In class work done in Multivariable Calculus
Spring '10, Math 236

March, 2010

(Last modified: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 10:00 AM )

 3/1/10: Intro to parametric surfaces: Given parametric equations for a surface, find a relationship between x, y, and z to describe the surface. Solutions to today's in-class work 3/5/10: Intro to parametric surfaces: Given the equation of a surface, find parametric equations for it. Surfaces and parametrizations in Maple; Solutions to Today's In Class Work; Intro to contour plots (Maple file; right-or control-click to download; open in Maple.) 3/8/10: Graphing Functions of 2 variables - surfaces, level curves/contour plots. Also, intro to limits. Solutions to today's in-class work Contour and Density plots (Maple file; right-or control-click to download; open in Maple.) 3/10/10: Intro to limits Solutions to today's in-class work Limits: what can happen along different paths approaching the limit point (Maple file; right-or control-click to download; open in Maple.) 3/12/10: Intro to Partial Derivatives Solutions to today's in-class work Graphical motivation for partial derivatives (Maple file; right-or control-click to download; open in Maple.) 3/22/10: More on Partial Derivatives; Brief Intro to Tangent Planes Solutions to today's in-class work Displays to illustrate some points about partial derivatives, classifying critical points (Maple file; right-or control-click to download; open in Maple.) 3/24/10: Tangent Planes Solutions to today's in-class work Maple file for RQ #1,#2 (Maple file; right-or control-click to download; open in Maple.) 3/26/10: The Chain Rule(s) for Multivariate Functions Solutions to today's in-class work 3/29/10: Directional Derivatives Solutions to today's in-class work 3/31/10: The Gradient Solutions to today's in-class work

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