MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Give to the student calculus abilities which can be useful also in other courses. Draw and understand graphs of function, also in connection with their meaning in the applications.
Logical and formal calculation abilities, learnt at high school.
Course contents summary
Cartesian plane, calculus in the plane, circumference, line, parabola. Equations and systems. Inequalities. Basics of trigonometry. Exponential function and logarithm. The concept of function and basic properties. Limits, continuity and derivative. Study of the graph of functions. Basics of statistics.
Acerbi-Buttazzo, Matematica preuniversitaria di base, Pitagora editrice. Giaquinta-Modica, Note di analisi matematica, Funzioni di una variabile, Pitagora editrice.
Lessons for the theoretical part. Exercises in the framework of the IDEA project. The examination consists in a written test with exercises. The oral examination is optional.