 BLOCK II  Differentiation and Optimization 

Lesson # 
Date(s) 
Section  Topic 
Homework Assignment 
15 
Sept. 28 
17.1 
Parametric Plots  Parametric Plots Lab distributed All but the last section should
be completed by Wed., Oct. 10. 
16 
Oct. 1 
14.3 
Local Linearity and the Differential 
Read Section 14.3; Do problems: #4, 7, 11, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23  pp. 702704 to be collected: Fri., Oct. 5 
17 
Oct. 3 
14.4 
Gradients and Directional 
Read Section 14.4; Do problems: #16, 20, 24, 33, 44, 45, 46, 48, 5053, 55, 58, 6466  pp. 709712 to be collected: Wed., Oct. 10 
18 
Oct. 5 
14.4 
Gradients and Directional Derivatives 

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19 
Oct. 10 
14.6 
The Chain Rule  Read Section 14.6; Do problems: # 46, 9, 11, 12, 16, 17, 19, 22, 25, 3638  pp. 725726 to be collected: Fri., Oct. 12 
20 
Oct. 12 
14.6/14.7 
The Chain Rule (wrapup)/Second Order Partials  Read Section 14.7 Parametric Plots Lab Due Next Lesson! 
21 
Oct. 15 
15.1 
Local and Global Extrema  Read Section 15.1 
22 
Oct. 17 
15.2 
Global Extrema  Read Section 15.2 Optimization project distributed  Due Friday, Nov. 2 
23 
Oct. 19 
15.3 
Constrained Optimization: Lagrange Multipliers  Read Section 15.3; 
24 
Oct. 22 
15.3 
More on Constrained Optimization: Lagrange Multipliers/Leeway  
25 
Oct. 24 
14.8 
Differentiability 
Section 14.8 Review Packet #2 Distributed 
26 
Oct. 26 

Review 

27 
Oct. 29 

EXAM II 
