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Calculus Of One Variable (Advanced) - MATH1921

Calculus is a discipline of mathematics that finds profound applications in science, engineering, and economics. This unit investigates differential calculus and integral calculus of one variable and the diverse applications of this theory. Emphasis is given both to the theoretical and foundational aspects of the subject, as well as developing the valuable skill of applying the mathematical theory to solve practical problems. Topics covered in this unit of study include complex numbers, functions of a single variable, limits and continuity, differentiation, optimisation, Taylor polynomials, Taylor's Theorem, Taylor series, Riemann sums, and Riemann integrals. Additional theoretical topics included in this advanced unit include the Intermediate Value Theorem, Rolle's Theorem, and the Mean Value Theorem.

2x1-hr lectures; 1x1-hr tutorial/wk

2 x quizzes (20%); 2 x assignments (10%); final exam (70%)

As set out in the Junior Mathematics Handbook

Assumed knowledge
(HSC Mathematics Extension 2) OR (Band E4 in HSC Mathematics Extension 1) or equivalent.


NSW HSC 2 unit Mathematics or equivalent or a credit or above in MATH1111


MATH1001 or MATH1011 or MATH1906 or ENVX1001 or MATH1901 or MATH1021 or MATH1931


Faculty: Science

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Mathematics and Statistics Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Sharon Stephen
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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