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MATH 265 - University Calculus I - Winter 2017

Limits, derivatives, and integrals; the calculus of exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions. Applications including curve sketching, optimization, exponential growth and decay, Taylor polynomials. Fundamental theorem of calculus. Improper integrals. Introduction to partial differentiation.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T-1)


  • This course provides the basic techniques of differential calculus as motivated by various applications. Students performing sufficiently well in a placement test may be advised to transfer directly to Mathematics 267.


  • A grade of 70 per cent or higher in Mathematics 30-1 or Pure Mathematics 30; and a grade of 50 per cent or higher in Mathematics 31 or a grade of "C" or higher in Mathematics 3 offered through University of Calgary Continuing Education. (Alternatives to Pure Mathematics 30 are presented in C.1 Mathematics Diagnostic Test in the Academic Regulations section of this Calendar).


  • Credit for Mathematics 265 and any one of Mathematics 249, 251, 265, 275, 281, or Applied Mathematics 217 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Spring 2017.
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