MATH 250a

CALCULUS AND DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS I

Fall Semester 2007, Section 2, Professor J. M. Cushing

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READING & HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

17. Week of December 10
FINAL EXAM:  Tuesday, December 11, 8am - 10am
OFFICE HOUR:  Monday, December 10, 11am-noon
16. Week of December 3
REVIEW: Tuesday, December 4 (last class)
15. Week of November 26
LECTURES:  Basic matrix algebra and eigenvalues topics, motivated by applications of discrete dynamical systems. For readings, see Lectures (pdf) and matrices.
HOMEWORK #12 (extra credit):  Due in class on Tuesday, December 2.

14. Week of November 19
MIDTERM TEST #3:  Tuesday, November 20
No class Thursday, Novermber 22 (Thanksgiving Break).
13. Week of November 12
READ: Chapter 10.1 - 10.4
HOMEWORK #11:  Due in class on TUESDAY, November 20.
    Chapter 10.1, p. 484:  Exercises: 16, 22, 28
    Chapter 10.2, p. 489:  Exercises: 12, 22, 38
    Chapter 10.3, p. 495:  Exercises: 18, 36(b), 40(b,c)
    Chapter 10.4, p. 501:  Exercises: 6 (Hint: you can use a function f(x) of your choosing. Here's one you might consider:  f(x) = 1/sqrt(2+x).)
Suggested Homework:
    Chapter 10.1, p. 484:  Exercises: odd numbered 1-15, 29, 31
    Chapter 10.2, p. 489:  Exercises: odd numbered 1-23, 31, 35
    Chapter 10.4, p. 501:  Exercises: odd numbered 1-21
    Chapter 10.4, p. 501:  Exercises: 1, 3
12. Week of November 5
READ: Chapter 9.4, 9.5
HOMEWORK #10:  Due in class on Thursday, November 15.
    Chapter 9.4, p. 461:  Exercises: Justify your answers:  42, 43, 46, 53, 64
    Chapter 9.5, p. 469:  Exercises: 14, 20, 26 (check endpoints), 34
Suggested Homework:
    Chapter 9.4, p. 461:  Exercises: odd number 1-31, 44, 45, 50, 51, 57, 58, 63
    Chapter 9.5, p. 469:  Exercises: odd numbered 5-21, 25, 27, 28
11. Week of October 29
READ: Chapter 9.2, 9.3
HOMEWORK #9:  Due in class on Thursday, November 8.
    Chapter 9.2, p. 448:  Exercises: 2, 6, 14, 26, 32
    Chapter 9.3, p. 454:  Exercises: 2, 4, 10, 20, 22
Suggested Homework:
    Chapter 9.2, p. 448:  Exercises: odd 1-21, 25, 31
    Chapter 9.3, p. 454:  Exercises: odd 1-19
10. Week of October 22
MIDTERM TEST #2:   Tuesday, October 23
READ: Chapter 9.1
HOMEWORK #8:  Due in class on Thursday, November 1.
    Chapter 9.1, p. 441:  Exercises: 14, 18, 24, 28, 42
Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 9.1, p. 441:  Exercises:  13, 15, 19, odd 21-31, 39, 41
9. Week of October 15
READ: Chapter 8.1, 8.2, 8.3
Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 8.1, p. 372:  Exercises: 3, 5, 11, 25, 27
    Chapter 8.2, p. 380:  Exercises: 1, 3, 11, 22, 23, 35
8. Week of October 8
READ: Chapter 7.7, 7.8
HOMEWORK #7:  Due in class on Thursday, October 18.
    Chapter 7.7, p. 355:  Exercises: 12, 18, 30, 39, 44
    Chapter 7.8, p. 359:  Exercises: 11, 13, 19, 25, 31
Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 7.7, p. 355:  Exercises: odd 1 - 31, 35, 40
    Chapter 7.8, p. 359:  Exercises: odd 1 - 25
7. Week of October 1
READ: Chapter 7.5, 7.6
HOMEWORK #6:  Due in class on Thursday, October 11.
    Chapter 7.5, p. 342:  Exercises: 4, 8, 10 (give exact answers, not decimal approximations), 12, 14
    Chapter 7.6, p. 347:  Exercises: 2, 3 (n = 2, 4, 8 only), 4 (n = 2, 4 only)
Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 7.5, p. 342:  Exercises: 3, 7, 9, 11, 23
