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;
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
2) Solutions to the handout on direction fields: pages
3) A table of integrals (the circled ones are to be memorized): pages
4) A proof of the existence and uniqueness theorem (not required): pages
5) The table of phase portraits for linear 2-by-2 systems:
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).