Mathematics 144

Module code WTW 144
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Functions: Rate of change, exponential functions, the natural logarithm, exponential growth and decay, proportionality, power functions, fitting formulas to data. Rates of change and the derivative: Instantaneous rate of change, the derivative function, interpretations of the derivative, the second derivative.
Differentiation: Formulas and rules, applications, extremes of a function. All topics are studied in the context of applications.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 05
Prerequisites WTW 133 or WTW 135 GS. BCom Extended Programme students who wish to transfer to BCom (Economics):
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week, Foundation Course
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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