Mathematics for Life and Social Sciences

Formerly known as ACMS1050.06

A presentation of the elements of single variable calculus, linear algebra, and probability and statistics. Topics include derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions with applications to maxima and minima and rates of growth, techniques of integration, applications of the integral, simple ordinary differential equations, vectors, matrices, systems of linear equations, sample spaces, discrete and continuous probability distributions. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive mathematical background for students of the biological sciences. Emphasis is placed on basic mathematical skills and their applications to the life sciences. Three lecture hours, one tutorial hour.

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