MAT-14803 Mathematics 1


Credits 3.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Course coordinator(s)dr. M de Gee
Lecturer(s)dr. M de Gee
RP Middelveld
ir. TJ van de Pol
drs. CJA Bloemsma
dr. ir. JD Stigter
Examiner(s)prof. dr. J Molenaar
dr. M de Gee

Language of instruction:


Assumed knowledge on:

Dutch VWO Wiskunde A (Mathematics A) or comparable foreign education

Continuation courses:



- equations and functions;
- power functions, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions;
- differentiation;
- periodic functions;
- integration.

Learning outcomes:

After this course, the student is expected to:
- have working knowledge of basic concepts, methods and techniques from calculus at VWO Mathematics B level;
- be able to apply mathematical knowledge, insights and methods to solve basic problems in the applied sciences using a systematic approach;
- be able to critically reflect upon the results;
- be able to interpret the results in terms of the problem that was modelled mathematically.


- before each lesson: extensive preparation by studying the subject matter of the lesson, doing the assigned exercises and formulating questions for the teacher;
- during each lesson: active participation by asking questions and by doing the assigned exercises (possibly in cooperation with other students);
- after each lesson: recapitulation of and reflection on the subject matter of the lesson.


Exam with open questions and/or short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions.


M. de Gee, Lectur notes, 'Wiskunde van A naarB' (WURshop).

Restricted Optional for: BBIBiologyBSc1AF
BSWSoil, Water, AtmosphereBSc1MO
BBNForest and Nature ConservationBSc2AF
BASAnimal SciencesBSc2MO
BLPLandscape Architecture and PlanningBSc2AF
BFTFood TechnologyBSc1AF
BESEnvironmental SciencesBSc1MO
BMLMolecular Life SciencesBSc1AF
BPWPlant SciencesBSc2AF
BATBiosystems EngineeringBSc1AF
MFNForest and Nature ConservationMSc2MO