MATH 120 - Mathematics for the Life Sciences
This course provides a survey of calculus and finite mathematics focussing on the concepts and
modelling techniques used in the life sciences. To this end it covers common families of
functions (polynomial, logarithmic and exponential) and their derivatives and integrals, linear
programming, simple and conditional probability and Bayes theorem, and network analysis. All
the topics are illustrated using problems drawn from the life sciences.
Prerequisite: Pre-calculus 12 or Principles of Math 12 or Foundations of Mathematics 12 or MATH 060, or equivalent.