Author Archives: Dan

About Dan

I am a mathematician.

Functions of 2 variables

Learning objectives

  • Master linear functions of 2 variables
  • Explore representations of functions of 2 variables by graphs, tables, and contour diagrams using Mathematica

Before class

  • Read Hughes-Hallett sections 12.1-4.
  • Ponder problems 12.1: 1, 47; 12.2: 1,2; 12.3: 1, 5.
  • Download Mathematica onto your laptop (so we can use it in class).
  • Remember to bring your laptop to class (if you have one).

In class

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Multivariable functions

Learning objectives

  • Get organized for the course
  • Survey a wide variety of multivariable functions and their visual representations

In class

Daily schedule