Calculus Lab - SDSU edition 1st edition

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Sharon Vestal
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  • Chapter 0: Prerequisite Material
    • 0.P: Practice Problems (16)
    • 0.E: Exercises (4)

  • Chapter 1: Basic Algebraic Operations
    • 1.P: Practice Problems (12)
    • 1.E: Exercises (10)

  • Chapter 2: The Difference Quotient
    • 2.P: Practice Problems (4)
    • 2.E: Exercises (6)

  • Chapter 3: Special Functions—Exponential, Logarithmic, and Trigonometric
    • 3.P: Practice Problems (7)
    • 3.E: Exercises (20)

  • Chapter 4: Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
    • 4.P: Practice Problems (4)
    • 4.E: Exercises (7)

  • Chapter 5: Inverse Trigonometric Functions
    • 5.P: Practice Problems (4)
    • 5.E: Exercises (36)

  • Chapter 6: Review of Geometry & Algebra for Related Rate Problems
    • 6.P: Practice Problems (1)
    • 6.E: Exercises (4)

  • Chapter 7: Solving Various Types of Equations
    • 7.P: Practice Problems (1)
    • 7.E: Exercises (8)

  • Chapter 8: Solving Various Types of Inequalities
    • 8.P: Practice Problems (2)
    • 8.E: Exercises (7)

  • Chapter 9: Optimization Problems
    • 9.P: Practice Problems (2)
    • 9.E: Exercises (4)

  • Chapter 10: Summation Notation & The Concept of Area
    • 10.P: Practice Problems (5)
    • 10.E: Exercises (12)

  • Chapter 11: Review of Algebra for Riemann Sums
    • 11.P: Practice Problems (1)
    • 11.E: Exercises (6)

  • Chapter 12: Integration Help with Evaluating Functions and Substitution
    • 12.P: Practice Problems (6)
    • 12.E: Exercises (10)


The SDSU Calculus Lab manual is designed to help supplement any first semester calculus course. The goal of this lab is to help your students improve their algebra and trigonometry skills as needed to be better prepared for first semester calculus. Encourage your students to take this lab manual seriously in order to achieve the highest success in calculus. This means reading all lab materials, watching the videos, completing the practice problems, and completing other assigned problems, reminding them that the most important way to become better at mathematics is to practice.

We hope that you and your students' experience using this lab manual is a good one. If you have any comments or suggestions, do not hesitate to contact the author of this resource, Sharon Vestal, via email (Sharon.Vestal@sdstate.edu).

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Group Quantity Questions
Chapter 0: Prerequisite Material
0.E 4 001 002 003 004
0.P 16 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016
Chapter 1: Basic Algebraic Operations
1.E 10 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010
1.P 12 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012
Chapter 2: The Difference Quotient
2.E 6 001 002 003 004 005 006
2.P 4 001 002 003 004
Chapter 3: Special Functions—Exponential, Logarithmic, and Trigonometric
3.E 20 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020
3.P 7 001 002 003 004 005 006 007
Chapter 4: Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
4.E 7 001 002 003 004 005 006 007
4.P 4 001 002 003 004
Chapter 5: Inverse Trigonometric Functions
5.E 36 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028 029 030 031 032 033 034 035 036
5.P 4 001 002 003 004
Chapter 6: Review of Geometry & Algebra for Related Rate Problems
6.E 4 001 002 003 004
6.P 1 001
Chapter 7: Solving Various Types of Equations
7.E 8 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008
7.P 1 001
Chapter 8: Solving Various Types of Inequalities
8.E 7 001 002 003 004 005 006 007
8.P 2 001 002
Chapter 9: Optimization Problems
9.E 4 001 002 003 004
9.P 2 001 002
Chapter 10: Summation Notation & The Concept of Area
10.E 12 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012
10.P 5 001 002 003 004 005
Chapter 11: Review of Algebra for Riemann Sums
11.E 6 001 002 003 004 005 006
11.P 1 001
Chapter 12: Integration Help with Evaluating Functions and Substitution
12.E 10 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010
12.P 6 001 002 003 004 005 006
Total 199