Lexington High School Mathematics LHS web site 
Kevin Kelly Kelly Front Page  | Geometry | Calculus BC
e-mail: kkelly@sch.ci.lexington.ma.us 

Homework and announcements

Homework is generally posted on the day it is assigned. Assignments are due at the next class, unless otherwise stated. If an assignment is given in class but isn't posted here for whatever reason, you're still responsible for it.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Project Fri. 6/1 - Tue. 6/12

The remaining students in the class will work as a single team on project 8.8 (Fourier modeling of sound) from the NCSSM "Contemporary Calculus" textbook. An informal presentation of project results will be expected at the last class meeting on Tuesday 6/12.
Thursday, May 24, 2012

Projects Tue. 5/22 - Fri. 6/1

The non-seniors remaining in the class are working in two teams on projects 8.2 (disease testing) and 8.9 (population models) from the NCSSM "Contemporary Calculus" textbook. On Friday 6/1, each team will informally present its work to the other half of the class.
Friday, May 18, 2012

Final Exam Wed. 5/23 and Fri. 5/25

There are no further homework assignments before the final exam.

The final exam will be during our regular class time on two days: Wednesday 5/23 (50-minute multiple-choice with calculator) and Friday 5/25 (45-minute free-response without calculator).

Seniors are not expected to attend class on Tuesday 5/22 and Thursday 5/24. On those days, students in other grades will begin work on a final project.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Test Fri. 5/18

Test on multivariable calculus (as covered in handout sections 13.1/13.3/13.4/13.6/13.8/13.9).
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

HW due Thu. 5/17 and Class Work for Thu. 5/17

In handout packet "13.9 Applications of Extrema..." do problems 1, 3, 5, 9, 10, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22. [Students who will be in class on Thursday may save the last four problems for during that class.]
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

HW due Wed. 5/16

In handout section "13.8 Extrema of Functions of Two Variables," problems 1-13 odd, 21, 23, 26, 31, 33, 41, 42, 45, 46, 47.

Upcoming: Test Friday on multivariable calculus.

Monday, May 14, 2012

AP exam questions now posted

A set of 2012 AP Calculus BC free-response questions is now posted here. There is probability 0.98 that these were the questions on the exam you had. You are now free to discuss the publicly-posted problems. If you have any thoughts about the problems, I'll be interested to hear them.
Friday, May 11, 2012

HW due Tue. 5/15

In the handout section "13.6 Directional derivatives and gradients": read the rest of the section, and do exercises 44-52, 55-63 odd, 64, 73.

Upcoming: Test Fri. 5/18 on multivariable calculus.
Thursday, May 10, 2012

HW due Fri. 5/11

In handout section "13.6 Directional derivatives and gradients": read through mid-page 935, and do exercises 1-8, 13-18, 21-24, 27, 28, 39, 40a, 41a, 42a, 43a.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

No HW due Thu. 5/10

We didn't have class today because of the AP exam. There's no homework.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012

HW due Wed. 5/9

AP exam tomorrow -- get a good night's sleep!
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

HW due Fri. 5/4 - Tue. 5/8

Finish the 2003 AP Calculus BC exam for practice, following the completion schedule distributed in class.

Also, Friday will be a question-and-answer day in class; please bring at least one good question to ask.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

HW due Wed. 5/2

The homework is selected problems from handout section 13.4, as listed in the packet (see the insert page immediately before the 13.4 exercises).
Friday, April 27, 2012

HW due Tue. 5/1

In the handout section "13.3 Partial Derivatives," do exercises 1-4, 5-29 odd, 35, 37-40, 45, 47, 90, 91.