Math 642 Midterm Review — Spring 2018

The midterm will consist of an in-class part, which will be given on Monday, March 26, and a take-home part, which will be due Thursday, March 29. The test covers these sections from the text: 5.1, 5.2 (except 5.2.3-5.2.5), 5.4, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.4, and 6.5.1. Specific topics are listed below.

The in-class part, which will be worth 80 points (40%) 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. The take-home part will consist of computations and proofs of theorems; it will be worth 120 points (60%).

Calculus of Variations

Complex variables

Updated 3/21/18 (fjn).