Math 43 Syllabus and Homework Assignments
Spring 2011
Updated: May 24


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Week 1

March 28
  • Read 1.1, pp. 1 - 4, and 1.2, pp. 7 - 12
  • Written Homework: 1.1: 8, 22, 24, 28 and
  • 1.2: 6, 7ej, 10, 12, 14, 17
March 30
  • Read 1.3, pp. 14 - 22
  • Written Homework: 1.3: 7dg, 14, 18, 25
April 1
  • Read 1.4, pp. 26 - 30 and 1.5, pp. 33 - 37
  • Written Homework: 1.4: 1c, 4ab, 11, 16, 17
Week 2

April 4
  • Read 1.6, pp. 39 - 42 and 2.1, pp. 53 - 56
  • Written Homework: 1.5: 5d, 9, 11, 18 and
  • 1.6: 2 - 7, 18
April 6
  • Read 2.1, pp. 53 - 56 and 2.2, pp. 58 - 63
  • Written Homework: 2.1: 1a-c, 2a-c, 5d-e, 8a, 10 and
  • 2.2: 4, 5, 11bef, 16
April 8
  • Read 2.3, pp. 65 - 70
  • Written Homework: 2.3: 2, 3, 6, 7c, 11adg, 14, 15
Week 3

April 11
  • Read 2.4, pp. 73 - 77 and 2.5 (lightly), pp. 79 - 84
  • Written Homework: 2.4: 1c, 2, 6 (better hint: the chain rule), 11 and
  • 2.5: 2, 5, 6, 10, 18
April 13
  • Read Section 3.1: pp. 99 - 104 (skip 105 - 108) and 3.2, pp. 110 - 115
  • Written Homework: 3.1: 1, 3ac, 4, 7 and
  • 3.2: 4, 7, 9be, 11, 12a, 13, 20
April 15
  • Read Section 3.3, pp. 118 - 123
Week 4

April 18
  • Read Sections 3.3, pp. 118 - 123 and 3.5, pp. 131 - 136
  • Written Homework: 3.3: 1bd, 3, 7 (only establish the first sentence of Theorem 4), 9, 11 and
  • 3.5: 1c, 3c, 4 (explain), 6b
April 20
  • Read Sections 3.5, pp. 131 - 136 and 4.1, pp. 149 - 159 (It's a bit verbose; try to find the essential ideas.)
  • Written Homework: 4.1: 1ad, 3, 4
April 22
  • Read Section 4.2, pp. 161 - 170
  • In computing integrals, show all work. Written Homework: 4.2: 5, 6b, 7, 11, 14ac
Week 5

April 25
  • Read Section 4.2, pp. 161 -170
  • Written Homework: 4.2: 3b, 8, 12
April 27
  • Read Section 4.3, pp. 173 - 177
  • Written Homework: 4.3: 1abc, 2, 4, 11
  • Homework 4 (homework assigned during Week 4) is due today.
April 28
  • X-hour, 12:00 - 12:50. Questions and problems.
April 29
  • In-class exam. You are responsible for all the material on the syllabus up to and including Section 4.2.
Week 6

May 2
  • Take-home exam due today.
  • Read Section 4.4b, pp. 191 - 199
  • Written Homework: 4.4: 9, 10abc, 12, 13, 15, 20
May 4
  • Read Section 4.5, pp. 204 - 212
  • Written Homework: 4.5: 1 (explain), 3abcd, 5, 7
  • Homework 5 (homework assigned during Week 5) due today
May 6
  • Read Section 4.6, pp. 214 - 218 In the last two pages of this section concentrate on Theorem 24.
  • Written Homework: 4.5: 16; 4.6 :1, 5, 6, 14
Week 7

May 9
  • Read Section 5.1, pp. 235 - 239
  • Written Homework: 5.1: 1c, 2b, 5, 6, 7a, 14bc, 16
May 11
  • Read Section 5.2, pp. 242 - 249
  • Written Homework: 5.2: 1bd, 2bd, 4, 11b, 14
  • Homework 6 (homework assigned during Week 6) due today
May 13
  • Read Section 5.3, pp. 252 - 258
  • Written Homework: 5.3: 1a, 2, 3e, 4 (explain), 5ab, 6, 10
Week 8

May 16
  • Read Section 5.5, pp. 269 - 275
  • Written Homework: 5.5: 1bc, 4, 6, 7a
May 18
  • Read Section 5.5, pp. 269 - 275 and Section 5.6, pp. 277 - 285
  • Written Homework: 5.5: 9, 13; 5.6: 1abd, 3ab, 5, 10
  • Homework 7 (homework assigned during Week 7) due today
May 20
  • Read Section 5.6, pp. 277 - 285
  • Writtten Homework: no homework assigned
Week 9

May 23
  • Read Sections 5.6, pp. 277 - 285 and 6.1, pp. 307 - 313
  • Written Homework: 6.1: 1bch, 3abg
May 25
  • Read Section 6.1, pp. 307 - 313
  • Written Homework: 6.1: 4 - 7
  • Homework 8 (homework assigned during Week 8) due today
May 27
  • Read Section 6.3, pp. 318 - 325
  • Written Homework: 6.3: 1, 3, 6