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# INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY-NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOCHIMINH CITY

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

COURSE OUTLINE
for

CALCULUS I
Course Code: No. of Credits: 4 Instructor: Thai-Duong Tran, Ph. D. A. COURSE OVERVIEW: 1. Course Objectives:  Main ideas and techniques of calculus, concerning limits, continuity, differentiation and integration.  Understanding the practical meaning, significance and applications of these ideas and techniques, through practical examples taken from many areas of engineering, business and the life sciences.  Developing skills in mathematical modelling, problem solving, thinking logically, and creatively applying existing knowledge to new situations.  Developing confidence and fluency in discussing mathematics in English. 2. 3. Prerequisite: none Main Content:

Functions; Limits; Continuity; Derivatives, Differentiation, Derivatives of Basic Elementary Functions, Differentiation Rules; Applications of Differentiation: l’Hôpital’s Rule, Optimization, Newton’s Method; Anti-derivatives; Indefinite Integrals, Definite Integrals, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; Techniques of Integration; Improper Integrals; Applications of Integration. 4. Assessment:

Assignment and Class Attendance: 20% Midterm Test: 20% Final Exam: 60%

5. Textbooks: 1. J. Rogawski, Calculus, Early Transcendentals, W.H. Freeman. 2. R.N. Greenwell, N.P. Ritchey, and M.L. Lial, Calculus with Applications for
the Life Sciences, Addition Wesley. 3. J. Stewart, Calculus, Thomson Learning

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Derivatives of inverse functions. Higher derivatives. Implicit differentiation. surface area Numerical integration. antiderivatives Compute area. Approximation Optimization. Arc length. Improper integrals 2 . DETAILED OUTLINE: CHAPTER Review Limits Derivatives Applications of derivatives Integral Applications of integrals Techniques of Integration DAY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 DESCRIPTION Numbers and functions Definition of limits. Partial fractions. Definite integrals Fundamental theorem. Intermediate value theorem Definition of derivative. Trigonometric integrals Radical integration. Derivatives of trigonometric functions Chain rule. Integration by parts. Continuity. Total change.INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY-NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOCHIMINH CITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS B. Graph sketching Newton’s method. Volume Volume of revolution. Hospital’s rule. Basic limit laws Trigonometriclimits. Related rates Mean Value Theorem. Substitution method Area between two curves. Basic rules.