Proofs

: 136.152 Calculus for Management: Proofs
   By Anonymous on Thursday, May 16, 2002 - 09:44 pm: Edit Post

Are we going to need to know how to do proofs (ie. showing work) for the midterm or final exam?


   By Sasho on Thursday, May 16, 2002 - 11:39 pm: Edit Post

Yes - if an anwer to a problem needs justification (= showing your work), then you will be expected to provide that justification.


   By Anonymous on Friday, May 17, 2002 - 12:33 am: Edit Post

I think I was a little vague. My question intended was: are we expected to show proofs (ie. chain rule) which include the steps to acquiring how the chain rule is comprised? another example of a proof (in the sense of linear algebra) is the steps of showing a+b=b+a (but for calculus). I hope this helps because I have taken some calculus and I had a lot of problems with proofs (ie. the chain rule). Thanks


   By Sasho on Friday, May 17, 2002 - 10:25 am: Edit Post

You will not be asked to prove theorems in the exams; in particular, you will not need to memorize the proof of the chain rule.


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