Calculus Life Sciences II (MATH 1760)

Fall 2008

MWF 11:00 - 11:50 at SM 2050

Instructor:   Dr. Seongchun (Michelle) Kwon
Office:   University Hall 2030C
Office hours:   1:30 - 3:30 on MW, 1:30 - 2:30 on F or by appointment

Text:    Calculus for Biology and Medicine by Claudia Neuhauser 2nd edition
Materials covered:   This course will cover varied integration techniques, introductory differential equations, introductory probability and statistics, analytic geometry

Final Exam:   10:15 - 12:15 December 19, Friday

  • Syllabus
  • Schedule
  • Suggested Problems;     Probability Supplementary Problems(Sorry, the answer for #1 is 10/240, not 1/2)


                                         Progress, Problems and Solutions

    Date Progress Problems,Solutions
    Aug 25(M) Introduction Diagnostic Test
    Aug 27(W) 5.8. Antiderivatives
    Aug 29(F) 6.1. 1. The Area Problem Group Quiz: 20 in p330, 56 in p331
    Sep 3(W) 6.1.2. Riemann Integrals
    Sep 5(F) 6.1.3. Properties of the Riemann Integral Quiz(5.8 ~ 6.1.2.)
    Sep 8(M) 6.2. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
    Sep 10(W) 6.2. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
    Sep 12(F) 6.3. Applications of Integration Group Quiz: 52, 58, 100, 102 in sec. 6.2.
    Sep 15(M) 6.3. Applications of Integration, 7.1. The Substitution Rule
    Sep 17(W) Review for the exam Closedbook Quiz
    Sep 19(F) Exam Range: sec. 5.8. - sec. 7.1., Exam Preparation Tips Exam: Best Solutions: Chris, Michael
    Sep 22(M) 7.2. Integration by Parts
    Sep 24(W) 7.2. Integration by Parts
    Sep 26(F) 7.2. Integration by Parts Mini-Make-Up Exam And Closedbook Quiz
    Sep 29(M) 7.3. Practicing Integration and Partial Fractions
    Oct 1(W) 7.3. Practicing Integration and Partial Fractions Group Quiz: 6, 18, 28, 38 in sec. 7.3. Solution
    Oct 3(F) 7.4. Improper Integrals
    Oct 6(M) 7.4. Improper Integrals Closedbook Quiz( sec. 7.3. + Group Quiz on Oct 1 )
    Oct 8(W) 7.4. Improper Integrals, 8.1.1. Pure Time Differential Equations
    Oct 10(F) 8.1.1. Pure Time Differential Equations, 8.1.2. Autonomous Differential Equations
    Oct 13(M) 8.1.2. Autonomous Differential Equations, 8.1.3. Allometric Growth
    Oct 15(W) 8.1.2. Autonomous Differential Equations
    Oct 17(F) Review for the exam Group Quiz: 2 in sec. 7.4, 2, 8, 12, 14 in sec. 8.1. Solution
    Oct 21(T) Special Office hour: 10 - 12 AM, 1- 3 PM
    Oct 22(W) Exam 2( sec. 7.2. - sec. 8.1. ): Exam 2 will consist of a closedbook exam and a takehome exam. You will have to turn takehome exam problems in either on October 22(W) or at October 24(F) class. Here are takehome exam problems.

    Update on Oct 23(Th): We have exciting exam results. Thank you for your efforts during fall break! Do not forget to finish takehome exams.

    If you didn't turn in Suggested Problems for 5 extra points and want to turn that in, then you may do that next week.

    Best Solutions: Adam , Humam , Kristen , Michael , Patel , Sebastian , Soohi
    Oct 24(F) 12.1. Counting
    Oct 27(M) 12.1. Counting Mini-Make-Up Exam
    Oct 29(W) 12.1. Counting Closedbook Quiz
    Oct 31(F) 12.2.1. Basic Definitions
    Nov 3(M) 12.2.2. Equally Likely Outcomes Group Quiz; 16, 32 in sec.12.1, 14 in sec. 12.2.
    Nov5(W) 12.2.2. Equally Likely Outcomes
    Nov 7(F) 12.2.2. Equally Likely Outcomes, 12.3.1. Conditional Probability Group Quiz:9, 10, 11, 12 in sec.12.2
    Nov 12(W) 12.3.1. Conditional Probability
    Nov 14(F) 12.3.3. Independence
    Nov 17(M) 12.3.3. Rule of Elimination
    Nov 19(W) 12.3.3. Rule of Elimination Quiz
    Nov 21(F) 12.3.3. Rule of Elimination(general version), Bayes' Rule
    Nov 24(M) 12.3.3. Bayes' Rule
    Nov 25(T) Special Office Hour: 1-3
    Dec 1(M) Self-Review for the Exam: No class
    Dec 3(W) Exam 3(This exam will cover `Probability Part'. Do not forget to turn in suggested problems for 5 extra points.) Formula to be provided in the 3rd exam. Best Solutions: Jeff, Patric
    Dec 5(F) 12. 4. Discrete Random Variables And Discrete Distributions
    Dec 8(M) - Dec 12(F) A lot of information about the final exam will be given during the week of Dec 8-12.


    Dec 8(M) 12. 4. Discrete Random Variables And Discrete Distributions Mini-Make-Up Exam
    Dec 10(W) Review For the Final Exam
    Dec 12(F) Review For the Final Exam
    Dec 17(W) Special Office Hour 1-3
    Dec 19(F) Final Exam( 10:15 - 12:15 )

    I will try to finish the exam grading until December 20. Please, check your course grade at the password protected website `Your Scores' on Sunday evening(December 21).