Calculus I

Math 2514 credits .Professor: Dr. Tovar

Contact Information

Quick Overview:

Official Syllabus

- Course Text is Essential Calculus, 2nd ed. by James Stewart.
- Course Begins with the idea of the limit.
- Course Covers functions, derivatives, and applications.

Check Withdraw/Drop Dates (Do NOT stop coming to class without dropping or withdrawing)Class Schedule and Assigned Homework

How to Succeed in Calculus:

- Go to Class, Take Notes, and Review Them OFTEN (Required)
- Read your Textbook (Required)
- Read How to Study Math by Paul Dawkins
- Form a Study Group with other students in (or outside) the Class
- Go to the Learning Center and get FREE face-to-face help from a paid tutor (Loso 234)
- Read web pages from other Calculus Classes online
- Use an online formula "Cheat Sheet"

If you're interesting in getting a grade better than a C, you should read the How to Study Math Link above. If you find yourself confused, and want an overview of some algebra, trig, or calculus, then click on the Cheat Sheet above. Miss a class, confused by Tovar's wit, or just need more help? Check out Paul Dawkins extensive Calculus I Notes. Basically the notes form an online textbook with examples!

Other Resources

Polynomial Division Online Calculator

Graphing Online Calculator

Derivatives Online Calculator

Dr. Tovar Maple Site

Dr. Tovar Calculus Refresher

Maple Worksheet: Radius of Curvature Calculation and Graph

Humongous Final Practice Exam

All web information relating to this course is subject to change.Note: Exams are taken from Stewart -Exams are Closed Book, Closed Notes, Closed Calculator

Read Before Class Class Activities Assignments Due Week 1Monday:Ch. 1

Go over Syllabus/Course Info.

Tuesday: Ch. 1 Trig. Tutorial

Thursday: Ch. 1

Friday: Ch. 1

hw1 due Week 2(Check Grade Option Date)Monday:

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hw2 due

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hw3 due Week 3Monday:

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hw4 due

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Exam 1:

Closed Book, Closed notesWeek 4(Check Drop Date)Monday:

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hw5 due

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hw6 due Week 6Monday:

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hw7 due

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Exam 2:

Closed Book, Closed notes

Week 7(Check Withdraw Date)Monday:

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hw8 due Week 8Monday:

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Exam 3a:

Closed Book, Closed notes

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Week 9Monday:

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Exam 3b:

Closed Book, Closed notes

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Week 10Monday:

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Exam 3c:

Closed Book, Closed notes

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Finals Week

Final Exam:

Closed Book, 1 page of notes

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Direct comments and questions to atovar@eou.edu