Math 107 Calculus I, Summer 1A 2004
Schedule: Monday and Wednesday
Instructor: Dr. Z. Zeng, Office: Sci 204H Phone: x5763
Web site: http://www.neiu.edu/~zzeng
Office hours: , Monday and Wedesday
Prereq: Math 106 with grade A, B, or C
Text: Calculus, Single Variable
Hughes-Hallett Gleason, et al. 3nd edition,
John Wiley and Sons.
Course Introduction to Analytic Geometry, limits and derivatives,
Description applications, integration, fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
Cource Students will
Objectives 1. Develop the ability to use graphical numerical and
and algebraic reasoning in the analysis of mathematical
2. Gain deeper understanding of the elementary functions
and improve algebraic and trigonometric skills.
3. Master the terminology, concepts and methodology of
differential and integral calculus
4. Be able to differentiate functions constructed from
5. Be able to use the derivative and integral to set up
and solve mathematical models from verbal descriptions
6. Improve communication skills by writing up problem
solutions and participating in class discussions
Method Lectures, question and answer sessions, moderated individ-
of Instruction ual and group problem solving sessions, hand-in problem
assignments, regular use of technology in and out of the
Homework: Homework assignment will be announced at end if every class.
I will check your homework with quizzes every class day and
will be graded. Quizzes will be for 100 points and can be used
to substitute either Exam 1 or Exam 2.
Exams: Exam 1: Monday, June 7, Session I, 100 points
Exam 2: Monday, June 21, Session I, 100 points
Skill Test: 06/16-06/28, 100 points
(Skill Test consists of 10 derivative problems, 10 points
each, no partial credit. If the total is below 80, then
the score is automatically 0. Skill test can be repeated
Final Exam: Wedesday, June 30, , 200 points
Method Evaluation of your performance in the course is based on
of Evaluation two mid-term Exams, quizzes, Skill Test and the Final Exam.
With the lowest score among the mid-term exams and quizzes
being dropped, The total number of points is 500.
Grading: 90-100% (450-500 pts): A, 80-89%(400-449 pts): B,
65-79% (325-399 pts): C, 55-64%(275-324 pts): D
Tentative Week of Monday Wedesday
schedule 05/24 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2.3 (cont.), 2.5, 2.6
05/31 holiday 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
06/07 Exam 1, 3.3(cont), 3.4 3.5, 3.6, 3.7
06/14 3.7(cont), 3.9, 3.10 4.1, 4.3
06/21 Exam 2, 4.3 (cont.), 5.1 5.2, 5.3
06/28 5.4, Review Final Exam