MAT1505 19F homework and daily class log

Your homework will appear here each day as it is assigned, with occasional links to some MAPLE worksheets when helpful to illustrate some points where technology can be useful. [There are 56 days in the semester, numbered consecutively below and  labeled by the (first initial of the) day of the week.] It is your responsibility to check it here. You are responsible for any hyperlinked material here as well as requesting any handouts or returned tests or quizzes from classes you missed. Red numbered problems have hints online.

It is your responsibility to check homework here. (Put a favorite in your browser to the class homepage.) You are responsible for any hyperlinked material here as well as requesting any handouts or returned tests or quizzes from classes you missed. Homework is understood to be done by the  next class meeting (unless that class is a test, in which case the homework is due the following class meeting).

*asterisk marked problems are to be done with MAPLE as explained in the separate MAPLE homework log.

  1. GETTING STARTED STUFF Monday August 26.
    By Wednesday August 28, e-mail me [robert.jantzen@villanova.edu] from your OFFICIAL Villanova e-mail account (which identifies you with your full name) with the
    subject heading "[MAT1505]"
     [always include this string in your subject heading if don't want your email to be lost in my overflowing mailbox]
    telling about your last math courses and how far you reached in your high school calc class (freshmen), your comfort level with graphing calculators and computers and math itself, why you chose your major, etc.

    In class open your favorite browser and log in to MyNova on the Villanova home page (use your standard VU email username and password) and check out our class photo roster, and visit the link to my course homepage from it by clicking on my home page URL under my photo and then on our class homepage, directly:classroom site linked to your list of courses at the center of the web page, and visit the link to my course homepage from it )open in a new tab or it won't work]
    [ http://www.homepage.villanova.edu/robert.jantzen/courses/mat1505/ ],
    and read the on-line links describing aspects of the course
    (no need yet to look at the MAPLE examples and tips yet: we will get around to Maple soon, but here is the worksheet bob used in class: document mode, worksheet mode; here is a sample worksheet report, exported animated GIF. we will return here later for volumes of revolution).
    If you have any questions, drop by my office St Aug 370 (third floor, Mendel side, by side stairwell) or just come to see where you can find me in the future when you need to; I welcome visitors.

    Homework (light first day assignment):
    Make sure you read my welcoming email sent on the weekend, and register with WebAssign.
    [If not already done: download Maple here. Then install it.]
    Explore the on-line resources. Browse the pages linked to our class home page.
    Read the online handout on functions and differentiation .
    Fill out the paper schedule form bob handed out in class. [see handouts];  use the 3 letter dorm abbreviations to return in class the next class day.

    Read 5.3. Do 5.3: 7, 9 using WebAssign, and the "Getting Started with WebAssign" assignment.
    [Hint: this is what your WebAssignment 5.3 should look like.]




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Weeks 3 and 4 or earlier: come by and find me in my office, spend 5 minutes, tell me how things are going. This is a required visit.

FINAL EXAM:
                       1505-003 MWF 10:30:
                       1505-004 MWF 11:30:  switching times allowed with instructor permission

                          MAPLE CHECKING ALLOWED FOR Quizzes, EXAMS

log from last time 13-may-2019 [course homepage]