DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY "LAZZARO SPALLANZANI"
48 lesson hours
After introducing the basic concepts of set theory and the numerical sets of natural, integer, rational, real and complex numbers, the fundamental topics in Mathematical Analysis will be introduced: concept of function, properties of functions of one real variable, limits of real functions, continuous functions, differentiation,
graphical representation of functions, integration, exponential and logarithmic functions, logarithmic scale representation.
Simple models of biological and chemical phenomena governed by first order ordinary differential equations will be also studied.
Lectures and sessions of practical exercises aimed at applying in concrete examples the theoretical concepts presented during the lectures.
Reccomended or required readings
"Matematica e Statistica, le basi per le scienze della vita."
There will be a written examination, where the student will be asked to solve some problems on the specific topics treated during the course. If the student is positively evaluated in the written examination, an additional oral colloquium at discretion of the committee can be considered
Note that the final grade of ``Calculus and Statistics'' course will be the mean of the grades of the two parts. In order to be admitted to the examination on the Statistics’ part, it is mandatory that the student has successfully passed the exam of the “Calculus” part
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