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Functions and graphs
Relations and functions
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Example 1 of a linear relation: Height prediction
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Example 2: The Widmark model
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Example 3: Colour models
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An implicit relationship
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Isolation of a variable
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Converting a relation into a functional relationship
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Function machines and composition of functions
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Function definition and the argument of a function
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Computing function values
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Combining functions
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Composing functions
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Domain and range of a function and interval notation
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Interval notation
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Domain and range of a function
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Data and graphs
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Coordinate system
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Coordinate system
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Data graphs
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A scatter plot
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Graph of a function
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Graph of a function
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Properties of functions
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Perforations, limits, and continuous or discontinuous functions
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Perforations and contininuous or discontinuous functions
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Even and odd functions
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Even and odd functions
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Periodic functions
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Periodic functons
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Transformations of graphs and functions
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Vertical translation
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Horizontal translation
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Vertical multiplication
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Horizontal multiplication
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Combination of transformations
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Transformations of graphs and functions
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Reflection in the line y = x
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Graph of an inverse function
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Families of functions
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A function with a parameter in it
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Solving parametric problems
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Basic functions
Power functions
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Definition
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Power functions with negative integer exponents
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Power functions with positive fractional exponents
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Computing with power functions
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Graphs of power functions
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Context 1: Kleiber's law and allometry between brain weight and body weight
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Context 2: Psychophysics
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Computing with power laws
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Transformations of power functions
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Transformations of power functions
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Equations with power functions
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Solving equations with power functions
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Context 3: Equivalent doses of antipsychotics
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Computing the equivalent dose of antipsychotics
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Context 3: Solubility of chemical substances
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Computing solubility
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Sums of power functions
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Sums of power functions
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Linear functions
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Linear functions
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Defining a linear function
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A linear relationship on the basis of two data points
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Finding the straight line through two data points
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Polynomial functions
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Basics of quadratic functions
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Basics of quadratic functions
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Applications of quadratic functions
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The notion of a quadratic equation in one unknown
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The notion of a quadratic equation in one unknown
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Solutions of simple quadratic equations
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Solving quadratic equations
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Completing the square
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Completing the square
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Factorisation of a quadratic equation by inspection
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Factorisation by inspection
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The quadratic formula
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Applying the quadratic formula
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A quadratic inequality in basic form
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Solving quadratic inequalities via reduction and/or factorisation
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Solving quadratic inequalities via reduction and/or factorisation
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Solving quadratic inequalities via the quadratic formula and inspection
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Solving quadratic inequalities via the quadratic formula and inspection
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Quadratic equations in disguise
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Solving quadratic equations in disguise
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Root equations
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Solving root equations
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Polynomial functions of degree three and higher
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Three properties of polynomial functions
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Zeros of third degree polynomial functions
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Applications of polynomial functions of degree three
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Computing the solubility or solubility product
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A quadratic relation on the basis of three data points
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Finding a parabola through 3 points
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Lagrange interpolation
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Lagrange interpolation
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Rational functions
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Definition and basic properties
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Determining the behaviour of a fractional linear function
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Applications
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Computing the degree of protolysis of a weak acid
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Equations with rational functions
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Equations with rational functions
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Division with remainder for polynomials
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Polynomial division with remainder
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An oblique asymptote of a rational function
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An oblique asymptote of a rational function
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Greatest common divisor and least common multiple of polynomials
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Greatest common divisor of polynomials
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Normal form of a rational function
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Normal form of a rational function
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Partial fraction decomposition: distinct linear factors for the denominator
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Partial fraction decomposition: distinct linear factors for the denominator
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Partial fraction decomposition: repeated linear factors for the denominator
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Partial fraction decomposition: repeated linear factors for the denominator
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Partial fraction decomposition: irreducible quadratic factors for the denominator
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Partial fraction decomposition: irreducible quadratic factors for the denominator
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Exponential functions and logarithms
Exponential functions
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Definition and basic properties
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Graphs of exponential functions
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Computational rules for exponential functions
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The exponential function exp(x)
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Symplifying exponential expressions
5
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Transformations of exponential functions
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Transformations of exponential functions
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Equations and inequalities with exponential functions that have the same base
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Equations and inequalities with exponential functions that have the same base
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Sums of exponential functions
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Asymptotics of sums of exponential functions
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Applications
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Hyperbolic functions
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Hyperbolic functions
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Logarithms
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The natural logarithm
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Working with expressions that contain the natural logarithm
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Applications of ln
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Logarithmic functions
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Computing logarithms on the basis of their definition
3
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Calculation rules for logarithmic functions
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Working with logarithms
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Transformations of logarithmic functions
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Transformations of logarithmic functions
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Equations and inequalities with logarithms that have the same base
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Solving equations and inequalities with logarithms that have the same base
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Equations and inequalities containing logarithms with different bases
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Solving equations and inequalities that contain logarithms with different bases
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Applications of the logarithm with base 10
Trigonometry
Trigonometric functions
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Angles in degrees and radians
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Practising with angles of rotation
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Trigonometry in right-angled triangles
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Calculating trigonometric values
3
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Trigonometry in arbitrary triangles
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Triangulation
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Definitions of trigonometric functions
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Basic properties of trigonometric functions
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Computing function values
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Graphs of trigonometric functions
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Transformations of trigonometric functions
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Movie (in Dutch): Determining a sinusoid based on a graph
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Working with graphs
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Addition formulas, double angle formulas, and other trigonometric identities
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Computing with trigonometric formulas
