Module Content

The module covers
  • Functions and Graphs (8 lectures),
  • Differentiation (8 lectures),
  • Max, Min and Related Rate Problems (8 lectures),
We will give applications of the mathematics to population dynamics, applied optimisation and data visualisation.

Module Coordinates

  • Lecturer: Angela Carnevale
  • Lectures: Please see Blackboard page
  • Tutorials: Please see Blackboard page
  • Recomended text: Notes for the course will be posted online throughout the semester. I also recommend Chapters 1-4 of "Calculus: Early Transcendentals" by Stewart (available at MAIN LIB 515 STE) as a supplementary reference.
  • Problem sheet: available here.
  • Module Website: Information and module documents will be posted to this site, which is linked from the Blackboard MA133/MA160 Calculus pages. Blackboard will also be used for announcements and for posting grades.

Module Assessment

The assessment consists of 2 online quizzes (covering both algebra and calculus). The continuous assessment for this course is done as part of the module MA131. The continuous assessment for MA133 comprises 50% of the mark for MA131 (the other 50% is the CA for MA135 whch takes place in semester 2.

The continuous assessment is submitted online. A link will be posted here and on Blackboard when that site is available.

Supplementary Material and News

Here you can find a model exam paper.

Lecture Notes

Lecture Notes
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Lecture Summaries
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