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Hi, I'm Peter Higgins. Welcome to the module. When you have completed a task, e.g. watched a video, read the lecture notes, or finished a problem set, tick the box next to the item to record your progress.
What is calculus?
Calculus is a branch of mathematics that helps us understand the changes between values that are related in some way to a function. Put another way, it is the mathematical study of continuous change. You can also think of calculus as the study of functions over time. It has two major branches: differential and integral calculus.
"Calculus is the outcome of a dramatic intellectual struggle which has lasted for twenty-five hundred years."
Hi, I'm Alexei Vernitski, I also teach on this module.
This is a sample week from the MA101: Calculus module. Why don't you watch the lectures and try the exercises below? Can you solve the entire problem set? 🤔