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Jing Li
Office: Live Oak Hall (LO), Room 1303C
Phone: 8186777799
Email: jing.li(at)csun(dot)edu
Office hours: Mondays 11:00 am  12:00 pm, 2:00 pm  3:00 pm
& Wednesdays 11:00 am  12:00 pm or by
appointment (email)
May 16, 2017, Tuesday 12:45 pm  2:45 pm
Midterm Exam 1: (February 15, 2017) in class.
Midterm Exam 2: (date to be announced) in class.
Midterm Exam 3: (date to be announced) in class.
Mondays & Wednesdays 12:30 pm  1:45 pm in LO (Live Oak Hall) 1124
Calculus for Life Sciences with WileyPLUS Card Set S. J. Schreiber, K. Smith, W. Getz, 1st ed., Wiley 2014,
available at CSUN Matador Bookstore or from the publisher:
http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id828943.html
I will post all assigments, solutions and additional material in this
space. You should therefore consult this spot frequently.
Course Syllabus (Please read it very carefully!!!)
Week  Date  Topics covered  Homework  Homework due date  Practice Problems  Additional Material 

1  Jan 23 & 25  Sec. 1.1: Real Numbers and Functions
Sec. 1.2: Data Fitting with Linear and Periodic Functions Sec. 1.3: Power Functions and Scaling Laws 
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1.1: 36, 1517, 2023, 27, 31, 34, 37, 38, 41, 4446; 1.2: 1, 3, 710, 1215, 3137, 40, 42, 47, 48; 1.3: 3, 4, 6, 9, 1214, 18, 21, 22, 25, 26, 36, 37, 40. 

2  Jan 30 & Feb 1 
Sec. 1.4: Exponential Growth
Sec. 1.5: Function Building 
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1.4: 19, 21, 23, 25, 27,
37, 39, 41;
1.5: 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35; 

3  Feb 6 & 8  Sec. 1.6: Inverse Functions and Logarithms Sec. 1.7: Sequences and Difference Equations 
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1.6: 9, 11, 13, 20, 22, 24,
25, 33, 38, 40;
1.7: 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33; 

4  Feb 13 & 15  Sec. 2.1: Rates of Change and Tangent Lines Midterm 1 
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Solutions for Midterm 1 Statistics for Midterm 1 
5  Feb 20 & 22  Sec. 2.2: Limits
Sec. 2.3: Limits Laws and Continuity 
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2.2: 16, 18, 19, 20, 22,
23, 24, 40, 41, 42;
2.3: 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26, 28; 

6  Feb 27 & Mar 1 
Sec. 2.4: Asymptotes and Infinity
Sec. 2.5: Sequential Limits Sec. 2.6: Derivative at a Point 
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2.4: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11,
13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23;
2.5: 3, 5, 11, 13, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33; 2.6: 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 25, 27, 29, 37; 

7  Mar 6 & 8 
Sec 2.7: Derivatives as Functions
Sec. 3.1: Derivatives of Polynomials and Exponentials Sec. 3.2: Product and Quotient Rules 
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2.7: 3, 5, 11, 13, 21,
31, 44;
3.1: 22, 23, 24, 25, 26; 3.2: 6, 7, 13, 14; 

8  Mar 13 & 15  Sec. 3.3: Chain Rule and Implicit Differentiation Midterm 2 
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3.3: 11, 14, 15, 21, 23,
43;

Solutions for Midterm 2 Statistics for Midterm 2 
9  Mar 20 & 22  No Instruction Spring Recess 




10  Mar 27 & 29 
Sec. 3.4: Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions
Sec. 3.5: Linear Approximation Sec. 3.6: Higher Derivatives and Approximations 
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3.4: 7, 11, 17, 19, 26,
27, 35;
3.5: 15, 21, 27, 35; 3.6: 23, 24, 28, 29, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 50; 

11  Apr 3 & 5  Sec. 4.1: Graphing Using Calculus
Sec. 4.2: Getting Extreme 
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4.1: 3, 5, 9, 11, 14,
17, 19, 21, 28, 32, 34;
4.2: 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 16, 19, 20, 23, 24, 34, 39; 

12  Apr 10 & 12  Sec. 4.3: Optimization in Biology
Sec. 5.1: Antiderivatives 
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4.3: 2, 8, 9, 14, 32, 36,
38;
5.1: 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 25, 30, 42, 46, 47, 50, 52; 

13  Apr 17 & 19  Review Midterm 3 
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Solutions for Midterm 3 Statistics for Midterm 3 
14  Apr 24 & 26  Sec. 5.2: Accumulated Change and Area under a Curve
Sec. 5.3: The Definite Integral 
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5.2: 3, 9, 15, 17, 26,
38;
5.3: 1416, 19, 29, 31, 35, 39, 40, 44, 46; 

15  May 1 & 3  Sec. 5.4: The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
Sec. 5.5: Substitution 
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5.4: 3, 5, 7, 913, 17,
19, 21, 25, 31;
5.5: 9, 11, 12, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 29, 34; 

16  May 8 & 10  Review 
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17  May 16  Final Exam Week 



