MATHEMATICAL MODELING II WITH CALCULUS BC -- Assignments 1-8


Unless otherwise noted, all assignments are from Introduction to Fractals and Chaos  by Crayton
W. Bedford.  Please note that selected problems are marked with an asterisk (*).  These problems
will be presented by members of the class selected at random. 


     Assignment #1: Read the grading policy carefully.
                    Go to the MMII/BC web site www.home.earthlink.net/~srrobin and read 
                    the Main Page, About This Site, Mathematical Modeling, and 
                    Dynamical Systems.
                    Read Section 1.1
                    Do p. 5: problems 1, 5, 7a, 9, 15, 19. (Answers to odd numbered problems are in 
                    the back of the book.)
                    Do AB review problem #1*.


     Assignment #2: Do p. 5: problems 2*, 3, 7b, 11, 14*, 18*.
                    Read Section 1.2.
                    Do pp. 11-12: problems 1, 2*, 5, 6*, 9, 13, 17, 19, 21, 25, 29, 30*.
                    Do AB review problem #2*.


     Assignment #3: Do p. 5: problems  4*, 7c, 13, 16*, 20*.
                    Do pp. 11-12: problems 4*, 7, 11, 15, 18*, 20*, 23, 27, 31.
                    Read Section 1.3.
                    Do p. 17: problems 1, 3, 7, 11, 15, 17a.
                    Do AB review problem #3*.


     Assignment #4: Do p. 5: problems 6*, 21. 
                    Do pp. 11-12: problems 3, 8*, 10, 14, 22*, 26*.
                    Do p. 17: problems 2*, 8*, 13, 17b.
                    Read Section 1.4.
                    Do p. 24: problems 1 and 2*.
                    Do AB review problem #4*.
     
     Assignment #5: Do pp. 11-12: problems 24* and 32*.
                    Do p. 17: problems 4*, 9, 10*, 12*, 16*, 17c.
                    Do p. 24: problem 6.
                    Read Section 1.5.
                    Do p. 32: problems 1, 5, 9, 11, 13, 17, 23.
                    Do AB review problem #5*.

     Assignment #6: Do p. 17: problems 5, 6*, 14*.
                    Do p. 32: problems 2*, 6*, 12, 15, 18*, 24*, 31.
                    From the MMII/BC web site read the page on Fractal Geometry.
                    Read Section 2.1.
                    Do pp. 39-41: problems 1, 3, 8*.
                    Do AB review problem #6*.


     Assignment #7: Do p. 32: problems 3, 4*, 14, 16, 19, 25, 28*.
                    Do pp. 39-41: 2*, 5(There are numerous ferns around the Fullerton building.), 9.
                    Read Section 2.2.
                    Do pp. 50-52: problems 1, 2*, 3,  8*, 9.
                    Do AB review problem #7*.

     Assignment #8: Do p. 32: problems 7, 8*, 22*, 30*.
                    Do p.40: problem  6. (Be careful when extracting your bronchial tubes for
                    observation.  It can get nasty in a hurry.)
                    Do pp. 50-52: problems 4*, 10*, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.
                    Do AB review problem #8*.