Mathematics I

Health Care Services Management
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 75,0 TP

Lecturer
- José Manuel Borges Henriques Faria Paixão

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
On completion of this module the students ahould be able to interpret and formulate mathematical problems and have obtained the mathematical skills that will allow them to extrapolate mathematical problems to economic and social realities.

Program
1. Reviews of Algebraic Calculus 2. Functions of a real variable 3. Differential calculus and its applications 4. Numerical succession and applications to Financial Mathematics.

Evaluation Methodology
The same methodology is used for both tests and examinations: 1 written closed-book test marked 0/20 comprising all the subject matters taught during the semester.

Bibliography
- Ziegler, M. e Barnett, R. e Byleen, K. (2011). Calculus for Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and Social Sciences. USA: Pearson Education
- Larson, R. e Edwards, B. e Hostetler, R. (2006). Cálculo. Brasil: McGraw Hill
- Baptista, M. (2006). Cálculo Diferencial em R. Portugal: Edições Sílabo

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials.

Software used in class