My Thoughts on How to Read a Math Textbook

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If you prefer a physical textbook, that is fine. We will not be using MyMathLab in this section, we will be using WebWork (free) and handwritten assignments.

Here is an Addendum to the Syllabus to clarify explaining work.

Here is the link to WebWork. Your homeworks will be posted there, please check for them regularly.

If you recently registered for the class and cannot access the website, e-mail me and I'll get you added. Your login name is your last name, in lowercase. Your password is your student ID number.When we have a "Homework Quiz", I will be posting the announced problems Here.

Here is a link to your first written homework assignment. It is due in class on February 2nd. I may update the assignment as late as 2300 hrs on January 26th. Here is a link to one possible set of answers.

Here is a link to your second written homework assignment. It is due in class on February 9th. I may update the assignment as late as 2300 hrs on January 26th. Here is a link to one possible set of answers.

Here is a link to your third written homework assignment. It is due in class on February 16th Here is a link to one possible set of answers.

Here is the link to the first quiz. I will be selecting one of these problems for you to do in class. You will be allowed to bring notes. I suggest you solve all of them at home, and bring your solutions with you. This will be on Tuesday the 13th.

Your fourth homework assignment is problem 66 from section 13.4 (on spherical caps) and problems 56 and 58 from 13.4 (using a chart to estimate partial derivatives). Here is one possible set of answers.

There is no written homework due March 2nd because of the exam on Feb. 28. However, you should check webwork this weekend.

Here is a link to your fifth written homework assignment. It is due in class on March 9th.Here is a link to one possible set of answers.

Here is a link to your sixth written homework assignment. It is due in class on March 23rd. Here is a link to one possible set of answers.

Here is a link to your seventh written homework assignment. It is due in class on TUESDAY April 3rd.

Here is a link to your eighth written homework assignment. It is due in class on Friday April 13th.

Here is a link to your ninth written homework assignment. It is due in class on Friday April 20th.

Here's an NPR article that explains part of my luddite reaction to electronics in class.

Here's a nice article on the value of struggling. If you haven't given a problem a solid hour of continuous attention, you can probably try more before getting help.

Here are three old exams of mine.

Here are three more old exams of mine.

Here are three more old exams of mine.

Last updated on January 18th, 2019.