This course aims to provide students with the essential concepts of biomathematics and how these can be employed for analyzing real data.
Preliminaries: Real-number line, functions and their graphs, solution of equations involving absolute values, inequalities, binomial theorem and its use. Limits and Continuity: Limit of a function, left-hand and right-hand limits, continuity, continuous functions. Derivatives and their Applications: Differentiable functions, Differentiation of polynomial, rational and transcendental functions, derivatives. Integration and Definite Integrals: Techniques of evaluating indefinite integrals, integration by substitution, integration by parts, change of variables in indefinite integrals. Application and importance of Calculus for Biotechnology; the exponential growth curve and growth equation.