Miguel A. Lerma  Fall 1999
Section 61
TECH L251 MWF 12:00 noon
TECH LG72 TH 12:00 noon
LUNT 105 TH 12:00 noon
http://math.nwu.edu/~mlerma/courses/b1799f/
Answers (pdf)
(Some question may have more than one
right answer although only one is shown.)
This class has been included in a pilot test for course and teacher evaluation on line. You will be able to fill out and submit your evaluation survey on line by using a web browser. The surveys will be open for collection from Monday of reading week (November 29) until Monday after finals week (December 13) at 5 PM.
Instructor  Teaching Assistant  Teaching Assistant  

Name  Miguel A. Lerma  Kamlesh Parwani  Kristen Joy Schemmerhorn 
Office  Lunt 203  Lunt B14  Lunt B11 
Phone  18020  71958  71953 
mlerma@math.nwu.edu  forty2@math.nwu.edu  kjs@math.nwu.edu  
Office Hours  By appointment  Tu 24, Th 12  MW 34, Th 12 
Teaching in  Tech L251  Tech LG72  Lunt 105 
The discussion sessions will be held on Thursdays under the supervision of the TAs.
Students whose last name initial is AK go to
Tech LG72 (Parwani).
Students whose last name initial is LZ go to
Lunt 105 (Schemmerhorn).
Homework will be assigned daily but not collected. Several assignments will consists of Maple Worksheets, and these will be collected on the discussion session and graded by the TA.
Look at
http://www.math.nwu.edu/maple/ for information about
Maple Worksheets.
Look at
http://www.math.nwu.edu/maple/b17/
for the worksheets for B17.
Troubleshooting:
http://www.math.nwu.edu/maple/help.html.
There will be short quizzes based on the homework from previous lectures on the Thursday discussion sessions.
There will be two onehour Midterm Exams and one twohour Final Exam.
Only non graphic non programmable calculators will be allowed in the exams. No makeup exams will be given. In the event of an extreme and well documented absence (such as hospitalization) the final may be weighted to count for the missing exam. In the case of a missed exam, contact the instructor as soon as possible.
The course will be graded as follows:
The lowest quiz score will be dropped in calculating the quizzes grade. There will be no makeup quizzes. If you miss a quiz it will be dropped as your worst quiz grade. The lowest maple worksheet grade will also be dropped.
If you want to change sections, or add/drop the course, please do so at the Math Department Office in Lunt.
Note: The homework is always immediately due, which means that it may be the subject of the quiz of the next discussion session. The Maple Worksheets (denoted as "WS") will be collected on the indicated due date.
Lect.  Date  Subject  Sections  Assignment  

1  Wed 9/22  L'Hopital's Rule, Improper Integrals  8.38.4, 9.8  Problems: 8.3: 110, 8.4: 110, 9.8: 110.  
2  Fri 9/24  Sequences  11.1, 11.2 in E&P  Problems: 11.2: 942, 54, 56.  
3  Mon 9/27  Series  11.3  Problems: 11.3: 137, 49, 50, 64. Maple Worksheet: WS1 (due 10/7/99) 

4  Wed 9/29  Taylor Series  11.4  Problems: 11.4: 1120, 2325, 2940.  
Disc.  Thu 9/30  Quiz No.1  11.111.4  
5  Fri 10/1  Integral Test Comparison Test 
11.5, 11.6  Problems: 11.5: 130, 3538; 11.6: 136.  
6  Mon 10/4  Alternating Series  11.7  Problems: 11.7: 142.  
7  Wed 10/6  Power Series  11.8  Problems: 11.8: 112, 2730, 3135 Maple Worksheet: WS2 (due 10/14/99) 

Disc.  Thu 10/7  Quiz No.2  11.5I.8  
8  Fri 10/8  Power Series Computations  11.9  Problems: 11.9: 2328.  
9  Mon 10/11  Matrices, Matrix Algebra  I.1, I.2 in Notes  Problems: I.2: 14, 67 from Notes Maple Worksheet: WS3 (due 10/21/99) 

10  Wed 10/13  Review for the First Midterm  11.111.9  
Exam  Thu 10/14  First Midterm  
11  Fri 10/15  Formal Rules, Algebraic Equations  I.3, I.4  Problems: I.3: 1,5; I.4:13  
12  Mon 10/18  Singularity, Invertibility  I.5  Problems: I.5: 1, 3, 5. Maple Worksheet: WS4 (due 10/28/99) 

13  Wed 10/20  GaussJordan Reduction  I.6  Problems: I.6: 1, 3, 6  
Disc.  Thu 10/21  Quiz No.3  I.1I.6  
14  Fri 10/22  Vector Spaces  I.7  Problems: I.7: 1, 2, 4, 5  
15  Mon 10/25  Linear Independence, Bases  I.8  Problems: I.8: 1, 2, 3, 7, 8  
16  Wed 10/27  Coordinates, Calculations in R^{n}  I.9  Problems: I.9: 1, 2  
Disc.  Thu 10/28  Quiz No.4  I.7I.9  
17  Fri 10/29  Determinants  II.1, II.2  Problems: II.2: 1, 4, 5 Maple Worksheet: WS5 (due 11/4/99) 

18  Mon 11/1  Properties of Determinants  II.3  Problems: II.3: 4, 6  
19  Wed 11/3  Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors  II.4  Problems: II.4: 1, 5, 6  
Disc.  Thu 11/4  Quiz No.5  II.1II.4  
20  Fri 11/5  Diagonalization  II.5  Problems: II.5: 1, 2, 4 Maple Worksheet: WS6 (due 11/11/99) 

21  Mon 11/8  Real Symmetric Matrices  III.1  Problems: III.1: 14  
22  Wed 11/10  Review for Second Midterm  I.1II.5  
Exam  Thu 11/11  Second Midterm  
23  Fri 11/12  GramSchmidt Process  III.2  Problems: III.2: 13  
24  Mon 11/15  Change of Coordinates  III.3  Problems: III.3: 45  
25  Wed 11/17  Conics and Quadrics  III.4  Problems: III.4: 14  
Disc.  Thu 11/18  Quiz No.6  III.1III.4  
26  Fri 11/19  Lagrange Multipliers  III.5  Problems: III.5: 12  
27  Mon 11/22  Lagrange Multipliers (cont'd) Normal Modes (recommended reading) 
III.6  Problems: III.6: 45 Maple Worksheet: WS7 (not due) 

28  Wed 11/24  Review for the Final Exam  All  
29  Mon 11/29  Review for the Final Exam  All  
30  Wed 12/1  Review for the Final Exam  All  
31  Fri 12/3  Review for the Final Exam  All  
Exam  Fri 12/10  FINAL EXAM 
Last modified: 12/10/99
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