Welcome to **Calculus**!

- Kwikis (just below current homework)

**Homwork Sources:**

**First Calculus Test:** Wed September 6 (generally every other Wednesday)

Due Date | Assignment |
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Tue 8/22 | * Sign Up for WeBWork * TurnIn: Observations Please * Though you will need to be have and know how to use a hand held graphing calculator (e.g. TI-84) for the AP exam, you will find the Demos Graphing Calculator which runs on computers, smart phones, and tablets, to be very useful. Start by trying it on a computer. You can save your work if you click sign-in in the upper left hand corner of the window.* Work through this brief introduction to graphing functions in Desmos. |

Wed 8/23 | Turn In: Second draft of Headlands Bicycle problem on page 2 of kwiki 20002 Note that you may need to make an assumption about my ride to get a unique solution for flat, uphill, and downhill miles. Be sure to state your assumption. * Spend 30 minutes working on the questions. * Then spend 15 minutes writing a second draft of your answers and graphs. * I do not want to see your initial work. Use new paper for your second draft. |

- Kwiki 20001 slope, attributes of graphs
- Kwiki 20002 dividing by zero, attributes of graphs

Please read this entire page. Be sure to Sign Up for WeBWork before 7am Tuesday, August 22.

We are using:

Whitman Calculus, an open source text book. You can read it on-line Whitman online, download to any device that can show

*PDF*s, or print selected pages.

Copies of Stewart

**Calculus**are available if you want to read a Calculus text with worked examples.

As in previous math clases some homework assignments will come from the [Whitman Calculus] text, but other assignments will be done on-line using WeBWorK , an on-line math homework system.

You need to fill out this form To get a set up an *WeBWorK* account. Be prepared to give a (and remember) a password for your account. (Yes, the submit button says “Never submit passwords through Google Forms.” Your WeBWorK password is not a high level security item.) Details about using *WeBWorK* will be available soon. If you can't wait, you can sign-in as a *guest*.

- Bring your calculator to class starting Monday, August 29.
- For most of you, here are basics of TI-83, notes on using the TI-83/4 (a pdf file), and/or a TI-83/84 On-Line Tutorial. This might also help.
- For the computing hungry, here are basics of TI-89, notes on using the TI-89 (a pdf file), and/or a TI-89 On-Line Tutorial
- And if you have been given a free TI-86, here is a TI-86 On-Line Tutorial