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Undergraduate Course: Mathematics for Informatics 1b (MINF08001)

 School School of Mathematics College College of Science and Engineering Course type Standard Availability Available to all students Credit level (Normal year taken) SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) Credits 10 Home subject area Mathematics Other subject area Mathematics for Informatics Course website https://info.maths.ed.ac.uk/teaching.html Taught in Gaelic? No Course description *In 2011-12, this course is available only to students retaking it and will be assessed on an 'exam only' basis.* Number systems, bases, inequalities, real functions, differentiation, logs and exponentials, integration;
 Pre-requisites Co-requisites Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Practical Calculus (MATH08001) OR Mathematical Methods 1 (MATH08029) OR Mathematical Methods 1 (Foundation) (MATH08030) Other requirements B-Grade at Higher Mathematics OR B-Grade at A-level Mathematics OR equivalent Additional Costs None
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 Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1) WebCT enabled:  No Quota:  2 Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday No Classes have been defined for this Course First Class First class information not currently available Additional information Tutorials: F at 1110 or 1210 Exam Information Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes Main Exam Diet S1 (December) Mathematics for Informatics 1b 1:30 Resit Exam Diet (August) 1:30
 1. Know the names and notations for the basic number systems (integers, reals, rationals). 2. Be able to convert real numbers between different bases. 3. Familiarity with the basic properties of the ceiling and floor functions. 4. Familiarity with the exponential and logarithm functions. 5. Be able to manipulate inequalities between real numbers. 6. Be able to differentiate from first principles. 7. Be able to use the rules of differentiation. 8. Be able to compute stationary points of functions using calculus. 9. Be able to integrate basic functions using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus 10. Be able to use integration by parts and substitution. 11. Be able to compute the volumes of revolution of functions.
 Coursework: 15%; Degree Examination: 85%
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 Course organiser Dr Antony Maciocia Tel: (0131 6)50 5994 Email: A.Maciocia@ed.ac.uk Course secretary Mrs Joy Clark Tel: (0131 6)50 5059 Email: joy.clark@ed.ac.uk
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