MATH300: Basic Mathematics for Chemist
Without mathematics the sciences cannot be understood, nor made clear, nor taught, nor learned. (Roger Bacon, 1214–1292)
Course contents
Introdtuction; Review of basic algebra, Graphs and their significance in chemistry. Trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions. Differentiation, partial differentiation, differential equations and their use in chemical problems. Concept of maxima and minima. integration, Determinants and Matrices, their properties and use in chemical problems. solutions of linear equations (simple, determinant and matrices methods), operator theory, The eigen value problems and curve fitting.
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Recommended books
 Paul M. “Maths for Chemistry” Edition 1st, Oxford University Press, UK (2006).
 Ghram D. “Mathematics in Chemistry” Edition 1st, Prentice Hall, NY (1996).
 Tebutt P. “Basic Mathematics for Chemist” 2nd Edition. John Wiley & Sons, NY (1998).