Fall 17 Class:

252, 430

Courses taught in the past: Pre-Calculus and Calculus Sequences:151,152 252,126, 140,  Linear algebra (460) Advanced Calc. 431.


Be sure to get all your homework done as soon as possible after class as this will lead to better grades.


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Math 430/431    Mathematical Analysis (Some call this Real Analysis or Advanced Calculus.). The on-screen textbook can be downloaded from this link.
  • Implicit Differentiation (A flash)
  • Derivative of a polar equation (A flash)
  1. Course Contract
  2. Officially, we will cover from Chapter 5. You need to preview chapters 3 and 4 on your own.
  4. Proving 1=2 (what went wrong?)
  5. Proving All People in Canada are the Same Age (what went wrong? (Need principle of induction)
  6. Interactive Real Analysis.
  7. Maple command to mean value theorem.
  8. Page 46-47 (Maple file)
  9. Homework: page 25, page 28, page 31.
  10. A problem from page 65 (Maple file).
  11. Mathematical Induction.
  12. Countable and uncountable sets (1)
  13. Page68#17(b).mws 
  14. (0,1) is uncountable. (there is a typo in this page!)
  15. Definition of field/ring.
  16. Solving inequalities graphically. (page 83).
  17. Explore the set of rational number is dense in R. (a Maple file). 
  18. limit points and closed set.
  19. Hints for problems on Final.
  20. Hints to a homework.
Math 431
  1. Hint on Test 1. (Added March 21, 2011).
  2. Using Maple to learn sequences.
  3. About Recursive Sequence.
  4. Using Fixed Point or Newton's method? When will 2^x>x^10? Corresponding Maple file
  5. Another Recursive Sequence with Maple.
  6. More about Fixed Point and Newton's methods.
  7. Newton's Method
  8. Homework page 150
  9. Homework page 155
  10. Cauchy Sequence
  11. The speed of convergence of two series. (Maple file)
  12. A link to an online Real Analysis course.
  13. Using Maple to explore the limit of a function at  point. (Maple file). 
  14. Epsilon-delta concept.
  15. A ruler function
  16. Taylor polynomial, Fourier Series and Bernstein Polynomial.
  17. Another look at exploring the limit of a function at  point. (Maple file). 
  18. A proof to the squeezing principle. 
  19. Homework set 1 (Exercises on Cantor Theorem)
  20. Recall the relationship between a closed set and its limit points.
  21. Solution to page 175.
  22. Solution to page 195
  23. Understand the proofs of the followings:
    • A continuous function sends a closed and bounded set to a closed and bounded set.
    • If  f  is continuous on a closed and bounded set, then  f  assumes its maximum and minimum.
    • If  f  is continuous on a closed and bounded set, then  f  assumes all its intermediate value.
  24. Solution to (continuous functions on closed and bounded set).
  25. Solution to page 216.
  26. Some exercises on uniform continuous functions.
  27. About continuity and uniform continuity of a function.
  28. More about uniform continuity
  29. Continuity and Differentiability
  30. *A nowhere differentiable function
  31. Mean Value and Cauchy Mean Value Theorems (Dr. Yang's eJMT paper. A video clip for the proof of MVT.
  32. Converse of Mean Value Theorem (Dr. Yang's).
  33. Java applet on Mean Value Theorem.
  34. Cauchy Mean Value Theorem and L'Hopital's Rule
  35. Solution to page 237
  36. Taylor's Theorem.
    • Dr. Yang's eJMT paper regarding Mean-Value and Cauchy Mean Value Theorems.
    • A Maple template for take home test 2, problem 5.
    • Power Series and Taylor's Series-local but not global. (Maple file)
    • Ratio test and interval of convergence (html).
    • Reading materials (radius of convergence and etc.)
  37. Second Partial Derivative Test (html).
  38. Fourier Series approximation is global but not local (Maple).
  39. Homework on Taylor Polynomial and its Remainder. (PDF)
    • Maple solution.
  40. Motivation for Riemann Integration
  41. Riemann Integration Theory
  42. Uneven partition and numerical integrations with singularities
  43. My own adaptive quadratures, good for functions that are monotone with singularities or highly oscillatory.
    • 1 dimensional closed quadrature (Maple, Matlab)
      • f(x)=1/sqrt(1-x^2) in [-1,0] Maple
    • 1 dimensional open quadrature (Maple, Matlab)
    • 2 dimensional closed quadrature (Maple, Matlab)
    • 2 dimensional open quadrature (Maple)
  44. Fubini's Theorem
  45. *Animations on sequence of functions (Maple)
  46. Romberg Integration
  47. About Fubini's Theorem 1
  48. About Fubini's Theorem, double integral and etc.
  49. Animations for numerical integration
  50. Numerical Method.
  51. Animation on sequence of functions. (Maple file)
  52. Introduction to Topology.
  53. Hilbert space and Banach space.
  54. Cauchy Completeness and Hilbert space and Banach space.
  55. Online Mathematical Analysis
  56. Online Multivariable Calculus