# Math 241

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## Office Hours

By |2020-03-11T20:11:26-07:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Math 241, Math 344|

Due to emergency meetings related to the COVID-19 situation, I need to modify remaining office hours this week. On Thursday, I will be holding a "virtual" office hour from 12:10--1 pm. I'll be at my computer (at home), ready to respond to emails, video chats, etc. If you want to video chat (e.g., via Skype, [...]

## 3Blue1Brown: Visual Explanations of Mathematical Concepts

By |2020-03-03T13:30:04-08:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Math 241|

3Blue1Brown is a YouTube channel that produces terrific computer-animated explanations of various mathematical concepts. If you have twenty minutes free some time, I highly encourage you to take a look at some of the videos, especially those on calculus. Below is a link to a video about vector fields, divergence, and curl, three concepts we're [...]

## Maximizing a Function of Three Variables with One Constraint

By |2020-01-28T20:45:49-08:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Math 241|

In Tuesday's class we started but didn't finish an example of maximizing a three-variable function subject to one constraint.  For reference, here is the full solution to that example. The problem was the following: Suppose we are trying to maximize the volume of an open rectangular box using a fixed amount of material. In [...]

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