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MATH0111 Elementary Differential Calculus (Version 1)

10 creditsClass Size: 136

Module manager: Dr Jan Dobrowolski
Email: J.Dobrowolski@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2019/20

Pre-requisite qualifications

GCSE Mathematics or equivalent. This module is not available to students who have a Maths A-level (or equivalent)

This module is mutually exclusive with

LUBS1260Mathematics for Economics and Business 1
LUBS1270Statistics for Economics and Business 1
LUBS1280Mathematical Economics

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

A basic Pure Maths course for students who have not done A-level Mathematics.

Objectives

To teach basic mathematics up to A-level standard.

On completion of this module, students will be able to calculate the derivatives of elementary functions and apply this knowledge to problems.

Syllabus

- Laws of indices including exp(a+b), logarithms.
- Elementary trigonometry, sine and cosine rules.
- Inverse trigonometric functions.
- Geometry of lines and circles.
- Elementary differentiation, derivatives of powers, trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions.
- Basic rules of differentiation; maxima and minima, curve sketching.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lecture331.0033.00
Private study hours67.00
Total Contact hours33.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

Studying and revising of course material.
Completing of assignments and assessments.

Example classes will be covered in the lectures.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Regular problem solving assignments



!!! In order to pass the module, students must pass the examination. !!!

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
In-course Assessment.15.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)15.00

There is no resit available for the coursework component of this module. If the module is failed, the coursework mark will be carried forward and added to the resit exam mark with the same weighting as listed above.


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)2 hr 00 mins85.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)85.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 05/11/2019 08:49:59

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