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 Hughes-Hallett problems 12.1: 1, 15, 23, 24, 29, 30; 12.2: 1, 2, 14, 23, 27; 12.3: 7, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 29; 12.4: 1–8, 16, 22, 24.
  • Complete HW1 on WeBWork
  • Download Mathematica onto your laptop (so we can use it in class)
  • Post to Piazza

In class