18.01 Calculus


Class Info

Differentiation and integration of functions of one variable, with applications. Informal treatment of limits and continuity. Differentiation: definition, rules, application to graphing, rates, approximations, and extremum problems. Indefinite integration; separable first-order differential equations. Definite integral; fundamental theorem of calculus. Applications of integration to geometry and science. Elementary functions. Techniques of integration. Polar coordinates. L'Hopital's rule. Improper integrals. Infinite series: geometric, p-harmonic, simple comparison tests, power series for some elementary functions.

This class has no prerequisites.

18.01 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. Speck.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-190.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Single Variable Calculus site or on the 18.01 Stellar site.

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