# MATH10230 Mathematics for Agriculture I

MATH10230 is an introductory module in mathematics which is designed to complement the Agricultural Science programme.
Topics covered include
Introduction: numbers, arithmetic, exponents, sets, functions, trigonometry
Calculus: more on functions, graphs, discontinuities, secants to tangents, slope and derivative, calculating the derivative of a polynomial, exponential function, inverse functions, log function
Applications: velocity, acceleration, finding a maximum, graphs, linear approximation
Integration: areas under a curve, anti-derivatives, fundamental theorem of calculus
Prelude to Probability: Permutations and Combinations, Sample spaces, events, probability measure, equiprobability, examples

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

The successful student will be able to work confidently with the mathematical techniques of subsequent programme modules
and be able to formulate scientific problems involving the rate of change of a process in terms of the mathematics of differential calculus

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

12

Autonomous Student Learning

48

Lectures

30

Practical

12

Total

102

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures, tutorials, enquiry, and problem-based learning
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
MATH10030 - Maths for Business, MATH10250 - Intro Calculus for Engineers , MATH10310 - Calculus for Science, MATH20130 - Fund. Actuarial Mathematics I, MST00050 - Mathematics: An introduction, MST10010 - Calculus I

Assessment Strategy
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Webwork Varies over the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

30

Examination: Exam at the end of the trimester (online) 2 hour End of Trimester Exam Yes Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

70

Carry forward of passed components
No

Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Ms Claire Bergin Tutor
Mrs Hardeep Kaur Tutor
Mr Piotr Kedziora Tutor
Matteo Lotriglia Tutor
Ms Claire Mullen Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

Autumn

Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Fri 10:00 - 10:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Mon 09:00 - 09:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Wed 09:00 - 09:50
Tutorial Offering 1 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 11:00 - 11:50
Tutorial Offering 2 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 12:00 - 12:50
Tutorial Offering 3 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 12:00 - 12:50
Tutorial Offering 4 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 5 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 15:00 - 15:50
Tutorial Offering 6 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 16:00 - 16:50
Tutorial Offering 7 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 16:00 - 16:50
Tutorial Offering 8 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 11:00 - 11:50
Autumn