Instructor: Enrique Treviño
Lectures: MWF 1:00pm-2:20pm in Young Hall 111
Office: Young Hall 105
Phone Ext.: #6187
The midterm has been moved to Monday October 7. There will be a review session with Prof. Hamed on Friday October 5.
No class Friday September 13, Wednesday September 18.
Announcements for the class will be posted here.For your convenience, here's a link to the Homework page.
Course Description(Calculus Ia: Introduction to Calculus.) The calculus of rational functions of one variable. Limits, continuity, differentiation, and applications; a brief introduction to integration. Related topics in college algebra also are reviewed, including pertinent aspects of functions, polynomials, and rational expressions. This courses is a required skills-building course for students desiring to complete Math 109. (Credit cannot be earned in Math 108 after satisfactory completion of Math 110.) Prerequisite: By placement only. Not open to students who have completed Math 110 with a grade of C- or better. This course is being offered on a pilot basis for the 2019-2020 academic year. (Under the Forester Fundamental Curriculum, this course meets the Quantitative Reasoning requirement.)
Calculus 1 with Precalculus (3rd edition) by Larson and Edwards.
Topics to be coveredThe following is a tentative list of topics that will be covered:
The course grade will be based on:
Midterm 1 15%,
Midterm 2 15%,
Midterm 3 15%
Final Exam 30%.
There will be written homework weekly. The homework will be turned in and will reinforce the matertial learned in class. Collaboration in
the homework is permitted, however you must write your own solutions in your own words (or symbols). You must also support your answers with the intermediate
steps you took to reach the answer.
You can find the homework assignments for this class below:
There will be a weekly quiz. The quiz will be at the beginning of class on Fridays. The topics for each quiz come from the homework due the day of the quiz.
AttendanceStudents are expected to come to every lecture and every exam. If the dates of the exams conflict with Lake Forest approved events, inform me as soon as possible.
If you are a student who needs an accommodation because of a disability or medical or psychological condition that limits your ability to fully participate in this course, please contact Kara Fifield, Director of Disability Services, to document your disability with the College and with the professor of this course. Academic accommodations should be reasonable and not alter the fundamental nature of this course. Because it can take a week or more to arrange requested accommodations, you are encouraged to establish your semester accommodations as early in the semester as possible. Contact Kara Fifield by email or phone: firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-735-5167. For more information about services for students with disabilities at Lake Forest College, see: http://www.lakeforest.edu/academics/resources/disability/
You are also welcome to contact me privately to discuss your academic needs. However, all disability-related accommodations must be arranged through Kara Fifield.
Description of instructional time and expectations:This course meets 3 times per week for 4.5 hours per week. The course carries 1.0 course credit (equivalent to four semester credit hours). Students are expected to devote a minimum of 12 hours of total work per week (in-class time plus out-of-class work) to this course.
Academic HonestyPlease read the College's information on Academic Honesty. If a student cheats in an exam, quiz or homework assignment, I will proceed with charging the student with the Academic Honesty Judicial Board. The usual (first) penalty is a 0 in the assignment on which the cheating occured plus some ethics lectures the student would take. The second penalty is usually suspension.
Last modified on November 8, 2019.