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Signals in the time domain
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Working with alternating signals
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Arbitrary periodic signals
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Working with periodic signals
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Signal analysis
Inverse trigonometric functions
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The arcsine, arccosine, and arctangent
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Computing function values
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Trigonometric equations
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Solving trigonometric equations
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Parametric curves
Plane curves
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Plane curves
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Video: parameter curves
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Parametric curves in the plane
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Polar coordinates and polar curves
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Polar coordinates
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Polar representations
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Space curves
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Parametric curves in space
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Parametric curves in space
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Numerical methods for solving a nonlinear equation
non-linear equations
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Non-linear equations
The bisection method
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The bisection method
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Implementation of the bisection method (programming assignment)
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Convergence of the bisection method (programming assignment)
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Stopping criterion for the bisection method (programming assignment)
Regula falsi method
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The regula falsi method
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Implementation of the regula falsi method (programming assignment)
The secant method
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The secant method
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Implementation of the secant method (programming assignment)
Differentiation, derivatives and Taylor approximations
Tangent line
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Difference quotient and tangent line
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Calculating a difference quotient
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Difference quotient at a point
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Difference quotient in a point
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Tangent line and slope function
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Tangent line and slope function
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Derivative of a function
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A simple derivative
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Drawing a tangent line
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Differentiating power functions
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The derivative of a power function
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Differentiating a power function
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Rules for differentiating functions
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The constant factor rule and the sum and difference rule
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Applying the constant factor, sum and difference rule
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The product rule
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Applying the product rule
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The quotient rule
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Applying the quotient rule
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The chain rule
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Applying the chain rule
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Differentiating implicit functions
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implicit differentiation
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Implicit differentiation
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Differentiating exponential and logarithmic functions
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Derivatives of exponential functions
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Differentiating exponential functions
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Derivatives of logarithmic functions
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Differentiating logarithmic functions
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Logarithmic differentiation
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Logaritmic differentiation
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Derivatives of hyperbolic functions and their inverses
Differentiating trigonometric functions and their inverse functions
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Derivatives of trigonometric functions and their inverse functions
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Differentiating trigonometric functions
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Higher-Order derivatives
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Higher derivatives
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Computing higher derivatives
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Applications of derivatives
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Increasing, decreasing, and extreme values of mathematical functions
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Application 1: Change of behaviour of a function
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Application 2: Quantitative pharmacokinetics
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Applying derivatives
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Taylor approximations
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Taylor polynomials
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Taylor series
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Taylor approximations
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Approximation of π and a Taylor series of arctan
Numerical differentiation
Time series
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Terminology and examples
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Filters
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Cross-correlation and convolution of time series
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Calculation of cross-correlation (programming assignment)
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Processing of an EMG signal via convolution (programming assignment)
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Exponential data smoothing (programming assignment)
Difference formulas for the first derivative
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Simple difference formulas
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The 3-point central difference approximation
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The central difference method via cross-correlation and applied to measurement data
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Computing a numerical first derivative
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General difference formulas
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Computing a numerical first derivative (programming assignment)
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Derivative via a 5-point difference method (programming assignment)
Difference formulas for the second derivative
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The 3-point central difference formula
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General difference formulas for the second derivative
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Computing a numerical 1st and 2nd derivative
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Numerical derivatives of noisy data (programming assignment)
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Pezzack's benchmark data (programming assignment)
Central difference formulas for higher derivatives
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Difference formulas for higher derivatives
Iteration of functions
Iteration of functions and fixed points
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Iteration of a function and fixed points
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Héron's method (programming assignment)
Finding zeros via iterations
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Stability of a fixed point
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Finding zeros via iteration of a function (programming assignment)
Finding zeros via the Newton-Raphson method
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Deriving the Newton-Raphson method
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Computing the iteration function in the Newton-Raphson method
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Implementation of the Newton-Raphson method
Limits part 1: Infinite sequences
Introduction
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Introduction
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Introduction exercise
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The limit of 1/n
Basic calculation rules for limits
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Introduction exercises about rules for limits
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Calculation rules for limits
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Exercises about calculation rules for limits
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The limit n^r
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Convergence and divergence
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Calculation rules for limits (continuation)
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Exercises about calculation rules for limits (continuation)
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Techniques
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Conjugate multiplication
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Estimation
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The squeeze lemma
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Exercises techniques
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Standard limits
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Geometric sequences
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Polynomials versus exponential functions
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An extraordinary limit
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Overview of standard limits
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Exercises about standard limits
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Final paragraph
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Mixed exercises
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* Extra: all video summaries together (only in Dutch)
Limits part 2: Functions
Introduction
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Introduction
All kinds of limits
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Limits at infinity
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Limits at a point
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One-sided limits
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Continuity of functions
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Limits equal to infinity
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Exercises about different types of limits
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Techniques
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Calculation rules for limits
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Squeeze lemma
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Factorisation
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Polynomial division
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L'Hôpital's rule
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Substitution rule
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Substitution and one-sided limits
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Exercises techniques (continuation)
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Final paragraph
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Mixed exercises
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Final exercises
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Infinite series
Introduction
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Introduction
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Convergence of series
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Minima, maxima, infima and suprema
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Lim inf and lim sup
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Introductionary exercises
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Common series
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Geometric series
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The harmonic series
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Exercises common series
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Convergence tests
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The comparison test
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The root test
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The ratio test
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The integral test
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Alternernating series
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Exercises convergence tests
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Final chapter
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Overview common series and convergence tests
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Mixed exercises
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Differentials and integrals
Differentials
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What is a differential?
