- What is a multivariable funciton anyway? (3 days)
- Linear algebra (8 days)
- Vectors and vector notation
- Lines in the plane and in space
- Planes in space
- Systems of linear equations, Gauss-Jordon elimination
- Transformations of the plane
- Matrices and Matrix algebra, Determinants

- Curves in space (5 days)
- Tangent and normal vectors
- Velocity and acceleration
- Curvature

- Surfaces in space (5 weeks)
- Parametric lines
- Level sets
- Partial derivatives
- Gradient
- Continuity and differentiability
- Maxima and Minima
- Multivariable chain rule
- Parametric and Implicit surfaces

There will be two take-home exams and a final exam. The take-home exams are scheduled for:

**Apr 18-23**(end of third week and beginning of fourth),**May 9-13**(end of sixth week and beginning of seventh).

The final exam will be scheduled by the registrar; the current exam schedule indicates that that final will be at 11:30 - 1:30 on tuesday, 10 June.

Comments to: dpvc@union.edu

Created: Mar 25 1997 --- Last modified: Mon Mar 31 10:17:37 1997