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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.


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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