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.
WTW 133 or WTW 135 GS. BCom Extended Programme students who wish to transfer to BCom (Economics):
1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week, Foundation Course
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Period of presentation
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