## Math 126 Additional Material

This page contains additional material supplied by Math 126
instructors.

Worksheet 1 from 2007: Applications of
Linear Approximation
This has a problem from CarTalk and introduces Newton's method (marshall?)

Java applet that I think gives a nice illustration of Taylor polynomials for sin x (conroy)

Center of mass example with animation (conroy)

Tangent spirals (conroy)

Some interesting parametric curves, suitable for overhead
transparencies (conroy)

Some transparencies showing sin x and its first few Taylor
polynomials (conroy)

A pdf with some examples of line/plane interactions (conroy)

Animation showing the spiral x=t cos t, y = t sin t, z=t at the
origin (conroy)

Application of
Taylor polynomials to a survey problem.
(marshall)

Worksheet on
conic sections (marshall)

Worksheet on
hyperbolas (marshall)

Worksheet on
vector functions (marshall)

Worksheet on
Electric Fields (marshall) (a bit too hard for most 126 students)

Worksheet on
minimizing distance (arms)

Worksheet on
dot and cross product (perkins/novik)

Worksheet on
vector functions and derivatives (perkins/novik)

Grade distributions in math classes 2003-04

If you are willing to share some of your material on this
page, please contact Jenni Taggart.