1PM Instructor: F. B. Hanson, 718 SEO, 413-2142, hanson@uic.edu
Text: Multivariable Calculus, 3rd ed. by James Stewart. You should read the textbook before the classroom discussion of a topic as indicated on the schedule of reading assignments.
Computer: We will use Maple, a computer algebra and graphics system. You will have an account in the Math Computer Lab in 200 SEO. This program is also installed in UIC Computer Center Labs at various campus locations.
Web: {There will be a Math 210 web page for Course and Section at
Homework: You are encouraged to discuss homework problems with your fellow students. Working in groups makes the explanation of approaches and solutions a part of the process and helps you learn. Your goal is to find solutions and to communicate your work in a convincing manner.
Grades: Grades will be based on:
Assignments (100 points, includes attendance),
Quizzes (100 points),
Hour Exams (100 points each) scheduled for Fridays, Feb. 13 and Apr. 3,
Final Exam (200 points) on Thursday or Friday, May 7 or 8, from 1:00--3:00 pm.
Date | Reading | Due in Class | Understand |
1/14 | 11.1-3 | 11.1 #5, 11; 11.2 #3; 11.3 # 5 | 11.1 # 1 - 41 odd, 11.2 #1 - 23 odd |
1/16 | 11.4 | 11.3 #14, 15, 23, 24; 11.4 #3, 7 | 11.3 # 1 - 11 odd, # 19 - 19 odd, 35 - 46 |
1/19 | Holiday | Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day |
WEEK | SECTIONS | BRIEF DESCRIPTION |
1/12 - 1/16 | 11.1 - 11.4 | Vectors, dot and cross products |
1/19 | Holiday | Martin Luther King Jr. Day |
1/21 - 1/23 | 11.5, 11.7 | Lines, planes |
1/26 - 1/30 | 11.7 - 11.9 | Motion, curves, arclength |
2/2 - 2/6 | 11.9, 12.1 | Functions of several variables |
2/9 - 2/11 | 12.2, Review | Continuity |
2/13 | First Exam | |
2/16 - 2/20 | 12.3 - 12. 4 | Partial derivatives, tangent plane |
2/23 - 2/27 | 12.5 - 12.6 | Chain rule, gradient |
3/2 - 3/6 | 12.7 - 12.8 | Max - min, Lagrange multipliers |
3/9 - 3/13 | 13.1 - 13.3 | Double integrals |
3/16 - 3/20 | Spring Break | |
3/23 - 3/25 | 13.4, Review | Polar Coordinates |
3/27 | Second Exam | |
3/30 - 4/3 | 13.5 - 7 | Applications, triple integrals |
4/6 - 4/10 | 13.8, 14.1 | Spherical coordinates, vector fields |
4/13 - 4/17 | 14.2 - 3 | Line integrals, gradient fields |
4/20 - 4/24 | 14.4 | Green's Theorem |
4/27 | Third Exam | |
4/29 - 5/1 | 14.4, Review | Applications of Green's Theorem |