Course code MATH111

MATH111 Calculus 1

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Course responsible: Ulf Geir Indahl
Teachers: Liv Lønne Dille
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2003-2004
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Basic algebra, elementary functions (linear and quadratic functions, polynomials, trigonometric functions, exponential functions and logarithmic functions). Inverse functions, parametrical curves. Functions of one variable: Limits and continuity, differentiation and derivative, applications of the derivative, analysis of functions and graphs, linearisation, optimisation. The Riemann integral and basic integration technique. Taylor polynomials and polynomial approximations. Vectors in the plane and the space.
Learning outcome:

Students are to:

  • acquire the basic ideas and theorems in the theory
  • master the standard methods for analysing and operating with functions with one variable
  • be able to use this knowledge and skills to solve simple applied problems.
Learning activities:
The teaching consists of lectures and exercises with supervision.
Teaching support:
A teaching assistant is present during all exercise lessons. In addition, the students can contact the course responsible during meeting hours or by e-mail.
Required and optional reading. Syllabus etc. is available on the course web pages.
Mathematics R2 from upper secondary school or MATH100.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Written examination: 3.5 hours.
Nominal workload:
Lectures: 78 hours. Exercises: 26 hours. Colloquia and self study: 196 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures: 4 hours per week. Exercises: 2 hours per week.
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, other aids as specified
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått