Mathematical Methods

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Teacher in charge: Caterina Jones

Caterina is a highly successful Mathematics teacher, with more than 20 years’ teaching experience.

Qualifications: B.Sc., B.Ed., Dip.T.

Session A – Introductory Differential Calculus

  • Derivatives from first principles
  • Rules of Differentiation including chain rule, product rule and quotient rule
  • Deriving local maxima and minima
  • Increasing and decreasing functions
  • Graphing of functions  y = x^n
$70.00

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Session B – Derivatives of Exponential Functions

  • Slopes of tangents of the Exponential functions
  • Local maxima and minima
  • Application of Exponential functions including growth and decay, surge and logistic functions
  • Graphing of y = e^nx
$70.00

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Session C – Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions

  • Derivatives of Trigonometric functions
  • Kinematics – Displacement, Velocity, Acceleration
  • Application of Trigonometric functions including tidal heights and temperature changes
  • Graphing of and sin x and cos x
$70.00

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Session D – The Second Derivative

  • Relationship between the 1st and 2nd Derivatives
  • Optimisation
  • Points of Inflection
$70.00

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Session E – Integration & Statistics

Integration:

  • Area under a Curve
  • Problem solving by Integration

Statistics:

  • Measuring Centre and Spread of Data
  • Discrete Random Variables – The Bernoulli and Binomial distribution
  • Continuous Random Variables – Normal Distribution
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