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.
Mathematics Computer Lab Hours,
Spring 2015 (Also posted outside the lab door)
Week 1: Jan 21, 2015
Week 2: Jan 28, 2015
This week, we look at more LaTeX and then we introduce Maple.
Week 3: Feb 4, 2015
This week, we will look at more plotting options in Maple, then
write a short document in LaTeX using our results.
Week 4: Feb 11, 2015
This week, we'll talk briefly about more issues with LaTeX,
then introduce our first larger lab. We will break into groups,
and work for the remaining time today and for the hour next week.
Week 5: Feb 18, 2015
This week, we'll continue writing up the solutions to the biorhythms lab.
DUE: Monday, Feb 23 (10PM)
Week 6: Feb 25, 2015
This week starts a three-week set of ''labs'' that deals with
surfaces. This week, we'll get some definitions and Maple commands.
There are several questions to answer in Maple: Due before class next
week (upload the Maple file).