Math 60850, Fall 2019

Haggar Hall 117: T + Th  11:00AM - 12:15PM


Information on grading, tests, and homework  

Course Syllabus


Instructor: Andrew Sommese (Hurley 170).

Email: sommese@nd.edu

Office Hours: T + Th 12:30PM - 1:30PM.


Teaching Assistant: Luyi Shen.

Office Hours: Mondays, 12:30PM - 1:30PM (in Crowley 205).


Exam Schedule

Exam 1: Thursday, October 10 (in class).

Exam 2: Thursday, November 19 (take home).

Final: Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 (10:30AM - 12:30PM).

        The final will probably be take home.


Homework

Homework 1 (Due Tuesday, September 3) 

        Read Chapter 1 and section 2.1.

         Page 14: problem 9.

         Page 21: problems 2b, 3ab, 4, 9, 14 (for n=3), 16, 34.

Homework 2 (Due Tuesday, September 10) 

        Read through Chapter 3.1.

         Page 30: problems 2, 3, 4, 5ab.

         Page 35: problems 4, 5a (assume d > 1).

         Page 38: problems 1abcde (put appropriate conditions so that the expressions make sense, e.g., the square root of X needs X greater than or equal to 0).

         Page 41: problems 1, 4.

Homework 3 (Due Tuesday, September 17) 

        Read through Chapter 3.9. 

         Page 38: problem 2.

         Page 41: problem 6.

         Page 43: problems 4abc, 9 (just |X|).

         Page 47: problems 1, 3.

         Page 49: problem 1.

         Page 55: problem 6.

         Page 59: problem 2.

Homework 4 (Due Tuesday, September 24) 

        Read through Chapter 4.9. 

         Page 62: problem 1 (case of n = 3).

         Page 66: problem 2 (case of n = 3).

         Page 69: problems 4, 6.

Page 71: problem 6.  

         Page 83: problems 4, 5b, 15.

         Solve the difference equation

                  y_{k+2} = 3y_{k+1} - 2y_k + 1 for k = 1 to 9

         subject to the boundary conditions y_0 = 0 = y_{10}.

 


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