Welcome to Nipissing
1036/1037 Help Site. This webpage contains tutorials, tests, and sample
problems that will help students to better understand the concepts of
the first year calculus course. This site is meant to aid students in
their understanding of calculus. Although this site covers most
concepts of the course, many have been left out and will be covered in
the lectures or in the textbook. Since this website is not a substitute
for these resources, it is strongly recommended that students continue
to go to lectures and read the chapters in their textbooks. The various
sections of the help site are summarized below.
The tests are divided into 3 main groups, online
preliminary tests, online general tests and advanced tests. The online
tests can be found on the the ilrn website. For more information about
ilrn, visit the tests section at the link below. The preliminary tests
section covers general mathematical concepts at the high school level.
The online general tests section covers the calculus concepts from the
MATH 1036 course. The general tests are composed of questions similar
those that will appear on assignments and midterm exams. The advanced
tests section can be found on the Math 1036/1037 Help Site. This
section contains more challenging prolems that will further prepare
students for midterm and final examinations.
All of the tests are constructed to give students
feedback after completion. This will help students to realize which
sections they may be a little weaker on.
For more information about the tests, visit the
Tests Home page at the link below.
> | TESTS
Each tutorial contains definitions, formulas,
graphs and examples to aid in the understanding of the given subject.
The information contained in these tutorials is written in simpler
terms than textbooks may express in order to help the students having
trouble to grasp the more complicated concepts.
The lessons covered in this section are divided
into two groups. The first group contains tutorials on general
mathematical concepts, such as trigonometry, logarithms or
inequalities. These tutorials are intended to give students the
background information that they will require to understand the
concepts covered in the Math 1036/1037 course. The second group
contains tutorials on calculus related concepts such as limits, curve
sketching and integration.
For more information about the tutorials section,
visit the Tutorials Home page at the link below.
The sample problems section contains questions
for the students to attempt to solve. The solutions for these problems
will be posted after each specific concept is covered in the course.
This will allow the students to compare their solutions to the full
correct solutions, helping them to prepare for tests and exams.
For more information about the sample problems
section, visit the Sample Problems Home page at the link below.
SAMPLE PROBLEMS Home
Have you ever thought you had answered a problem
on a test or assignment perfectly, only to have it returned full of red
ink because you used an incorrect formula? The common mistakes section
is devoted to listing some of the "infamous" formulas that may seem
logical to students, but are completely meaningless to their
professors. This section will ensure that students do not make these
For more information about the common mistakes
section, visit the Common Mistakes Home page at the link below.
COMMON MISTAKES Home
The study tips page is one of the most useful
sections on the Math 1036/1037 Help Site. It provides help for students
in areas that are not usually covered in textbooks or lectures. This
page contains helpful information on topics such as reading the
textbook or preparing for exams. The tips in this section can help
students to get the best grades possible in the first year calculus
For more information about the study tips section,
visit the Study Tips Home page at the link below.
> | STUDY
This short glossary contains terms that students
may encounter in the tutorials or tests throughout the Math 1036/1037
For more information about the glossary, visit the
Glossary Home page at the link below.
Do you constantly wonder why you have to take calculus? Why is it
important and when will you ever use it in your life? The calculus applications page
is designed to give you some answers to your questions. It outlines what the basic
calculus techniques can be used for and why calculus is so important.
For more information about the applications section, visit the
Calculus Applications Home page at the link below.
CALCULUS APPLICATIONS Home
Everyone enjoys a good laugh now and then. Take a break from
your studies and check out the humour section. Every joke contains something
essential about mathematics and the mathematical way of thinking.
For more information about the humour section, visit the
Math Humour Home page at the link below.
MATH HUMOUR Home
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