Math 1120 Course Outline


Check with your instructor for the class syllabus, exam schedules and
textbook information.


Week 1 Straight lines, Functions (definition, domain, range, graphs)


Week 2 New functions from old ones, limits, continuity


Week 3 Derivatives (definition and basic rules, some applications)


Week 4 Chain rule, marginal economics


Week 5 Effect of first derivative on graph, review, Test 1


Week 6 Effect of second derivative on graph, curve sketching


Week 7 Optimization (continuous functions on closed intervals, word problems)


Week 8 Exponential and logarithmic functions, compound interest


Week 9 Differentiation of exponential and logarithmic functions


Week 10 Catch up, review, Test 2


Week 11 Basic antidifferentiation, substitution


Week 12 Area, Riemann sums, the definite integral, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus


Week 13 Substitution in definite integrals, area between two curves


Weeks 14-15 Review, Test 3, Consumers’/Producers’ surplus (optional), Review for
Final Exam