Calculus I - Home Page - Fall 2017 - Bill Higgins



The purpose of this page is to give you some course specific information and to
provide a location for me to post links used during class demonstrations.


Here is a link to the syllabus for the course.

Here is a link for a list of the homework assignments made in class.

You may access the Calculus On the Web site by clicking on COW.

Here is a link to Desmos.com, a fancy online calculator I encourage you to use.

Here is a link to solutions of - Quiz 1

Here is a link to solutions of - Quiz 2

Here is a link to solutions of - Quiz 4

Below are links to examples / demonstrations:

Click here for a Desmos demonstration of graphing the sine function.

Click here for a Desmos demonstration of finding the slope of a tangent line.

Here is a link to the worksheet on finding limits graphically.

Here is a link to the worksheet on Infinite Limits and the Solutions.

Click here for an "Exponential Exploration" worksheet that leads you to explore the derivative of an exponential function.
Click here for the derivation of the derivative of the natural exponential function presented in class.

Click here for an outline of the derivations of the derivatives of the sine and cosine functions as shown in class on 9/29 and 10/2.

Click here for a Desmos demonstration of the example in class of finding the slope of a tangent line to an ellipse.

Click here for a Desmos illustration of the second example from class of finding the slope of a tangent line to the graph of an equation at a point.

Click here to use an applet that demonstrates Left, Right and Midpoint Sums.