Tentative Schedule for MAT 127, Spring 2018

Week Topics Homework
1/22 Administrative matters.
7.1 Modelling with Differential Equations;
begin 7.2 Direction Fields.
Homework 1 on WebAssign, due Wed 1/31 at 9am.
7.1 8ab,14
1/29 7.2 Direction Fields and Euler's Method;
7.3 Separable Equations.
2/2: Last day to add/drop
Homework 2 on WebAssign, due Wed 2/7 at 9am.
7.3 12,39
2/5 Early Exam: Wednesday, February 7 at 8:45pm
Finish 7.3 Separable Equations;
7.4 Exponential Growth and Decay.
Homework 3 on WebAssign, due Wed 2/14 at 9am.
7.3 44 and 7.4 22
2/12 Second Order Linear Equations (Lecture notes and Auxiliary chapter from Stewart). No WebAssign this week.
Stewart 2, 8, 12, 20 (in this PDF file)
2/19 7.5 The Logistic Equation;
7.6 Predator-Prey Systems.
Homework 4 on WebAssign, due Fri 3/2 at 9am.
7.5 4 and 7.6 4
2/26 Midterm 1: Monday, February 26 at 8:45pm
Finish 7.6 Predator-Prey Systems;
8.1 Sequences; begin 8.2 Series.
3/2: last day to move down to MAT 132 or MAT 126
3/5 8.2 Series;
begin 8.3 The Integral and Comparison Tests.
3/12 Spring Break
3/19 Finish 8.3 The Integral and Comparison Tests;
begin 8.4 Other Convergence Tests.
3/23: last day to withdraw
3/26 Midterm 2: Wednesday, March 28 at 8:45pm
8.4 Other Convergence Tests.
4/2 8.5 Power Series;
8.6 Representations of Functions as Power Series.
4/9 8.7 Taylor and Maclaurin Series.
4/16 8.7 Taylor and Maclaurin Series (continued);
8.8 Applications of Taylor Polynomials.
4/23 Using Power Series to Solve Differential Equations (PDF file).
4/30 Review.
5/7 Final Exam (Cumulative)
Wednesday, May 9, 11:45am-2:30pm

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