Math 135 Spring 2015 Schedule

Date Activity Notes
Thurs 1/22/2015 Intro to the course
Tues 1/27/2015 Linear and exponential functions
Thurs 1/29/2015 Linear and exponential functions continued Quiz 1
Tues 2/3/2015 Power laws and periodic functions
Thurs 2/5/2015 Functions of two variables Quiz 2
Tues 2/10/2015 Units and dimensions
Thurs 2/12/2015 Dimensional analysis Quiz 3
Tues 2/17/2015 Estimation and scale: Fermi problems
Thurs 2/19/2015 Introduction to derivatives Quiz 4
Tues 2/24/2015 Derivatives of multivariable functions
Thurs 2/26/2015 More derivatives Quiz 5
Tues 3/3/2015 Symbolic differentiation
Thurs 3/5/2015 Symbolic differentiation II Quiz 6
Tue 3.10/2015 Midterm exam Midterm exam
Thurs 3/12/2015 Fitting functions to data in R No Quiz
SPRING BREAK SPRING BREAK SPRING BREAK
Tues 3/24/2015 Intro to optimization in 1 variable
Thurs 3/26/2015 Optimization in 2 variables, gradient search No quiz
Tues 3/31/2015 Constrained optimization in 2 variables
Thurs 4/2/2015 Definite integrals Quiz 7
Tues 4/7/2015 Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
Thurs 4/9/2015 Integration practice Quiz 8
Tues 4/14/2015 Integrals of 2-variable functions
Wed  4/15/2015 CAPSTONE DAY Attend 2 Capstone Talks, write report
Thurs 4/16/2015 Introduction to differential equations Quiz 9
Tues 4/21/2015 Modeling with differential equations
Thurs 4/23/2015 Systems of differential equations Quiz 10
Tues 4/28/2015 Systems of differential equations II
Thurs 4/30/2015 Wrap up Review Problems No quiz
Thurs 5/7/2015 Final Exam (4 – 6 p.m.) Final Exam (4 – 6 p.m.)