Lecture 1 Notes

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Unformatted text preview: y partners. • Have you used Piazza previously? (A) Yes. (B) No. Clickers • Personal response system. • Register your clicker at https://connect.ubc.ca Why clickers? • Active learning - you should be thinking during class. • My goal is to make clicker Qs that many of you get wrong - they help us to target what you don’t understand yet. • Points are for (thinking and then) clicking, not for getting answers correct. • I don’t look at the results on an individual basis so they are effectively anonymous. Why clickers? • Active learning - you should be thinking during class. • My goal is to make clicker Qs that many of you get wrong - they help us to target what you don’t understand yet. • Points are for (thinking and then) clicking, not for getting answers correct. • I don’t look at the results on an individual basis so they are effectively anonymous. • Have you used clickers previously? (A) Yes. (B) No. More info online... • Check the course website for • office hour info, • info on additional help, • textbook, • course policies (e.g. marking scheme) • week-by-week schedule. • https://wiki.math.ubc.ca/mathbook/M256/MATH_256__Differential_Equations Felix Baumgartner’s freefall from 40 km up Felix Baumgartner’s freefall from 40 km up • Newton says Fnet=ma or ma = −mg + kv 2 Felix Baumgartner’s freefall from 40 km up • Newton says Fnet=ma or ma = −mg + kv 2 • A differential equation in disguise because a=v...
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