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MA142 Calculus 1

Lecturer: Roger Tribe

Term(s): Term 1

Status for Mathematics students: Core for M.O.R.S.E., Data Science and Discrete Maths students

Commitment: 20 lectures, written assignments

Assessment: 15% from assignments and 85% from 2 hour January exam

Recommended prerequisites: MA1K2 Refresher Mathematics.

Synergies: specifically:

Aims: This is the first half of a year long, rigorous, one variable calculus course.

Content: Convergence and divergence for sequences. Completeness of the real numbers. Infinite Series. Continuity for functions on R.

Applications to computational problems and to calculations in probability.

Objectives: Along with the theory listed above, confidence and understanding of careful proof writing.

Books:

Real Analysis by Howie, John M, 2001

Mathematical Analysis and Proof, Stirling, David S. G., 1997

Analysis by its History, Hairer, E. and Wanner, G. 2008

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