Calculus and Mathematical Reasoning for Social and Life Sciences II
Math 34B  Spring 2005
Update:
You can download the Review Sheet for the Final Exam
HERE.
Instructor:
Paolo Cascini
Teaching Assistants:
Dongyan Dai
Lectures:
MWF 12:00  12:50pm  PSYCH 1824
Please check GOLD for the time and
location of your discussion section. Note that attendance at a
discussion section is mandatory.
Course Description:
Continued study of differential and integral calculus with
applications. Introduction to mathematical modeling with
differential equations. Calculus of several variables including an
introduction to partial derivatives.
See the Class Schedule below for more details.
Prerequisites:
Grade of C or better in Math 3A or 34A. Not open for credit to students who have completed Math 3B.
Office Hours:
Mon. 2:304:30pm, Wed. 3:304:30pm and by appointment.
Textbook: Daryl Cooper  Calculus and Mathematical Reasoning for Social and
Life Sciences.
Please read the list of Frequently
Asked Questions, before joining the Waiting List.
Grading:
Best Midterm 30%,
Homework and Quizzes 20%,
Final Exam 50%.
Books, notes, calculators, scratch paper or collaboration will NOT
be
permitted on any of the exams or quizzes.
Midterms:
There will be two midterms given in class (Apr. 22 and May 20).
Only the highest score within the two midterms will be counted for the final grade.
There will be NO makeup exam for any of the midterms.
Homeworks and Quizzes:
There will be a problem set each week to be returned to the TA during
the discussion section. Please check
here for an updated list of homeworks.
NO late homeworks will be accepted, but you are allowed to
skip one homework set.
There will be quizzes during the discussion section.
Final Exam: The final exam will be held on Tuesday,
June 7 from 12 to 3 pm in PSYCH 1824.
The exam will cover
all the material of the entire course. An incomplete may be
assigned only for documented medical reasons. You might be eligible for
a makeup exam only if you have
three exams during the same day and you inform me at least
2 weeks before the exam.
If you require special accommodations for the exams and have a
note from the Disabled Students Program, please inform me at
least 2 weeks before the exam.
M 3/28 W 3/30 F 4/1 M 4/4 W 4/6 F 4/8 W 4/13 F 4/15 M 4/18 W 4/20 F 4/22 M 4/25 W 4/27 F 4/29 M 5/2 W 5/4 F 5/6 M 5/9 W 5/11 F 5/13 W 5/18 F 5/20 M 5/23 W 5/25 F 5/27 M 5/30 W 6/1 F 6/3
(Subject to change)


Date 
Reading 
Topics 
Ch. 8.1,2,3 
Introduction 
Ch. 8.4,5,7,8,9 
Review of Derivatives 
Ch. 8.10,12,13,14 Ch. 12.3 
Maxima and Minima 

Ch. 8.6 
Tangent Line Approximation 
Ch. 9.1 
Signed Area Under a Graph 
Ch. 9.2 
Definite Integral 

M 4/11 
Ch. 9.3 
Indefinite Integral 
Ch. 9.4 
Riemann Sums 
Ch. 9.5 
Integrals and Averages 

Ch. 9.6 
Fundamental Theorem of Calculus 

Review 

First Midterm 

Ch. 10 
Logarithm Function 
Ch. 12.1 
Trigonometric Functions 
Ch. 12.2 
Product Rule 

Ch. 12.3,4,5 
Orders of Smallness 
Ch. 12.6 
Power Series 
Ch. 13.1,2 
Differential Equations 

Ch.13.3,4 
Growth/Decay Equations 
Ch. 13.5 
Graphing Solutions 
Ch. 13.6,7 
Isoclines 

M 5/16 
Ch. 13.8,9 
Euler's Method 

Review 

Second Midterm 

Ch. 15.1 
Planes 
Ch. 15.2 
Partial Derivatives 
Ch. 15.3 
Tangent Plane 


Memorial Day 
Ch. 15.4 
Maxima and Minima 

Review 

