A laboratory to investigate ways in which the
computer can help in understanding the calculus and
in dealing with problems whose solutions involve calculus.
No programming required; a variety of existing
programs will be used. Prerequisite or corequisite for
Mathematics 235: Mathematics 225 (Calc 3);
There is no textbook required for this course.
Computer Lab Hours
Week 1: Jan 20-24, 2014
Week 2: Jan 27-31
Week 3: Feb 3-7
Week 4: Feb 10-14
For Weeks 4 and 5, we'll be working on the lab below.
Week 5: Feb 17-21
This week, we will continue with the Biorhythms lab. Be sure and
look over the grading criteria included below! (The due date was
listed in the previous entry)
Week 6: Feb 24-28
Week 7: Mar 03-07
Continuing working on Lab 2 (Clairaut).
Week 8: Mar 10-14
We'll have a short assignment at the beginning of class. You may
use the rest of the class time to work on Lab 2. (Due: Before you
leave for break, or Sunday, Mar 16 at midnight).
Week 9: Lab 3, Surfaces
Week 10: Ants on a Doughnut
Week 11: Continue with Lab 4
Week 12: Final lab write up
This week, we'll review what Lab 4 is all about, and the grading criteria.
These were also linked above, but here they are again:
Coming next week: An introduction to Beemer.