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. Representation of data, elementary probability theory, statistical models and testing. (F)
Credit Restrictions: Students will receive 2 units for 10A after taking 1A
Online Class Notes: The Mathematics Department has created extensive online lecture notes for this class, and these will serve as the primary text.
Recommended Textbook: Schreiber, Smith and Getz, Calculus for the Life Sciences (Wiley). A specially priced UC Berkeley paperback edition is available.
Outline of the Course:
Part 1: Differential Calculus 
11 hours 
Part 2: Integral Calculus 
12 hours 
Part 3: Probability and Statistics 
15 hours 
Total 
38 hours 
Midterms & Holidays 
4 hours 
42 hours 

Reviews are appropriate during the RRR week. 