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Course Pro Forma Program Ijazah Sarjana Muda Perguruan Dengan Kepujian (Matematik Pendidikan Rendah) Course Title Course Code Credit Contact Hours Language Of Delivery Prerequisite to entry Semester Learning outcomes Basic Calculus (Kalkulus Asas) MTE 3108 3(3+0) 45 hours English Nil One/ Two 1. Differentiate between functions and non- functions 2. Sketch graphs of elementary functions manually and/or using graphing calculator 3. Determine the inverse of a function 4. Recognise patterns and relationships 5. Find the first and second derivatives of functions 6. Apply the concepts of derivatives and integrals in problem solving Synopsis This course focuses on the key concepts of Calculus which includes functions and graphs, basic understanding of limits and limit theorem, derivatives and integrals, and patterns and relationships. At this point, students are able to find the first and second derivatives of functions and minimum and maximum points of graphs. The applications and use of technology is also emphasized through graphing calculator and software such as Geometer’s Sketchpad to sketch and interpret the graphs of functions. Kursus ini memfokuskan kepada konsep utama dalam Kalkulus; fungsi dan graf, kefahaman asas mengenai had dan teorem had, ‘derivatif’ dan ‘integral’ serta pola dan perhubungan. Pelajar boleh mencari derivatif pertama dan kedua bagi fungsi serta titik minimum dan maksimum bagi graf. Penggunaan dan aplikasi teknologi dijelaskan melalui kalkulator grafik dan perisian seperti Geometer Sketchpad untuk melakar dan membuat interpretasi graf fungsi.

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Topic 1 Content Functions and graphs • Patterns and relationships • Use of variables to express relationships • Pattern recognition • Concepts of functions o Composition of functions • Domain and range • Inverse of functions • Graph sketching o by hand o graphing calculator o GSP Limits and continuity • Definition of limits • Properties and theorems of limit • One-sided and two-sided limits • Concepts of continuity • Properties and theorems of continuous function Derivatives • Definition: Slope of a tangent to a curve at a point • Definition of a differentiable function at a point • First derivatives • The first principle • Formula • Second derivatives • Applications of derivatives Integrals • The concept of anti-derivatives • Indefinite and definite integrals • Applications of integrals Total Hours 9








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Assessment Main References

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Bittinger, M. L. (2004). Calculus and its applications. 8th ed. Boston: Pearson/Addison-Wesley. Clements, C., Pantozzi, R. & Steketee, S. (2002). Exploring calculus with the Geometer’s Sketchpad. Emeryville, CA: Key Curriculum Press. Finney.et.al. (2000). Calculus : A Complete Course. 2nd ed. USA: Addison Wesley.

Additional References

Barnet et.al. (2000). Precalculus: A graphing approach. NY: Mc Graw Hill. Berlinski, D. (1995). A tour of the calculus. New York: Pantheon Books. Brodie, Ross (2002).. New Mathematics IIB. USA: Thomson & Nelson. De Temple, D., & Robertson, J. (1991). The CALC handbook: Conceptual activities for learning the calculus. Palo Alto, CA: Dale Seymour Publications. Foerster, P. A. (1998). Calculus concepts and applications. Emeryville, CA: Key Curriculum Press. Key, Stewart. J. (2005). Single variable calculus: Concepts and contexts. Belmont, CA: Thomson Higher Education. ___ _____ (2001). The Geometer’s sketchpad: Dynamic geometry software for exploring mathematics. Version 4. [Computer software] Emeryville, CA: Key Curriculum Press.

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