Math 246 FALL 2014, 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 29: Rate of change: average and instantaneuous. Section 2.1.
• Tuesday, September 30: Secant lines and tangent lines. Section 2.1.
• Wednesday, October 1: Rate of change as a limit. Section 2.2. Here is homework!
• Thursday, October 2: Limits and their properties. Section 2.2.
• Monday, October 6: Continuity. Section 2.3. We will have QUIZ on Thursday!!!
• Tuesday, October 7: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 8: Derivatives. Sum rule and Constant rule. Sections 2.4-2.5. New homework!
• Thursday, October 9: Power rule and Product rule. Section 2.6. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, October 13: Quotient Rule. The Second Derivative. Sections 2.6-2.7. We will have QUIZ on Thursday!!!
• Tuesday, October 14: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 15: The Chain Rule. The Inverse Functions. Section 2.9. New homework!
• Thursday, October 16: Implicit differentiation and related rates. Section 2.9. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, October 20: The derivatives of exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. Sections 2.8 and 2.10. We will have MIDTERM on Thursday!!! Please find review problems here.
• Tuesday, October 21: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 22: Midterm review. New homework! Please find answers to review problems here.
• Thursday, October 23: MIDTERM. Here are the solutions.
• Monday, October 27: Discrete Dynamical Systems. Section 1.5.
• Tuesday, October 28: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 29: Graphical analysis and equilibria (=fixed points). Section 1.6. New homework!
• Thursday, October 30: Competing bacterial populations model. Section 1.10.
• Monday, November 3: Stable and unstable equilibria via derivatives. Section 3.1. We will have QUIZ on Thursday!!!
• Tuesday, November 4: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 5: Stability of equilibria in the case of negative derivative. Sections 3.1-3.2. New homework!
• Thursday, November 6: Logistic model and Ricker model. Section 3.2. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, November 10: Global and local maxima and minima. Critical points. Section 3.3. We will have QUIZ on Thursday!!!
• Tuesday, November 11: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 12: The second derivative test. Section 3.3. New homework!
• Thursday, November 13: Optimization examples. Section 3.3. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, November 17: Intermediate value theorem and extreme value theorem. Section 3.4. We will have MIDTERM on Thursday!!! Please find review problems here.
• Tuesday, November 18: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 19: Midterm review. Please find answers to review problems here. New homework!
• Thursday, November 20: MIDTERM. Here are the solutions.
• Monday, November 24: Limits at infinity. Section 3.5.
• Tuesday, November 25: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 26: Limits and derivatives: L'Hospital's Rule. Section 3.6. Last homework!
• Thursday, November 27: Thanksgiving.
• Monday, December 1: More on L'Hospital Rule. Section 3.6. Please find review problems for the final here.
• Tuesday, December 2: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, December 3: Model of breathing. Section 3.9. Find here optional take-home quiz.
• Thursday, December 4: Review. Here are the solutions for optional take-home quiz. Please find answers to review problems here.
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