Math
2041  Symbolic Computation Lab I Professor: Mike Zabrocki email: Meetings: Tues and Thurs 11:30am1pm  Gauss Lab Ross S110 Office hours: TEL/DB 2026  Monday 121pm, Thursday 23pm and by appointment 
Lecture 
dates 
Topic/sections in text 
1 
Thurs, Sept 6 
Maple is a calculator;
main goal today: get set up, assignment 1 
2 
Sept 11, Tues 
Go over all the different ways to solve assignment 1 
3 
Sept 13, Thurs 
lists, second assignment 
4 
Sept 18, Tues 
functions and lists, third assignment 
5 
Sept 20, Thurs 
loops: seq and for...do 
6 
Sept 25, Tues 
Midterm #1 
7 
Sept 27, Thurs 
Plots and integration, fourth assignment (due Oct 3) 
8 
Oct 2, Tues 
plots and fifth assignment, fourth assignment 
9 
Oct 4, Thurs 
continue to work on fifth assignment 
Oct 9, Tues 
Reading week 

Oct 11, Thurs 
Reading week 

10 
Oct 16, Tues 
fifth assignment, sixth assignment 
11 
Oct 18, Thurs 
solve, subs and functions, sixth assignment 
12 
Oct 23, Tues 
continue assignment 6
the random function and assignment 7 
13 
Oct 25, Thurs 
Midterm #2 
14 
Oct 30, Tues 
random numbers, work on assignment 7 
15 
Nov 1, Thurs 
random numbers, work on assignment 7 
16 
Nov 6, Tues 
assignment 7 and assignment 8 
17 
Nov 8, Thurs 
differential equations and assignment 8 
18 
Nov 13, Tues 
animation, assignment 8, assignment 9 
19 
Nov 15, Thurs 
assignment 9, assignment 10 
20 
Nov 20, Tues 
recursion and assignment 9, assignment 10 
21 
Nov 22, Thurs 
assignment 10, Lagrange multipliers assignment 11 
22 
Nov 27, Tues 
Midterm #3 
23 
Nov 29, Thurs 
assignment 11 
23 
Dec 4, Tues 
assignment 11 