Math 241: Calculus for Business and Social Science

Spring 2014

Contact Info

Office: Fenton Hall 309
Office Hours: MWF 9-10a, Tu 11-12 noon, and by appointment
Email: kgedeon@uoregon.edu

Announcements

3.31.14 Welcome to Math 241!
5.13.14 Solutions to today's worksheet available here.
5.16.14 Solutions to yesterday's worksheet available here.
5.29.14 Solutions to yesterday's worksheet available here.
6.3.14 Solutions to today's worksheet available here.

Tutoring

There are many places to receive free tutoring for Math 241. The most relevant source is probably Braddock Tutoring. Check the website for more details.

Tentative Weekly Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.

Week Sections to Cover Notes
1 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4
2 1.5, 1.6
3 2.1, 2.2, Review Chapter Exam 1
4 2.3, 2.4
5 2.5, 2.6
6 3.1, 3.2, Review Chapter Exam 2; Midterm Feedback in BlackBoard
7 3.3, 3.4
8 3.5, 4.1
9 4.1, 4.2, Review No class Monday; Chapter Exam 3
10 4.3, 4.4, Review Final course evaluations in DuckWeb
11 Final Exam Monday; No classes

Homework Resources

Recommended First-week Review: Much of sections 1.1-1.4 is review (with the exception of some business and economics terminology). We will move through these topics quickly and with little algebra review. Some additional topics you could consider reviewing are in Appendix A:

A.1 #19, 21, 23, 37, 39, 77, 79, 81, 83, 99
A.2 #1, 3, 5, 7, 21, 35, 39, 51, 59, 69, 83

Unless otherwise noted, Written Homework is due Fridays at 3pm in my Math Department box.

Homework No. Book Problems Due Date Notes
0 Available Here
1 1.1 #64, 1.2 #40, 1.3 #46, 1.4 #34 April 4th
2 1.5 #56, 1.6 #50 April 11th
3 2.1 #48, 2.2 #55 April 18th
4 2.3 #48, 2.4 #72 April 25th
5 2.5 #20, 2.6 #46 May 2nd
6 3.2 #60 May 9th
7 3.3 #46, 3.4 #36 May 16th
8 3.5 #18, 22 May 23rd
9 4.1 #52, 4.2 #52 May 30th
10 4.3 #76 June 6th

Exam Resources

Chapter 1 Exam

The exam will cover sections 1.1-1.6 and will be given in class on Thursday, April 17th. Below you will find an overview of the exam, including some practice problems. As the document notes, there are also practice problems on WebWork (mostly concerning limits) and a list of exercises from the textbook that I encourage you to do. Additionally, you should review all homework and examples done in class, as well as the worksheet from this week.

Chapter 1 Exam Overview
Worksheet 1 (Solutions)

Chapter 2 Exam

The exam will cover sections 2.1-2.6 and will be given in class on Thursday, May 8th. Below you will find an overview of the exam, including some practice problems. As the document notes, there is also list of exercises from the textbook that I encourage you to do. Additionally, you should review all homework and examples done in class, as well as worksheets done in class for the past few weeks.

Chapter 2 Exam Overview (Solutions)
Worksheets and Solutions

Chapter 3 Exam

The exam will cover sections 3.1-2.5 and will be given in class on Thursday, May 29th. Below you will find an overview of the exam, including some practice problems. As the document notes, there is also list of exercises from the textbook that I encourage you to do. Additionally, you should review all homework and examples done in class, as well as worksheets done in class for the past few weeks.

Chapter 3 Exam Overview (Solutions)

Final Exam

The exam is cumulative and will cover material from Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4. It will be given on Monday, June 9th in Deady 307 (our regular classroom). You may bring a 3x5 note card to the exam.

Below you will find an overview of the exam, including some practice problems. As the document notes, there is also list of exercises from the textbook that I encourage you to do. Additionally, you should review all homework and examples done in class, as well as worksheets done in class for the past few weeks.

Final Exam Overview (Updated 6/3; Solutions)