Course Description

Course Name

Mathematics 1004

Session: VCPS3119

Hours & Credits

18 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level


Course outline:
The aim of this course is to provide mathematics for applications, particularly in the Life and Earth
sciences. The syllabus covers the following topics: Functions and graphs. Straight lines, power functions, polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions (radians). Discrete-time dynamical systems. Stability and equilibria. Rates of change. Limits, derivatives. Maxima and minima. Concavity. Asymptotes and curve sketching. Newton's Method. Taylor Polynomials. Antiderivatives and integrals. Mathematical modelling. Separable and linear differential equations.

*Course content subject to change