Course Code MATH 137
Course Title Calculus 1 for Honours Mathematics
Online Offers
  • Winter 2022 (tentative) (Instructor: TBA)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

Absolute values and inequalities. Sequences and their limits. Introduction to series. Limits of functions and continuity. The Intermediate Value theorem and approximate solutions to equations. Derivatives, linear approximation, and Newton's method. The Mean Value theorem and error bounds. Applications of the Mean Value theorem, Taylor polynomials and Taylor's theorem, Big-O notation. Suitable topics are illustrated using computer software. [Offered: F,W,S; online: F,W,S]

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Course Work and Exam Winter 2021 course outline (note 2)
  • Prerequisite: 4U Calculus and Vectors.
  • Antirequisite: MATH 116, 117, 127, 147
  • Software: Access to scanning and printing facilities are required for this course.
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
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