**Lectures:** TR 1-2pm, F 2-3pm in E17-133

**Lecturer:** Aaron Pixton

**Email:** apixton [at] mit . edu

**Office Hours:** T 10:30-11:30am, W 3-4pm in E18-324

**Recitations:** MW 2-3pm in E17-133

**Recitation Instructor:** Sam Elder

**Email:** same [at] mit . edu

**Office Hours:** R 2-4pm in E18-466B

## COURSE DESCRIPTION

Covers the same material as 18.01, but at a deeper and more rigorous level. Emphasizes careful reasoning and understanding of proofs. Assumes knowledge of elementary calculus. Topics: axioms for the real numbers; the Riemann integral; limits, theorems on continuous functions; derivatives of functions of one variable; the fundamental theorems of calculus; Taylor's theorem; infinite series, power series, rigorous treatment of the elementary functions.

**Textbook:** Calculus, Volume 1 (2nd edition) by Tom M. Apostol

## SYLLABUS

The syllabus is available in pdf form here.

## GRADES

You can see your grades on past assignments in the Gradebook section of the Stellar course website.

## RECENT UPDATES

**[12.09.2015]** Sam and I will be holding office hours during finals week where you can come ask us questions and discuss topics that you want to review. The schedule is: M 12:30-2 (Aaron), T 12:30-3 (Aaron), W 2-4 (Sam) in our usual office hour locations.

**[11.01.2015]** I've posted notes on Thursday's lecture on defining the trig functions.

**[10.26.2015]** Starting this week, my office hour on Friday has been moved to 10:30-11:30am on Tuesday instead.

**[10.20.2015]** My office hour on Friday (Oct 23) is moved to 4-5pm on Wednesday (Oct 21) for this week.

**[10.14.2015]** The Gradebook section of the Stellar course website is now live if you wish to see your grades on past assignments.

**[10.04.2015]** I've posted some brief notes on the definitions of limits and continuity given in class (Lecture 10) and how these definitions are more general than the ones appearing in the textbook.

**[09.25.2015]** Problem Set 3 is due on Thursday, Oct 1 instead of the usual Friday (because the first exam will be on Oct 2). My office hour on Friday (Oct 2) is moved to 4-5pm on Wednesday (Sept 30) for this week.

**[09.07.2015]** Welcome to 18.014! Our semester will begin with a recitation on September 9.