 ### Reading Assignments - Math 101 - Calculus I November 1997

Be sure to check back often, because the assignments may change.

#### For November 3

Section 4.2 More Differential Equations: Modeling Growth

• To read: Theorem 1 on page 256, the sections on Radioactive Decay and Biological Populations on pages 259-260, and the Afterword: Discrete versus Continous Growth beginning on page 264
• Be sure to understand: The statement of Theorem 1 and Examples 3 and 4

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Find a solution to the Initial Value Problem y'=3y and y(0)=30 and check your answer by differentiation.

#### For November 5

Project 2 today. No Reading Assignment.

#### For November 7

Section 4.6 Optimization

• To read: Through Example 5
• Be sure to understand: The discussion on pages 297-298 begining with Local vs. Global Extreme Values and continuing through Example 3

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1. What is the difference between a critical point of f and a stationary point of f?
2. Where can the maximum and minimum values of continuous function occur on a closed interval?

#### For November 10

Section 4.10 Why Continuity Matters

• Be sure to understand: The statement of the Intermediate Value Theorem, Example 2

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1. What are the hypotheses of the Intermediate Value Theorem?
2. What is the conclusion of the Intermediate Value Theorem?

#### For November 12

Section 4.11 Why Differentiability Matters: The Mean Value Theorem

• To read: Through page 334
• Be sure to understand: The statement of the Mean Value Theorem; the section What the MVT Says on page 333; Question 1 and Theorem 9 on page 334

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1. What are the hypotheses of the Mean Value Theorem?
2. What is the conclusion of the Mean Value Theorem?
3. Explain the MVT using "car talk" (that is, using velocity).

#### For November 17

Section 5.1: Areas and Integrals

• Be sure to understand: The definition of the integral on page 342; Example 2; the section Properties of the Integral beginning on page 345

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1. What does the integral of a function f from x=a to x=b measure?
2. Is the integral of f(x)=5x from x=0 to x=3 positive or negative?

#### For November19

Re-read pages 341-349 of Section 5.1.

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Is the integral of f(x)=5x from x=-1 to x=3 positive or negative? Why?

#### For November 21

Exam 3 today. No Reading Assignment.

#### For November24

Section 5.2: The Area Function

• Be sure to understand: The definition of the Area Function on page 357; Examples 1 and 2

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