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Math 246 WINTER 2010, 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, 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.
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