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Spinelli Center for Quantitative Learning
Spring 2014 Review Workshops

All sessions are held in the Spinelli Center on the second level of Neilson Library, unless otherwise notes.  Material will be presented on the following topics, with ample time for practice.

Monday Feb 10, 6:30-8:30pm: Basics of Differentiation.  Define differentiation.  Review differentiation formulas: the power rule, the product rule, the quotient rule, and the chain rule.  Differentiate exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.

Tuesday Feb 11, 6:30-8:30pm: Basics of Integration. Define integration.  Properties of integrals.  Definite and indefinite integrals. Integration techniques.

Wednesday Feb 12, 6:30-8:30pm: Basics of Lines.  Graph a line from an equation in point-slope form, slope-intercept form, or standard form.  Obtain the equation of a line from a graph.  Change from one equation form to another equation form.

Monday Feb 17, 6:30-8:30pm: Properties of exponents and logarithms.  Review the properties of exponents (negative exponent rule, zero exponent rule, product rule, power rule, quotient rule, products raised to powers, quotients raised to powers) and properties of logarithms (product rule, quotient rule, power rule, change of base property).

Tuesday Feb 18, 6:30-8:30pm: Trigonometric Functions.  Define trigonometric functions in terms of the unit circle.  Graphing the sine, cosine and tangent functions.  Determine the amplitude, period, and phase shift of sinusoidal functions.  Review some identities and inverse trigonometric functions.

Wednesday, Feb 26, 6:30-8:30pm: Basics of Series and Sequences. Wright Hall, room 237.

 

If you would like to review topics listed below, please contact Karyn Nelson (krnelson@smith.edu) to arrange an appointment:

Significant Figures
Scientific Notation
Simultaneous Equations & Intersecting Lines
Conversion of Units
Percentages
Triangle basics
Exponential & Logarithmic Functions
Basics of Functions
Descriptive Statistics
Inferential Statistics

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