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Unformatted text preview: [Go around with names] [If there are new students:] Say your name Describe your academic and nonacademic interests Say why you signed up for the course Say a little about your math background (esp. calculus) Talk about your best and worst math experiences Say your name again Any questions about this course? Can everyone view the 09.01.doc file? [Hand out time sheets.] Chapter 10: Vectors and the Geometry of Space Section 10.1: Threedimensional coordinate systems Main ideas? ..?.. • Righthand rule • Coordinates (example?) • Coordinate axes and coordinate planes (example?) • Projection onto coordinate planes (example?) • Distance formula in three dimensions (what is it?) • Equation of a sphere (example?) • The interplay between equations and shapes Mnemonic for righthand rule: thumb points in the x direction, index finger points in the y direction, middle finger points in the z direction....
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course MATH 241 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UMass Lowell.
 Fall '11
 Staff
 Calculus

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