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CHEM 240 - Problem set 3 - Due Thurs. Oct 29 in class
Assignments should be written single-sided and neatly, with name
and student ID at the top. Show all work.
From Mathematics for Physical Chemistry textbook, Chapters 6, 7
Note that y (x) =
dy
dx
and

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Chemistry 240
Pre-midterm practice exercises
Fall 2015
Instructor: J. Baugh
1. For the complex number z = 3 + i3 3, calculate (z/z )23 . Your answer should be of the form a + ib.
Ans: 1/2 i 3/2
2. Plot the number 5ei/4 in the complex plane.
5ei/4 = 5/ 2

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Problems on Complex Numbers
November 29, 2015
1. Evaluate each of the following and give your answer in algebraic form.
(i) ( i )1/3
Ans.
i,
( i )1/3
(ii) ( 1 + i )1/2
(iii)
(iv)
(2 i)
1+i 3
1i 3
Ans.
3
2
2+1
2
+
i
2
+i
21
2
99
2. For each of the follo

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CHEM 240 - Problem set 2 - Due Tues. Oct 13 in class
Assignments should be written single-sided and neatly, with name
and student ID at the top. Show all work.
From Mathematics for Physical Chemistry textbook, Chapters 1, 2, 12.
1. (1-16) Find
dy
dx
and

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Tutorial II: Monday Sept. 28
1. Evaluate the derivative
3 cfw_t3 3t2 u2 6t u3 + 3tu + 1
2 t u
2. Evaluate the integral:
3. Find
(a)
x2 cos(3x) dx
du
for [Use the chain rule; do not substitute in !]
dt
u = x2 + 2xy + y 2 , where x = (t + 2)2 and y = (2

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CHEM 240 - Problem set 1 - Due Tues. Sept 29, beginning of class
Assignments should be written single-sided and neatly, with name
and student ID at the top. Show all work.
From Mathematics for Physical Chemistry textbook, Chapter 5 (except #7)
1. (5-1)

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Mathematical Methods for Chemistry
Why do you need to take this course?
Scientists today face an ever-increasing need for familiarity with a wide range of mathematical techniques. In addition to the mathematics needed for upper year courses, many of the