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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Determine the slope and equation of a straight line from two points on the line, or equivalent information

2. Determine whether a given function is a linear function, a quadratic function, a polynomial, a rational function

3. Extract information from the graph of a function, and plot the graph of a given function

4. Calculate simple limits and find the derivative of a few functions from first principles

5. Apply differentiation rules to calculate the derivative of a wide variety of functions

6. Manipulate and simplify expressions involving polynomials, roots, rational powers, exp and ln, and solve equations involving these

7. Use the derivative find critical points and to sketch graphs

8. Solve simple maximisation/minimisation problems

9. Calculate and interpret the integral of a polynomial

10. 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 |
---|---|

Lectures | 24 |

Tutorial | 12 |

Specified Learning Activities | 36 |

Autonomous Student Learning | 42 |

Total | 114 |

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:

Lectures, tutorials, problem-based learning, online homeworks

Lectures, tutorials, problem-based learning, online homeworks

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles

ECON10030 -

Introduction to Calculus (MATH10070)

Assessment Strategy

Description | Timing | Component Scale | % of Final Grade | ||
---|---|---|---|---|---|

Examination: Final summative assessment | 2 hour End of Trimester Exam | No | Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% | No | 65 |

Continuous Assessment: Weekly homework assignments. Randomly selected problems from tutorial worksheets are to be graded. The 2 lowest scores are to be dropped. No remediation. |
Throughout the Trimester | n/a | Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% | No | 35 |

Resit In | Terminal Exam |
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Spring | Yes - 2 Hour |

Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

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Name | Role |
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Kate Finucane | Tutor |

Priyanka Joshi | Tutor |

Firtina Kucuk | Tutor |

Kseniia Maksimova | Tutor |

Lecture | Offering 1 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Thurs 09:00 - 09:50 |

Lecture | Offering 1 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Tues 09:00 - 09:50 |

Lecture | Offering 1 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Wed 14:00 - 14:50 |

Tutorial | Offering 1 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Fri 11:00 - 11:50 |

Tutorial | Offering 2 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Mon 16:00 - 16:50 |

Tutorial | Offering 3 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Tues 10:00 - 10:50 |

Tutorial | Offering 4 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Wed 15:00 - 15:50 |

Tutorial | Offering 5 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Thurs 12:00 - 12:50 |

Tutorial | Offering 6 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Thurs 16:00 - 16:50 |

Tutorial | Offering 7 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Fri 10:00 - 10:50 |

Tutorial | Offering 8 | Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 | Fri 12:00 - 12:50 |