MAST10005 Calculus 1
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x one hour lectures per week, 1 x one hour practice class per week, 1 x one hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 170 hours
Study score of 25 or more in VCE Mathematical Methods 3/4 or equivalent
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1
OR both of
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
Students who have completed any of the following may not enrol in this subject for credit:
Students may not enrol in MAST10005 Calculus 1 and MAST10006 Calculus 2 concurrently.
Students with a study score of 30 or more in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 or equivalent, may not enrol in this subject for credit.
Bachelor of Science students are permitted to complete a maximum of three level-1 Mathematics and Statistics subjects. They are not permitted to complete all four of MAST10005, MAST10006, MAST10007 and MAST10010
|Core Participation Requirements:|| |
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr John Banks
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject extends students' knowledge of functions and calculus and introduces them to the topics of vectors and complex numbers. Students will be introduced to new functions such as the inverse trigonometric functions and learn how to extend the techniques of differentiation to these. Integration techniques will be applied to solving first order differential equations.
Differential calculus: graphs of functions of one variable, trigonometric functions and their inverses, derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions, implicit differentiation and parametric curves. Integral calculus: properties of the integral, integration by trigonometric and algebraic substitutions and partial fractions with a variety of applications. Ordinary differential equations: solution of simple first order differential equations arising from applications such as population modelling. Vectors: dot product, scalar and vector projections, plane curves specified by vector equations. Complex numbers: arithmetic of complex numbers, sketching regions in the complex plane, De Moivre's Theorem, roots of polynomials, the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra.
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
Students completing this subject should:
Ten written assignments due at weekly intervals throughout the semester amounting to a total of up to 50 pages of written work (20%), and a 3-hour written examination conducted during the examination period (80%).
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Hass, Weir, Thomas, University Calculus Early Transcendentals 2nd edition, Pearson, 2012.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
In addition to learning specific skills that will assist students in their future careers in science, they will have the opportunity to develop generic skills that will assist them in any future career path. These include:
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course.
Students with a study score of 30 or more in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 or equivalent may not enrol in this subject for credit. Such students should enrol in one of
Students with a study score of 29 in VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4 or equivalent, are eligible to enrol in MAST10005 Calculus 1, MAST10006 Calculus 2 or MAST10007 Linear Algebra. Such students should seek course advice before completing their enrolment.
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