Math 121: Intermediate Calculus (Spring 2023)
This course is focused on integration techniques, series, and parametric/polar equations.
I previously taught this course in Spring 2018. At the link, you can find some materials from that version of the course.
Time and location
 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11:0011:50am in SMUD 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 121, with office hours as follows. All Math Fellow hours are in SMUD 204.
 Monday 6:007:30 (Admire Madyira)
 Tuesday 6:007:30 (Admire Madyira)
 Wednesday 7:309:00 (Aidee Hernandez)
 Thursday 6:007:30 (Ali Sbeih)
 Thursday 7:309:00 (Aidee Hernandez)
 Friday 6:007:30 (Ali Sbeih)
Handouts and other items
 Syllabus
 Boardwork from my tablet (updated periodically)
 Zoom link for any online office hours, classes, etc.
 M 1/30: exponentials review handout / solutions
 W 2/8: L’Hôpital’s rule notes from an older course
 M 2/13: integration by parts notes from an older course (see Section 5 for a bit on tabular integration)
Review handouts and extra review problems
The review handouts below are gratefully borrowed from Danielle Benedetto.
 Derivatives and integrals reference sheet
 The unit circle
 Trigonometry review
 Limit examples
 Inverse trig examples
 Integration by parts examples
 Trig. integral examples
 Trig. sub. examples
 Integration techniques reference sheet
Homework
Problem sets will be posted here. All problem sets are due at 10pm, on Gradescope.
 Gradescope instructions
 Problem Set 1 (due W 2/1 by midnight) / answer key (final answers only)
 Problem Set 2 (due F 2/3 by midnight) / answer key
 Problem Set 3 (due W 2/8 by midnight) / answer key
 Problem Set 4 (due F 2/10 by midnight) / answer key (ignore #21 on answer key)
 Problem Set 5 (due W 2/15 by midnight) / answer key
 Problem Set 6 (due F 2/17 by midnight) / answer key
 Problem Set 7 (due W 2/22 by midnight) / answer key
 Midterm 1 material ends here.
 Problem Set 8 (due
W 3/1F 3/3 by midnight) / answer key  Problem Set 9 (due
W 3/8Th 3/9 by midnight) / answer key  Problem Set 10 (due F 3/10 at midnight) / answer key
 Problem Set 11 (due W 3/22 at midnight) / answer key
 Problem Set 12 (due F 3/24 at midnight) / answer key
 Problem Set 13 (due W 3/29 at midnight) / answer key
Exams
There will be three midterms and a three hour final exam. Further information and sample exams will be posted here.
 Midterm 1 will be in class on Friday 2/24.
 Exam / Solutions
 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: anything covered in class up to and including Friday 2/17 (Sections: 6.5, 6.6, 6.8, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3)
 Review packet / Solutions (thanks to D. Benedetto!)
 Practice exams: Fall 2022, Fall 2021, Spring 2018 (skip 1(c), 2(a)), Spring 2017
 Solutions video for the Fall 2022 exam, with some comments.
 Written solutions for practice exams: Fall 2022, Fall 2021, Spring 2018, Spring 2017
 Midterm 2 will be in class on Friday 3/31.
 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: anything covered from Monday 2/20 to Friday 3/24 (Sections: 7.4, 7.8, and 11.17).
 Review packet / Solutions
 Practice exams: Spring 2020 (skip 1(e)), Fall 2020, Fall 2022 (this one was takehome, and longer than usual)
 Solutions to practice exams: Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Fall 2022

Midterm 3 will be in class on Friday 4/28.
 The final exam will be on Tuesday 5/16, 2pm5pm, in SCCE E210.