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MATH 130  Mathematics for Biochemistry and Life Sciences  Units: 3.00  
The course will have four topics, each approximately three weeks long. Topics include a review of functions, limits, and differentiation, antiderivatives, integration and fundamental theorem of calculus, differential equations, and probability.
Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 12 Tutorial, 72 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a BCHM or LISC Plan. Recommended 4U Calculus and Vectors (or equivalent). Exclusion MATH 121/6.0; MATH 123/3.0; MATH 126/6.0.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Use the ideas and methods of the differential and integral calculus to study living systems.
  2. Work with the basic functions of differential calculus, in particular the exponential and logarithm functions, and solve optimization problems.
  3. Work with the fundamental processes of integral calculus and differential equations.
  4. Work with multivariable functions, contour diagrams and phase-plane analysis.
  5. Work with probabilistic processes, and random variables in both discrete and continuous spaces, involving independent events and conditional probability.