There are four problems in this homework. Each is worth 25 points. The problems are from Jeff Erickson's notes.
  1. Exercise 13 (a) and (b) of Lecture 1.
  2. Exercise 17 of Lecture 1.
  3. Exercise 20 (a) of Lecture 1.
  4. Exercise 1 of Lecture 3.

The homework is due in class on Tuesday, Februrary 25.

A note on grading: You will receive 37.5 percent of the grade for convincing us that you made a serious attempt at solving the problem. 25 percent of the grade is for the quality of the writing. The remaining 37.5 percent depends on how close your attempts are to a correct solution.