Math 121: Calculus I

Time & Location: 
Mon & Wed 2:304:00
Fri 2:303:30
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 & Reminders
week of 
exercises 
reminders 
Dec 4 to
Dec 5 


Nov 27 to
Dec 3 


Nov 20 to Nov 26
Updated Fri Nov 24 with new
homework


Test 4 Mon Nov 27 on 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5,
3.7, 4.1 & 4.3 (for 4.3, only homework
questions 17 parts (a) & (b).)
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: 13, 1135, 39, 41, 47, 57, 59,
61, 67, 69, 73, 75, 77, 81, 83 (odds
only)
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
p.248: 1, 3, 9(b)(c), 11(b)(c),
13(b)(c), 33 (odds only)
 From 2^{nd} edition of text:
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises
p.200: 13, 1125, 2937, 43, 44, 53,
55, 61, 63, 67, 69, 71, 73, 75, 77 (odds
only)
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises
p.254: 1, 3, 9(b)(c), 11(b)(c),
13(b)(c), 35 (odds only)
 Practice Tests from previous editions of
this course:

Nov 13 to
Nov 19 


Nov 6 to
Nov 12 


Oct 30 to
Nov 5 

Updated Nov 1 with
Test 3 topics
Test 3 Mon Nov 6 on 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7
& 2.8
Suggested practice:
 From 1^{st} edition of text:
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
p.139: 1359, 6569, 71(a), 73 (odds
only)
 From 2^{nd} edition of text:
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
p.141: 1345, 5161, 6771, 73(a), 75
(odds only)
 Practice Tests:
 Questions 6 through 8 from
test 2 (solutions)
from the Fall 2016 edition of this
course
 Questions 1 through 5 from
test 3 (solutions)
from the Fall 2016 edition of this
course

test 3 (solutions)
from the Fall 2015 edition of this
course
 Questions 1(a)(b), 2(a)(c)(d) & 3
from
test 3 (solutions)
from the Fall 2013 edition of this
course
 Questions 1 & 2(c) from
test 4 (solutions)
from the Fall 2013 edition of this
course
 Questions 3(b)(c), 4 & 5 from
test 2 (solutions)
from the Summer 2012 edition of this
course
 Questions 1(a), 3(b) & 4 from
test 3 (solutions)
from the Summer 2012 edition of this
course
 Questions 3, 4 & 5 from
test 2 (solutions)
from the Spring 2012 edition of this
course
 Questions 1 & 2(a) from
test 3 (solutions)
from the Spring 2012 edition of this
course

Oct 23 to
Oct 29 

Mon Oct 30 is the last day for academic
penalty–free withdrawal from all fall
semester courses, or program, or to change from
credit to audit (or vice–versa) in Academic
Programs. 
Oct 16 to
Oct 22 


Oct 9 to
Oct 15 
Continue with
last week's reading and homework in 2.3 and
2.4. 
Test 2 Mon Oct 16 on 1.4, 1.5,
1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
Suggested practice:
 From 1^{st} edition of text:
 Chapter 1 Review Exercises p.71:
29, 33, 35, 37, 41, 47, 49 (odds only)
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
p.139: 1, 7, 11, 15, 47, 61, 63, 75
(odds only)
 From 2^{nd} edition of text:
 Chapter 1 Review Exercises p.71:
27, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 47 (odds only)
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises
p.141: 1, 7, 11, 15, 49, 63, 65, 77
(odds only)
 Practice Tests:
 Questions 1(c), 28 from
test 2 (solutions)
from the Fall 2015 edition of this
course
 Questions 14, 7 & 8 from
test 2 (solutions)
from the Fall 2013 edition of this
course
 Questions 1, 2, 3(a)(b) & 5(c) from
test 2 (solutions)
from the Summer 2012 edition of this
course

Oct 2 to
Oct 8 


Sep 25 to
Oct 1 

Math Major interest survey first five minutes
of class on Fri Sep 29 
Sep 18 to
Sep 24 

Updated Sep 20 with Test 1
topics and suggested review material
Test 1 Mon Sep 25 on
Algebra Review,
Analytic Geometry Review, Appendix A
(trig. review), 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 & 1.4 (for 1.4,
only up to exercise 23 in 1^{st} edition
of text, up to exercise 25 in 2^{nd}
edition)
Suggested practice:
 All homework assigned to date (but again,
for section 1.4, only up to exercise 23 in
1^{st} edition of text, up to exercise
25 in 2^{nd} edition)

test 1 (solutions)
from Fall 2016 edition of this course

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

test 1 (solutions)
from Fall 2013 edition of this course
 Questions 1, 2, 3 & 4 from
test 1 (solutions)
from Spring 2012 edition of this course

Sep 11 to
Sep 17 


Sep 5 to
Sep 10 
 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


