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Be aware that some important dates appear on the university's Spring 2005 academic calendar.
This schedule was last modified on March 24, 2005.
Week of  Sections Covered  Homework exercises  
Jan 24  Jan 28 
Sec 5.1: Areas and distance Sec 5.2: The definite integral Sec 5.3: Evaluating definite integrals Sec 5.4: The fundamental theorem of calculus  Online (the assignment is called hw1)  
Jan 31  Feb 4 
Sec 5.5 Substitution Sec 5.6 Integration by parts  Online (the assignment is called hw2)  
Feb 7  Feb 11 
Sec 5.9 Approximate integration Sec 5.10 Improper integrals 
Online homework on sections 5.9 and 5.10, due Friday Feb 18. (It's
called hw3). Also: "Integration Worksheet", due Friday Feb 25. There is an online part and also a written part. The written part consists of Exercises 19, 21 and 37 on pages 401402 and Exercise 12 on page 408. Show all work in the written part and give to your recitation instructor. Some independent reading (of section 5.7) may be necessary for you to complete this assignment. 

Feb 14  Feb 18 
Sec 6.1 More Area Sec 6.2 Volumes 
Quiz on sections 5.15.6, during the first recitation this week. Online homework on sections 6.1 and 6.2, due on Feb 27 (it's called hw4). The system is not grading question 8 correctly; no one has gotten credit for it. Please just leave it out. 

Feb 21  Feb 25 
Sec 6.3: Arc Length Sec 6.4 Average value Sec 6.6 Applications in biology and economics 
Midterm: Tuesday Feb 22, on sections 5.15.6, 5.95.10 and 6.1, from
8:3010 p.m. Location: Lecture 1 (Professor Goldstein): ESS 001 Lecture 2 (Professor Geller): Old Engineering 143 and 145 Online homework on sections 6.3, 6.4 and 6.6, due on Mar 4 (it's called hw5). 

Feb 28  Mar 4 
Sec 6.5 (pages 477479) Work Sec 7.1 Modeling with differential equations Sec 7.2 Direction fields and Euler's method 
Online homework, on sections 6.5, 7.1 and 7.2, due March 11 (it's called
hw6). Emails to the course coordinator about hw6 will be dealt with, if received by noon on March 10. Also: Written homework (hand in during the last recitation in the week of March 7  March 11): page 511, #2, 3; pages 519520, #1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11. 

Mar 7  Mar 11 
Sec 7.3: Separable equations Sec 7.4 Exponential growth and decay 
Online homework, on sections 7.3 and 7.4, due March 18 (it's called
hw7). Please click here for important information about the online homework. 

Mar 14  Mar 18 
Sec 7.5: The logistic equation Sec 7.6 PredatorPrey systems 
Online homework, on sections 7.5 and 7.6, due April 1 (it's called
hw7). There's only one question. Also: Written homework (hand in during the last recitation in the week of March 28  Apr 1): page 548550, #1, 7, 13; pages 555556, #2, 5, 6, 7, 8. Attendance will not be taken on Thursday and Friday this week. 

Mar 21  Mar 25  Spring recess  classes not in session  
Mar 28  Apr 1 
Sec 8.1: Infinite sequences Sec. 8.2: Series 
Midterm: Monday, March 28, 8:3010 p.m., in Javits 100, covering to the
end of section 7.5. No online homework. Written homework (hand in during the last recitation in the week of Apr 4  8): page 571, #5, 6, 7, 11, 18, 19, 21, 37, 40, 43 page 580, #9, 12, 18, 19, 25, 27, 28, 42, 46, 48, 50, 51. Note: For all problems in this chapter, it is never enough to say "it converges" or "it diverges". You must give a complete explanation. (That's why there's no online homework.) 

Apr 4  Apr 8 
Sec. 8.3 Integral and comparison tests 
After this week, attendance will no longer be taken, but we strongly
encourage you to attend lectures nevertheless. Written homework: pages 591592, #2, 4, 7, 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 23, 26, 31, 37. Also do #33 on page 592. Then comment on the practicality of this statement in problem 8 on page 644: "Show that the top book can extend any distance at all beyond the edge of the table if the stack is high enough". (You can take the result of problem 8 on page 644 for granted, no proof required.)  
Apr 11  Apr 15 
Sec 8.4 Other convergence tests Sec 8.5 Power series 
Quiz, during the first recitation this week, on sections 8.1 and
8.2. Written homework (hand in during the last recitation of the week of Apr 18  Apr 22): pages 598600, #5, 6, 9, 11, 14, 19, 24, 27, 31, 34, and pages 604605, #3, 7, 8, 11, 16, 18, 19, 25. 

Apr 18  Apr 22 
Sec 8.6: Representation of a function as a power series Sec 8.7: Taylor and Maclaurin series 
Written homework (hand in during the FIRST recitation of the week of May
2  May 9): pages 610611: #1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 21, 23, 25, 33, 36, and pages 620621: #1, 2(a), 3, 6, 7, 9, 17, 19, 21, 31, 34, 35, 39, 49, 51. 

Apr 26  Apr 29 
Sec 8.8 The Binomial Series Sec 8.9: Applications of power series Sec 8.10: Using series to solve Diff Eqs 
Quiz, during the first recitation this week, on sections 8.3, 8.4 and
8.5. No classes Monday Apr 25 Written homework (hand in during the LAST recitation of the semester; remember that the University's last day of classes is Monday May 9): page 625, #2, 5, 9, 11, 14, 15, 16, and pages 633634: #11(a)(b), 14(a)(b), 16(a)(b), 18, 21, 23, 25 and pages 639: #1, 2, 5, 9. 

May 2  May 9  Review  
Final Exam: Monday, May 16, 11:00 am  1:30
p.m. Sections 14: Old Chemistry 116 Sections 57: Old Engineering 143 Sections 810: Old Engineering 145 Exam is cumulative, about 60% will be about topics covered since the second midterm. A practice exam (with solutions and my comments) is posted here. Professor Geller's office hours before the exam: Tu 5/10 from 12:452:15, Th 5/12 from 23:30. 