# Scienze Ambientali | MATHEMATICS 1

## Scienze Ambientali MATHEMATICS 1

 0512700001 DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY "ADOLFO ZAMBELLI" EQF6 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 2020/2021

 OBBLIGATORIO YEAR OF COURSE 1 YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016 PRIMO SEMESTRE
SSD CFU HOURS ACTIVITY TYPE OF ACTIVITY MAT/05 5 40 LESSONS BASIC COMPULSORY SUBJECTS MAT/05 1 8 EXERCISES BASIC COMPULSORY SUBJECTS
 SERAFINA LAPENTA T
Objectives
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
THE COURSE AIMS AT OFFERING, IN A CONCISE AND APPLICATION-DRIVEN MANNER, KNOWLEDGE OF THE BASIC NOTIONS OF CALCULUS AND LINEAR ALGEBRA, AND GET STUDENTS ACQUAINT WITH MATHEMATICAL REASONING.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
THE MAIN AIM IS TO MAKE STUDENTS ABLE TO GRASP THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE AND USE IT IN APPLICATIVE SETTINGS: STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO SOLVE EXERCISES ON ELEMENTARY STUDY OF FUNCTIONS AND LINEAR ALGEBRA, WITH FOCUS ON ACTIVE LEARNING. THE COURSE WILL AIM AT MAKING STUDENTS ABLE TO FORMALIZE CONCEPTS IN A PRECISE MANNER AND USE THE KNOWLEDGE FOR PROBLEM SOLVING AND PROBLEM POSING: STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO LEARN IN A CRITICAL WAY.
Prerequisites
BASIC NOTIONS SUCH AS SETS, FUNCTIONS, RELATIONS, FIRST AND SECOND ORDER EQUATIONS AND INEQUALITIES, BASIC FUNCTIONS (LOGARITHM, EXPONENTIAL, LINEAR AND QUADRATIC POLYNOMIALS).
Contents
FUNCTIONS IN ONE VARIABLE: DOMAINS, DERIVATIVES, BEING ABLE TO DRAW THE GRAPH OF A FUNCTION.
LINEAR ALGEBRA: MATRICES, LINEAR SYSTEMS.
Teaching Methods
LECTURES AND EXERCISES
Verification of learning
WRITTEN AND ORAL EXAMINATION.
Texts
THIS BOOKS ARE IN ITALIAN:
"MATEMATICA PER LE SCIENZE DELLA VITA" BY SBORDONE C. E SBORDONE F.
"MATEMATICA PER LE SCIENZE DELLA VITA" DI SBORDONE C. E SBORDONE F.
"MATEMATICA PER LE SCIENZE DELLA VITA" DI D. BENEDETTO, M. DEGLI ESPOSITI, C. MAFFEI.

FOR AN ENGLISH TEXTBOOK IT IS SUGGESTED THE FOLLOWING:
"APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES", BY SOO T. TAN.