# Mathematical Methods for the Social SciencesAutumn 2014

Math 195, Section 11
Instructor: Laurie Field

## Course Information

Make sure you read the course information handout for important information about homework, midterms, the final exam, and grading.

## Homework

The first column is homework for you to hand in on the Wednesday after the class when it was set.

The second column is homework to try if you want to challenge yourself to work out some more difficult problems. It is not to be handed in. If you want to ask about the problems or check your solutions, you can ask at office hours or the problem session.

TextHand InChallenge
Week 1
Mon§10.1 ex 1, 3, 6, 9, 13, 23 ex 4, 28, 37, 38, 40, 41
Wed§10.2 ex 2, 6, 8, 14, 28, 32, 48 ex 27, 35, 53, 69, 73, 74
Fri§10.3 ex 2, 5, 12, 20, 40, 52 ex 50, 53, 77, 78
Week 2
Mon§12.1 ex 6, 12, 16, 22, 36 ex 40, 42, 43, 44
Wed§12.2 ex 2, 6, 22, 29, 34, 36, 38, 49 ex 48, 50, 51, 52
For ex 36 use the value g = 9.8 m/s2 for the acceleration due to gravity.
For ex 34, 36 and 38 please give approximate answers using a calculator.
For ex 38, “weight” means force due to gravity in Newtons (N), F = mg, not mass.
Fri§12.3 ex 10, 12, 22, 32, 48, 50 ex 54, 60–64
Week 3
Mon§12.4 ex 6, 12, 20, 28, 32, 48 ex 43, 47, 49–53
Wed½ §12.5 ex 4, 9, 10, 14, 18, 22 ex 66, 68
Fri½ §12.5 ex 30, 36, 40, 42, 58, 70, 78 ex 75, 80, 81, 82
Week 4
Mon§13.1 ex 4, 10, 12, 20, 28, 30 ex 47–49, 51
Wed§13.2 ex 2, 8, 16, 26, 28, 34, 40 ex 51
Review: Midterm 1 Practice Questions and Solutions
FriMidterm 1 and Solutions
Week 5
Mon§14.1 8, 11, 20, 30, 32, 36, 42, 46 71–79 (use a computer)
Wed§14.2 1, 4, 8, 10, 14, 18, 40 38, 41–46
Fri§14.3 5–8, 22, 30, 38, 56, 62, 76 78–83, 96-101
Week 6
Mon§14.4 6, 12, 21, 25, 32, 33 40–46
Wed§14.5 6, 12, 16, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 42, 49 50–59
Fri§14.6 2, 6, 10, 26, 32, 39, 40, 50, 52 62–68
Week 7
Mon½ §14.7 2, 4, 8, 12, 16, 19 20, 37, 38
Wed½ §14.7 30, 34, 36, 42, 44, 54 52, 53, 55, 56
Fri§14.8 1, 4, 5, 6, 13, 20, 25 22-24, 47
Review: Midterm 2 Practice Questions (with solutions)
Week 8
Mon§14.8, §15.1 §14.8 ex 16, 18; §15.1 ex 4, 6, 8, 12, 14 §15.1 ex 15–18
Wed§15.22, 4, 8, 20, 2837–40
FriMidterm 2 and Solutions
Week 9
Mon§15.3 6, 8, 11, 12, 15, 16, 24, 31, 48, 52, 54 61–67
Wed§15.7 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32 33–38, 51–55
Week 10
Mon§15.10 2, 4, 8, 10, 15, 23 24–28
Wed§15.4 and Final Practice Questions and Solutions
FriReview
Exam Week
MonFinal Exam and Solutions