MATH 100 - Calculus 1


Nov 2: This is a reminder that Wednesday, November 7 is the last day you can withdraw from (or switch to audit in) most Fall 2018 courses (including MATH 100).

Oct 16: In order to accommodate an A&S Award Ceremony reception, our MATH 100 classes (both sec 003 and 004) will take place in Y316 instead of Y219 on Friday, November 2, which is the day you will be writing your Test 2.

Oct 11: The Fall 2018 final exam schedule has been posted on Camlink. See below for details of the MATH 100 final exam.

Sep 18: This is a reminder that Tuesday, September 18 is the fee deadline and the deadline for dropping courses with a tuition refund.

Homework Problems

A list of recommended practice problems is available:

Solutions to the odd-numbered exercises from the textbook are available from

Assignment Sections of Textbook Due Date
Assignment 1 Solutions P.1, P.2, P.3, P.4, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 Thursday, September 20
Assignment 2 Solutions 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Tuesday, October 2
Assignment 3 Solutions 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 Thursday, October 18
Assignment 4 Solutions 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 Tuesday, October 30
Assignment 5 Solutions 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 8.6 Monday, November 19
Assignment 6 Solutions 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5 TBA
Assignment 7 Solutions 6.2, 6.3 TBA

Term Tests

Test Sections of Textbook Test Date Sample Tests
Test 1A

Test 1B
P.1 Graphs and Models
P.2 Linear Models and Rates of Change
P.3 Functions and Their Graphs
P.4 Review of Trigonometric Functions
1.1 A Preview of Calculus
1.2 Finding Limits Graphically and Numerically
1.3 Evaluating Limits Analytically
1.4 Continuity and One-Sided Limits
1.5 Infinite Limits
2.1 The Derivative and the Tangent Line Problem
2.2 Basic Differentiation Rules and Rates of Change
2.3 Product and Quotient Rules and Higher-Order Derivatives
2.4 The Chain Rule
Friday, October 5 Sample Test 1U

Sample Test 1V

Sample Test 1W

Sample Test 1X

Sample Test 1Y

Sample Test 1Z
Test 2A

Test 2B
2.5 Implicit Differentiation
2.6 Related Rates
3.1 Extrema on an Interval
3.2 Rolle’s Theorem and the Mean Value Theorem
3.3 Increasing and Decreasing Functions and the First Derivative Test
3.4 Concavity and the Second Derivative Test
3.5 Limits at Infinity
3.6 A Summary of Curve Sketching
3.7 Optimization Problems
3.8 Newton’s Method
3.9 Differentials
Friday, November 2
(in Y316)
Sample Test 2U

Sample Test 2V

Sample Test 2W

Sample Test 2X

Sample Test 2Y

Sample Test 2Z
Test 3A

Test 3B
4.1 Antiderivatives and Indefinite Integration
4.2 Area
4.3 Riemann Sums and Definite Integrals
4.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
4.5 Integration by Substitution
8.6 Numerical Integration
5.1 The Natural Logarithmic Function: Differentiation
5.2 The Natural Logarithmic Function: Integration
5.3 Inverse Functions
5.4 Exponential Functions: Differentiation and Integration
5.5 Bases Other Than e and Applications
Tuesday, December 4 Sample Test 3U

Sample Test 3V

Sample Test 3W

Sample Test 3X

Sample Test 3Y

Sample Test 3Z
Note:  The final exam will also cover the following sections:

6.2 Differential Equations: Growth and Decay
6.3 Separation of Variables and the Logistic Equation

Maple Labs

All Maple Labs take place in E115. Go there instead of the usual classroom on the lab dates indicated below. You will be provided with copies of the lab worksheets. Be sure to complete the pre-lab (except in the case of Lab 0, which has no pre-lab) before going to the computer lab. Note that we will be omitting Lab 3.

Click here for the Maple command summary reference sheet.

Maple Lab Lab Date
Lab 0 Tuesday, September 11
Lab 1 Tuesday, September 25
Lab 2 Tuesday, October 9
Lab 4 Tuesday, October 23
Lab 5 Tuesday, November 6
Lab 6 Tuesday, November 20

Final Exam

The MATH 100 final exam will be a comprehensive, three hour exam and it will take place on Monday, December 17 from 8:30-11:30am in Fisher 334/336/338. You must write the final exam at the scheduled time as per Camosun College's policy on final examinations.

The following sets of final exam review questions were prepared by Stan Toporowski, former Camosun MATH 100 instructor. They may prove useful as yet another source of practice problems:

Links to other MATH 100 Webpages

Links to Textbook Resources from Publisher

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