public:teaching:mathchem1-w11

- Lecturers: Jan Haskovec (jan.haskovec@oeaw.ac.at) and David Sevilla (david.sevilla@oeaw.ac.at)
- Frequency: 2 hours/week lecture + 2 hour/week exercises
- Language: English
- General info: this page for the latest information, and course_information.pdf (the web will always be more up to date).

The grade will depend on a final exam (three opportunities), a midterm exam (only once in the middle of the course) and the assignment corresponding to each lecture (some exercises marked are due one or two weeks later).

The final grade will be between 1 (best) and 5 (worst) according to this scale:

- at least 90 points: grade 1
- 76 - 89 points: grade 2
- 63 - 75 points: grade 3
- 50 - 62 points: grade 4
- less than 50 points: grade 5 (failed)

The points for the lecture will be the best of:

- Written final exam (the theory part will count a bit more)
- Written final exam (65%) and written midterm exam (35%)

For the exercises, the best of:

- Written final exam (the exercises part will count a bit more)
- Written final exam (50%), written midterm exam (25%), twelve written assignments (25%)
*Prerequisite*: to solve at least~~two~~ONE exercise in the blackboard during the course.

All the exams consist of theory and exercises.

Notes and assignments will be available here shortly after each lecture.

Bibliography:

*The chemistry maths book*by Erich Steiner*Mathematics for physical chemistry*by Robert G. Mortimer*Mathematik für Chemiker*by Hans Gerhard Zachmann and Ansgar Jüngel (in German)- Notes of 2010 (virtually the same as this year's): http://people.ricam.oeaw.ac.at/j.haskovec/teaching/chemists1/

Resources on the web:

- WikiBooks page on calculus of limits with solutions (mistakes possible!): http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Calculus/Limits/Solutions#Basic_Limit_Exercises

Personal support:

- There are no office hours. Feel free to contact any of the lecturers to make an appointment. Questions by email are welcome.

The schedule can be found in KUSSS.

The following is the table of contents and associated materials. If you have problems opening the files, try right-click and “save as…”

- Functions I: Functions, composition of functions, inverse functions (24.10.2011 and 07.11.2011) - slides and exercises (due on 15.11.2011), solutions to the exercises
- Functions III: Sequences and limits of sequences, limits of functions (14.11.2011) - slides and exercises (due on 29.11.2011), partial solutions to the exercises
- Series II: Power series (23.01.2012) - slides

Exams:

- Midterm exam (06.12.2011) - midterm_test.pdf

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