Get out of bed; have sufficient coffee/food/video games to get you ready for the day; show up to class.

Browse the following in Stewart: Preface(s), Preview of Calc, all of Chapter 1, the appendices (especially A,B and D). The goal is not to learn new material, but to get a sense of what you're already comfortable with, what you've seen but probably need to spend more time with, and what is completely new to you.

Start reading Chapter 1 and the first four appendices in more depth.

Finish reading Chapter 1 and the first four appendices in more depth. Come with questions, comments, requests for more discussion on particular topics, etc.

No specific prep, although the assignment is up and you can start working on it.

Make sure you've had a good go at the assignment. Come with questions. Also, Chapter 2, first couple of subsections.

Assignment due at 3pm today!

Everything in Section 2 up to 2.3: Calculating Limits Using the Limit Laws.

2.4: The Precise Definition of a Limit.

The remainder of Section 2.

Have worked on the assignment. Come with questions.

Assignment due today. No prep for class; we'll start talking about Chapter 3.

Read Chapter 3 as far as Differentiation Formulas (3.3 in my edition).

Rates of Change in the Natural and Social Sciences (3.4 in my ed).

Quiz!

Derivatives of Trig Functions and the Chain Rule. (as far as 3.6 in my ed). This is the boundary line for the next assignment, which will be due Oct 12th.

Intro to next section (end of Chapter 3 and start of Chapter 4).

Assignment help and time to get more differentiation practice in.

Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates: intro.

Hendricks Days: No class

Troubleshooting higher order derivatives, implicit differentiation and related rates. Be sure to have carefully read these subsections (all at the end of Chapter 3).

Optimization Problems

Mean Value Theorem. This takes us to the end of the material needed for the next assignment.

Assignment help. Make sure you've started to work on it.

Graph sketching; especially using information from higher derivatives.

More graph sketching: everything you ever wanted to know about asymptotes.

Exponential and logarithmic functions; l'Hopital's rule.

- Intro to antiderivatives (3.10 in my ed)

- Intro to definite integrals (no prep needed; start on the assignment).

- Assignment troubleshooting: make sure you've had a good go at the one due on Friday.
- More definite integrals

No prep: assigment due.

- The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

- Using the FTC.
- Quiz Prep

- Quiz. Chapters 3 and 4; more details in class.

- More integration, and applications of it too.

- More applications and examples of integration. This finishes the main body of material for the course.

NO CLASS: Thanksgiving Break.

- More applications and examples of integration. This finishes the main body of material for the course for real.

- Assignment and final project support.

- More assignment and final project support.

- Final wrap up, including working on projects and prep for the final exam and quiz.

- Quiz 3.

- Final Exam, 1-4pm. All work for the course must be submitted by this point.

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