Math 121: Calculus I

Time & Location: 
Mon & Wed 1:002:30
Fri 1:302:30
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: regular  exam
period 
Information & Resources: 

Solutions: 

Homework
week of 
exercises 
reminders 
Dec 5 to
Dec 6 


Nov 28 to
Dec 4 


Nov 21 to
Nov 27 

Test 4 Mon Nov 28 on 3.2 (homework
questions 5, 7, 15, 17, 2125, 29, 37 only), 3.3
(homework problems 4553 in 1^{st}
edition of text, problems 5159 in 2^{nd}
edition.), 3.5, 3.7, 4.1 & 4.3
IMPORTANT: Sections 3.5 & 3.7 were
added to the Math 121 syllabus effective Fall
2015. As a result, practice tests from years
prior to 2015 will not contain problems on those
two sections. Be sure to work through the
homework and suggested textbook review problems
on this material.
Suggested practice:
 From 1^{st} edition of text:
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises
p.196: 1, 3, 19, 35, 73, 75, 77, 79,
81, 83 (odds only)
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
p.248: 1, 3, 9(b)(c)(d), 11(b)(c)(d),
13(b)(c)(d) (odds only)
 From 2^{nd} edition of text:
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises
p.200: 1, 3, 21, 37, 6777(odds
only)
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
p.254: 1, 3, 9(b)(c)(d), 11(b)(c)(d),
13(b)(c)(d) (odds only)
 Practice Tests from previous editions of
this course:

Nov 14 to
Nov 20 


Nov 7 to
Nov 13 


Oct 31 to
Nov 6 

Updated Nov 2 with
Test 3 topics
Test 3 Mon Nov 7 on 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1,
3.2, 3.3 (for 3.3, the test will not include
homework problems 4553 in 1^{st} edition
of text, problems 5159 in 2^{nd}
edition.)
Suggested practice:
 From 1^{st} edition of text:
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
p.139: 23, 29, 41, 65, 67, 69, 71(a),
73 (odds only)
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises
p.196: 1117, 21, 23, 2733, 39, 41,
47, 53, 57, 59, 61, 67, 69 (odds only)
 From 2^{nd} edition of text:
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
p.141: 23, 29, 43, 67, 69, 71, 73(a),
75 (odds only)
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises
p.200: 1119, 23, 25, 2933, 43, 49,
53, 55, 63 (odds only)
 Practice Tests from previous editions of
this course:

Oct 24 to
Oct 30 


Oct 17 to
Oct 23 

Test 2 Wed Oct 19 on 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2,
2.3, 2.4, 2.5. See last week's homework for
suggested practice material.

Oct 10 to
Oct 16 

Updated Oct 14 with
Test 2 topics
Test 2 Wed Oct 19 on 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2,
2.3, 2.4, 2.5
Suggested practice:
 From 1^{st} edition of text:
 Chapter 1 Review Exercises p.71:
21, 29, 33, 35, 47, 49 (odds only)
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
p.139: 1, 7, 11, 15, 1321, 25, 27,
3139, 4349, 61, 63, 75 (odds only)
 From 2^{nd} edition of text:
 Chapter 1 Review Exercises p.71:
19, 27, 31, 33, 45, 47 (odds only)
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
p.141: 1, 7, 11, 1321, 25, 27, 3141,
45, 49, 51, 63, 65, 77 (odds only)
 Practice Tests:
 Questions 2, 4(b), 5, 6, 7 & 8 from
test 2 (solutions)
from the Fall 2015 edition of this
course
 Questions 1, 2, & 4 from
test 3 (solutions)
from the Fall 2015 edition of this
course
 Questions 1(c) & 2 through 8 from
test 2 (solutions)
from the Fall 2013 edition of this
course
 Questions 1(a)(b) & 2(a)(c)(d) from
test 3 (solutions)
from the Fall 2013 edition of this
course

test 2 (solutions)
from the Summer 2012 edition of this
course
 Questions 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5(b) from
test 2 (solutions)
from the Spring 2012 edition of this
course

Oct 3 to
Oct 9 

Office hours
for Fri Oct 7 moved to Wed Oct 5
11:301:00. 
Sep 26 to
Oct 2 


Sep 19 to
Sep 25 

Updated Sep 20 with Test 1
topics
Test 1 Mon Sep 26 on
Algebra Review,
Analytic Geometry Review, Appendix A
(trig. review), 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 & 1.4
Suggested practice:
 All homework assigned to date up to and
including section 1.4

test 1 (solutions)
from Fall 2015 edition of this course
 Question 1 from
test 2 (solutions)
from Fall 2015 edition of this course

test 1 (solutions)
from Fall 2013 edition of this course
 Question 1 from
test 2 (solutions)
from Fall 2013 edition of this course

test 1 (solutions)
from Spring 2012 edition of this course
 Questions 1, 2, 3 & 4 from
test 1 (solutions)
from Fall 2011 edition of this course

Sep 12 to
Sep 18 


Sep 6 to
Sep 11 
 thoroughly read the course outline
& policies

Algebra Review: 172, 77116

Analytic Geometry Review: 13, 728,
3745
 Textbook (odd numbered problems only):
 Appendix A (Trigonometry): 1, 5,
7, 11, 13, 15, 23, 27, 29, 33, 65, 67,
71


