Monday, November 06, 2006

Chapter 3 Test Topics - Updated!

Here’s a list of topics that will be covered on this Wednesday’s Chapter 3 Test. It’s late, so I’ll try to add which homework problems are especially relevant tomorrow…

Chapter 3 Test Topics
Chain Rule – Power/Polynomial (Sec. 3.5, #7,43)
Chain Rule – Exponential (e) (Sec. 3.1,3.5, #23)
Quotient Rule – Polynomials (Sec. 3.2, #13,23)
Product Rule – Exponentials/Trig (Sec. 3.4, #7, Sec. 3.5, #23)
Chain Rule – Natural Logs/Trig (Sec. 3.8, #3)
Derivative of a Natural Log (properties of logs, chain rule) (Sec. 3.8, #41)
Chain Rule – Exponential (not e) (Sec. 3.5, Calc Concept 13)
Derivative of a Logarithmic Function (not natural log) (Sec. 3.8, #23)
Higher Order Derivatives – Trig (Sec. 3.7, #39)
Higher Order Derivatives – Postion/Velocity/Acceleration/Speed (Sec. 3.7, #49)
Linear Approximation. Estimate a value and compare to calculator. (Sec. 3.11, #31,35)
Implicit Differentiation (Sec. 3.6, #27,31,35)
Related Rates (Sec. 3.10, #13)
Chain Rule – Table (Sec. 3.5, #53)

I’ll be in early on Wednesday, and available after school on Tuesday. See you in class!

An Old Cherokee describes an experience going on inside himself....
"It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves.
One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret,
greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment,
inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.

The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope,
serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy,
generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. This same
fight is going on inside you - and inside every
other person, too."

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, "Which wolf will win?"

The old Cherokee simply replied, "The one you feed."


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