Math 642 Midterm Review – Spring 2015

The midterm for Math 642 will be held on Friday, March 13. The test covers these sections from the text: 5.1, 5.2, 5.4; 6.1, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.4, and 6.5.

Calculus of Variations

Complex variables and special functions

Structure of the exam

The test will have two parts. The in-class part will have 4 or 5 questions. You will be asked to state definitions and to do problems similar to assigned homework problems and examples done in class. In addition, you will be asked prove or sketch a proof for a major theorem or lemma from the material covered by this test. Take-home part will consist of computations and proofs of theorems.

Updated 3/11/15 (fjn).