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, 10:0010:50am (room 204)
 Section 3: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11:0011:50am (room 204)
Help hours
 My office hours in SMUD 401:
 Tuesday 2:003:30
 Wednesday 2:304:00
 Friday 1:302:30
 We have three wonderful Math Fellows (TAs) for 111, with office hours as follows. All Math Fellow hours are in SMUD 208.
 Monday 7:3010:30 (Alexa Ekhelar, Dasha Asienga)
 Tuesday 6:007:30 (Dasha Asienga)
 Wednesday 7:309:00 (Aniella Mutoni)
 Thursday 7:3010:30 (Aniella Mutoni, Alexa Ekhelar)
 Our Math Associate, Tim St. Onge, also has daily help hours.
 Monday through Friday, 10:002:00 in SCCE Q Center.
Handouts and links
 Syllabus
 Boardwork from days when I teach from a tablet
 Some comments on mathematical grammar
 Notes on related rates (from an older course; skip the last example)
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 10/4Thursday 10/5 by 10pm)  Problem Set 7 (due Friday 10/6 by 10pm)
 Problem Set 8 (due Friday 10/13 by 10pm)
 Problem Set 9 (due Wednesday 10/18 by 10pm)
 Problem Set 10 (due Friday 10/20 by 10pm)
 Problem Set 11 (due Wednesday 10/25 by 10pm)
 (No problem set due Friday 10/27, due to Midterm 2)
 Problem Set 12 (due Wednesday 11/1 by 10pm)
 Problem Set 13 (due Friday 11/3 by 10pm)
 Problem Set 14 (due Wednesday 11/8 by 10pm)
 Problem Set 15 (due Friday 11/10 by 10pm)
 Problem Set 16 (due Wednesday 11/15 by 10pm)
 Problem Set 17 (due Friday 11/17 by 10pm)
 (No problem set due Wednesday 11/29 or Friday 12/1, due to Midterm 3)
 Problem Set 18 (due Wednesday 12/6 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: Sections 1.11.6 (but not 1.7 or 1.8), and 2.12.2.
 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
 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: Sections 1.8, 2.32.5, 2.8, 3.1
 Some review problems / solutions.
 Practice exams: Practice 1 / Solutions, Practice 2 / Solutions
 Exam / Solutions
 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 2.
 Coverage: Sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.7, 3.9, 4.14.4
 Some review problems / solutions / graphs.
 Practice exams: Practice 1 / Solutions / Graphs, Practice 2 / Solutions / Graphs
 The final exam date will be on Thursday, December 21, from 9am to noon, in SCCE room E110.
 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 4.5 and 6.26.4.