Math 1281
Fall 2003
University of Minnesota
School of Mathematics

 
 Lecture Schedule

Math 1281 Syllabus
Fall 2003

Calculus with Biological Emphasis I


                 
   Lecture 010   10:10 - 11:00 MWF   AndH 370      Miller, Willard
  Discussion 011   08:00 - 08:50 TTh   LindH 217     Boursaw, Blake
  Discussion 012   08:00 - 08:50 TTh   LindH 229     Dorfmeister, Josef
  Discussion 013   09:05 - 09:55 TTh   NichH 216     Boursaw, Blake
  Discussion 014   09:05 - 09:55 TTh   VinH  2     Dorfmeister, Josef
  Discussion 015 09:05 -09:55 TTh    KoltH S187      Collins, Kevin

Contact Information for the Instructor:

Instructor: Willard Miller
Office: Vincent Hall 513
Office Hours: 1:25-2:15 MW, 11:15-12:05 F,  or  by appointment
Phone: 612-624-7379
miller@ima.umn.edu, miller@math.umn.edu
www.ima.umn.edu/~miller/
 
 
Suggested Homework  for the week of December 8
Section 6.3:  17, 19, 21, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 43, 44, 51
Section 7.1:  1, 3, 5, 7, 13, 17, 19, 25, 29, 37 

 

  Content         Differential calculus of single-variable functions, basics of integral calculus. Applications emphasizing  biological sciences. 
 

 Format                             4 credits. 
                                              3 lectures and 2 discussion sections per week. 
 

 Prerequisite                  Four years of  high school math including trigonometry, or grade of at least C- in 1151 or 1155, or  placement exam 
 

Textbook   Claudia Neuhauser, Calculus for Biology and Medicine, Second Edition, Prentice Hall 
       
Exams  
Midterm    Thursday, September 25, 2003    in Discussion Section
Midterm   Thursday, October 30, 2003   in Discussion Section
Midterm   Thursday, December 4, 2003   in Discussion Section
Final   Monday, December 15, 2003   1:30 - 4:30 pm;  All sections in Folwell Hall

Section 11: FolH 50,  Section 12: FolH 208,  Section 13: FolH 134,  Section 14: FolH 38,  Section 15: FolH 16, 

"All students must have their official University I.D. Card with them at the time of the final exam and must show it to one of the proctors when handing in their exam. The proctor will NOT accept a final exam from a student without an I.D. Card."

The multiple choice problems on the final exam will be machine graded. You should bring a #2 pencil to fill in the answer sheet for these questions.


      All exams are closed book & closed notes. Calculators are allowed. 

No make-up exams, except by:

     
  • written excuse from a doctor, or 
  • prior arrangement for a religious holiday or other legitimate reason. 
     
Homework   Assigned in discussion section.
       
Course Grade  
Homework
10% 
Midterms (3 @ 20%)
60% 
Final
30% 
Total
100%
     
Workload   12 hours per week
     

            Suggested Homework Problems



           Class Handouts for week of September 15 (courtesy of Professor  Richard McGehee)
          semilog fit
          detail of log scale  for semilog fit
          log-log fit


        Rules for Limits and Derivatives

        Extended Mean Value Theorem and L'Hospital's Rule



          Midterm I practice exam
         Solutions     Note: These are the solutions for  Midterm I that was given last fall. The practice exam differs from this solution set in a few cases, particularly problem 3. Limits of functions have been replaced by limits of sequences.

         Solutions for Midterm Exam I

         Midterm II  exam from last year     Solutions for Midterm II  from last year

         Midterm II practice exam 

         Solutions for Midterm Exam II

         Suggested review problems for Chapter 5: Section 5.10, problems 1, 6, 10, 11, 13.

        Midterm III practice exam     Solutions for Midterm III practice  exam

        Midterm III  exam from last year     Solutions for Midterm III  exam from last year

       Solutions for Midterm Exam III

       Suggested review problems for Chapter 6: 
                Section 6.1, problems 15, 19, 23, 37, 43, 57, 59, 67, 71, 75, 83. 
                Section 6.2, problems 3, 7, 9, 13, 17, 23, 47, 51, 95, 101, 125.
                Section 6.3, problems 7, 11, 13, 23,  29.

        Practice Final exam     Solutions for  Practice  Final  exam

 
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