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# St Vincent & the Grenadines Community College

## Division of Arts Sciences & General Studies

Lecturers Work Plan
Period Covered: Semester 1 31st August 2015 11th December 2015
Name of Course 1: Calculus II and Complex Numbers
Name of Course 2: Sequences, Series and Approximations
Course Codes: CMTH201 & CMTH202
Lecturers Names: Dawn Scott & Wayne Young
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Module 1: Calculus II and Complex
Aug
Numbers
4 Sep
Differentiation II
2015

## 1. Find the derivative of

where

f ( x)

function of

e f (x)

is a differentiable
x;

ln f ( x)

## (to include functions of

polynomials or trigonometric);
3. Apply the chain rule to obtain
tangents and normals to
curves given by their
parametric equations
4. Use the concept of implicit
differentiation, with the
assumption that one of the
variables is a function of the
other;
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Differentiation II

## 5. Differentiate any combinations

of polynomials, trigonometric,
exponential and logarithmic
functions.
6. Differentiate inverse
trigonometric functions.
7. obtain second derivatives,
f ' ' (x ) ,

8.

of the functions in 3, 4,

5 above.
find the first and second
partial derivatives of
u=f ( x , y ) ;

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2015

Integration II

## 1. Express a rational function in

partial fractions in the cases
where the denominators are:
(a) Distinct linear factors
(b)Repeated linear factors
(e) Combinations of (a) to (d)
above (repeated factors will
not exceed power of 2).
2. Express an improper rational
fraction as a sum of a
polynomial and partial
fractions.
3. Integration of rational
functions in specific objectives
1 and 2 above.

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Integration II

Assignment 1:
Based on

Sept
2015

## 1. Integrate trigonometric functions

using appropriate trigonometric
identities;
2. Integrate exponential functions
and logarithmic functions;
3. Find integrals of the form

f ( x)

## 4. Use substitution to integrate

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2015

functions;
Integration II
1. Integrate inverse trigonometric
functions;
2. Derive and use reduction
formulae to obtain integrals;
3. Use the trapezium rule as an
approximation method for
evaluating the area under the

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2015

## graph of the function.

Complex Numbers
1. Express complex numbers in the
form

## a+bi where a , b are real

numbers;
2. Find the modulus and conjugate of
a given complex number;
3. Add, subtract, multiply and divide
complex numbers in the form

a+bi where a , b

Given out on
Friday 26th
September 2015

## Due Monday 28th

September 2015

f ' (x ) dx ;
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Differentiation,
integration up to
substitution

are real

numbers;
4. Recognize the need to use
complex numbers to find the roots

a x 2+ bx+ c=0,

when

b24 ac <0 ;
5. Use the concept that complex
roots of equations with constant
coefficients occur in conjugate
pairs;
6. Write the roots of the equation in
that case and relate the sums and
products to

a , b and c ;

## 7. Calculate the square root of a

complex number;
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Oct
2015

Complex Numbers
1. Find the principal value of the
argument

of a non-zero

## complex number, where

< ;
2. Interpret modulus and argument
of complex numbers on the
Argand diagram;
3. Represent complex numbers,
their sums, differences and
products on an Argand diagram;
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Complex Numbers
1. Find the set of all points
locus of z

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Examinations

on the Argand

## diagram such that

given properties.

satisfies

Class Test 1:
Based on
Differentiation
and Integration
Tuesday 13th
October 2015

## 2. Apply De Moivres theorem for

integral values of
3. Use
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n ;

Assignment 2:
Based on
Complex
numbers

Given out on
Monday 26th
October 2015

Due on Monday
2nd November
2015
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Nov
2015

## Module 2: Sequences, Series and

Approximations
Sequences
1. Define the concept of a sequence

{a n }

of terms

an as a function

## from the positive integers to the

real numbers;
2. Write a specific term from the
formula for the nth term, or from a
recurrence relation;
3. Describe the behavior of
convergent and divergent
sequences, through simple
examples;
4. Apply mathematical induction to
establish properties of sequences.
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2015

Series
1. Summation notation.
2. Series as the sum of terms of a

sequence.
3. Types of series.
4. Convergence and/or divergence
of series to which the method of
differences can be applied.
5. The Maclaurin series.
6. The Taylor series
7. Application of mathematical
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2015

induction to series.
The Binomial Theorem

Module 1 Exam:

## 1. Explain the meaning and use

simple properties of

(nr) C
n

n,rZ .

where

2. Recognize that

n ! and

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November 2015

(nr) C
n

is the

number of ways

objects may

be chosen from

distinct

objects;
3. Expand

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( a+b )n for n Q .

## 4. Apply the Binomial Theorem to

real world problems, for example,
in mathematics of finance,
science.
Roots of Equations
1. Test for the existence of a root of

f ( x )=0

where

is

## continuous using the

intermediate value theorem;
2. Use interval bisection to find an
approximation for a root in a
given interval;

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## 3. Use linear interpolation to find an

approximation for a root in a
given interval .
4. Explain, in geometrical terms, the
working of the Newton Raphson
method;
5. Use the Newton-Raphson Method
to find successive approximations
to the roots of

f ( x )=0,

where

is differentiable;

## 6. Use a given iteration to determine

a root of an equation to a
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EXAMS