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Tentative schedule: MA 2733, August 20 2012

(Chapters in the 6th edition differ by 1 from those in the 7th edition.
For example, 10.1 in the 7th edition corresponds to 11.1 in the 6th.)

Date Chapter       Description 
Aug 20      10.1 Parametric curves
Aug 22 10.1 - 10.2 Differentiating param. curves
Aug 24 10.2 Integrals and arc lengths of param. curves       Last day to drop wo/ penalty

Aug 27 Introduction to Mathematica
Aug 29 10.3 Polar coordinates, polar equations
Aug 31 10.3 - 10.4 Area of polar regions

Sep 3 Labor Day! (no class)
Sep 5 10.4 Arc lengths of polar curves
Sep 7 12.1 - 12.2 3 dimensions: coordinates and vectors

Sep 10 12.2 Adding and scaling vectors
Sep 12 12.3 Dot products of vectors
Sep 14 12.4 Cross products of vectors

Sep 17 12.4 - 12.5 More cross products, lines in 3-space
Sep 19 12.5 Planes
Sep 21 12.6 Cylinders and quadrics

Sep 24 Review
Sep 26 Exam 1
Sep 28 13.1 Vector functions - parametric curves in 3-space

Oct 1 13.2 Derivatives and integrals of vector functions       Last day to drop w/ W
Oct 3 13.3 Arc length and curvature
Oct 5 Fall Break! (no class)

Oct 8 13.3 Curvature
Oct 10 13.4 Velocity -> acceleration in 3-space
Oct 12 13.4 More on acceleration

Oct 15 11.1 Sequences
Oct 17 11.1 - 11.2 Series
Oct 19 11.2 Adding and reindexing series; examples

Oct 22 Review
Oct 24 Exam 2
Oct 26 11.3 The Integral test

Oct 29 11.4 The Direct Comparison test
Oct 31 11.5 Alternating series: convergence and estimation
Nov 2 11.5 - 11.6 Absolute convergence

Nov 5 11.6 The Ratio test
Nov 7 11.8 Power series
Nov 9 11.8 - 11.9 Representations of power series

Nov 12 11.9 Operations on power series
Nov 14 11.10 Taylor series
Nov 16 11.10 The Taylor inequality

Nov 19 11.11 Applications of Taylor series
Nov 21 Thanksgiving! (no class)
Nov 23 Thanksgiving! (no class)

Nov 26 Review
Nov 28 Exam 3
Nov 30 11.11 Applications of Taylor series

Dec 3 Review and/or additional topics
Dec 7 or
Dec 10
Final exam   (8:00am - 11:00am)

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