Welcome to Calculus 1. The purpose of this page is to make certain resources available and keep you
up to date with everything going on in the course.
** REMINDER: If you're having trouble with the
course, there are video
on which many typical problems are presented and explained. It's worth taking a look if you
feel the need.
FINAL EXAM INFORMATION:
Our final exam, which is required
for everyone, will be held on Thursday, May 2 from
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM in Low 3051.
Prof. Schmidt will hold office
hours on Monday, April 29 from 1 - 2 PM in Eaton 408.
Cassandra will hold office hours on Monday, April 29 from 3
- 4 PM and Tuesday, April 30 from 4:30 - 5:30 PM to return
exam #4 and solutions. She will also hold office hours for
final exam review on Wednesday, May 1 from 3:30 - 5:30 PM.
No books, notes, calculators or other electronic devices are permitted in the exam. All cell phones are to be turned off and stored so they are inaccessible.
All of the problems on the final exam will be similar to
homework problems, and many will be similar to problems from our
first four exams.
The final exam will consist of three parts:
The first part will consist of 8 problems worth 5 points
each. You will have to solve all of these problems.
second part will consist of 5 problems worth 11 points each.
You will have to solve 4 of these 5 problems.
You will need to indicate on the front of the exam which problem you do not want graded.
third part will consist of 10 skills problems. Only the best
8 problems will be graded. These problems will be
graded on a no partial credit basis and will contribute 16 points to the final exam.
Thus, the final exam is worth 100 points.
Topics Covered on the Final Exam:
The exam will potentially cover
material from the sections summarized below:
WebAssign Access Help
document provides information about
obtaining access to WebAssign in conjunction with our
textbook. Note that WebAssign access is
a requirement to submit homework assignments that contribute
to your grade. If you are not able to gain access
after reading this document, please contact me for additional
Skills Quiz 1: Tuesday, January 29 (on
Skills Quiz 2: Friday, February 22 (on
Skills Quiz 3: Tuesday, February 26 (on
(Cumulative) Skills Quiz 4: Friday, March 15
(combination of questions from previous topics)
Skills Quiz 5: Friday, March 22 (on Critical Points)
(Cumulative) Skills Quiz 6: Friday, April 5 (combination of questions from previous topics)
Skills Quiz 7: Tuesday, April 16 (on Basic
Skills Quiz 8: Tuesday, April 23 (on
Office Hours Information (Valid through Thursday, April 25):
Prof. Schmidt's Office Hours (in Amos Eaton 408): Wednesday 3:30 - 4:30 PM, Thursday 11 - 11:50 AM
General Resources for Calculus:
page collects many helpful resources, including information
Resources, on-line video clips and much, much more!
Resources Specific to our class:
Tentative Exam Dates
Resources for Calculus Skills Problem Set:
The Calculus Skills Problem
Set is a set of problems designed to test your ability to
carry out the basic computations
from Calculus accurately. Throughout the semester you will be tested (during quizzes and the final exam) on
algorithmically generated versions of these problems.
These problems will always be graded with no partial credit.
The Calculus Skills
home page is here.
This page contains much important information
pertaining to the Calculus skills problem set, including rules pertaining to how the problems will be graded
and academic integrity guidelines. It also contains a list of all the calculus skills problems and resources for practicing
different versions of them.