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
Prerequisites WTW 133
Contact time Foundation Course, MAMELODI, 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Mathematics and Applied Maths
Period of presentation Semester 2

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