Home Syllabus Schedule Links Webwork | | | | Home Math 128, Fall 2008 Tuesday, December 23 The Final Exam solutions are now up. Have a great holiday, and good luck with next semester! Monday, December 8 The final exam is cumulative, but will emphasize probability (since that has not been covered on another exam). It will consist of 8 problems, totalling 100 points. The best things to study from are the worksheets and quizzes; followed by the suggested problems listed on the schedule from the book, and the webworks. Exams from previous semesters are also available. We've covered similar material to previous years, and most of the exam problems are appropriate for study. You can use a non-graphing, non-programmable calculator and UP TO FOUR 3x5 cards, but no other books, notes, or aids. Bring ID.
Study week office hours times: Review session (Mike): Tues, 3:00-4:30pm (in Brown 100) Office hours (Russ): Wed, 2:00-4:00pm Office hours (Mike): Thurs, 12:00-2:00pm These hours replace our normal office hours.
Quiz 6 can be downloaded. Monday, November 24 Here are the graph demos from class today: Friday, November 21 A version of Quiz 5 which lacks the hand-drawn picture is posted. Tuesday, November 18 The exam 3 solutions are now up, somewhat belatedly. Friday, November 7 As mentioned today in class: I will have an office hour Monday, 2-4pm I am cancelling my usual office hour Wednesday (Mike and I will be grading!) There is a a short webwork for this week. The exam covers Sections 10.7, 11.1, and 11.3-11.5. It will consist of 6 problems, each of which may have multiple parts. The number of points each problem is worth will be given with the problem -- the total on the exam is 100 points. The best things to study from are the worksheets and quiz; followed by the suggested problems listed on the schedule from the book, and the webworks. Exams from previous semesters are also available. The following are the problems from the exams of the last 2 years which ask about the material we have covered in the last several weeks:
Spring 2008, exam 3: | 6,7,9-12,14,15 | Spring 2008, final: | 11,12 | Fall 2007, exam 3: | 9-11,13,14,16 | Fall 2007, final: | 15,18,19 | Spring 2007, exam 3: | 7-15,17 | Spring 2007, final: | 11-13 | Fall 2006, exam 3: | 4,6,9 | Fall 2006, final: | 8 | You can use a non-graphing, non-programmable calculator and a 3x5 card, but no other books, notes, or aids. Bring ID. Thursday, November 6 Quiz 4 is up. Solutions were discussed in section. Wednesday, November 5 The promised worksheet 3 is now available. I also highly recommend working the suggested problems from 11.4 and 11.5. Thursday, October 30 I am making available 2 downloads: - The Grapher file that we looked at when we first started Taylor polynomials, comparing sin x with its first few Taylor polynomials. Right click menu "Download Linked File", then double-click the downloaded file on any recent Mac.
- The worksheet (address corrected) on Taylor polynomials and infinite series handed out and discussed in section today.
REMINDER: the next exam is Nov 11th, in less than 2 weeks! Monday, October 27 The solutions to exam 2 have been posted. Thursday, October 16 As announced in class yesterday: No office hours today. Homework due Monday. Special Office hour: Sunday 3-4pm (for homework) Special Office hour: Monday 2-4pm (for exams) Tuesday, October 14 The exam covers Sections 7.6, 9.1-9.4, 9.6, 10.1-10.4, and some of 10.6. It will consist of 6 problems, each of which may have multiple parts. The number of points each problem is worth will be given with the problem -- the total on the exam is 100 points. The best things to study from is the quiz; followed by the suggested problems listed on the schedule from the book, and the webworks. Exams from previous semesters are also available. The following are the problems from the exams of the last 2 years which ask about the material we have covered this fall:
Spring 2008, exam 2: | 2-14 | Fall 2007, exam 1: | 1-3, 6, 14-15 | Fall 2007, exam 2: | 2, 6-8, 10-11, 13-16 | Spring 2007, exam 1: | 2-5, 9-10, 13, 18 | Spring 2007, exam 2: | 3-4, 8-16, 18 | Fall 2006, exam 1: | 2, 5 | Fall 2006, exam 2: | 1, 5-9 | Fall 2006, exam 3: | 1-3, 7 | You can use a non-graphing, non-programmable calculator and a 3x5 card, but no other books, notes, or aids. Bring ID. Monday, October 13 Quiz 3 solutions are now up! Friday, September 26 Exam 1 solutions are now up! Monday, September 22 Quiz 1 and (Practice) Quiz 2 are available. As announced in class today, I am having an extra office hour today (Monday) from 2-4pm. Friday, September 19 On Tuesday, you can look up your seating assignment for the exam on this site. The exam covers 7.1-7.4 of the book. It will consist of 6 problems, each of which may have multiple parts. The number of points each problem is worth will be given with the problem -- the total on the exam is 100 points. The best things to study from are the worksheet and quizzes; followed by the suggested problems listed on the schedule from the book, and the webworks. Exams from previous semesters are also available. The following are the problems from the exams of the last 2 years which ask about the material we have covered this fall:
Spring 2008, exam 1: | 2-14 | Fall 2007, exam 1: | 8-12, 16 | Spring 2007, exam 1: | 7, 8, 14-16 | Spring 2007, exam 2: | 1, 2, 17 | Fall 2006, exam 1: | 1, 3, 4 | You can use a non-graphing, non-programmable calculator and a 3x5 card, but no other books, notes, or aids. Bring ID. Friday, September 12 I have made available my notes on the examples of Lagrange multipliers that we did in class today. I also have added a link to exams from previous semesters on the Links page, available from the sidebar at left. Tuesday, September 9 My schedule has settled down, and I have permanently set my office hours to Wednesday, 3-4pm, and Thursday, 12-1pm. The syllabus has been updated with these times. Friday, September 5 As I mentioned in class, I am making available 2 downloads: - The Grapher file on tangent planes from class today. Right click menu "Download Linked File", then double-click the downloaded file on any recent Mac.
Unfortunately, it's not possible to label groups and point sets in the Tiger version of Grapher, so you'll have to experiment to figure out which "Untitled group" is which. - The tangent line worksheet handed out and discussed in section yesterday.
Wednesday, August 27 Welcome to Math 128! The Syllabus and Schedule are linked at the left, as well as Webwork, the math department's online homework system.
The Trig Overview sheet we handed out is available here. Last modified December 23, 2008 |