Math 246 FALL 2016, 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 26: Rate of change: average and instantaneous. Section 2.1.
• Tuesday, September 27: Secant lines and tangent lines. Section 2.1.
• Wednesday, September 28: Rate of change as a limit. Section 2.2. Here is homework!
• Friday, September 30: Limits and how to compute them. Section 2.2.
• Monday, October 3: Limit Laws and Continuity. Sections 2.2-2.3. We will have QUIZ on Friday!!!
• Tuesday, October 4: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 5: Derivatives. Sum rule and Constant rule. Sections 2.4-2.5. New homework (Warning: there are 2 new homeworks, one is due 10/12 and another one is due 10/19)!
• Friday, October 7: Power rule and Product rule. Section 2.6. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, October 10: Quotient Rule. The Second Derivative. Sections 2.6-2.7. We will have QUIZ on Friday!!!
• Tuesday, October 11: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 12: The Chain Rule. The Inverse Functions. Section 2.9. New homework!
• Friday, October 14: Implicit differentiation and related rates. Section 2.9. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, October 17: The derivatives of exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. Sections 2.8 and 2.10. We will have MIDTERM on Friday!!! Please find review problems here.
• Tuesday, October 18: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 19: Midterm review. New homework! Please find answer key to review problems here.
• Friday, October 21: MIDTERM. Here are the solutions.
• Monday, October 24: Discrete Dynamical Systems. Section 1.5.
• Tuesday, October 25: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, October 26: Graphical analysis and equilibria (=fixed points). Section 1.6. New homework!
• Friday, October 28: Competing bacterial populations model. Section 1.10.
• Monday, October 31: Stable and unstable equilibria via derivatives. Section 3.1. We will have QUIZ on Friday!!!
• Tuesday, November 1: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 2: Stability of equilibria in the case of negative derivative. Sections 3.1-3.2. New homework!
• Friday, November 4: Logistic model and Ricker model. Section 3.2. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, November 7: Global and local maxima and minima. Critical points. Section 3.3. We will have QUIZ on Friday!!!
• Tuesday, November 8: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 9: The second derivative test. Section 3.3. New homework!
• Friday, November 11: Optimization examples. Section 3.3. We had quiz today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, November 14: More of optimization examples. Limits at infinity. Sections 3.3 and 3.5. We will have MIDTERM on Thursday!!! Please find review problems here.
• Tuesday, November 15: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 16: Midterm review. Please find answers to review problems here. New homework! (due on 11/30)
• Friday, November 18: MIDTERM. Here are the solutions.
• Monday, November 21: Limits and derivatives: L'Hospital's Rule. Section 3.6.
• Tuesday, November 22: More on L'Hospital Rule. Section 3.6.
• Wednesday, November 23: Theorems about functions. Section 3.4.
• Friday, November 25: Thanksgiving.
• Monday, November 28: Theorems about functions. Section 3.4. We will have optional QUIZ on Wednesday!!! Please find review problems for the final here.
• Tuesday, November 29: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, November 30: Model of breathing. Section 3.9. Here are the solutions for optional quiz.
• Friday, December 2: Review. Please find answers to review problems here.
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