MATH1001Calculus for Life Sciences3 ch (4C)

Functions, limits, continuity, the concept of derivative, basic rules of differentiation. Derivatives of polynomials, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. Extreme values and related rates. Introduction to integration, area, volume, average value. Applications to life sciences will be stressed throughout the course. This course is restricted to students in Health Sciences, Nursing, and Biological Sciences. Notes: (1) Credit will be given for only one of MATH 1001, MATH 1003, MATH 1823 or MATH 2853 (2) A minimum grade of B is required in MATH 1001 to take MATH 1013.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of 60% in New Brunswick high school courses: Pre-calc 12A and Pre-calc 12B, or equivalent. Students must also pass a Placement Test which is administered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. See "Note 18 to Admission Chart" in Section B of this Calendar for further details.