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Math 75A. Calculus with Review IA. Fall 2021.

Tentative class schedule with homework assignments

Important Deadlines
Sep 19Last day to DROP classes without a serious and compelling reason and without a grade of W (withdrawal) listed on university transcript
Sep 20Last day to ADD classes
Nov 12Last day to DROP classes for a serious and compelling reason
Date Book section - read before class Topics covered or to be covered Homework
Aug 23 Introduction - First class 2.7: 9, 17, 21, 29, 39, 43, 45, 49
2.5:9, 23, 41, 43, 51, 57
2.6: 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31
2.1:7, 11, 17, 23, 27, 29, 33, 37, 41, 45, 63
2.2: 13, 15, 17, 21, 23, 25, 29, 33, 37, 41, 55
2.3: 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 39, 51
Algebra Review - interval notation, inequalities
Aug 24 Alg/Trig 2.7, 2.5, 2.6 Aabsolute value, quadratic and other equations.
Aug 25 Alg/Trig 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 Pythagorean theorem, coordinate plane, distance between 2 points, circles, Lines, intercepts, slope, parallel and perpendicular lines
Aug 26 1.1 Review of Functions 1.1: 11, 15, 19, 21, 29, 33, 35, 37, 41
Aug 30
Aug 31 1.2 Basic Classes of Functions 1.2: 67, 71, 79, 85, 87, 89, 91, 95
Sep 1
Sep 2 1.3 Trigonometric functions 1.3: 113, 119, 123, 125, 129, 135, 139, 141, 143, 155, 159, 163, 165, 167, 171
Sep 6 Labor Day - no classes, no office hours
Sep 7
Sep 8
Sep 9 1.4 Inverse Functions 1.4: all odd 185-215
Sep 13
Sep 14
Sep 15 1.5 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 1.5: 233, 243, 247, 251, 255, 259, 267, 271, 275, 277, 283, 287, 289
Sep 16
Sep 20
Sep 21 2.1 A Preview of Calculus 2.1: 1, 2, 3, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29
Sep 22
Sep 23 2.2 The limit of a function 2.2: all odd 39-63, 77, 79
Sep 27
Sep 28
Sep 29 Review
Sep 30 Test 1 (algebra review and chapter 1), in class via Zoom, with video on
Oct 4 2.3 The Limit Laws 2.3: all odd 83-113
Oct 5
Oct 6
Oct 7 2.4 Continuity 2.4: all odd 131-149, 155
Oct 11
Oct 12
Oct 13 3.1 Defining the Derivative 3.1: all odd 11-29, 39
Oct 14
Oct 18
Oct 19 3.2 The Derivative as a Function 3.2: all odd 55-67 and 75-83
Oct 20
Oct 21 3.3 Differentiation Rules 3.3: all odd 107-117 and 123-143
Oct 25
Oct 26
Oct 27 3.4 Derivatives as Rates of Change 3.4: 151, 153, 155, 159, 161
Oct 28
Nov 1
Nov 2 3.5 Derivative of Trigonometric Functions 3.5: all odd 175-187, 191, 197, 199, 201, 211
Nov 3 Review
Nov 4 Test 2 (sections 2.1-2.4 and 3.1-3.3), usual format, on Canvas during regular class time, no Zoom
Nov 8
Nov 9 3.6 The Chain Rule 3.6: all odd 221-227, 235-347, 257
Nov 10
Nov 11 Veteran's Day - no classes, no office hours
Nov 15
Nov 16 3.7 Derivatives of Inverse Functions 3.7: alld odd 263-269, 275, 279, 283, 289
Nov 17
Nov 18 3.8 Implicit Differentiation 3.8: all odd 301-307, 311, 313, 319, 325, 327
Nov 22
Nov 23
Nov 24 Thanksgiving recess - no classes, no office hours
Nov 25
Nov 29 3.9 Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 3.9: all odd 331-355
Nov 30
Dec 1
Dec 2 Review
Dec 6 Test 3 (sections 3.4-3.9), in class via Zoom, with video on
Dec 7 Review for the final exam. Practice Final Exam - complete for extra credit by December 13
Dec 8
Dec 9 Faculty consultation day. Consultation hours: 2:30-3:50pm for Math 75A specifically at our usual class Zoom link
Dec 10 Faculty consultation day. Consultation hours: TBD for all classes at the usual Tuesday office hours link
Dec 13 Final exam (cumulative): 3:30-5:30 pm, via Zoom, with video on


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