## MAT 244H1F "Ordinary Differential Equations" (Fall 2015)

**The final covers all sections from the list of recommended exercises except for
sections 5.2 and 5.3.**

*Final exam from one of previous years*

**The final: Friday, December 18, 7:00-10:00pm.**

Room BN 2N (Clara Benson Building) if your last name starts with A-Lin

Room BN 2S (Clara Benson Building) if your last name starts with Liu-Yan

Room WI 1016 (Wilson Hall-New College) if your last name starts with Yao-Zhan

Room WI 1017 (Wilson Hall-New College) if your last name starts with Zhao-Zz

*Solution* of the *Final *

*Solutions of Midterm 2*

*Solutions of Midterm 1*

Midterms are on Wednesdays, Oct.14 and Nov.11, 6:10-7pm.

The quizzes: during the weeks of Sep.28, Oct.26, and Nov.23.

*Policy on missed quizzes and termtests*

Textbook: W.Boyce and R.DiPrima, *Elementary Differential Equations*, 10th Ed.

or *Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems*, 10th Ed.

*Correspondence of the 9th and 10th editions of the textbook.*

The course MAT244 has only lectures and office hours, but no tutorials.

The TA office hours at BA 6283: Monday 9:30am-12pm,
Tuesday 1-2pm; Tuesday 5-6:30pm;
Wednesday 2:30-5:30pm;
Thursday 11am-1pm.

Please, see additional TA office hours for midterm preparation on the BlackBoard.

Office hours of Prof. Regina Rotman at BA 6262: Friday 9-10am
and by appointment.

Office hours of Prof. Boris Khesin at BA 6228: Monday 4-5:15pm
and by appointment.

Office hours of Prof. Anton Izosimov at BA 6172: Friday 12noon-2pm.

**Tentative plan** (Chapter #'s -- the week(s) of ... ):

Ch.1 -- Sep.14,

Ch.2 -- Sep.14, Sep.21, Sep.28 (quiz 1 on the week of Sep.28)

Ch.3 -- Oct.5, Oct.12 (midterm 1 on Oct.14)

Ch.4 -- Oct.12, Oct.19, Oct.26 (quiz 2 on the week of Oct.26)

Ch.7 -- Oct.26, Nov.2, Nov.9 (midterm 2 on Nov.11)

Ch.9 -- Nov.9, Nov.16

Ch.5 -- Nov.23, Nov.30 (quiz 3 on the week of Nov.23)

Review -- Nov.30

### Handouts and additional materials:

1) A handout on direction fields: pages
1,
2.

2) Solutions to the handout on direction fields: pages
1,
2.

3) A table of integrals (the circled ones are to be memorized): pages
1,
2.

4) A proof of the existence and uniqueness theorem (not required): pages
1,
2,
3,
4.

5) The table of phase portraits for linear 2-by-2 systems:
1,
2,
3.

6) Online
plotter of phase portraits.

7) Optional: recommended literature for further studies in Calculus
(Calculus by M.Spivak) and Linear Algebra (Linear Algebra by S.Friedberg).