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Differential of a function
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Calculation rules for differentials
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Working with differentials
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Application: error analysis
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Estimating an error
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Area and primitive function
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Calculating the area under the curve of a function
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Area and primitive function
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The relation between area and integral
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General definition and basic rules of integrals
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Computing an area
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Indefinite integrals
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Antiderivatives of standard functions
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Standard antiderivatives
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Calculating antiderivatives of functions
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Integration techniques
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Introduction
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The method of substitution
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Practising the method of substitution
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Integration by parts
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Practicing integration by parts
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Partial fraction decomposition
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Practicing partial fraction decomposition
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Reduction formulas
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Reduction formulas
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More black magic in determining an antiderivative
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More black magic in determining an antiderivative
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Integrating trigonometric expressions
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Integrating trigonometric expressions
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Applications of integration
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Calculating an area under the curve
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Length of a curve
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Length of a curve
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Line integral of a function
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Line integral of a function
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Volume of a soldid of revolution
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Surface area of a solid of revolution
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Solids of revolution
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Average value of a function on an interval
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Average value of a function on an interval
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Simple differential equations
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Solving simple differentiation equations
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Improper integrals
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Introduction
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Improper integrals of type 1
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Computing improper integrals
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Improper integrals of type 2
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Improper integrals of type 2
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Numerical Integration
Introduction
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Why numerical integration?
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Using a quadrature formula
Some Riemann sums
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Left, right, and midpoint Riemann sums
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Truncation error in Riemann sums
The trapezoidal rule
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The trapezoidal rule
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Truncation error in the trapezoidal rule
Simpson's rule
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Simpson's rule
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Truncation error in Simpson's rule
Computer inquiry into efficiency of numerical integration methods
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Efficiency of numeric integration (programming assignment)
Monte Carlo integration
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A Monte Carlo method
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Efficiency of Monte Carlo integration (programming assignment)
Unlimited growth
Linear and quadratic growth
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Introduction
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Linear growth
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Examples of linear growth
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Computing linear growth
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Quadratic growth
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Example: average height growth of girls with Turner syndrome
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Computing quadratic growth
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Cubic growth and beyond
Exponential growth
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Introduction
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Binary division
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Exponential growth model
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Basic calculations with a model of exponential growth
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Solving exponential equations
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Computing light absorption
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Computing bacterial growth
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Growth factors at different time scales
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Calculating with growth factors
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Computing an epidemics model
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Computing the intensity of a light bulb
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Doubling time and half-life for exponential growth
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Computing the doubling time
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Formulas for exponential growth
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Making formulas for exponential growth
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The differential equation of exponential growth
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COVID-19, exponential growth and R0
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Solving initial value problem of unlimited growth
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Geometrical "solution" via a slope field
Applications of exponential growth models
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A video clip - quantitative pharmacokinectics (in Dutch)
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Blood drug concentration after a single intravenous bolus injection
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Pharmacokinetic computing
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Reaction kinetics of the chemical reaction
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Simulation of first-order reaction kinetics
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First-order chemical reaction kinetics
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Discharge of a capacitor
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Radiocarbon dating
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Poisson process of neural firing
Limited exponential growth
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Why limited growth?
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The von Bertalanffy model of length growth of fish
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Administration of a drug via a constant rate intravenous infusion
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Computing plant growth
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Computing cooling of tea
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Computing in the context of a constant rate intravenous infusion
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Limited exponential growth functions
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The limited exponential growth function
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The differential equation of limited exponential growth
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Computing limited exponential growth
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Computing in the context of plant physiology
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Reaction kinetics of a unimolecular equilibrium reaction
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Simulation of the kinetics of a unimolecular equilibrium reaction
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The Keller model of sprinting
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A simplified model for the membrane potential
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Modelling a vertically falling shutlecock
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Logistic growth
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Introduction to logistic growth
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Solving the Gompertz model of growth
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The logistic function
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Definition and basic properties
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Computing the logistic growth model fro several initial values
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Computing a logistic population model
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Computing plant growth
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Behaviour of the logistic function
More examples of logistic growth
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Modellling microbial growth
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Epidemiology
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Autocatalysis in chemistry
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Computing a heck cattle population
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