|Module code||WTW 143|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Functions: exponential and logarithmic functions, natural exponential and logarithmic functions, exponential and logarithmic laws, exponential and logarithmic equations, compound interest. Limits: concept of a limit, finding limits numerically and graphically, finding limits algebraically, limit laws without proofs, squeeze theorem without proof, one-sided limits, infinite limits, limits at infinity, vertical, horizontal and slant asymptotes, substitution rule, continuity, laws for continuity without proofs. Differentiation: average and instantaneous change, definition of derivative, differentiation rules without proofs, derivatives of polynomials, chain rule for differentiation, derivatives of trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, applications of differentiation: extreme values, critical numbers, monotone functions, first derivative test, optimisation.
|Service modules||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
|Prerequisites||BSc Extended programme and BEd programmes: WTW 133 BCom Extended programme: Students with WST 133 concurrently with WTW 143: WTW 133. Students with STK 133 concurrently with WTW 143: at least 65% for WTW 133.|
|Contact time||3 lectures per week, Foundation Course, 1 tutorial per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Mathematics and Applied Mathematics|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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