Math 2280 - Introduction to Differential Equations

University of Utah

Spring, 2014

Contact Information

Instructor - Patrick Dylan Zwick.
Telephone - 801-651-8768 (Cell).
Email - zwick@math.utah.edu .

Office - JWB Math Building Room 129.
Office Hours - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Mondays, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Thursdays

Class Location - Leroy Cowles Building (LCB) Room 219.
Class Time - 12:55 PM - 1:45 PM Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.


All grades for the class are posted on canvas

The T. Benny Rushing Mathematics Center offers tutoring for many undergraduate courses, including 2280. I strongly recommend you take advantage of this free resource offered by the math department. The hours are from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Mondays through Thursdays, and 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Fridays. The tutoring center opens on Monday, January 13th. You can find more information here.

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Syllabus
Schedule Modified Schedule

Note: The final exam for the class will be on Tuesday, April 29th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

MIT offers a similar course (Math 18.03) and the course is available on their open courseware system. There are lecture notes, assignments with solutions, and video lectures available from the website. It's pretty nice! You can check it out here. The video lectures are available here

Lecture Notes

Lecture 1 Lecture 1 with Examples
Lecture 2 Lecture 2 with Examples
Lecture 3 Lecture 3 with Examples
Lecture 4 Lecture 4 with Examples
Lecture 5 Lecture 5 with Examples
Lecture 6 Lecture 6 with Examples
Lecture 7 Lecture 7 with Examples
Lecture 8 Lecture 8 with Examples
Lecture 9 Lecture 9 with Examples
Lecture 10 Lecture 10 with Examples
Lecture 11 Lecture 11 with Examples
Lecture 12 Lecture 12 with Examples
Lecture 13 Lecture 13 with Examples
Lecture 14 Lecture 14 with Examples
Lecture 15 Lecture 15 with Examples
Lecture 16 Lecture 16 with Examples
Lecture 17 Lecture 17 with Examples
Lecture 18 Lecture 18 with Examples
Lecture 19 Lecture 19 with Examples
Lecture 20 Lecture 20 with Examples
Lecture 21 Lecture 21 with Examples
Lecture 22 Lecture 22 with Examples
Lecture 23 Lecture 23 with Examples
Lecture 24 Lecture 24 with Examples
Lecture 25 Lecture 25 with Examples
Lecture 26 Lecture 26 with Examples
Lecture 27 Lecture 27 with Examples
Lecture 28 Lecture 28 with Examples
Lecture 29 Lecture 29 with Examples
Lecture 30 Lecture 30 with Examples
Lecture 31 Lecture 31 with Examples
Lecture 32 Lecture 32 with Examples
Lecture 33 Lecture 33 with Examples
Lecture 34 Lecture 34 with Examples
Lecture 35 Lecture 35 with Examples
Lecture 36 Lecture 36 with Examples
Lecture 37 Lecture 37 with Examples
Lecture 38 Lecture 38 with Examples
Lecture 39 Lecture 39 with Examples
Lecture 40 Lecture 40 with Examples
Lecture 41 Lecture 41 with Examples
Lecture 42 Lecture 42 with Examples
Lecture 43 Lecture 43 with Examples

Assignments

Assignment 1

Section 1.1 - 1, 12, 15, 20, 45
Section 1.2 - 1, 6, 11, 15, 27, 35, 43
Section 1.3 - 1, 6, 9, 11, 15, 21, 29
Section 1.4 - 1, 3, 17, 19, 31, 35, 53, 68
Assignment 1 Assignment 1 Solutions
Due Friday, January 17th

Assignment 2

Section 1.5 - 1, 15, 21, 29, 38, 42
Section 1.6 - 1, 3, 13, 16, 22, 26, 31, 36, 56
Section 2.1 - 1, 8, 11, 16, 29
Section 2.2 - 1, 10, 21, 23, 24
Assignment 2 Assignment 2 Solutions
Due Friday, January 24th

Assignment 3

Section 2.3 - 1, 2, 4, 10, 24
Section 2.4 - 1, 5, 9, 26, 30
Section 3.1 - 1, 16, 18, 24, 30
Assignment 3 Assignment 3 Solutions
Due Friday, Jaunary 31st

Assignment 4

Section 3.2 - 1, 10, 16, 24, 31
Section 3.3 - 1, 10, 25, 30, 43
Assignment 4 Assignment 4 Solutions
Due Friday, February 7th

Assignment 5

Section 3.4 - 1, 5, 18, 21
Section 3.5 - 1, 11, 23, 28, 35, 47, 56
Section 3.6 - 1, 2, 9, 17, 24
Section 3.7 - 1, 5, 10, 17, 19
Assignment 5 Assignment 5 Solutions
Due Friday, February 14th

