# Math 111: Introduction to the Calculus (Fall 2023)

This course concerns the two central idea of calculus: the derivative and the integral.

### Time and location

- Section 2: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00-10:50am (room 204)
- Section 3: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11:00-11:50am (room 204)

### Help hours

- My
*tentative*office hours in**SMUD 401**:- Tuesday 2:00-3:30
- Wednesday 2:30-4:00
- Friday 1:30-2:30

- We have three wonderful Math Fellows (TAs) for 111, with office hours as follows. All Math Fellow hours are in
**SMUD 208**.- Monday 7:30-10:30 (Alexa Ekhelar, Dasha Asienga)
- Tuesday 6:00-7:30 (Dasha Asienga)
- Wednesday 7:30-9:00 (Aniella Mutoni)
- Thursday 7:30-10:30 (Aniella Mutoni, Alexa Ekhelar)

### Handouts and links

- Syllabus
- Boardwork from days when I teach from a tablet
- Some comments on mathematical grammar

### Problem Sets

- Gradescope submission instructions for all assignments.
- There is a
**course survey**on Gradescope. Please create a Gradescope account and fill out this survey by Friday 9/8. There is no penalty if it is late, but the survey is very helpful to me in getting to know you. - Problem Set 1 (due Wednesday 9/13 by 10pm)
- Problem Set 2 (due Friday 9/15 by 10pm)
- Problem Set 3 (due Wednesday 9/20 by 10pm)
- Problem Set 4 (due Friday 9/22 by 10pm)
- Problem Set 5 (due Wednesday 9/27 by 10pm)
- (No problem set due Friday 9/29, due to Midterm 1)
- Problem Set 6 (due
~~Wednesday 10/4~~Thursday 10/5 by 10pm) - Problem Set 7 (due Friday 10/6 by 10pm)

### Exams

There will be three midterms and a three hour final exam. Further information and sample exams will be posted here. **Mark the midterm dates on your calendar now.**

- Midterm 1 will be in class on Friday 9/29.
- You are allowed a
**one page notesheet, front and back,**so that you don’t need to memorize formulas. Put some time into it – deciding what to put on the note sheet is a very useful study process! - Coverage (tentative – check for updates closer to exam): Sections 1.1-1.6 (but not 1.7 or 1.8), and 2.1-2.2.
- Some review problems / solutions, gratefully borrowed from Rob Benedetto. You may ignore all questions asking about where a graph is discontinuous.
- Practice exam / Solutions
- Exam / Solutions

- You are allowed a
- Midterm 2 will be in class on Friday 10/27.
- You are allowed a
**one page notesheet, front and back,**so that you don’t need to memorize formulas. Put some time into it – deciding what to put on the note sheet is a very useful study process! - The exam is not cumulative – covered material begins with the first topic not covered on Midterm 1.
- Coverage (tentative – check for updates closer to exam): Sections 2.3-2.5, 2.8, 3.1, 3.3
- Practice materials will be posted here later.

- You are allowed a
- Midterm 3 will be in class on Friday 12/1.
- You are allowed a
**one page notesheet, front and back,**so that you don’t need to memorize formulas. Put some time into it – deciding what to put on the note sheet is a very useful study process! - The exam is not cumulative – covered material begins with the first topic not covered on Midterm 1.
- Coverage (tentative – check for updates closer to exam): Sections 3.4, 3.7, 3.9, 4.1-4.5
- Practice materials will be posted here later.

- You are allowed a
- The final exam date will be set by the registrar and posted here later. It will be a three hour exam during finals week.
- You are allowed a
**one page notesheet, front and back,**so that you don’t need to memorize formulas. Put some time into it – deciding what to put on the note sheet is a very useful study process! - The exam will be cumulative, though with increased emphasis on the material not yet covered on the midterms.
- New topics since midterm 3 (tentative): Sections 6.2-6.4.

- You are allowed a