# Math 420

## Spring 2016

- Syllabus.
- Handout on Writing by Jack Lee.
- Resources if you want to learn TeX.
- Reading 1 (due 4/3): Chapter 2.
- Homework 1 (due 4/6):
- Chapter 1: #1, 3, 7, 11, 12.
- Solutions: pdf, tex. [Sign error in my solution to #7.]

- Reading 2 (due 4/10): Chapter 3, 4.1, 4.2.
- Homework 2 (due 4/13):
- Chapter 2: #2, 3, 6, 7, 12.
- Solutions: pdf, tex.

- Reading 3 (due 4/17): Sections 5.5, 5.6, 6.1, 6.3.
- Homework 3 (due 4/20):
- Chapter 3: #2, 7, 9, 11, 16.
- Solutions: pdf, tex.

- MIT Mathlet for exploring the trace-determinant plane.
- No reading for 4/24.
- Homework 4 (due 4/27):
- Chapter 4: #2, 6.
- Chapter 5: #2 (choose three parts), 3.
- And this problem: pdf, tex.
- Solutions: pdf, tex.

- Midterm, solutions, tex.
- Reading 4 (due 5/1): Sections 6.2, 6.4, 6.5.
- Homework 5 (due 5/4):
- Chapter 5: #13, 14.
- Chapter 6: #1 (choose two parts; also sketch the phase portraits), 2, 12 (choose two parts), 13.
- Solutions: pdf, tex.

- Reading 5 (due 5/8): Sections 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.1, 8.2.
- Homework 6 (due 5/11):
- Do the numerical projects in sections 7.5 and 7.6. If this is too much to do in one week you can request an extension for as long as you need.
- Solutions: pdf, tex, xls, cpp

- No reading for 5/15.
- Homework 7 (due 5/18):
- Continue working on the numerical projects from last week.
- Chapter 8: #1, 2.
- Solutions: pdf, tex.

- Reading 5 (due 5/22): Sections 17.1, 17.2.
- Homework for 5/25: finish numerical projects from two weeks ago.
- Final exam, solutions, tex.