Math 21
Spring 2019

Home Course Schedule Homework Exams and Resources Office Hours

This schedule is only tentative, and may be adjusted as necessary.

The homework is due on Wednesdays at 9am. Logistics for handing in homework and the exact assignments are posted on the homework page.

Week # Date Sections Topics Homework assignment
Throughout Precalculus, Math 19, and Math 20 material See the precalculus page. For Math 19 and Math 20 review problems, see Homework
1 4/1-4/5 § 7.6, 7.7 Limit and integration review, type 1 improper integrals, comparison test Homework 1 (due 4/10)
2 4/8-4/12 § 7.6, 7.7, 9.1 Comparison and limit comparison test, type 2 improper integrals, sequences
Supplemental comparison notes
Homework 2 (due 4/17)
3 4/15-4/19 § 9.1, 9.2, 9.3

Sequences, geometric series, general series, integral test

Homework 3 (due 4/24)
Midterm 1 on Wednesday, April 24 at 7pm in Hewlett 200

Topics are those covered in the first three weeks of the course.

You can find more information on the Exams page.

4 4/22-4/26 § 9.4

Comparison test for series

Homework 4 (due 5/1)
5 4/29-5/3 § 9.4

Tests for convergence: comparison, limit comparison, ratio, alternating series, absolute convergence

Homework 5 (due 5/8)
6 5/6-5/10 § 9.5

Choosing a test, power series

In class worksheet from 5/6/19 and solutions

Homework 6 (due 5/15)
Midterm 2 on Wednesday, May 15 at 7pm in Hewlett 200

Mainly focus on topics are those covered in Weeks 4 through 6 of the course, though topics from Weeks 1 through 3 may be needed.

You can find more information on the Exams page.

7 5/13-5/17 § 10.1

Taylor polynomials

Homework 7 (due 5/22)
8 5/20-5/24 § 10.2, 10.3, 10.4

Taylor series, getting new series from old series, error in Taylor series

Homework 8 (due 5/29)
9 5/27-5/31 § 10.3, 10.4

Applications of Taylor series, error in Taylor polynomial approximations

Homework 9 (due 6/5)
10 6/3-6/5 Review of the entire quarter
Final exam on Friday, June 7 at 7pm in Cubberley Auditorium
(Cubberley Auditorium is in the School of Education.)
See the Exams page for more information and the review worksheet.

Spring 2019 -- Department of Mathematics, Stanford University