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Syllabus

Calculus for Functions of Several Variables; Spring 2017; 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 6th Ed", by William G. McCallum, Deborah Hughes-Hallett, Andrew M. Gleason, David O. Lomen, David Lovelock. Wiley, ISBN-10: 1118233788; ISBN-13: 978-1118233788 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
Jan. 23 Functions of Two Variables: 12.1, 12.2 12.1
12.2
12.1:# 1--8,25 -- 33
12.2:# 1 --10,15,16,19 -- 22
Jan. 30 Contour Diagrams: 12.3
Linear Functions: 12.4
Functions of Three Variables
12.3
12.4
12.5
12.6
12.3:# 1,5 -- 12,16 -- 18,24,27,28
12.4:# 3-6,15 -- 22
12.5:# 3 -- 7, 16 -- 31
12.6: # 1 --11,12 -- 20, 23
  Exam 1, February 23   Chapter 12 review
Feb. 14 Chapter 13 13.1
13.2
13.3
13.1: # 19 -- 22,28 -- 33,38,44
13.2: # 11 -- 22
13.3: # 1 -- 4, 8 -- 14,24 -- 27
Feb 21   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
Feb 28 Chapter 14 review 14.3 14.3: # 1-7,13,14,18
  Exam 2, February 28    
Mar. 7 Chapter 14
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
  Exam 3, March 30    
Mar 14 Review of Chapter 15 14.7
15.1
15.3
14.7: # 1-9odd, 35
15.1: # 2-11, 19
15.3: # 1-9odd, 28
Mar 21 Chapter 16 16.1
16.2
16.1: # 1,3,5,9,11,23
16.2: # 1-21odd,27-31odd,32,35,39,41
Mar 6 Last day for students to DROP courses    
Mar 28 Chapter 16 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
  Spring break   March 13 -- 19
Mar 23 Chapter 17   17.1: # 1,3,13,15,19,21,27,31,34,45,47,51,57
Mar 30   17.2
17.3
17.2: # 1,3,5,7,9-11,15,17,26
17.3: # 1,3,7,9,13
Apr 4      
Apr 11   17.4 18.1
18.2

17.4: # 1-9
18.1: #1,2-14,16
18.2: #1-17

Apr 18 Review, Exam 4    
Apr 25 Classes end May 1    
  Mathematica project due    
May 4,9  FINAL EXAM   at 8:00am (May 9) for sec. 01 and 11:30am for sec. 03 (May 4)
 
 
Prof. Vladimir Dobrushkin
Department of Mathematics