MTS 106 Course Synopsis

Courses Code: MTS 106
Course Title: CALCULUS FOR BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Number of unit : 3 UNITS
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College of Natural Science, Department of Mathematical Science
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COURSE SYNOPSIS
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

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