Math 10A
Math 10A  Methods of Mathematics: Calculus, Statistics and Combinatorics  [4 units]
Course Format: Three hours of lecture and three hours of discussion per week.
Prerequisites: Three and onehalf years of high school math, including trigonometry and analytic geometry. Consult the Mathematics Department for details. Students who have not had calculus in high school are strongly advised to take the Student Learning Center’s Math 98 adjunct course for Math 10A; contact the SLC for more information.
Description: The sequence Math 10A,B is intended for majors in the life sciences. Introduction to differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable, ordinary differential equations, and matrix algebra and systems of linear equations. (F)
Credit Restrictions: None
Required Textbook: Biocalculus: Calculus, Probability, and Statistics for the Life Sciences (custom UC Berkeley Edition). ISBN 9780357113387. The textbook can be purchased at: http://services.cengagebrain.com/course/site.html?id=2916324
Online Class Notes: The Mathematics Department has created extensive online lecture notes for this class, and these will serve as the supplementary text.
Outline of the Course:
Part 1: Differential Calculus 
11 hours 
Part 2: Integral Calculus 
12 hours 
Part 3: Ordinary Differential Equations 
15 hours 
Total 
38 hours 
Midterms & Holidays 
4 hours 
42 hours 

Reviews are appropriate during the RRR week. 