Chris Christensen


Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY 41099
859-572-6672
FAX: 859-572-6097

E-mail christensen@nku.edu
 

MAT 302 001 Introduction to Higher Mathematics (3 credits)

This class meets MW 2:00 3:15 in MEP 467.

Fall 2011

 

Here is a copy of the syllabus for MAT 302 - 001.

Here is a copy of the Departmental syllabus that applies to all MAT and STA courses.

 

M, 22 August

Discussed sections 1.1 and 1.2. Examples: pp. 24 and 25 #2a, 4, 9b, 10a, 11a, 12b, and 15.

For W 24 August: Do pp. 24 and 15 #2, 8, 9, 10b, 11, 12, and 16. Read sections 1.3 and 1.4.

W, 24 August

Discussed homework.

Discussed sections 1.3 and 1.4. Examples: p. 35 example 1.4.2 and p. 42 #4a, 6b, and 7b.

For M 29 August: Do pp. 41 43 #1, 6a, 7a, 9, and 11.

M, 29 August

Discussed homework.

Discussed section 1.5. Examples: p. 53 #1a and 4a.

For W 31 August: Do pp. 53 &54 #1bcd, 2, 3, 4bc, 5b, 6a, and 7b.

W, 31 August

Discussed homework.

Discussed section 2.1. Example: p. 64 #3ab.

For W, 7 September: Do pp. 63 & 64 #5, 7, 8, and 9.

 

W, 7 September

Discussed homework.

Discussed sections 2.2 and 2.3. Examples: p. 72 # 5, 8, and 11 and p. 81 # 3.

For M, 12 September: Turn in pp. 72 7 73 #1, 3, 10a, and 12 and pp. 81 83 #5, 8ab, 10, and 11.

 

M, 12 September

Discussed homework. Collected homework.

Discussed section 3.1. Examples: p. 94 #3, 5, 8, 10, and 12.

For W, September 14: Be prepared to discuss and turn in p. 94 # 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, and 16.

 

W, 14 September

Discussed homework. Collected homework.

Discussed section 3.2. Examples: p. 106 # 3 and 9.

For M, September 19: Be prepared to discuss and turn in p. 106 & 107 # 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, and 12.

 

M, 19 September

Discussed homework. Collected homework.

Discussed section 3.3. Examples: p. 122 #18a and 7.

For W, September 21: Be prepared to discuss and turn in pp. 122 124 #2, 6, 11, 12, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24.

 

W, 21 September

Discussed homework. Collected homework.

Discussed section 3.4 Examples: p. 133 #9 and 10.

For M, September 26: Do.

 

Here is a review for test one.

 

M, 26 September

Discussed homework.

 

W, 28 September

Here is a copy of test one.

Here are solutions to test one.

 

M, 3 October

Discussed sections 3.6 and 3.6. Examples: p. 143 # 2 and 9. P. 153 # 1, 7b, and 12.

For W 5 October: Be prepared to discuss pp. 143 146 #1, 11, 13, 26, and 27. Pp. 153 & 154 #2, 3, and 4.

 

W, 5 October

Discussed section 4.1. Example: p. 170 #4.

For M 10 October do p. 170 #5 and 10.

 

M, 10 October

Discussed pp. 143 146 #1 and 13; pp. 153 & 154 #2, 3, and 4; and p. 170 the first part of #5.

Began discussing section 4.2.

For W 12 October: Turn in p. 170 the second part of #5 and #10.

 

W, 12 October

Discussed section 4.2. Examples: p. 179 #4, 8b, and 10.

For W 19 October: Do p. 179 #5, 6a or 6b, 8a, 9a, and 11a.

 

Here is a review for test two.

 

M, 17 October

Fall break.

 

W, 19 October

Class did not meet.

For M 24 October: Do p. 179 #5, 6a or 6b, 8a, 9a, and 11a.

Review for test two. The material covered on the test will end with section 4.2 the problems on p. 179.

Do not do problem 4 from the review.

 

M, 24 October

Discussed p. 179 problems.

Discussed review problems.

 

W, 26 October

Here is a copy of test two.

Here are solutions to test two.

 

M, 31 October

Discussed section 4.3. Example: p. 187 # 11.

For W 1 November: Do pp. 187 & 188 #10, 12, 13, 16, and 18.

 

W, 2 November

Discussed p. 188 #10, 16, and 18.

Discussed section 5.1. Example: p. 234 #7a.

For M 8 November: Turn in p. 188 #12c. Do pp. 233 235 #1a, 1b, 2a, 3a, 6, 9, and 14.

 

M, 7 November

Discussed p. 187 #12ab and 13abc.

Discussed pp. 234 & 235 #14 and 9.

For W 9 November: Turn in p. 234 #9a and 9b.

 

W, 9 November

Discussed p. 234 # 9a and 9b some more. Turn those in on M, 14 November.

Discussed section 5.2. Examples: p. 243 #5a and 8a.

Exercises for M, 14 November.

 

M, 14 November

Discussed p. 243 #9a.

Discussed section 5.3. Examples: p. 246 theorem 5.3.1 and p. 253 #6.

For W, 16 November: Turn in p. 243 #9b. Do pp. 253 & 254 #3, 4, 8a, 9, and 11.

 

W, 16 November

Discussed p. 253 #4 and 8a.

Discussed section 6.1. Examples: p. 265 #1 and 10 and another example.

For M, 21 November: Turn in p. 253 #9. Do pp. 265 and 266 #2, 3, 6, 11, and 14.

 

M, 21 November

Discussed p. 243 #8b and p. 266 #14.

Discussed p. 285 #2 and p. 291 theorem 6.4.2.

For M, 28 November: Do pp. 285 287 #4, 6, 7, and 16. P. 296 #6bc and 7a.

 

M, 28 November

Discussed pp. 265 & 266 #2, 3, and 11.

Discussed p. 285 #4 and p. 296 #7a.

No assignment for Wednesday.

 

W, 30 November

Here is a review for the comprehensive exam.

Discussed p. 265 #6 and pp. 285 & 286 #1, 6, and 7b.

 

M, 5 December

Discussed p. 285 #16.

p. 296 #6b and 6c.

Review #1, 3, 5, 8, and 9.

 

W, 7 December

Discussed Review #2, 6, 7, 11, and 17.

 

Here is a copy of the comprehensive exam.