Weekly Problem Sets
Math 236: Multivariable Calculus - Spring 2016

March, 2016

Be sure to check back often, because assignments may change!
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• Re-read the description of multi problem sets, to learn or remind yourself of the reasoning, the procedures, expectations of how you'll work on them, etc.
• You are always responsible for daily WeBWorK assignments as well as for these weekly assignments.
• If a weekly assignment consists of both WeBWorK and handwritten exercises, it is a good idea to complete the WeBWorK exercises first, both because you'll be able to learn from the feedback that WeBWorK gives you, and because usually many of the WeBWorK exercises will be at a more introductory level than the handwritten exercises.
• Remember - for the handwritten exercises, follow the Guidelines for Homework Presentation.
• Work on the problem set throughout the week.
• Each weekly problem set will be due at 4pm Thursdays unless otherwise noted.
• If you work with others on a weekly problem set,
• remember that in the end, the work and understanding must be your own.
• you must cite them on specific problems, or at the beginning of the problem set.
• Guidelines for using a graphing calculator, Wolfram Alpha, or Mathematica: Do not use technology to accomplish the main purpose of a problem (for example, if the problem is in a section on the dot product, you may not use a "dot product command" to calculate the dot product; if the problem is in a section on understanding surfaces, you may not use technology to graph the surface .... unless the problem instructs you to use technology.). However, you may use it to look at a graph if that is not the main point of the problem, or to help with individual algebraic steps of a problem.
• Please come to see me for help!

PS 5: due Thursday March 3 at 4pm

WeBWorK: Covers Sections 10.5, 10.6, 11.1, and most of Section 11.2

Handwritten:

None - I want you to be able to get immediate feedback on whether you are understanding this problem set before the exam Thursday evening.

When studying, remember that in addition to the study guide and the WeBWorK sample problems, you can of course always do additional problems from the book.

PS 6: due Thursday March 10 at 4pm

WeBWorK: Covers Section 11.4, Section 11.5, as well as a little of Section 11.3

Handwritten:

11.3: 26
11.4: 1abc, 5, 26, 46
11.5: 1bdg, 24, 28

PS 7: due Thursday March 24 at 4pm

WeBWorK: Reviews Sections 12.1-12.5 and 13.1-13.2

Handwritten:

11.5: 1g, 22
12.1: 46
12.5: 1cgh, 16, 44, 61
13.1: 57
13.2: 1abcdf, 46

PS 8: due Thursday 3/31 at 4pm

WeBWorK: Covers Section 13.4, Surface Area from Section 14.3, and Section 13.5

Handwritten:

13.4: 3, 6, 28
14.3: 23, 22, 25
13.5: 42, 44, 48

Janice Sklensky
Wheaton College
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
SC 1306
Norton, Massachusetts 02766-0930
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