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School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Course unit
AG11105558, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
AG0061, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Degree course track Common track
Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MATHEMATICS
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge FRANCESCO RINALDI MAT/09

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses MAT/09 Operational Research 8.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Practice 3.0 24 51.0 No turn
Lecture 5.0 40 85.0 No turn

Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Prerequisites: To follow the course, the students are supposed to be familiar with the following topics:
- Equations and inequalities of first and second degree;
- Equation of the line, parabola and circle;
- Power properties.
Target skills and knowledge: The curse aims at providing the mathematical tools for:
- Study of functions;
- Differential and integral calculus for functions of one real variable;
- Calculation of an area using integration;
- Solving linear systems;
- Solution of real-world problems by differential equations.
Examination methods: The final exam is written. It will eventually be followed by a brief oral exam.
Assessment criteria: In the written exam the students are required to solve some exercises related to the topics lectured.
Course unit contents: - Basic notions and notations;
- The notion of function, elementary functions;
- Limits of functions and sequences;
- Study of derivatives;
- Study of techniques to identify maximum and minimum points, increasing and decreasing functions, convex and concave functions;
- Study of a function;
- Definite and indefinite integrals;
- Methods for solving linear systems;
- Diferential equations.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Classroom lectures and exercises.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Notes related to the lessons will be given to the students. It is also possible (though not strictly necessary) to use the books suggested below.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • G. Artico, ISTITUZIONI DI MATEMATICHE - Primo corso di matematica per la laurea triennale. Padova: Edizioni Libreria Progetto, 2002. Cerca nel catalogo
  • G. Artico, 333 ESERCIZI SVOLTI. Padova: Edizioni Libreria Progetto, 2003. Cerca nel catalogo