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MTH1010: Functions and their applications

Faculty of Science

Functions and their applications

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Functions, domain and range, function representation; different types of functions including linear, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, polynomial and rational functions; function algebra; composition of functions; inverse of functions; transformations; modelling with functions; rates of change; introduction to differentiation and integration, including techniques and applications.


1 - Continuous assessment - 40% 2 - Examination (3 hours and 10 minutes) - 60% Hurdle type: Threshold Hurdle description: Where you fail the hurdle but would have otherwise achieved a mark of 45 or above you will be awarded a mark of 45 and an NH (hurdle fail) for the unit. Where you fail the hurdle and would also have failed the unit with a mark of 44 or below, you will be awarded your mark and an N (fail) grade for the unit.


Three 1-hour seminars; One 2-hour applied class (in weeks 2-12) and 7.5 hours of independent study per week.