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Swarthmore College - Spring, 2007
Mathematics 44 - Differential Equations

Class: Science Center 264, MWF  11:30am-12:20pm.

Instructor:   Walter Stromquist
   Office: Science Center 159.
   Office hours: Tuesday 1:30 - 4:30 pm.
   Email: wstromq1@swarthmore.edu
   Phone: Cell 610-220-4382 (ok to leave messages).
   Office phone 610-690-6827 (please don't leave messages).
   For snow emergencies on class days, call office phone after 9:00am.

Text:    Differential Equations, 3rd ed., by Paul Blanchard, Robert L. Devaney, and Glen R. Hall, Thompson Brooks/Cole 2006, ISBN 0-495-01265-3.
   Publisher's website: http://www.thomsonedu.com/thomsonedu/student.do?product_isbn=0495012653&disciplinenumber=1
   Authors' website: http://math.bu.edu/odes/

Software: TBD; probably Mathematica plus demos from the text's CD and other sources. A calculator will help, and can be used on exams.

Web site:    http://www.swarthmore.edu/NatSci/wstromq1/diffeq/index.html

Course requirements and grading:
  Grades will depend on a final exam (35%), two other main exams (25% each), and several smaller quizzes and graded problem sets (15% total). There will be frequent ungraded homework, on which collaboration is encouraged.


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