 BLOCK II  Differentiation and Optimization 

Lesson # 
Date(s) 
Section  Topic 
Homework Assignment 
14 
Feb. 15 
17.1 
Parametric Plots  Parametric Plots Lab distributed All but the last section should
be completed by Fri., Feb. 17 
15 
Feb. 17 
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: Mon., Feb. 20 
16 
Feb. 20 
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: Fri., Feb. 24 
17 
Feb. 22 
14.4 
Gradients and Directional Derivatives 

18 
Feb. 24 
14.6 
The Chain Rule  Read Section 14.6; Parametric Plots Lab Due Next Lesson! 
19 
Feb. 27 
14.6/14.7 
The Chain Rule (wrapup)/Second Order Partials  Read Section 14.7 
20 
Feb. 29 

Review  Study Study Study!!! 
21 
March 2 

EXAM II 

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22 
March 19 
15.1 
Local and Global Extrema  Read Section 15.1 
23 
March 21 
15.2 
Global Extrema  Read Section 15.2

24 
March 23 
15.3 
Constrained Optimization: Lagrange Multipliers  Read Section 15.3; 
25 
March 26 
15.3 
More on Constrained Optimization: Lagrange Multipliers/Leeway  
26 
March 28 
14.8 
Differentiability 
Section 14.8

27 
March 30 

QUIZ on Optimization (Sections 15.1, 15.2, and 15. 3) 
