, 10.16)
- HW 17: Section 3.6: #1, 5, 8, 13, 15, 20, 26, 29, 35, 39 (due Mon, 10.19)
- HW 18: Section 3.8: #2, 5, 6, 13, 15, 18a, 27, 39 (due Wed, 10.21)
- HW 19: Section 4.1: #1, 5, 7, 10, 13, 35, 40, 47, 52, 53, 55 (due Fri, 10.23)
- HW 20: Section 4.2: #1, 4, 5, 11, 14, 15, 32, 33 (due Mon, 10.26)
- HW 21: Section 4.3 (part 1): #1, 3, 5, 9ab, 12ab, 13ab, 15, 16 (due Mon, 11.2)
- HW 22: Section 4.3 (part 2): #7, 9c, 12c, 13c, 20, 21 (due Tues, 11.3)
- HW 23: Section 4.4: #2, 3, 9, 11, 14, 17, 18, 22, 33, 35, 55a (due Wed, 11.4)
- HW 24: Section 4.5 (part 1): #5, 13, 14, 23, 27 (due Fri, 11.6)
- HW 25: Section 4.5 (part 2): #43, 46, 47, 56 (due Mon, 11.10)
- HW 26: Section 4.7: #3, 7, 11, 12, 17, 21, 33 (due Fri, 11.13)
- HW 27: Section 3.9: #15, 16, 18, 19, 31a, 33b, 34 (due Mon, 11.16)
- HW 28: Section 4.9: #27, 43, 45, 51 AND Section 5.4: #1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 14 (due Wed, 11.18)
- HW 29: Section 5.1 (part 1): #3a, 4a, 5ab, 17, 18 (due Fri, 11.20)
- HW 30: Section 5.1 (part 2): #20, 21 AND Section 5.2 (part 1): #21, 23, 26, 35, 36 (due Fri, 11.20)
- HW 31: Section 5.2 (part 2): #33, 43, 47, 48, 49, 53, 59 (due Tues, 12.1)
- HW 32: Section 5.3: #7, 13, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, 37, 55a (due Wed, 12.2)
- HW 33: Section 5.5: #3, 6, 9, 17, 21, 22, 29, 37, 38, 43, 57 (due Fri, 12.4)
- HW 34: Section 6.2: #3; set up but do not evaluate: #19, 22, 27, 28, 29 AND Section 6.3: #5, 37, 38, 39, 42, 43 (due Tues, 12.8)
- HW 35: Section 6.5: #1, 5, 7, 9, 13, 16, 17 (due Wed, 12.9)

- Notes for Section 3.8: Related Rates (.pdf file)
- Notes for Section 4.5: Summary of Curve Sketching (part 1) (.pdf file)
- Notes for Section 4.5: Summary of Curve Sketching (part 2) (.pdf file)
- Notes for Section 4.7: Optimization Problems (.pdf file)

- Lab 1: Exploring limits (.pdf file)
- Lab 2: Exploring derivatives (.pdf file)
- Lab 3: Review of absolute and local maximums and minimums (.pdf file)
- Lab 4: Area between curves (.pdf file)

- Review for Exam 1 (.pdf file)
- Review for Exam 2 (.pdf file)
- Review for Exam 3 (.pdf file)
- Review for Final Exam (.pdf file)

- Solutions to Exam 1 (.pdf file)
- Solutions to Exam 2 (.pdf file)
- Solutions to Exercises 21 and 23 from Section 5.2 (.pdf file)