Syllabus

Calculus for Functions of Several Variables Fall 2008 MTH243

The following calendar gives a timetable for the course. Your class may be slightly behind or ahead at any given time. Below the calendar is a list of sections in the textbook "Calculus Multivariable 4th Ed", by William G. McCallum, Deborah Hughes-Hallett, Andrew M. Gleason, David O. Lomen, David Lovelock. Wiley, ISBN-10: 0471484806; ISBN-13: 978-0471484806 Some of these may be done in class, others as homework. You should attempt them all. (Note: In the problem lists, a notation like 3-9 means that all the problems 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 are assigned.)

 Week Events Section Problems Sep 3 Functions of Two Variables: 12.1 12.1 12.2 12.1:# 1,5,7,11,19,22,25,27,31 12.2:# 1,2,5,8,9,13,17,21 Sep 8 Contour Diagrams: 12.3 Linear Functions: 12.4 Functions of Three Variables 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.3:# 1,3-5,7,10,17,28,30 12.4:# 1,7-9,11,13,15,20,25 12.5:# 1,7,8,12,19 12.6: # 1 -- 20 Sep 15 Chapter 13 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.1: # 1-7 odd,11,13,15,19,21,22,24,30,34 13.2: # 7-13 odd, 24 13.3: # 1,5,7,11-15odd,16,18,20,21,24,25,29,31,41 Sep 22 Exam 1, September 26 13.4 14.1 14.2 13.4: # 1,3,5,7,14,19,21,23 14.1: # 1,3,7,8,15,21 14.2: # 1-10,19,25,29,35,36,39 Sep 29 Chapter 14 14.3 14.3: # 1-7,13,14,18 Oct 6 Chapter 14 Maple project due Oct. 8 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.4: #1,3,15-21odd,25,28,29,32-38,52,53,55,66 14.5: #1-19odd, 23,24,27 14.6: #1-13odd,19,27,28 Oct 13 14.7 15.1 15.3 14.7: # 1-9odd, 35 15.1: # 2-11, 19 15.3: # 1-9odd, 28 Oct 20 Chapter 16 16.1 16.2 16.1: # 1,3,5,9,11,23 16.2: # 1-21odd,27-31odd,32,35,39,41 Oct 27 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.3: # 1-4,5-13odd,15,19,21,23 16.4: # 1-5,7,11-20 16.5: # 2-5,14-18,22-24,28,29,30 Exam 2 17.1: # 1,3,13,15,19,21,27,31,34,45,47,51,57 Nov 3 Last day to drop Oct 29 Maple project due Nov. 3 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.2: # 1,3,5,7,9-11,15,17,26 17.3: # 1,3,7,9,13 17.4: # 1-9 Nov 10 18.1 18.2 18.1: #1,2-14,16 18.2: #1-17 Nov 17 18.3 18.4 18.3: # 3-5,11,16,18,19,21-24,32 18.4: # 1-12, 16,17,18,21,23 Nov 24 Thanksgiving Recess Dec 1 Maple project due Dec. 1 Dec 9 Last class Dec 9 Review May 2 FINAL EXAM Final exams at 8:00 on December 12 and 19 (sec03)