Math 135A: Honors Accelerated Calculus

Professor Monty (William) McGovern;  TA Julie Zhang
Winter 2019

Monty (or William) McGovern
Office: Padelford C-450; TA office Padelford C-115
Phone: 206-543-1149
Office Hours: T 10:30, Th 10:30 and by appointment; TA office hours: Th 10:30-12:30
Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:20 a.m.,
Required Texts:

Calculus: One and Several Variables by Salas and Hille (10th ed., Wiley, 2007)Elementary Differential Equationsand Boundary Value Problems by Boyce-DiPrima (10th ed., Wiley, 2012)


2.5 in Math 134 or the equivalent.


1st Midterm: Friday, February 1, in class.
2nd Midterm: Friday, March 1, in class.
Final: Wednesday, March 20, 8:30 a.m. (Note: this is one hour earlier than our normal starting time.)

Your course grade will be based on homework (30%), two midterms (40%), and a final (30%). Assignments will be given weekly (see the schedule below), and all problems turned in will be graded this term. All problems are due at the beginning of class on Friday. If you must miss a test due to illness or emergency, I would very much appreciate advance notice. In all tests you may use two letter-sized pages (one sheet front and back of notes in your own handwriting).
Incompletes and Drops:
The grade of Incomplete will be given ONLY if a student has been doing satisfactory work until the end of the quarter and then misses the final exam for a documented illness, religious reason, or family emergency.
What to Expect:
This is the second quarter of a three-quarter sequence in honors accelerated calculus; overall the series covers the content of Math 124-6 and Math 307-8 in three quarters. We will start with a quick review of sequences and series, followed by more material on this topic, then say more about differential equations (switching to the Boyce-DiPrima text), winding up with parametrized curves, as in Chapters 13-14 of Salas-Hille.


Jan 11
11.2.61,62; 11.3.44; 11.4.48; 11.5.48: read Chapter 11
Jan 18
11.7.38,63; 12.2.11; 12.3.10; 12.5.4: read 11.6,7; 12.1-5
Jan 25
12.5.40; 12.9.28,45; 12.9B, probs. 1,2: read 12.6-9; Boyce-DiPrima, 2.8
Feb 1
study problems, first midterm: 12.3.49,50; Chapter 12 review problems 8,10,12,23,25,27; Boyce-DiPrima 2.4.1-3: read Boyce-DiPrima 2.4,3.1-3
Feb 8
Boyce-DiPrima 3.2.29; 3.3.35; 3.5.2; 3.6.5; 3.7.11: read 3.4-7
Feb 15
5.2.2; 6.1.9,11,12; 6.2.11: read 6.1-4
Feb 22
6.3.13,15,17; 6.4.13,17: read 6.5,6, Salas-Hille 13.1-4
Mar 1
study problems, second midterm: 3.6.9-11; 6.4.5-7; 6.6.13-15; Salas-Hille 13.3.45-47: read 13.5-6
Mar 8
14.1.51; 14.2.31; 14.3.33; 14.4.20,22: read 14.1-5
Mar 15
study problems, final: SH 11.5.33; 11.7.30,32; 12.5.43; 12.6.7; 13.6.37; 14.4.23; BdP 3.5.15; 3.6.11,12; 6.4.1,2

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