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u-substitution

- Watch:
- Welcome to Calc II! (Echo360)
- Overview of Calc II Content (Echo360)

- Submit:
- Pre-Semester Questionnaire, if you haven't already done so
- Submit: "The One Minute Quiz for first day" at onCourse

- Skim: Section 5.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, for review
- Watch: The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (Echo360), for review

- Skim: Section 6.1 Substitution, for review
- Watch:
- Introduction to u-substition (Khan Academy), for review
- Watch: How to Integrate Using U-Substitution (NancyPi), for some more examples

- Section 2.7 Derivatives of Inverse Functions
- Section 6.2 Integration by Parts

- The Inverse Sine and Tangent Functions (Echo360)
- Integration by Parts Intro (Khan Academy)
- Integration by parts: An Example (Khan Academy)
- Integration by Parts. . .How? (NancyPi), if you would like some more examples

- Find an antiderivative of \( f(x) = \displaystyle \frac{3x^2}{ 1 + x^6}\)
- Integration by parts attempts to undo one of the techniques of differentiation. Which one is it?
- Use integration by parts to find an antiderivative of \(f(x) = 2x e^{x}\)

- Section 5.5 Numerical Integration

Focus on the intuitive ideas behind L_{n}, R_{n}, T_{n}, and S_{n}and the statement of Theorem 5.5.1 that gives error bounds for T_{n}, and S_{n}. We'll use technology to calculate the approximations. - Section 7.2 Volume by Cross-Sectional Area; Disk and Washer

- Numeric integration (Echo360)
- Volume with cross sections: intro (Khan Academy)
- Disc method around x-axis (Khan Academy)

- Why would you ever want to numerically approximate an integral?
- Let \( \mathcal{I} = \displaystyle\int_0^{\pi} \sin(x^2) dx\).
- Which would you expect to be MOST accurate in approximating \( \mathcal{I} \) : a Right Hand approximation \( R_n\), a Trapezoidal approximation \(T_n\), or a Simpson's approximation \(S_n\)? Why?
- Which would you expect to be LEAST accurate in approximating \( \mathcal{I} \) : a Right Hand approximation \( R_n\), a Trapezoidal approximation \(T_n\), or a Simpson's approximation \(S_n\)? Why?

- Let R be the rectangle formed by the x-axis, the y-axis, and the lines y=1 and x=4. Describe the shape of the solid formed when R is rotated about the x-axis.

- Section 7.4 Arc Length and Surface Area

Focus on pp 378-381 - Section 6.8 Improper Integration

- Deriving the Formula for Arc Length (Phil Clark)
- Introduction to improper integrals (Khan Academy)
- What makes an integral improper? (Krista King)

- Set up the integral that gives the length of the curve \( y=\sin(2x)\) from \(x=0\) to \( x=2\pi\).
- Explain why \( \displaystyle\int_1^{\infty} \frac{1}{x^2} dx \) is improper.
- Explain why \( \displaystyle\int_0^1 \frac{1}{x^2} dx \) is improper.

- Section 8.1 Sequences
- Section 8.2 Infinite Series

- Introduction to Sequences (Thinkwell)
- Introduction to Infinite Series (Echo 360)
- Geometric Series Are Your Friends (Echo 360)

- Does the following sequence converge or diverge? Explain.

\[ 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, \ldots \] - There are two sequences associated with every series. What are they?
- Does the geometric series \( \displaystyle \sum_{n=0}^{\infty} \left( \frac{1}{4}\right)^n\) converge or diverge? Why?
- What assignments are due this week? When are they due?

- Section 8.3 Integral and Comparison Tests

- The Integral Test for Series (Echo360) -- Coming by Friday, March 5
- The Direct Comparison Test for Series (Echo360) -- Coming by Friday, March 5

- What does the n
^{th}-Term Theorem tell you about the series \( \displaystyle \sum 2^n \)? - What does the n
^{th}-Term Theorem tell you about the series \( \displaystyle \sum \frac{1}{n} \)? - What does the Integral Test tell you about the series \( \displaystyle \sum \frac{1}{n^3} \)?
- What does the Integral Test tell you about the series \( \displaystyle \sum \frac{1}{\sqrt{n}} \)?

- Section 8.5 Alternating Series
- Section 8.6 Power Series

- To be determined. . .

- Explain why the alternating series \( \displaystyle\sum_{n=1}^\infty (-1)^{n+1} \frac{1}{n}\) converges.
- How closely does \(\displaystyle S_{50}\), the 50th partial sum, approximate the value of the series \(\displaystyle \sum_{n=1}^\infty (-1)^{n+1} \frac{1}{n}\)? Why?
- How do power series differ from other series we have looked at up to this point?

- Section 8.7 Taylor Polynomials
- Section 8.8 Taylor Series

- To be determined. . .

- What is the difference between a Taylor polynomial and a Taylor series?
- What is the difference between a Taylor series and a Maclaurin series?
- Why would you ever want to compute a Taylor series for a function like f(x)=sin(x)?

- Section 12.1 Introduction to Multivariable Functions
- Section 12.3 Partial Derivatives

- To be determined. . .

- Describe the level curves of the function \(f(x,y)= x^2 + y^2\) for c= 4, 0, and -1.
- If \( g(x,y)= x^2-y^2\), what is \( g_x(x,y) \), the partial derivative of \( g \) with respect to \( x \)?
- If \( g(x,y)= x^2-y^2\), what is \( g_x(2,1)? \)? What geometric information does this give you?

- Section 10.2 An Introdution to Vectors
- Sectxion 10.3 The Dot Product

- To be determined. . .

- Give the unit vector in the same direction as \( \vec{\,v_1} \)
- What is \( \vec{\,v_1} \cdot \vec{\,v_2}\ \)? What geometric information does this give you about the vectors?

- Section 12.6 Directional Derivatives

- To be determined. . .

- What does the directional derivative \( D_{\vec{\,u}} f(a,b)\) measure?
- If \(f(x,y) = 3xy^2 + 2x-4y^2\), what is \(\nabla f(x,y)\) ?

- Section 12.8 Extreme Values

- To be determined. . .

- Where can the local extrema of a function f(x,y) occur?
- In Example 12.8.3, why does it make sense that the critical point (1,2) is called a "saddle point"?

- Section 13.1 Iterated Integrals and Area
- Section 13.2 Double Integration and Volume

- To be determined. . .

- Why would you want to switch the order of integration in an iterated integral?
- If \(f(x,y)\) is a function of two variables and \(R\) is a rectangle in the xy-plane, what does \( \iint_R f(x,y)\, dA\) measure?
- Explain the idea of Fubini's Theorem in a couple of sentences in your own words.