Spring 2020
Instructor: Enrique Treviño
Lectures: MWF 1:00pm-2:20pm in Young Hall 207
Office Hours: MWF from 11:00pm to 12pm and by appointment.
Office: Young Hall 105
Email:
Phone Ext.: #6187
Announcements
Carl Sagan Cosmos: Eratosthenes. In this short video Carl Sagan explains how Eratostehenes calculated the circumference of the Earth. It also gives a nice visual giving a simple explanation that the Earth is round.
The Cosmic Distance Ladder. In this short video Terence Tao explains how with very little technology humans have answered many cosmis questions such as: is the Earth round? how big is the Earth? how far is the Moon? how far is the Sun? what is the orbit of the Earth around the Sun?
For your convenience, here's a link to the Homework page.Course Description
This course is a continuation of Math 108 that further develops the concept of the derivative and its applications. Additional skill-building topics in trigonometry and college algebra, beyond those covered in Math 108, are covered as needed. The concept of the integral is also introduced. Satisfactory completion of both Math 108 and Math 109 is equivalent to the satisfactory completion of Math 110. (Credit cannot be earned in both Math 109 and Math 110.) Prerequisite: Completion of Math 108 with a grade of C- or better, or permission of the instructor. This course is being offered on a pilot basis for the 2018-2019 academic year. (Under the new GEC, this course meets the Quantitative Reasoning requirement.)Textbook
Calculus 1 with Precalculus (3rd edition) by Larson and Edwards.
Topics to be covered
The following is a tentative list of topics that will be covered:
The course grade will be based on:
Homework 10%
Quizzes 15%,
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:
Homework.
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.
Attendance
Students 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.Resources
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 Honesty
Please 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.Accommodations Statement
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: kfifield@lakeforest.edu 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.
Last modified on February 21, 2020.