Math 221: Fall 2001

Day Time Place
Lecture 1 MWF 8:50-9:40 B102 Van Vleck Hall
Lecture 2 MWF 9:55-10:45 B130 Van Vleck Hall

Instructor: Prof. Fabian Waleffe with the help of nine Teaching Assistants

Office hours: Monday 1:30pm-2:15pm, Tuesday 9:00am-10:00am, between lecture 1 and 2 is also a good time to catch me near B102.

Your TA also has office hours and there is free drop in help available in B 227 Van Vleck (The "Math Lab" ) Monday through Thursday, 3:30 - 5:10 pm, and 6:30 - 8:10pm.

Textbook: Calculus and Analytic Geometry, 5th Ed., by Thomas and Finney. (Chaps. 1-6).
Calculators: Calculators are NOT allowed on exams. More thoughts on COMPUTERS (or graphing calculators) IN THE CLASSROOM
Grading: There will be two evening exams (20% each) and one final(40%) on the following dates:

There will be three `exam warm-ups' in the form of homeworks given and due the week preceeding the exams. Each of these will be worth 4%. The remainder of the grade will be assigned by your TA on the basis of homework, quizzes and participation in the Discussion.

Here's the 1st warmup (PDF file) Due Thur Sept 27 at your normal discussion section. Here's the solution to 1st warmup (PDF file) and, for those of you who know how to use Matlab an m-file that displays the curve for problem 6.

Here's the 2nd warmup (PDF file) Due Thur Nov 8 at your normal discussion section. Here's the solution to 2nd warmup (PDF file).

Here's the 3rd warmup (PDF file) Due Thur Dec 13 at your normal discussion section. Here's the solution to 3rd warmup (PDF file).

Do you like Math, Physics and Engineering? Then you may want to learn about the AMEP program

Syllabus (PDF file)

Strongly Suggested Homework

Here's the Animated Proof of Pythagoras' Theorem

Here's a visualization of Inverse functions and their derivatives (PDF, Posted Sept 21, 2001)