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Math 246 FALL 2014, 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 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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