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Math 246 FALL 2012, List of lectures
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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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