Assignment 6

Section 3.8 - 1, 3, 5, 8, 13
Section 4.1 - 1, 2, 13, 15, 22
Section 4.2 - 1, 10, 19, 28
Assignment 6 Assignment 6 Solutions
Due Friday, February 21st

Assignment 7

Section 5.1 - 1, 7, 15, 21, 27
Section 5.2 - 1, 9, 15, 21, 39
Section 5.4 - 1, 8, 15, 25, 33
Assignment 7 Assignment 7 Solutions
Due Friday, February 28th

Assignment 8

Section 5.5 - 1, 7, 9, 18, 24
Section 5.6 - 1, 6, 10, 17, 19
Assignment 8 Assignment 8 Solutions
Due Friday, March 7th

Assignment 9

Section 7.1 - 1, 6, 20, 30, 36
Section 7.2 - 1, 4, 15, 20, 29
Section 7.3 - 3, 8, 19, 24, 30, 33
Assignment 9 Assignment 9 Solutions
Due Friday, March 21st

Assignment 10

Section 7.4 - 1, 5, 10, 19, 31
Section 7.5 - 1, 6, 15, 21, 26
Section 7.6 - 1, 6, 11, 14, 15
Assignment 10 Assignment 10 Solutions
Due Friday, March 28th

Assignment 11

Section 8.1 - 2, 8, 13, 21, 25
Section 8.2 - 1, 7, 14, 17, 32
Section 8.3 - 1, 8, 15, 18, 24
Assignment 11 Assignment 11 Solutions
Due Monday, April 7th

Assignment 12

Section 8.4 - 1, 6, 8, 9, 14
Section 8.5 - 1, 5, 6, 13, 16
Assignment 12 Assignment 12 Solutions
Due Monday, April 14th

Assignment 13

Section 9.1 - 1, 8, 11, 13, 21
Section 9.2 - 1, 9, 15, 17, 20
Section 9.3 - 1, 5, 8, 13, 20
Assignment 13
Due Wednesday, April 23rd

Assignment 14

Section 9.5 - 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
Section 9.6 - 1, 3, 5, 7, 14
Section 9.7 - 1, 2, 3, 4
Assignment 14
Due Tuesday, April 29th

Exams

Exam 1 Exam 1 Solutions
Exam 2 Exam 2 Solutions
Exam 3 Exam 3 Solutions

Exams from Previous Years

These are the exams, along with solutions, from previous times I've taught this class. The exams do not necessarily correspond with the current class schedule, there may be some sections covered in previous semesters that we will not cover this semester, and vice-versa. With those disclaimers, they might be a helpful study resource, so they're provided below.

Fall 2013

Exam 1 Exam 1 Solutions
Exam 2 Exam 2 Solutions
Exam 3 Exam 3 Solutions
Final Final Solutions

Summer 2013

Exam 1 Exam 1 Solutions
Exam 2 Exam 2 Solutions
Exam 3 Exam 3 Solutions
Final Final Solutions

Spring 2013

Practice Exam 1 Practice Exam 1 Solutions
Practice Exam 2 Practice Exam 2 Solutions
Practice Exam 3 Practice Exam 3 Solutions
Practice Exam 4 Practice Exam 4 Solutions
Practice Final Exam Practice Final Exam Solutions

Exam 1 Exam 1 Solutions
Exam 2 Exam 2 Solutions
Exam 3 Exam 3 Solutions
Exam 4 Exam 4 Solutions
Final Final Solutions

Spring 2009

Exam 1 Exam 1 Solutions
Exam 2 Exam 2 Solutions
Exam 3 Exam 3 Solutions
Final Exam Final Exam Solutions

Spring 2008

Exam 1 Exam 1 Solutions
Exam 2 Exam 2 Solutions
Exam 3 Exam 3 Solutions
Final Exam Part 1 Final Exam Part 1 Solutions
Final Exam Part 2 Final Exam Part 2 Solutions


Old Classes

Math 2280 Fall, 2013
Math 10 Fall, 2013
Math 2280 Summer, 2013
Math 2280 Spring, 2013
Math 15 Spring, 2013
Math 2270 Fall, 2012
Math 2210 Summer, 2012
Math 2210 Summer, 2010
Math 1010 Fall, 2009
Math 1210 Summer, 2009
Math 2280 Spring, 2009
Math 2210 Fall, 2008
Evolutionary Biology and Game Theory Fall, 2008
Math 2210 Summer, 2008
REU on Computational Algebraic Geometry Summer, 2008
Knot Theory Spring, 2008
Math 2280 Spring, 2008
Math 1030 Fall, 2007
Math 2210 Summer, 2007

Talks

Notes for Math Department Talks