    Chapter 7.6, p. 337:  Exercises: 1, 5
6. Week of September 24
READ: Chapter 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
HOMEWORK #5:  Due in class on Thursday, October 4.
    Chapter 7.3, p. 330:  Exercises: 10, 12, 14, 22, 48
    Chapter 7.4, p. 337:  Exercises: 10, 16, 28, 60, 64
Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 7.3, p. 330:  Exercises: odd numbered from 1-39, 45, 47
    Chapter 7.4, p. 337:  Exercises: odd numbered from 1-7, 15, 25, 27, 29, odd numbered from 33-47, 63 
5. Week of September 17
READ: Chapter 7.1 and 7.2
MIDTERM TEST #1:   Thursday, September 20
HOMEWORK #4:  Due in class on Thursday, September 27
    Chapter 7.1, p. 318:  Exercises: 12, 30, 60, 68, 86
    Chapter 7.2, p. 325:  Exercises: 8, 22, 36, 48, 56
Additional Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 7.1, p. 318:  Exercises:  odd numbered from 3 - 37, 53 - 59, and 67 - 73 and also 81, 87, 89
    Chapter 7.2, p. 325:  Exercises:  odd numbered from 3 - 29 and 39, 46, 48, 52, 54, 57
4. Week of September 10
READ: Chapter 5.2, 5.3, 5.4
NO homework due on September 20.
Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 5.2, p. 253:  Exercises: 1, 3, 7, 19, 21, 25, 27
    Chapter 5.3, p. 261:  Exercises: 1, 7, 9, 13, 21, 31, 32
    Chapter 5.4, p. 270:  Exercises: 7, 9, 13, 14, 18
    Review, p. 272:        Exercises: 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 21, 23
3. Week of September 3
READ: Chapter 1.5,  Chapter 2.2 - 2.5,  Chapter 3.1 -  3.6,  Chapter 4.1 and 4.3
HOMEWORK #3:  Due in class on Thursday, September 13:   250a Homework #3
Additional Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 1.5, p. 35:             Exercises & Problems: 13, 15, 21, 25, 27, 29
    Chapter 3, Reveiw, p. 159:  Exercises:  1, 3, 9, 11, 19, 23, 33, 37
    Chapter 4, Review, p. 229:  Exercises: 3, 5, 9, 11, 17, 71
2. Week of August 27
READ: Chapter 1.6
HOMEWORK #2:  Due in class on Thursday, September 6250a Homework #2
Additional Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 1.6, p. 42:             Exercises & Problems:  1, 15, 19, 29
    Chapter 1 Review, p. 58:    Exercises & Problems: 39, 53
    Chapter 3 Review, p. 159:  Do as many of the drill exercises 1-71 as you need to review derivatives.
1. Week of August 20
READ: Chapter 1.1 - 1.4
HOMEWORK #1:  Due in class on Thursday, August 30
    Chapter 1.1, p. 7:      Exercises & Problems: 12, 24, 34, 36
    Chapter 1.2, p. 14:    Exercises & Problems:  2, 6, 22, 30, 34
    Chapter 1.4, p. 27:    Exercises & Problems:  22, 42
Additional Suggested Homework: 
    Chapter 1.1, p. 7:      Exercises & Problems: 5, 7, 11, 13, 23
    Chapter 1.2, p. 14:    Exercises & Problems: 1, 3, 5, 11, 21, 31
    Chapter 1.4, p. 27:    Exercises & Problems: 3, 11, 21, 33, 41



STATISTICS  FOR  GRADED  HOMEWORK



Mean %
Median %
Maximum %
Minimum %
HW #1 79.5
82.5
100
52.0
HW #2
70.0
72.0
99.5
10.0
HW #3
87.5
92.0
99.5
57.7
HW #4
87.5
89.0
100
59.0
HW #5
69.5
73.5
93.5
37.5
HW #6
90.0
92.0
99.5
68.0
HW #7
78.5
77.5
100
46.5
HW #8
81.0
83.0
100
40.0
HW #9
76.0
77.5
97.5
47.5
HW #10
77.0
84.0
94.5
25.0
HW #11
79
85
100
39.0
HW #12
(extra credit)
85
75.0
100
67.5



J. M. Cushing  / Department of Mathematics  / Program in Applied Mathematics  / University of Arizona / Tucson, AZ, 85721-0089

(revised 8 December 2007)
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