Calculus 1B

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Calculus 1B

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Calculus, Mathematics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Further topics in differential and integral calculus: the Riemann integral, techniques of integration, l'Hopital's Rule, differential equations, Taylor polynomials, implicit, parametric and polar representation of curves, and functions of two variables and their properties.

    Course content
    Limits and a brief review of differentiation. Integration: definition, properties, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Methods of integration, applications, improper integrals. Differential equations; sequences & series; polar coordinates; functions of 2 variables.


    Course learning objectives
    Students who pass this course will be able to:

    • To learn, understand and put into practice methods of calculus.
    • To set out clear, logical mathematical arguments.
    • To develop skills in modeling and solving real world problems using calculus.
    • To consolidate and develop skills in algebraic and symbolic manipulation.
    • Introduction to the Maple computer algebra system.

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