Courses Code: MTS 106
Course Title: CALCULUS FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Number of unit : 3 UNITS
Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Mathematical Science
Functions in Agriculture. Domain and Range of a function. Graphs of Elementary functions.
One-to-one and Onto Functions. Composite function. Applications to Agricultural Sciences.
Limits and Continuity: Limits. Algebra of Limits. Continuity and discontinuity of functions. Removable discontinuity. Differentiation: Geometrical meaning of derivatives. Algebra of
differentiable functions. Implicit differentiation. Logarithmic differentiation. Higher derivatives etc. Applications of derivatives: Errors and Approximations. Minima and Maxima. Curve sketching etc. Applications to Agricultural Sciences. Integration as Inverse of Differentiation. Indefinite and Definite Integrals. Methods of Integration. Applications to area under a curve. Surface Areas and volumes etc. Co-ordinate Geometry: Slope and midpoint of a line. Equations of a straight line. Parallel and perpendicular lines. Equations of a circle, Parabola, Ellipse and hyperbola. Tangents and Normal
MTS 106 – CALCULUS FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES