Math 253: Multivariable Calculus
Section 102

Fall Term 2013
Lior Silberman

General Information

Section 102 information

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Tips and notes

Lecture-by-Lecture information

This table is provided as a service to the students. It may not be accurate in every detail. Section references are to the textbook.

Week Date Material Reading Worksheet Other
1 W 4/9 Intro; 3-space §12.1 WS 1, Soln course info; Scan
F 6/9 vectors; dot product §12.2,12.3 WS 2, Soln Scan
2 M 9/9 Projections, Cross-product §12.4   Scan; clarification on projections
W 11/9 Lines and Planes §12.5 WS 4, Soln Scan
F 13/9 Quadric Surfaces §12.6   Scan
3 M 16/9 Multivariable functions §14.1 WS 6, Soln Scan; PS1 due, PS1 Soln
W 18/9   Classes Cancelled      
F 20/9 Multivariable functions §14.1   Scan
4 M 23/9 Partial Derivatives §14.3 WS 8, Soln Scan; PS2 due, PS2 Soln
W 25/9 (continued)   WS 9, Soln Scan; topo-map
F 27/9 Tangent Planes §14.4 WS 10, Soln Scan
5 M 30/9 Linear Approximation     Scan; PS3 due, PS3 Soln
W 2/10 Examples   WS 11, Soln Scan
F 4/10 The Chain Rule §14.5 WS 13, Soln Scan
6 M 7/10 Directional Derivatives §14.6 WS 14, Soln Scan; topo-map
W 9/10 Midterm I Info Problems; Solutions; Comments
F 11/10 The Gradient   WS 15, Soln Scan
7 W 16/10 Optimization §14.7 WS 16, Soln Scan; PS4 due, PS4 Soln
F 18/10 Largrange Multipliers §14.8 WS 17, Soln  
8 M 21/10 (continued)   WS 18, Soln PS5 due, PS5 Soln
W 23/10 Integrals over Rectangles §15.1 WS 19, Soln Scan
F 25/10 Iterated Integrals §15.2 WS 20, Soln Scan
9 M 28/10 Double Integrals §15.3 WS 21, Soln Scan; PS6 due, PS6 Soln
W 30/10 (continued)   WS 22, Soln Scan
F 1/11 Polar Coordinates
and Integration
§10.3
§15.4
WS 23, Soln Scan
10 M 4/11 (continued)   WS 24, Soln Scan
W 6/11 Applications §15.5 WS 25, Soln Scan; PS7 due, PS7 Soln
F 8/11 (continued)   WS 26, Soln Scan
11 W 13/11 Midterm II Info Problems; Solutions
F 15/11 Midterm review   WS 27, Soln Scan
12 M 18/11 Triple Integrals §15.7 WS 28, Soln Scan
W 20/11 (continued)   WS 29, Soln Scan; PS8 due, PS8 Soln
F 22/11 (continued)   WS 30, Soln Scan
13 M 25/11 Cylindrical Coordinates §15.8 WS 31, Soln Scan
W 27/11 Spherical Coordinates §15.9 WS 32, Soln Scan; PS9 due, PS9 Soln
F 29/11 Review  

Written homework

All problems from the textbook

  1. Monday Sept 16th: §12.2 #42, §12.3 #56, §12.4 #50
  2. Monday Sept 23rd: §12.5 #78, §12.6 #46, §14.1 #44, #46, #50 [Note: the problem from 14.2 has been removed]
  3. Monday Sept 30th: §14.3 #74, #76, #88, §14.4 #1-6,#34, #40
  4. Wednesday Oct 16th: §14.5 #46, #52, #56, §14.6 #52, #60
  5. Monday Oct 21st: §14.7 #42, #52, §14.8 #10, #12, #20, #28
  6. Monday Oct 28th: §14.8 #32, 15.2 #20, #22, #30
  7. Wednesday Nov 6th: §15.3 #32, #46, #48, #52 15.4 #10, #26, #38
  8. Wednesday Nov 20th: §15.5 #14, #16, 15.6 #10, #12, #24
  9. Wednesday Nov 27th: §15.7 #32, #34, 15.8 #24, #30 15.9 #30, #36


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