Math 121: Calculus I

Time & Location: 
Tue & Thu 10:0011:30
Fri 10:3011:30
all in Building 360 Room 324 
Instructor: 
Glen Pugh
Bldg 359 Rm 201 (map)
glen.pugh@viu.ca (by
far the best way to contact me!)
(250)7533245 ext. 2752
office
hours 
Information & Resources: 

Solutions: 

Assignments
posted 
exercises 
reminders 
Dec 2 
Read: Texbook Section 4.2
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):

Final exam notes and extra practice 
Nov 28 
Read: Texbook Section 4.6
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 4.6: 1, 3, 5, 9, 11 (use a
calculator for 11), 21(a), 23, 25


Nov 18
Updated Nov 24 with new
homework

Read: Texbook Section 4.5
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 4.5: 3, 5, 917, 25, 33, 45, 49

Test 3 Thu Nov 24 on 2.8, 3.13.3, 4.1
(2335), 4.3, 4.4
Suggested practice:
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises p.141:
71(a), 73
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises p.196: 3,
11, 15, 17, 21, 23, 27, 29, 31, 33, 39, 41, 47,
57, 59, 61, 67, 69, 73
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises p.248: 5,
7, 9, 1321
 Questions 1, 2, 4, 5 of
test 3 (
solutions) from Summer 2010 edition of this
course
 Questions 1, 2, 3, 4 of
test 3 (
solutions) from Spring 2010 edition of this
course
 Questions 2, 3, 4, 5 of
test 3 (
solutions) from Fall 2009 edition of this
course

Nov 14 
Read: Texbook Section 4.4, 4.1 (again!)
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 4.4: 5, 11, 13, 23, 31, 37, 39
 4.1: 3747, 61

Quiz 6
Thu Nov 17 on 4.1 (2335), 4.3 
Nov 7 
Read: Texbook Section 4.1, 4.3
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 4.1: 2335
 4.3: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 21, 25, 27, 31,
33, 37, 39, 41

Quiz 5
Thu Nov 10 on 2.8, 3.13.3 
Oct 31 
Read: Texbook Section 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 3.1: 11, 15, 17, 2529
 3.2: 59, 15, 2125, 29, 33, 37, 39,
4349, 53, 61, 63, 6773
 3.3: 157


Oct 22 
Read: Texbook Section 2.8
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 2.8: 3, 11, 13, 17, 21, 23

Test 2 Thu Oct 27 on 2.12.7
You absolutely must know the first 14
derivative rules on page 1 of your Summary of Derivative
Rules. For this test you don't have to worry
about rules 811 (derivatives of exponentials and
logarithms).
Suggested practice:
 Textbook Ch.2 Review Exercises p.139 (odd
numbered problems only): 1, 5, 7, 11,
1369
 Questions 25 of
test 2 (
solutions) from Summer 2010 edition of this
course
 Questions 1, 2, 3(a)(b), 4(a)(c) and 5(a)
of
test 2 (
solutions) from Fall 2009 edition of this
course
 Questions 1(b)(c) and 25 of
test 2 (
solutions) from Summer 2009 edition of this
course
 Question 2 of
test 3 (
solutions) from Summer 2009 edition of this
course
 Questions 1, 2(a)(b), 3(b)(c), 4(a), 5(b)
of
test 2 (
solutions) from Spring 2009 edition of this
course
 Question 2 of
test 3 (
solutions) from Spring 2009 edition of this
course

Oct 17 
Read: Texbook Sections 2.7
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):

Quiz 4
Thu Oct 20 on 2.5 
Oct 10 
Read: Texbook Sections 2.5, 2.6
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 2.5: 739, 45, 47, 55, 59
 2.6: 313, 1721, 25, 41

Quiz 3
Thu Oct 13 on 2.12.4 
Oct 3 
Read: Texbook Sections 2.4
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 2.4: 325, 27, 29, 35, 37, 41,
51


Sep 25 
Read: Texbook Sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 2.1: 1(a)(ii), 1(b), 5, 7(a)(b), 9,
11, 1321, 25, 27
 2.2: 3, 5, 1723, 27, 29, 35
 2.3: 123, 27 (skip graphing), 29,
31, 35, 41, 47, 51, 59

Test 1 Thu Sep 29 on 1.11.6
Suggested practice:
 Chapter 1 Review Exercises p.70: 3,
5, 11, 17, 2137, 41, 47, 49 (odds only)

test 1 (
solutions) from Summer 2010 edition of this
course
 Question 1 only from
test 2 (
solutions) from Summer 2010 edition of this
course

test 1 (
solutions) from Fall 2009 edition of this
course

test 1 (
solutions) from Summer 2009 edition of this
course

Sep 20 
Read: Texbook Sections 1.5, 1.6
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 1.5: 3, 9, 31, 37, 39, 47
 1.6: 1, 1331, 45

Quiz 2
Thu Sep 22 on 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 (for 1.4 you are only
responsible for 1, 3, 7, 1123.) 
Sep 12 
Read: Texbook Sections 1.3, 1.4
Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 1.3: 3, 5, 9
 1.4: 1, 3, 7, 1123, 31, 37,
4347

Quiz 1
Thu Sep 15 on 1.1 only 
Sep 5 


