MATH 0240 Spring 2014

Schedule and Contact Information

Instructor: Alexander Borisov
Office: Thackeray 414
Email: borisov"at"pitt"dot"edu
Office Hours: M 10:00 - 10:50 am + by appt.

MWF 12:00 - 12:50 pm, Langley 221.
Recitations: TuTh 12:00 - 12:50 pm. Please consult your schedule for the location.

Final Examination will be on Wednesday, April 23, in L9 Clapp Hall. It will cover the entire course, and will most probably consist of 8-10 problems. Sample final exams are available at Dr. Sysoeva's Math 240 web page (courtesy of Dr. Sysoeva).
Midterm Examination 2 is on Monday, March 31. It will cover material of Chapters 12 and 13. Mitderm 2 Study Guide
Midterm Examination 1 is on Monday, February 17. It will cover material of Chapters 10 and 11. Mitderm 1 Study Guide
An example of a function with one local minimum, which is not global, and no other critical points: f(x,y)=x^2+y^2(1-x)^3 Here are the level curves.

Some Useful Links
Practice Problems on Limits: sections 1.3 and 1.4 of our book. Also, here is an excellent collection of problems on limits by Inna Sysoeva. Answers are here.
Practice Problems on Derivatives: Problems on derivatives with answers (all courtesy of Inna Sysoeva).
Practice Problems on Integrals: Inna Sysoeva's Calculus 1 webpage.
Please refer to the Pitt Calculus webpage for useful information about the course.