Class Notes for MTH 121

You may download and print the notes for free. These notes will provide structure to the classroom only and should not be used without attending each and every lecture. These notes include all materials taught, and all required written assignments.

The course syllabus should be downloaded and read. Course information, including office hours and grading policy are outlined in this course syllabus.

  • You need to follow my notes, page-by-page, and move forward—you should spend roughly 14 hours per week on this. Read, do all examples and all homework contained in the notes. If you don’t understand something you need to post your question (include page number) to Skype and I will post an embedded video to clarify. You should be up to page 369 by 03/31/2020.
  • As long a ECC is affected by COVID-19, Cengage has agreed to give free access to Cengage Unlimited. Please register immediately and try to become familiar with using this system. Testing will take place using this system. Again, IT'S FREE! My class key is: essex 4345 1821If you need to, I strongly suggest you complete the "Getting Started in WebAssign” assignment. You may also decide to do other WebAssign assignments, but it is not required. I will schedule exams using WebAssign, these exams will be based on the material covered in my notes and YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DO THIS AS SCHEDULED. I will update you via Skype. First Online Quiz is Scheduled for Friday, March 27th. It will be available at 8:30 am and is due at 8:30 pm. It's timed and you'll have two hours to complete. It based on the rules of differentiation that we already covered in class.

  • You need to get a Skype account and request contact with my Skype account ( so that I can add you to the group. Try to use Skype for all communication.