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Math 246 FALL 2016, 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 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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