Class  Date  Quiz/Test/Assignment Due  Topics Covered (lab and project assignments, quizzes and quiz solutions, exam information and other materials are posted on the Course Materials page in Blackboard)  Practice Problems 
1  Monday January 4  Introduction to Math 244 1.1: Differential Equations and Mathematical Modeling 1.2: Integrals as general and particular solutions 
1.1: 1, 3, 7, 13, 15, 17, 19, 25, 27, 33, 37, 39 1.2: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 19, 25, 29, 31 

2  Tuesday January 5  1.3: Slope fields and solution curves 1.4: Separable Equations and Applications 
1.3: 3, 5, 7, 21 1.4: 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 17, 19, 23, 27, 35, 37, 47 

3  Thursday January 7  1.5: Linear FirstOrder Equations  1.5: 125 odd  
4  Friday January 8  Introduction to Maple and Wolfram Alpha  Use Wolfram Alpha to practice graphing functions and finding derivatives and integrals.  
5  Monday January 11  3.1: Introduction to Linear Systems  3.1: 1, 5, 13, 15, 17, 23, 25  
6  Tuesday January 12  3.2: Echelon Matrices and Gaussian Elimination  3.2: 1, 9, 11, 15, 21  
7  Thursday January 14  Quiz 1 on 1.11.5  Begin Newton's Law of Cooling Project  Newton's Law of Cooling Project 
8  Friday January 15  NO CLASS  
Monday January 18  NO CLASS  
9  Tuesday January 19  NO CLASS  
10  Thursday January 21  3.2: Echelon Matrices and Gaussian Elimination 3.3: Reduced RowEchelon Matrices 
3.2: 3, 5, 7, 13, 17, 19, 25 3.3: 125 odd, 33, 34 

11  Friday January 22  Newton's Law of Cooling Project Due  Lab/Project: How do GPS Systems Work?  
12  Monday January 25  3.4: Matrix Operations  3.4: 1, 9, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 37  
13  Tuesday January 26  Quiz 2 on 3.13.3  3.5: Inverses of Matrices  
14  Thursday January 28  3.5: Inverses of Matrices  3.5: 5, 7, 11, 17, 23, 27, 32  
15  Friday January 29  Work on GPS Lab/Project  
16  Monday February 1  GPS Lab/Project Due  3.6: Determinants  3.6: 1, 3, 5, 43, 50, 51, 52, 53 
17  Tuesday February 2  4.1: The Vector Space R^3  4.1: 113 odd, 1927 odd  
18  Thursday February 4  Inclass Exam 1 (on material through Section 3.6)  
19  Friday February 5  NO CLASS  
20  Monday February 8  4.2: The Vector Space R^n and Subspaces  4.2: 117 odd  
21  Tuesday February 9  Quiz 3 on 4.14.2  4.3: Linear Combinations and Independence of Vectors  4.3: 121 odd 
22  Thursday February 11  4.4: Bases and Dimension for Vector Spaces  4.4: 17 odd, 1525 odd Read Example 5 in Section 4.4 for an example of how to do numbers 1525! 

23  Friday February 12  Maple Lab  4.5: Column Spaces and the Nullspace  4.5: 111 odd Note: For problems 111, find a basis for the column space, AND THE NULLSPACE of each matrix. You do NOT have to find a basis for the row space. Also find the dimension of the column space and nullspace, and verify that the RankNullity Theorem is satisfied. 
Monday February 15  NO CLASS  
24  Tuesday February 16  5.1: Introduction: SecondOrder Linear Equations 5.2: General Solutions of Linear Equations 
5.1: 115 odd, 3347 odd  
25  Thursday February 18  Quiz 4 on 4.3, 4.4, 4.5  5.3: Homogeneous Equations with Constant Coefficients  5.3: 131 odd, 39 Note: For problems 131, you should use Wolfram Alpha (or another computational utility) to assist in finding the roots of the characteristic equation. 
26  Friday February 19  Maple Lab on 4.5 Due  Maple Lab: 5.4: Mechanical Vibrations  
27  Monday February 22  5.5: Nonhomogeneous Equations and Undetermined Coefficients  5.5: 1, 3, 5, 9, 13, 31, 33, 35  
28  Tuesday February 23  5.5: Nonhomogeneous Equations and Undetermined Coefficients Review 

29  Thursday February 25  Inclass Exam 2 (on material from Section 4.1 through Section 5.5)  
30  Friday February 26  Maple Lab: 5.6: Forced Oscillations and Resonance  
31  Monday March 1  Maple Lab on 5.4 Due  6.1: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors  6.1: 125 odd, 33, 34 For problems 125 odd, just find all eigenvalues and eigenvectors of each matrix. 
32  Tuesday March 2  6.1: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors  Same as Monday's homework  
33  Thursday March 4  Quiz 5 on 6.1  
34  Friday March 5  NO CLASS  
35  Monday March 8  7.1: Linear Systems of DE's 7.2: Matrices and Linear Systems 
7.1 (note: these problems are on page 402 of your textbook!): 1119 odd. For these problems, just find the solutions. You don't need to construct the direction field. 

36  Tuesday March 9  7.3: The Eigenvalue Method for Linear Systems  7.3 (note: these problems are on page 427 of your textbook!): 15 (just find the solutions, don't need to construct the direction field or solution curves) 

37  Thursday March 11  Review  
38  Friday March 12  Maple Lab on 5.6 Due LAST DAY OF CLASS 
Work on 5.6 Lab 