Spring 2017: MTH 141

Webwork | Prof. Dummit’s MTH 141 notes | Wrksheets from Workshop: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Announcements

(3/6) For good practice with differentiation, do these problems and problems 1-50 on page 267 of the textbook.

(3/2) - The median on midterm 1 was a 64. The final grades will be curved at the end of the semester, but to give you a rough idea of how you are doing, the cut off between B- and C+ is a 64 and the cut-off between a D+ and a C- is a 50.

-Here are the solutions to the first midterm.

-Keping has posted solutions to some of the workshops on his website )

(2/22) A review session for the first midterm will be held in Goergen 109 on Monday February 27 from 5:00pm to 6:30

(2/7) Midterm 1 will be in Dewey 1-1101 (Vidaurre) and Dewey 2-1162 (Grell)

Course description

Analysis of the elementary real functions: algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and their inverses and composites. Topics include limits, continuity, asymptotes, the definition of the derivative, and derivative rules for algebraic, trigonometric, exponentials, and logarithms. We study implicit differentiation, related rates, linear approximation, differentials, the mean value theorem, maxima and minima, curve sketching, and L’Hospital’s rule.

Exams

This course uses the Tuesday/Thursday 08:00-09:30am Common Exam time. The exams will begin promptly at the start time, so please arrive at least 15 minutes early to ensure you receive the full time!

Midterm 1: Tue Feb 28, 8:00am–9:15am, Dewey 1-1101 (Vidaurre) and Dewey 2-1162 (Grell).
Exam Material (Stewart): Appendices A-B-D, Chapter 1.3–1.5, Chapter 2.1–2.3.
Exam Material (WebWork): Webworks 1–5.
Midterm 2: Tue Apr 4, 8:00am–9:15am, Location TBD.
Exam Material (Stewart): Chapter 2.5–2.8, Chapter 3.1–3.6.
Exam Material (WebWork): Webworks 6–10.
Final: Mon May 8, 12:30–3:30, Location TBD.
Exam Material, Part B (Stewart): Chapter 3.6–3.10, Chapter 4.1–4.4.
Exam Material, Part B (WebWork): Webworks 11–13.

Notes and electronic devices (including, but not limited to, cell phones) are not permitted at exams. If you bring your phone, you will be asked to put it away in a bag that closes completely, or surrender it to the proctors for the duration of the exam.

You should bring your student id to all exams. You may be asked to show it to a proctor when you hand in your exam.

Textbook

Calculus: Early Transcendentals by James Stewart. We use the 8th edition.

The bookstore offers an un-bound version called a package component. Only buy the text or the package component, not both.

Earlier editions are available and may be less expensive. It is up to the student to make adjustments with regard to page numbers, chapter numbers, and content if using an earlier edition. The 8th edition will be on reserve at Carlson Library to facilitate this process.

This text is also used by MTH 142, MTH 143, MTH 161, MTH 162, and MTH 164.

Instructors

George Grell

Class times: MWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Gavet 310

Office: Hylan 717
Office Hours: Mon 3:30 - 4:30, Wed 10:00 - 11:00
Email: geor ge dot gre ll at roche ster dot edu
Elizabeth Vidaurre

Class times: MWF 10:25AM - 11:15AM, Hark 115

Office: Hylan 1001
Office Hours: Mon 2-3, Tues 11-12
Email: elizabeth.vidaurre@rochester.edu

Workshop Schedule

All workshops are 75 minutes, and begin at the indicated time. This list is provided for you to plan your schedule: do not attend a workshop you are not signed up for!

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday    
12:30 PM Mel 219 4:50 PM B&L 269 11:05 AM Hylan 1106B    
2 PM Hark 210   2 PM Morey 502    
4:50 PM Hylan 1101   3:25 PM Hutch 138    

TA Office Hours

Emily Gore: ITS, Thursdays 11-noon

Keping Huang: Hylan 713, Monday 11-12 and Thursday 10-11

Alana Mcgovern: ITS, Friday 12-1

Joana Stasik: TBA

Academic Honesty

All assignments and activities associated with this course must be performed in accordance with the University of Rochester’s Academic Honesty Policy. More information is linked HERE.

The following exam honesty standards will be in place for MTH 141, and any violation of these standards will be taken very seriously.

Exams in MTH 141

Notes and electronic devices (including, but not limited to, cell phones) are not permitted at exams. If you bring your phone, you will be asked to put it away in a bag that closes completely. Alternatively, you can leave your phone with the proctors for the duration of the exam. Students found with notes or electronic devices during the exam will be reported to the Board on Academic Honesty.

You should bring your student id to all exams. You may be asked to show it to a proctor when you hand in your exam.


Did you know?

Since many of the students in Math 141 are freshmen, we provide a few details of the university’s academic honesty policy that hold for all courses. This is just for your information. If you find any of them surprising, you should take the quizzes linked below.

Unsure about what constitutes a violation? Take the quizzes: Quiz 1 Quiz 2