Math 252 (Phillips) Week 1
Monday 4 January:
Tuesday 5 January:
Wednesday 6 January:
Pdf file from the lecture.
(For the link to the video, see the class email message.)
It is about learning to use
the WeBWorK system.
(It isn't the same as the ones which go with Math 251.)
Not counted in the course grade.
Problem 8: WeBWorK's interpretation of sin 2x as sin (2) * x
and e^2x as (e^2)*x is sensible
but differs from what you see in a lot of books (including,
WeBWorK's interpretation of sin x^3 as [sin (x)]^3 is less sensible,
To be safe:
use parentheses: sin (...), never sin ... .
Problem 10: WeBWorK makes an artificial distinction between
notation for points and vectors; watch out.
Thursday 7 January:
page on notation errors.
"Due" date for the
This assignment does not count as part of the grade, although
I will see scores on it.
It is intended as review of differentiation for those who are rusty.
The "due" date is when answers become available.
Friday 8 January:
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Last significant change 2 January 2021.