Math 246 WINTER 2010, List of lectures

• On this page I will post content of all lectures with reference to the book. All handouts also will be posted here.
• Monday, January 4: Exponential growth/decay. Section 2.1.
• Tuesday, January 5: Recursions; sequences; limits. Sections 2.1-2.2.
• Wednesday, January 6: Existence and nonexistense of limits; limit laws; limits for recursions and fixed points. Section 2.2. Here is homework!
• Thursday, January 7: The Beverton-Holt recruitment curve and the discrete logistic equation. Section 2.3.
• Monday, January 11: Fibonacci sequence. Limits of functions. Sections 2.3 and 3.1. We will have QUIZ on Thursday!!!
• Tuesday, January 12: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, January 13: More limits of functions. Section 3.1. New homework!
• Thursday, January 14: Continuity. Section 3.2. We had quiz1 today; here are the solutions.
• Tuesday, January 19: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, January 20: Combinations of continuous functions are continuous. Section 3.2. New homework!
• Thursday, January 21: Intermediate value theorem. Limits at infinity. Sections 3.5 and 3.3.
• Monday, January 25: Sandwich Theorem and trigonometric limits. Section 3.4. We will have MIDTERM on Thursday!!!
• Tuesday, January 26: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, January 27: More of trigonometric limits. Section 3.4. New homework!
• Thursday, January 28: MIDTERM.
• Monday, February 1: Derivatives and tangent lines. Section 4.1.
• Tuesday, February 2: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, February 3: More on derivatives. Power Rule. Sections 4.1-4.2. New homework!
• Thursday, February 4: Derivatives of polynomial functions. Product Rule. Sections 4.2-4.3
• Monday, February 8: Quotient Rule. General Power Rule. Examples. Section 4.3. We will have QUIZ on Thursday!!!
• Tuesday, February 9: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, February 10: The Chain Rule. Section 4.4. New homework!
• Thursday, February 11: Implicit Functions. Section 4.4. We had quiz2 today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, February 15: Related Rates. Higher Derivatives. Section 4.4.
• Tuesday, February 16: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, February 17: Derivatives of the trigonometric and exponential functions. Sections 4.5-4.6. New homework!
• Thursday, February 18: Derivative of the invesrse function. Logarithm. Section 4.7.
• Monday, February 22: Linear approximation. Section 4.8. We will have MIDTERM on Thursday!!! Please find review problems here.
• Tuesday, February 23: Problem solving session.
• Wednesday, February 24: The Extreme Value Theorem. Sections 5.1. Please find answers for review problems here. New homework!
• Thursday, February 25: We had Midterm 2 today; here are the solutions.
• Monday, March 1: Global and local extrema. Fermat's, Rolle's and Mean Value Theorems. Section 5.1. HOMEWORK is extended till next Monday!!!
• Tuesday, March 2: Monotonicity and concavity. Section 5.2.
• Wednesday, March 3: Graphing. Sections 5.3.
• Thursday, March 4: Problem solving session.
• Monday, March 8: Optimization. Section 5.4. Please find review problems for the final here. We will have QUIZ on Wednesday!!!
• Tuesday, March 9: L'Hospital Rule. Section 5.5.
• Wednesday, March 10: Antiderivatives. Sections 5.8.
• Thursday, March 11: Review. Please find answers for review problems here.
• THE END