Math 513,  Au 2008

Instructor: Rodica D. Costin
Office: Math Tower 436
Office hours: Monday and Friday, 11:00 a.m.- noon, and by appointment.
Tutoring offered at MSLC.

General Information

W Sept. 24 Review of vector algebra 1.1...1.3

Homework: 1.2: 1...5; 1.3: 1...10;

Write up the solutions and turn in for grading next Monday: 1.2: 6; 1.3: 11,13,14;

F Sept. 26 Review of vector algebra 1.4...1.6

Homework: 1.4: 1,2,7,9; 1.5: 1...10; 1.6:1, the gymnasts's problem.

Write up the solutions and turn in for grading next Monday: 1.4: 4,8,12; 1.5: 4,6,10,12; 1.6:3,5

M Sept. 29
Topics:
Review of vector algebra 1.7,1.8
Homework:
Solve (for practice) by next lecture: 1.7: 1,2,13,14,16,17,19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27; 1.8: 2,5,7;
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 6: 1.7: 3, 5,15, 22, 24; 1.8: 1,3,4,6;

W Oct. 1st
Topics:
We solved problems from 1.7, 1.8. The angle between two lines is the angle beween their directions.
Homework:
Solve (for practice) by next lecture: 1.8: 8, 9, Examples 1.10, 1.11
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 6: 1.8: 10, 11, 12, 15 c,d

Note: the quiz tomorrow will be from 1.7, 1.8.

F Oct. 3rd
Topics:
1.9, 1.10
Homework:
Solve (for practice) by next lecture:1.9: 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 23, 24, 26 1.10: 1, 2, 3, 4
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 6: 1.9: 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 18, 22 1.10: 1, a, c, e, 4

M Oct. 6
Topics:
1.10
Homework:
Solve (for practice) by next lecture: 1.10: 6, 7 b, 14, 16, 21, 23
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 13: 8, 7a, 9, 13

W Oct. 8
Topics:
1.12
Homework:
Solve (for practice) by next lecture: 1.12 1a,e
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 13: 1.12: , 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26

F Oct. 10
Topics:
2.1, 2.2
Homework:
Solve (for practice):
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 13: 2.1: 1, 3,4, 5h,i; 2.2:1

M Oct. 13
Topics:
2.2
Homework:
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 20: 2.2: 2, 5, 9, 13

W Oct. 15
Topics:
3.1: level surfaces, gradient, directional derivalive
Homework:
Solve (for practice): 3.1: 1a,c, 2, 9
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 20: 3.1: 1b, 5, 10a

F Oct. 17
Topics:
3.1 continued
Homework:
Solve (for practice): 3.1: 11, 12, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 20: 3.1: 3, 7, 17, 25, 27, 32

Tutoring: every Tuesday, 1:30 to 3:30 in room 140 Cockins Hall.

M Oct. 20
Topics:
Review

W Oct. 22
First Midterm Test

F Oct. 24
Topics:
3.2
Homework:

Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 27: 3.2: 1,2,3,4

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M Oct. rd
Topics:
.......will be updated after lecture
Homework:
Solve (for practice) by next lecture:....will be updated after lecture 1.10: 6, 7 a, b, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23
Write up the solutions and turn in for grading on Monday Oct. 6: ....will be updated after lecture