Most recent update: Friday, December 9
Lecture/Activity/Discussion/Tests: August 22 - December 9, Monday - Friday 8:00 - 8:50 in Carver 202.
Final Exam: Thursday in Exam Week, December 15, 7:30 - 9:30 AM in the same room. Don't leave town early.
Exceptions: Holiday Monday September 5, Break Monday-Friday November 21-25.
Dead Week: Homework as usual, no quiz or test.
1.1-3; 2.1-5; 3.1-2: First order differential equations. August 22 - September 16
4.1-4,6,7,9; 5.1: Higher order linear differential equations. September 16 - October 28
8.1-2 (8.3*); 10.1 (10.2-3*): Systems of differential equations. October 28 - December 2
Review December 5 - December 9
(*if time allows)
See the Math 266/267 web site: for a good list of course objectives.
WebAssign software is availble and required for homework. Access to it is through our Blackboard course menu. Homework scores appear in the Blackboard gradebook after due dates (updated nightly). WebAssign includes an electronic textbook. For technical difficulties, try WebAssign Student Support or 1-800-955-8275, option 1.
Quizzes will be short 10-point quizzes Wednesday of week 2 and Friday of weeks 5, 8, 11, and 13, about halfway between tests. Quiz topics will be posted here. Solutions will be made available on Blackboard afterward.
The four 50-minute tests take part of class Mondays of weeks 4, 7, 10, and 13. Topics to be tested will be posted here. Solutions will be made available on Blackboard afterward.
The final exam is Thursday in Finals Week, 7:30 - 9:30 AM. It covers the entire course, with emphasis on the topics following the previous test.
Quiz 1: Wed, Aug 31 on sections 1.1 - 1.3 Solutions
Test One, Monday, September 12, on sections 1.1 - 2.5 Solutions
Quiz 2: Fri, Sep 23 on sections 3.1-2, 4.1 Solutions
Test Two, Monday, October 3, on sections 3.1-2, 4.1-3 Solutions
Quiz 3: Fri, Oct 14 on sections 4.4, 4.6 Solutions
Test Three, Monday, October 24, on sections 4.4,6,7,9 Solutions
Quiz 4: Fri, Nov 4 on section 5.1 Solutions
Test Four, Monday, November 14, on sections 5.1, 8.1-2 Solutions
Quiz 5: Fri, Dec 2 on sections 10.1 - 10.2 Solutions
Final Exam, Thursday, December 15, 7:30 - 9:30 AM in our classroom, comprehensive.
Grading Scale: 0-50% F, 50-60% D, 60-70% C, 70-80% B, 80-100% A. These ranges include plus and minus grades, so that every 3 1/3 % changes your course grade. If this turns out too demanding, I may adjust grades upward.
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