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MA 1508
CALCULUS II
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Prof V Gorbunov

Pre-requisite(s): SCE H or GCE A level in Mathematics; MA 1005 (recommended). This course may not be included in a minimum curriculum with EG 1503.

The course is a continuation of Calculus I from the 1st session. It develops the basic ideas concerning the integration of a function of one variable. It introduces Taylor series and determines these series for the most common functions. It also provides a first introduction to differential equations which are fundamental in applications of Mathematics to other sciences.

3 one-hour lectures and 1 one-hour tutorial per week. Support tutorials to be arranged by the Course Coordinator, as need arises.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (70%); in-course assessment (30%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination paper (maximum of (100%) resit and (70%) resit with (30%) in-course assessment).