# Monthly Archives: February 2014

## Two interesting events on campus tomorrow – Thursday, February 27

These two events might compete for your attention during club hours tomorrow. I’ll be in a meeting, but if I weren’t, I’d be interested in attending either the Math Club talk or the Physics Club talk myself! Details for both … Continue reading

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## Homework #5 – due March 2, 3, & 4 (Updated)

WebWork sets Derivatives-ProductQuotient and Derivatives-Trigonometric are due Sunday night. These sets are a little long but should be straightforward after tomorrow’s class. At the beginning of Monday’s class, please hand in the written component: 3.3 #64, 65, and 66 3.6 … Continue reading

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## Homework #4 – resubmit Wednesday if you like

A few people had asked permission to resubmit the homework they handed in today, based on the feedback they got on the homework that was returned today. If anyone else wants to resubmit, you can do so and hand in … Continue reading

## Exercise for Wednesday

At the end of today’s class we saw that we could use to prove that the derivative of is . Try using this fact to determine the derivative of , where is any positive number. Hint 1: There’s a clever … Continue reading

## Homework #4 update

The update to Homework #4 is that there is no update. I just checked, and given what we talked about today, you should be able to complete all the Webwork for Sunday night, and all the written work for Monday … Continue reading

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## Slopes of tangent lines – practice for tonight

At the end of today’s class each group used the limit formula to compute slopes of tangents for for points of tangency with -coordinates latex 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. The slopes were , and respectively. From this, you … Continue reading

## Homework #4 (copied from Blackboard)

(Originally posted on Blackboard on February 14) Webwork: DerivativeDefinition and DerivativeFunction due February 23 Handwritten component due February 24: 2.7 #23-29 odd (these are fairly computational; there is no WebWork set corresponding to section 2.7) and #43 3.1 #49 3.2 … Continue reading

## Homework #3 (copied from Blackboard)

(Originally posted on Blackboard on February 14) Webwork: LimitsAlgebraic Trig due February 16) Handwritten component due February 20: 2.5, Preliminary questions, #2 2.5, Further insights and challenges, #55 2.6, Exercises, #3 2.6, Exercises, #33 2.6, Exercises, #51