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Differential Calculus is the mathematical study of rates of change. The derivative, its definition and interpretation and its applications are studied. Students calculate limits and use first principles to find simple derivatives. Implicit differentiation and the product, quotient and chain rules are used to find derivatives of algebraic functions. Students use differentiation rules to find derivatives of transcendental functions. A variety of applications of derivatives, such as curve sketching, finding the tangent to a curve and finding an approximate solution to an equation using Newton's method are also studied.
MAT8100 or MAT8100P