Introduction to MAPLE( MATH 1780 )

Spring 2009

UH 1000, 5:00 - 5:50 T

Instructor:   Dr. Seongchun (Michelle) Kwon
Office:   University Hall 2030C
Office hours:   1:30 ~ 3:30 on M, 1:00 ~ 2:00 on F, 3:00 ~ 5:00 on Sat, or by appointment


Final Exam: There will not be any in-class final exam in this course.  

Class Activities

To open the .mw file, right click -> click on `Save Target As...' -> Save the file in your computer with Then, open the file with the MAPLE software.

January 13 : Warm up

January 20 : Introduction to the common notations, Plots

January 27: Family of Functions, Sequence, Plotting by using sequence, Plotting the graph marked at the x-intercepts, Solving inequality by plotting

February 3: Solving inequality by plotting

February 10: Function

February 17: Horizontal and Vertical Shifts and Stretching

February 24: Intermediate Value Theorem

March 3: Derivative

March 17: Derivative(continued), Graphing the tangent line and the normal line

March 24: Implicit Differentiation, Higher Derivative

March 31: Higher Derivative, Higher Implicit Differentiation, Trigonometric Function

April 7: Verifications of the Properties of the Trigonomteric Functions

April 14: Graph of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Solving Equations

April 21: Solving System of equations

Reference MAPLE Manual by Chris Brane; Useful Commands      (The Manual and Commands are from Daniel Selahi Durusoy's website.)

MAPLE files we use for this course:

0. Getting Started

1. Solving Non-Linear Inequalities graphically

2. Functions

3. Horizontal and Vertical Shifts and Stretching

4. The Intermediate Value Theorem

5. Derivative <- The HW due on March 24 is the last Practic problem (6 problems) in the last page.

6. Implicit Differentiation, Higher Derivative

7. Trigonometric, Exponential, and Logarithmic Funcions

8. Solving equations

9. Solving Systems of Equations

10. Matrix

Assignments( Virtual MAPLE tour: MAPLE software is available at any computer on-campus. See how that works.)

Solving inequality graphically: Due on February 10,2009

Horizontal and Vertical Shifts and Stretching: Due on February 24,2009

The Intermediate Value Theorem: Due on March 3,2009

Derivative: Due on March 17,2009

Derivative: Due on March 24,2009: Solve the last 6 practice problems in File 5. Derivative

Derivative: Due on March 31,2009

Derivative: Due on April 21,2009