Spring 2014

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

- Course Syllabus and Schedule
- Setting up the Computer for the Lab
- Slides from today's lecture
- Introduction to LaTeX (Follow along with the overhead slides in class).
- Homework for today: Finish the Introduction.
- Watch the LaTeX tutorial videos. You can skip the first one if you'd like. Get through at least tutorial 6 before next week.
- Primer on writing mathematics. Read through this short document as well before next week.

- How to include figures in your LaTeX document.
- How to include references and a bibliography:
- Discussion: Examples for discussion
- HOMEWORK: Writing Assignment 1
- Here's an example of what I would like for the first part of the assignment.
- ASSIGNMENT IS DUE: (For Wed, Feb 3. For Fri, Feb 5).

- This week, we introduce Maple.
- Introduction to Maple (handout with Maple Commands)
- Slides for today's talk (nice format). A slightly different format.
- Homework problems. Due date for Wednesday sections: Next Thursday. For Friday's section: Next Monday.
- Sample Maple Worksheet to get you started.

- Slides for discussion
- Lab Groups, 1PM Wed
- Lab Groups, 2:30 Wed
- New Maple Commands this week
- Biorhythms Lab
- Template for your write up
- We will work on the lab this week and next week, and your write ups are due on your class day the week following (Feb 26 or 28).

- New Groups this week!
- New Maple Commands
- Lab 2: Clairaut's Theorem
- TEX file- Lab 2 template.
- Slides for the introduction
- (If needed: Maple 15 install)