Math 246 FALL 2012, List of lectures

• On this page I will post content of all lectures with reference to the book. All handouts also will be posted here.
• Monday, September 24: Rate of change: average and instantaneuous. Section 2.1.
• Tuesday, September 25: Secant lines and tangent lines. Section 2.1.
• Wednesday, September 26: Limits. Section 2.2. Here is homework!
• Thursday, September 28: Continuity. Section 2.3.
• Monday, October 1: Derivatives of simple functions. Section 2.4. We will have QUIZ on Thursday!!!
• Tuesday, October 2: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 3: Derivatives of polynomials. Section 2.5. New homework!
• Thursday, October 4: Product rule and quotient rule. Section 2.6. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, October 8: The Second Derivative. Section 2.7.
• Tuesday, October 9: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 10: The Chain Rule. Section 2.9. New homework!
• Thursday, October 11: The Inverse Functions. Implicit differentiation and related rates. Section 2.9.
• Monday, October 15: The derivatives of exponential and trigonometric functions. Sections 2.8 and 2.10. We will have MIDTERM on Thursday!!! Please find review problems here.
• Tuesday, October 16: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 17: Midterm review. Please find answers to review problems here. New homework!
• Thursday, October 18: Midterm. Here are the solutions.
• Monday, October 22: Discrete Dynamical Systems. Section 1.5.
• Tuesday, October 23: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 24: Graphical analysis and fixed points. Section 1.6. New homework!
• Thursday, October 25: Competing bacterial populations model. Section 1.10.
• Monday, October 29: Stable and unstable equilibria via derivatives. Section 3.1. We will have QUIZ on Thursday!!!
• Tuesday, October 30: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 31: Population models. Stability of equilibria in the case of negative derivative. Sections 3.1-3.2. New homework!
• Thursday, November 1: Logistic model and Ricker model. Section 3.2. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, November 5: Local maxima, minima and critical points. Section 3.3.
• Tuesday, November 6: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 7: Global maxima and minima. Section 3.3. New homework!
• Thursday, November 8: Optimization examples. Section 3.3.
• Monday, November 12: Intermediate value theorem and extreme value theorem. Section 3.4. We will have MIDTERM on Thursday!!! Please find review problems here.
• Tuesday, November 13: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 14: Midterm review. Please find answers to review problems here. New homework!
• Thursday, November 15: Midterm. Here are the solutions.
• Monday, November 19: Limits at infinity. Section 3.5.
• Tuesday, November 20: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 21: Limits and derivatives: L'Hospital's Rule. Section 3.6. Last homework!
• Monday, November 26: More on L'Hospital Rule. Section 3.6. We will have QUIZ on Wednesday!!
• Tuesday, November 27: Problem solving session. Please find review problems for the final here.
• Wednesday, November 28: Review. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Thursday, November 29: Review. Please find answers to review problems here.
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